V12 JAZZ - THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF VOCALIST CLAIRE COLTON
Claire Colton is a versatile performer who loves music and loves being a vocalist. Whatever the event, Claire gives of her best and her warmth and enthusiasm give her great audience appeal. She has a unique rich quality to her voice reminiscent of the Greats of yesteryear and an ability to adapt her vocal style.
Claire works extensively with The George Thorby Big Band performing at holiday venues, theatres and private functions where everything goes with a swing!
As a lyricist, Claire has collaborated with pianist Ray Moore to produce a CD of original easy listening and country and western songs. HOT OFF THE PRESS is ‘Anything Goes’, a CD of Standards featuring Craig Milverton, Trevor Whiting, Bill Coleman and Alan Boynton. Please see Media page for full details!
Claire’s repertoire is extensive covering songs from the whole of the Twentieth Century and into the 21st - including well-known hits for Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Lena Horne, Dame Shirley Bassey, Dusty Springfield, Patsy Cline, Eva Cassidy and Gloria Gaynor.
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‘Claire sounds like a cross between Julie London and Astrid Gilberto. She possesses a warm and sultry tone which demands the cosy accompaniment of soft lights and iced drinks...’