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Zandra Mitchell- Ireland's first professional saxophone player Phenomná

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Zandra Mitchell led the type of life that doesn't seem real. She left Ireland at a young age and toured all around the globe as a jazz musician. She shared the stage with jazz legends and lived the interwar jazz lifestyle. She was also one of only forty Irish citizens in Germany for World War Two.   Life is a cabaret old chum, so put on your pearls, pour your whiskey and come learn about Zandra's extraordinary life.



Notes/ References

https://www.herstory.ie/news/2019/8/29/zandra-jospehine-alexandra-mitchell

https://presspack.rte.ie/2016/07/01/the-lyric-feature-162/

https://www.thejournal.ie/zandra-irish-saxophonist-2496617-Dec2015/

https://soundcloud.com/the-lyric-feature/zandra-a-sentimental-journey

https://www.jazzireland.ie/blog/jazz-news/397-an-original-play-about-an-extraordinary-woman-of-jazz.html

https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/phibsboro-philharmonic-frank-mcnally-on-a-famous-dublin-musical-family-1.4157912

https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/homes-and-property/new-to-market/coolmore-horse-haven-by-the-ocean-in-breezy-donegal-for-2m-1.3558978

https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/theatre-arts/zandra-queen-of-jazz-extraordinary-story-of-an-irishwomans-journey-through-life-with-a-sax-38716299.html

https://www.allaboutjazz.com/zandra-queen-of-jazz-at-smock-alley-theatre-alexandra-josephine-mitchell

Zandra Mitchell led the type of life that doesn't seem real. She left Ireland at a young age and toured all around the globe as a jazz musician. She shared the stage with jazz legends and lived the interwar jazz lifestyle. She was also one of only forty Irish citizens in Germany for World War Two.   Life is a cabaret old chum, so put on your pearls, pour your whiskey and come learn about Zandra's extraordinary life.



Notes/ References

https://www.herstory.ie/news/2019/8/29/zandra-jospehine-alexandra-mitchell

https://presspack.rte.ie/2016/07/01/the-lyric-feature-162/

https://www.thejournal.ie/zandra-irish-saxophonist-2496617-Dec2015/

https://soundcloud.com/the-lyric-feature/zandra-a-sentimental-journey

https://www.jazzireland.ie/blog/jazz-news/397-an-original-play-about-an-extraordinary-woman-of-jazz.html

https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/phibsboro-philharmonic-frank-mcnally-on-a-famous-dublin-musical-family-1.4157912

https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/homes-and-property/new-to-market/coolmore-horse-haven-by-the-ocean-in-breezy-donegal-for-2m-1.3558978

https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/theatre-arts/zandra-queen-of-jazz-extraordinary-story-of-an-irishwomans-journey-through-life-with-a-sax-38716299.html

https://www.allaboutjazz.com/zandra-queen-of-jazz-at-smock-alley-theatre-alexandra-josephine-mitchell

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