February 28, 2005
To: Listings/Critics/Features From: JAZZ PROMO SERVICES Press Contact: JIM EIGO, [email protected]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
A JAZZCAB EVENING WITH ANNE PHILLIPS AND MATT PERRI
Wed. March 23rd at 7pm The TRIAD, 158 West 72nd Street (bet. Bdwy & Col) Subway 1,2,3,9 to 72nd Street
Cover $15 2 dr. min. Res. 212-787-7921
Singer-songwriter, Anne Phillips, known for her classic album Born To Be Blue" will
appear at the Triad with Matt Perri, a former student of hers at NYU. A jazz piano major
who also sang in many theatrical productions, Mr Perri’s free lance work now includes rehearsal accompanist/coach for Bette Midler and vocal arranger for the Harlettes for Ms.
Midler's current Kiss My Brass" tour. About Mr. Perri, Ms Midler says: Matt Perri is
one half expert pianist, one half brilliant tenor and one half the size of Pavarotti."
Also a composer, lyricist and arranger, Ms. Phillips is seen every year conducting her timeless Christmas event Bending Towards the Light…A Jazz Nativity." With Mr.
Perri at the piano they will perform a wide variety of songs from Harold Arlen to Chic
Corea,…from Matt Perri to Anne Phillips. The evening will include several songs from
Ms. Phillips' upcoming off-Broadway show, Damn Everything But the Circus."
A captivating performer" Richard S. Ginell, Variety,
Anne Phillips, where have you been all my life?" Rex Reed
Contact: Anne Phillips 212-580-2349 [email protected]
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