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Molly Ringwald - New York, NY


  • Birdland 315 West 44th Street New York, NY, 10036 United States (map)

Admission $40.00

Molly Ringwald - Vocals

Peter Smith - Piano

Mitchell Long - Guitar

Allen Mezquida - Alto Sax

Trevor Ware - Bass

Tony Jefferson - Drums

Molly Ringwald – Live

Long before she became known as a Golden Globe-nominated actress, Ringwald was singing. She started performing with her pianist father’s jazz band when she was three and she has never stopped.

“I had quite the musical repertoire,” she recalls with a laugh. “It was pretty much traditional jazz but there was some Bessie Smith and Helen Kane, the original Betty Boop.” Talk with Ringwald for even a short amount of time and it’s clear her grasp of jazz and its history comes from a lifelong study of the form and the great singers who inspired her, including Smith, Ella Fitzgerald, Blossom Dearie and Susannah McCorkle.

- See more at: http://www.iammollyringwald.com/music/#sthash.9JHHXO3r.dpuf

Through her engagement at Birdland Molly will be premiering new music and recording her sophomore offering as a bandleader.  Molly has assembled a stellar group of musicians from Los Angeles & New York led by her musical director (also an actor) Peter Smith.  This historic engagement is not to be missed.

 

 

http://www.birdlandjazz.com/event/1055995-evening-molly-ringwald-new-york/

 

 

Earlier Event: February 27
Chuck Johnson Quintet - Hermosa Beach,. CA
Later Event: March 7
Count Basie Orchestra - Hays, KS