CLAUDIA MORRIS returns to the stage in ‘Secret Love’, the heart-warming musical celebrating the life & career of the incomparable Doris Day. The show returns to the UK in February 2015 for a two month tour, following the success of the UK tour in 2013.

Secret-Love-Tour-FBA stellar performer in her own right, Claudia Morris’ career has seen her take to the stage in shows such as ‘Camelot’ at The Liverpool Playhouse and ‘Guys ‘n Dolls’ at the Cheltenham Everyman Theatre. She was also in the original cast of ‘Buddy’ in London’s West End at the Victoria Palace Theatre.

After a short break to raise her family she released her debut album ‘Love And Demons’ in 2009. She went on to explore her love of jazz with her second album ‘Twelve O’Clock Tales’ in 2012. This opened up the opportunity for Claudia to create and embark on her very own passion project – the 21 date tour around the UK of ‘Secret Love’. It ran to great acclaim last autumn and now returns due to popular demand with 26 dates in total. Click on the link for all dates and times http://www.claudiamorris-music.com/concerts – book now to avoid disappointment.

Since then Claudia has been picking up plaudits from critics as well as completing a very successful BBC radio tour. On top of this Claudia has recently signed to Right Recordings.

David Landau at Right Recordings said “We are delighted to announce the signing of the outstanding jazz vocalist Claudia Morris to our label. 2015 will be a great year for Claudia with the tour and release of her album, Secret Love, to look forward to”.

What they’re saying about Claudia Morris:

“The first class musicianship and arrangements on Twelve O’clock Tales surround Claudia’s voice, but allow the high polish of her voice to shine through. Claudia is an exciting and rising star to watch.” –Nigel Williams, Jazz FM

“If this is a return album for the vocal talents of Ms Morris (whose own natural slant on ‘scat’ stands comparison with the incredible skills of Ella Fitzgerald), then I urge her management team to get its spurs on and exercise her talents in other fields. Her voice is beguiling and charming…” –Ian Robertson, Reviewed Online – The UKs No. 1 Review website

“Passion and clarity delivered with a velvet voice, Claudia lights any stage” – Sue Marchant, BBC Radio

Claudia Morris sings with flair and beauty, innocence and integrity, & with her colleagues catches appetisingly the hip, louche nature of the 1950s Sinatra-era. When the three sing together, it’s even more magical stillRODERIC DUNNETT, Musical Theatre Review

“At no stage is Secret Love Dead Wood – so Move Over Darlings, here comes Claudia Morris with her Wonderful rich and expressive voice…” – MIKE READ, BBC Radio

“Claudia Morris captures the sophistication of Day’s delivery.”THE STAGE

“Claudia adds a sophisticated jazz take on many of Doris Day’s hits with a voice that is pitch-perfect, is beautifully interpretive with flawless diction and has an unerring sense of rhythm.” DAVID GREGOR, Bolton FM

The Show: ‘Secret Love’ – A Sentimental Journey through the life & career of Doris Day.

To celebrate the 90th birthday of Hollywood legend Doris Day acclaimed jazz singer & actress Claudia Morris returns with this critically acclaimed show . Doris Day has had an extraordinary life encompassing the big band era, Hollywood stardom, financial disaster, domestic tragedy, a TV comeback and tireless campaigning for animal rights. Claudia Morris has been inspired by the voice, wisdom, courage and convictions of one of Hollywood’s best loved actresses and singers.

Now, in an intimate evening of reminiscence, Claudia explores why she’s been touched so deeply by the icon she has revered for many years. Expect plenty of laughs, a few tears and some surprises in this celebration of Day’s extraordinary music, movies and marriages.

Accompanied by a live band and  actors portraying key characters in Day’s story, Claudia Morris’ account of her idol’s journey is a unique and unmissable, heart-warming, toe-tapping show that sheds a fascinating new light on the stories behind such evergreen hits as…‘Que Sera Sera’, ‘Sentimental Journey’, ‘its Magic’ & Perhaps Perhaps’, as well as some rare, poignant songs that show the many sides of this intriguing icon.

To accompany the show, a collection of songs from the production have been captured in the studio and released as an album also entitled ‘Secret Love’. The album is due to be released in February.

For more details about Claudia, the tour, and future releases – including the ‘Secret Love’ album – visit http://www.claudiamorris-music.com

Phill Willmott – Writer/Director http://www.philwillmott.co.uk and Malcolm Edmonstone – Pianist and Musical Director http://malcolmedmonstone.com/

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