Every Monday 8.30pm
Monday October 7th
Kyle Schweizer & Friends
Pop Covers & Jazz
Bass, Saxophone, Vocals & Piano
Tenor Saxophone Kyle Schweizer is a New York City born artist with a wide musical palette and is a highly regarded performer, arranger and composer. He has performed on saxophone with Jack Wilkins, Angela Workman (former Raelette), Brother Joscephus, Tony Middleton, Daniel Glass, Sarah Hayes, Adrienne Haan, and many others. He performs on guitar and keyboards, as well. In addition to performing, he is an in-demand arranger/composer. His influence can heard as the musical director for swing band Double Down, Anacoustic Mind (Scottish/Reggae band led by Mike Ogletree, former Simple Minds), Renee Borys, and many others. As a musician, Kyle prides himself on being open-minded and aware of each musical setting's unique sensibilities, all while keeping a personal and honest approach.
DIANA HICKMAN - Vocals/Piano. An edgy and dramatic artist, with a reverence for the mystical, Diana blends quirky stylings of pop with deep grooves and harmonic sophistication of soul, r&b, and jazz. A California native, Hickman relocated to the east coast over a decade ago to attend Boston University and then settle in New York City. With appearances at Blue Note Jazz Club, The Iridium and Brooklyn Bowl, as well as extensive regional tours, she has distilled her stage presence to smokey smooth perfection. Her sound channels Kate Bush, Bjork, Erykah Badu and Amy Winehouse, but is all uniquely her own.
LARRY COOK – Bass. Born and raised in the Midwest, and currently living in Brooklyn, NY, bassist and orchestrator Larry Cook has made his versatility and passion for all styles of music his calling card. Steeped heavily in jazz, bluegrass, rock, and soul, his voracious appetite for learning about new sounds lends itself well to bringing heart and authenticity to any project with which he is involved.
Monday October 14th
Pop, Rock & Soul
Vocals & Guitar
A biracial gay couple turned power-pop duo who met on Tinder and now perform throughout New York and the country as “the boyfriends who sing together”. Our fierce sound fuses pop, rock, soul, and Broadway elements with unforgettable harmonies to create a unique and electrifying performance. Our mission goes beyond music. Fab the Duo is a movement for everyone; not just the LGBT community. At our core we believe in love; a love for each other, a love of music, a love for being different. Our motto is no matter who you are- as long as you’re not hurting yourself or anyone else- be you, be proud, and be loud.
Monday October 21st
South African Soul
Loop Box & Piano
Melanie Scholtz is a South African born, multi award winning jazz singer and composer. She started playing the piano from the age of 5 and went on to study Opera at The University of Cape Town Opera School where she graduated with a Performer’s Diploma in 2000. Melanie went on to teach at the University of Cape Town from 2004-2005. Melanie has released five successful solo albums and has won many awards; In 2010, Melanie was named the Standard Bank Young Artist for Jazz and In 2012, and won all three prizes at the prestigious Jazz Revelations competition as part of the Jazz a Juan Festival in Nice, France. Melanie has performed all over the world including her native country, South Africa, Czech Republic, Slovakia , Germany , France, Italy, Norway and Sweden.
Monday October 28th
Evening of The Beatles, Tom Waits, Joni Mitchell
Vocals & Piano
Singer/Actress Syracuse Native Marissa Mulder has performed her shows at the Carlyle, 54 Below, Birdland, The Triad and Joe's Pub. She is the recipient of two MAC (Manhattan Association Of Cabarets and Clubs) awards, for Major Artist and Recording Of The Year for her show "Tom...in his words, the songs of Tom Waits", which the New York Times called "far and away the season's best cabaret show, everything the genre can be but almost never is." She is the recipient of the Julie Wilson and Noel Coward Award. Her show "Marilyn in Fragments" an homage to Marilyn Monroe received a rave review in the New York Times that said "The rising cabaret singer wove passages from Monroe’s diaries and 20 songs into a compelling portrait of the star in a confessional mood. A remarkable performance." She was a guest on Piano Jazz on NPR. TimeOut New York calls her "One of the cabaret world's biggest breakout successes of the past five years.” She has a brand new album out “Two Tickets Left”which won the 2019 MAC award for Major Recording of the year, Available On Itunes and Cdbaby. For more information about Marissa visit her website.