Frances Madden (Jazz)

Frances is one of Australia’s most exciting and in-demand ‘popular jazz’ artists. Described by ABC Classic FM’s Mal Stanley as ‘one to watch’, Frances is a classy vocalist, pianist and original songwriter in the style of Diana Krall and Norah Jones.

Frances and her band specialise in weddings, but also perform at a range of other events including birthdays and corporate functions, as well as regular residencies in hotels and restaurants around Sydney. Frances delights her audiences with her mixture of up-tempo swing & classics, engaging blues and moving ballads.

Whilst a specialising cocktail jazz and soul band, they are also able to kick it up a notch for the dance floor with a mixture of top 40 pop tunes and dance floor classics. For these occasions Frances often works with a male vocalist and multi-instrumentalist on guitar and saxophone, Chris Gable, who brings his repertoire of everything from smooth jazz to classic dance and pop-rock.

Frances usually appears with a quartet or quintet with vocals & piano, guitar, drums, double or electric bass & saxophone. She is also able to perform solo vocal & piano, or with various smaller ensembles.

 

  • Jazz Classics

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  • Misty

  • At Last

  • Corcovado

  • I’ve Got You Under my Skin

  • They Can’t Take That Away from Me

  • My Funny Valentine

  • The Very Thought of You

  • I Love You (Mon, Tues, Wed)

  • Such A Beautiful Day

  • Georgia

  • The Girl From Ipanema

  • Cry Me A River

  • Moon River

  • Blame it on My Youth

  • Someone to Watch Over Me

  • Autumn Leaves

  • Gee Baby Ain’t I Good to You

  • Dance Me to the End of Love

  • Fever

  • The Frim Fram Sauce

  • Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps

  • Let’s Fall in Love

  • Besame Mucho

  • If This Were A Dream

  • The Look of Love

  • Summertime (Straight)

  • I Get a Kick out of You

  • Walkin’ Away My Blues

  • Night and Day

  • Quando Quando Quando

  • All the Things You Are

  • The Nearness of You

  • Hallelujah I Love Her So

  • Sway

  • Deed I Do

  • The Lady is a Tramp

  • Wade in the Water

  • Fly Me to the Moon

  • My Baby Just Cares for Me

  • Cheek to Cheek

  • Can’t Buy Me Love

  • Spooky

  • All of Me

  • A Foggy Day

  • The Way You Look Tonight

  • Somewhere Over the Rainbow

  • Turn Me On

  • Feeling Good

  • It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)

  • Someday My Prince Will Come

  • Take the A Train

  • When I Fall In Love

  • Honeysuckle Rose

  • Have You Met Miss Jones

  • I Love Paris

 

 

 Classics

  • This Girl’s In Love

  • Don’t Know Why

  • La Vie en Rose

  • What A Wonderful World

  • Can’t Help Falling In Love

  • Killing Me Softly

  • If I Ain’t Got You

  • Love Me Tender

  • Come Away with Me

  • Natural Woman

  • I Could Have Danced All Night

  • Habanera (Carmen)

  • Ain’t No Sunshine

  • For Once in My Life

  • Let’s Stay Together

  • Wicked Game

  • Just the Two of Us

  • Michelle (The Beatles)

  • How Sweet It Is

  • Can’t Buy Me Love

  • Moondance

  • Someone Like You

  • You’ve Got A Friend

  • You Got I

 

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