Rescheduled: Janet Parrish At Westbeth Community Room In Westbeth On March 15
WESTBETH MUSICWORKS PRESENTS JANET PARRISH & FRIENDS
THE HEART & SOUL ENSEMBLE
WESTBETH COMMUNITY ROOM in Westbeth
155 BETHUNE STREET
8-10:30 PM $10 (suggested donation)
Join vocalist, visual artist, performer, arranger, and vocal coach JANET PARRISH and her friends soul singer Bobby Harden, jazz stylist Eve Zanni, and cabaret artist Hal Miller for a fabulous evening of eclectic entertainment. Janet, a producer at NPR and CEO of Stone House Sound Recording Studio is putting together an amalgam of the best performing artists living in Westbeth alloyed with gifted friends from her rich and varied musical life.
Janet Parrish hails from the Midwest, and is a lifelong vocal performer. She is classically trained, and has sung in a variety of genres including: Opera, jazz, folk, rock, blues and country. In her rock era, she was the lead vocalist for the Stillwater Band, which toured extensively. Parrish was the lead singer for the 18-piece Cedar Valley Big Band for 12 years, and also fronted her most recent band, BigFish Jazz, an ensemble of Grammy- winning jazz educators and remarkable musicians.
The event features cameo performances by renowned musicians Bobby Harden, Eve Zanni, Hal Miller and others. Bobby Harden, New York City’s finest singing Soul sensation, is thrilling audiences all across the planet as lead singer of the world-famous Original Blues Brothers Band. From Morocco to Munich, Tokyo to Toulouse, Hong Kong to his home in New York, Bobby shows the world what it means to be a true “Soul Man.” Bobby just released his new single & video of Pure and Simple Love this September, followed by his New CD. Eve Zanni is an original jazz voice, warm and expressive with a sensual musicality…traversing the primal depths of great jazz standards and original compositions in a blend of her unique arrangements that embrace classic jazz, Brazilian, Afro-Cuban, and middle-eastern rhythms all sung with passion and romantic soul. Hal Miller has been singing & performing in Europe and Asia from 2006 to the present in Hong Kong, Taipei, Ireland, Mui Wo China, Paris, Shanghai, and India. International actor/director Hal Miller is active in film, television, and theatre.
SAVE THE DATE: 7th ANNUAL WESTBETH MUSIC FESTIVAL September 20, 21, and 22, 2013.
FOR BIOS AND LINKS GO TO www.westbeth.org àARTISTSàPERFORMING ARTISTS. Located in the far West Village of New York City, Westbeth Artists’ Housing provides affordable living and working spaces for artists and their families. Opened in 1970 through funding provided by the National Endowment for the Arts and the J.M. Kaplan Foundation, Westbeth continues to offer affordable artists’ housing and an array of cultural activities. Recently Westbeth was land marked under NYC Landmark laws, and it has been nominated to the State Registrar of Historic Places and to the National Registrar of Historic Places.