02/05 10:00 PM - $25.00.00
BARRY LEVITT TRIO
BISTRO AWARD winner for Ongoing Musical Excellence
Come celebrate Barry’s BIRTHDAY BASH
Jon Burr – bass
Ray Marchica – drums
and Special Guests LaTanya Hall, Kat Gang, Gary Crawford, Cleve Douglas & Bob Magnuson on Tenor Sax… other surprise guests TBA …
All original music by Barry Levitt. Lyrics by Johnny Burke & Peter Napolitano.
Barry Levitt is an award winning pianist, musical director, composer, conductor and producer; He has been an active and forceful presence within the New York musical community for over three decades and has participated in every style of music from rock and r&b to theater, night club and cabaret.
He has served as music director and arranger for two Broadway shows.
From 1998 through 2004 he was the Producing Artistic Director of the 92nd Street Y’s world renowned “Lyrics & Lyricists” series.
“Standard Fair” a continuing exploration for American Songbook at Landmark on Main Street and coming to the Bendheim Theater at the Mid-Westchester JCC fall 2009
“HerSong” a musical HERSTORY of the great women song writers at Birdland 2006 through 2007
The Laurie Strauss Leukemia Foundation Gala- Annual event at Carnegie Hall with The New York Pops Orchestra and guest stars such as Marvin Hamlisch, Liza Manelli, Maureen McGovern, Natalie Cole, Lucy Arnaz, Robert Klien and Judy Collins
Barry Levitt’s Jazz Vocal Workshop at Iridium 2006 through 2009
He has conducted the New York, Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles, St. Louis and Indianapolis Pops Orchestras.
He has produced and arranged CD projects for John Demarco, Marcus Simeone, Val Ryder, Craig Pomranz, Anthony Santelmo Jr. , Marc Eliot, Valerie Delorenzo and Casey Clark.
He is a favorite accompanist to jazz vocalists Marlene Ver Planck, Annette Sanders, Ann Marie Moss, Giacomo Gates, Ty Stephens, Cleve Douglas, Jimmy Scott, La Tanya Hall, Martha Lorin and Judi Silvano.He has performed with leading jazz musicians Eddie Daniels, David Schnitter, Bill Easey, tom Harrell, Mike Lawrence, Lawrence Feldman, Rob Scheps, Jon Burr, Chip Jackson, Victor Jones , Billy Mintz
He is still active accompanying, producing and arranging for some of today’s most talented and exciting award-winning vocalists such as Alysha Umphress, Gabrielle Stravelli, Marcus Simeone, Stacy Brass, Terese Geneco and Deb Berman. www.theartandcraftofsinging.com