Evelyn Duprai & The Modern Classics

The Sydney Fringe Festival is coming to Foundry616 this September.

For one night only, jazz/blues vocalist Evelyn Duprai and The Modern Classics will be putting a new twist on well-known jazz hits in a special Fringe Festival program on Friday 21 September.

Iconic tunes from the Great American Songbook are given a playful make-over as The Modern Classics journey through Reggae, Ska, Afrobeat, Funk and Pop to give audiences an energetic new take on old favourites.

Celebrated for her authenticity and passion Evelyn Duprai is one of Sydney’s celebrated ladies of song. Drawing on her African ancestry, Evelyn’s intrinsic rhythm and expert phrasing compliments her warm vocal timbre that has made her an in-demand session singer.

She has toured with some of music’s biggest names including James Morrison, Paul Mac, and Silverchair, appearing as a guest backing vocalist on Australian Idol and The Voice and performing at dozens of major festivals and prestigious venues around Australia.

Exuding a joyous energy whenever she sings, whether it’s jazz, funk soul or blues, you’ll be transported by this exceptional vocalist.

Vocals – Evelyn Duprai
Guitar – Charlie Meadows
Drums – Stuart Henderson
Bass – Nick Hoorweg