Fifi La Mer Presents....A Journey Into French Music...from Offenback to Gainsbourg
Fresh from their UK tour, Parisian Chanteuse and accordionist Fifi La Mer will be appearing with her collaborator, Oliver Wilby, who will be joining her on the tenor saxophone, clarinet and piano accordion for their exciting live performance.
Shut your eyes and you will be transported to Paris where you will hear a selection of French music including works from Edith Piaf, Charles Trenet, Django Reinhardt and Serge Gainsbourg. Along the way you will hear tales of life in Paris throughout the golden era of French music. You will listen to a slice of their French repertoire spanning a century.
Brace yourself for an exciting and charismatic performance.
Fifi and Oliver have been touring the country with their unique show. You may have seen them with their quintet “Oh la la” who have recently appeared at their sell-out show at Ronnie Scott’s and Theatres and Arts centres across the country. Oliver regularly performs with the Pasadena Roof Orchestra, Syd Lawrence Orchestra and the BBC Big Band.
They are currently appearing in the latest NatWest add campaign . https://youtu.be/Uba5hB5ZPMI
“Really loved it – very well performed. Also very interesting in the way it illuminated the historical background to the songs.”
“Great musicians and an authentic touch of French music by two accomplished performers. So relaxing and easy to listen to. Wonderful and thank you.”
“A thoroughly enjoyable evening’s entertainment by a very engaging and talented duo.”
“It was excellent, a great atmosphere, a great performance.”
“Entertaining, different, with talented and impressive performers who held the audience’s attention for the duration on the show.”
“Excellent – light hearted entertainment from talented and characterful musicians”