Podcast: Interview with Sarah Gillespie (The Life of Bessie Smith, Premiere 10 Mar Pizza Express Dean Street)

We interviewed singer/songwriter Sarah Gillespie about the background to a new show The Life of Bessie Smith, which has its premiere in the Soho Interpretations series at Pizza Express Dean Street on Tuesday March 10th. The band is Kit Downes - piano, Ben Bastin - bass and Enzo Zirilli - drums. Music excerpts

Gimme a Pigfoot (Bessie Smith): [2:52]
My Kitchen Man (Bessie Smith) [5:22]
St James Infirmary (Sarah Gillespie) [12:32]

Pizza Express Tickets HERE


  1. Let us all hope that Sarah tours with this interpretation of Bessie's music. No better person to do it.

    1. Thank you my dear! Really wish you could be there :( xx