Songs of the great Matt Monro

PUBLISHED: 15:45 02 December 2010

Matt Monro tribute

Matt Monro tribute

Archant

THE songs of the great Matt Monro will be presented at a concert later this month.

Lee Ingram, who runs his own jazz quintet and performs with The DS Big Band, has teamed up with pianist, arranger and vocalist Carole 
Penhorwood to bring to Weston Born Free: a Tribute to Matt Monro at The Blakehay Theatre in Wadham Street, on December 12.

The year 2010 marks the 25th 
anniversary of the popular singer’s death at the age of just 54.

The duo will perform numerous well-known hits, including Portrait of My Love, My Kind of Girl, Walk Away, From Russia with Love and, of course, Born Free.

Lee’s friend Barbara Maxwell, who writes theatrical reviews for a 
well-known website, has researched and will read a short selection of biographical notes and anecdotes between songs.

The concert starts at 2pm, with 
tickets at £6 available from the 
Blakehay box office on 01934 645493.

More from Weston Mercury

7 minutes ago

The prospect of Weston’s Tropicana being transformed into an ‘entertainment hub’ courtesy of a £1million investment have moved forward this week.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:56

Hard-working sailing volunteers from Clevedon and Yatton will have a royal appointment this week to recognise decades of service.

Read more
Clevedon Yatton
Yesterday, 17:58

One of the world’s best mountain climbers inspired hundreds of students with his heroic feats and stories.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:00

Volunteers hoping to make a busy road which connects Weston to Bristol safer for motorists and pedestrians have called on villagers to get involved.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:38

More than 90 competitors wowed audiences with ballroom, Latin and classic dance performances in Weston-super-Mare.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:29

Wu Shu Ky Freestyle Kickboxing Club under the guidance of 6th Dan Master Silvio Camilleri, has returned to Weston.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:00

A support group for people struggling with depression and anxiety has launched, and the woman behind it hopes to ‘fill a gap’ in North Somerset’s mental health services.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:57

Worlebury Golf Club held its annual presentation evening, with members turning out in force.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:57

Mendip Spring seniors’ captain Andy Ashfold led 43 members into the new winter programme of competitions.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:57

Items including children’s toys, a window frame and a shopping trolley have been fly-tipped in Worle.

Read more

Most Read Entertainment

Read Online

Image
Read the Weston Worle and Somerset Mercury e-edition E-edition

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 12°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Weston Mercury twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists