GABRIELLE STRAVELLI Launches National Tour and New Album “DREAM AGO”

GABRIELLE STRAVELLI – the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter called an “outstanding singer” by The Wall Street Journaland “hotter than the equator” by The Village Voice – will release Dream Ago, her first major recording in a quickly rising career. The album, which will be available January 27, 2017 from the Big Modern Music label, presents a joyous new voice of flexibility and range. After years as an emerging sensation in New York’s jazz and supper clubs, she is poised to break out to a wider audience and national attention with this recording. Following two well-received collections of pop songs and standards, Dream Ago isa compelling and diverse showcase for her supple voice, strong interpretations and original compositions. The album is produced by David Cook (Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, Marianne Faithfull), arranged by Pat O’Leary (Diana Krall, James Moody, Lee Konitz) and features liner notes from legendary musician and songwriter Bob Dorough and photography by Shervin Lainez (Sara Bareilles, Rufus Wainwright, Regina Spektor). Read more

Showbiz Nation LIVE! Interview with Composer JOE ICONIS

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Musical theatre composer JOE ICONIS discusses the cast album release of his off Broadway hit BE MORE CHILL which is now available from Ghostlight Records and Two River Theater as well as his upcoming cabaret concert at 54 Below. Read more

NATALIE DOUGLAS celebrates new CD “HUMAN HEART” at BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB, 3/2

Natalie Douglas - Human Heart - CD Cover

NATALIE DOUGLAS – the acclaimed vocalist hailed as “a true, true star” by BBC London, “sensational” by Time Out New York and “stirring” by The New York Daily News – will release her new long-awaited third album Human Heart on Friday, March 18. She will celebrate the new recording with a special concert at Birdland Jazz Club on Monday, March 21 at 7:00 PM.Human Heart is produced by Brian J. Nash with photography by Bill Westmoreland. Read more

SHOWBIZ NATION LIVE! Interview with Jersey Boys & Madam Secretary Star ERICH BERGEN

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Stage, screen and television star ERICH BERGEN discusses his roles in Hero: The Musical, the stage and screen incarnations of JERSEY BOYS and of course, playing Blake in the CBS hit drama Madam Secretary.  Mr. Bergen will be performing at the Metropolis Performing Arts Center on November 8, 2015.  Visit www.metropolisarts.com for more information. Read more

SHOWBIZ NATION LIVE! Interview with Broadway’s MARY TESTA

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Broadway powerhouse MARY TESTA discusses her new album HAVE FAITH which she has collaborated with longtime friend and musical director Michael Starobin. For more information visit www.sh-k-boom.com/mary-testa-michael-starobin-have-faith Read more

SHOWBIZ NATION LIVE! Interview with Broadway’s ANIKA LARSEN

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Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk Award Winner ANIKA LARSEN discusses her new album ‘SING ME TO SLEEP’.  For more information visit www.AnikaLarsen.biz Read more

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