Al Jolson tribute Marc George UK is Europe’s Number 1 Al Jolson singer and is based in South Wales. He is an authentic tribute to the world’s greatest entertainer.
Marc likes to be as authentic as possible and is ideal for any event, venue and occasion requiring a tribute singer. Al himself enjoyed performing in blackface makeup, a theatrical convention since the mid 19th century.
With his unique dynamic style of singing black music, such as jazz and blues, he was later credited with single-handedly introducing African-American music to white audiences. In 1911 Al became known for fighting against anti-black discrimination on Broadway.
Marc George – Al Jolson Tribute UK
At the peak of his career, he was dubbed “The World’s Greatest Entertainer.”
Al’s performing style was brash and extroverted and he popularised a large number of songs that benefited from his “shamelessly sentimental, melodramatic approach.”
Broadway critic Gilbert Seldes compared him to the Greek god Pan, claiming that Jolson represented “the concentration of our national health and gaiety.”
Jolson also enjoyed performing in blackface makeup, a theatrical convention since the mid-19th century.
With his unique and dynamic style of singing black music, such as jazz and blues, he was later credited with single-handedly introducing African-American music to white audiences. As early as 1911, he became known for fighting against black discrimination on Broadway. (Wikipedia).
Al Jolson Tribute UK Marc George
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