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Jazz at the Palace: Claire Martin

Described as “…the outstanding voice of her generation”,  Claire Martin OBE  is a multi-award-winning, internationally acclaimed artist with no less than eight British Jazz Awards and more than 20 albums, including numerous “Best Album” choices, to her name.

Formerly the host of “Jazz Line-up” on BBC Radio 3, Claire’s vast CV includes work with the likes of Bill Charlap and Sir Richard Rodney Bennett as well as performances with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, the BBC Big Band and the BBC Concert Orchestra.

A consummate artist and performer, with her husky, perfectly controlled voice, flawless time and impeccable taste she never fails to impress.  Claire and her quintet will present a wonderful programme featuring the best-loved songs from the Great American Songbook, delivered with elegance and panache.



  • Gates from 18.30
  • This event is held on the Palace’s main lawn
  • This event will go ahead in all weather unless it is unsafe to do so
  • Wet weather protection is not provided