BISTRO/BMI AWARD WINNER LINDA KOSUT back after a sell-out show this past September, will be back at Angelica's Bistro, a unique supper club experience in Redwood City on Saturday, January 17, 2009. Linda will be backed by a stellar JAZZ QUARTET headed by bandleader Max Perkoff on piano & trombone, Sam Bevan on bass, Paul van Wageningen on drums and Fil Lorenz on reeds. Angelica's Bistros is located in the up-and-coming downtown area of Redwood City at 863 Main Street.
In this new show The Newness of You", award-winning vocalist Linda Kosut headlining the Max Perkoff Band, will explore the standards ones that are and ones that should be - including such songwriters as Hoagy Carmichael, Randy Newman, Bob Dylan, as well as never before heard tunes by current composers. Linda is a vocalist with strong acting chops who effortlessly weaves through differing genres with an ability to touch your heart or have you tapping your feet.
Growing up in New York City and transplanted to San Francisco over 20 years ago, Linda only began pursuing her dream of performing a few years ago as she approached boomer" status, and she has not stopped since. Her recent national tour an inspired tribute show to the late jazz legend Oscar Brown Jr., celebrated her sophomore CD and garnered packed houses, many awards and national recognition. The Los Angeles Times' Don Heckman said of her, a style of her own with its warm, dark sound and articulate, theatrically trained phrasing, deserved a far longer run. And the San Francisco Bay Times wrote, [She] is the real thing. Multi-talented Kosut knows just when to play it small and quiet and when to let 'er rip ... A perfect accompaniment to dinner with friends."
This past April, Kosut received BackStage Magazine's 2008 BISTRO/BMI AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING RECORDING. She also received nominations for BEST FEMALE JAZZ VOCALIST and BEST JAZZ RECORDING from MAC, Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs; plus the Cabaret Hotline 2008 MEMBERS' CHOICE AWARD.
Angelica's Bistro in Redwood City is a relatively new venue in the jazz/cabaret world. And there is nothing like it. The main showroom, with its large stage and Steinway grand is right in the middle of an antique store, so you can shop between sets. If you're looking for a truly unique experience, one that is unlike any on this continent, the place is Angelica's Bistro. Quietly nestled in the one of the area's most impressive antique emporiums, Angelica's Bistro feels like it has been here since the 18th Century, with its cozy alcoves, beautiful gardens with fountains and unusual sculptures. And to top it off, Angelica's Bistro is first and foremost about the food and drink with its extensive wine and beer menu and delicious food."