Backstage Pass with Lia Chang

Sept. 11: Shailah Edmonds’ CD Release Party for Moonlight Magic at The Metropolitan Room

Anthony R. DiStefano Proudly Presents

SHAILAH EDMONDS

CD RELEASE PARTY

FOR

“MOONLIGHT MAGIC”

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2014    9PM  

 

THE METROPOLITAN ROOM

34 WEST 22nd St   NYC

212-206-0440

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

Call, or Book Online at: metropolitanroom.com/event.cfm?id=159861&cart

$20 Music Charge    2 Drink Minimum

shailahedmonds.com

The show will be video taped.

Hear excerpts of songs or download CD at: cdbaby.com/cd/shailahedmonds5

SHAILAH EDMONDS, A native of Portland, Oregon began her music career by co-writing a song for Betty Wright (of Clean-Up Woman), and have since sung with the late Lionel Hampton, background for Fred Schneider (of B-52s) solo CD, and Lead singer of The Cover Girls doing 60s cover songs. She also opened in Paris at the Olympia Stadium for Sydney Youngblood and toured with the Marvelettes, doing both lead and background vocals before going solo.

For this show, She will be singing jazz standards from Ellington to Porter, from her new CD entitled, “Moonlight Magic”, which will also be videotaped. Inspired by Ella, Billie, Dinah, Natalie and other legendary jazz vocalists, Shailah has developed her own style, with an incredibly smooth phrasing technique. She will be accompanied by some of New York’s best musicians, on piano, bass, drums and sax.

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Lia Chang Photo by GK

Lia Chang Photo by GK

Lia Chang is an actor, a performance and fine art botanical photographer, and an award-winning multi-platform journalist. Lia made her jazz vocalist debut in Rome Neal’s Banana Puddin’ Jazz “LADY” at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe in New York.

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