"mostly marcus: swingin' down the lane"
november 3 @8
Join ‘free & easy’ Jazz crooner, Marcus Goldhaber and award-winning vocalist Gabrielle Stravelli as they toss back-and-forth the songs of Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Cole Porter and MORE!
ABOUT MARCUS GOLDHABER
A 2016 Manhattan Association of Cabarets award nominee “Best Song" and Broadwayworld.com & Hot House Magazine nominee for “Best Male Vocalist,” Marcus is best known as an all around entertainer! From musicals to straight plays and Jazz clubs to concert halls, Goldhaber continues to win crowds over with his authenticity and passion for audience connection.
His songwriting and intimate approach to The American Songbook have garnered attention from Jazztimes, labeling Marcus as “Wonderfully imaginative,” while Jazziz says he is “exciting and fresh” and All About Jazz simply proclaims, [Marcus is] “like a plate full of comfort food!”
Marcus has performed all over NYC including Carnegie Hall, 54 Below, Blue Note, Iridium, Birdland, Kitano, & The Cutting Room. Goldhaber has appeard nationally at The Lied Center (KS), The Count Basie Theatre (NJ), The Smith Center (Las Vegas), The RRazz Room (PA), Milford Arts Council (CT), Century Village (FL) and World Café Live (PA). His residencies include NYC’s Renaissance Hotel, Benjamin Hotel and The Night Hotel.
Marcus has been a featured singer in Will Friedwald’s “Sinatra-thon” along with Joe Muccioli’s Sinatra Birthday Bash (w/Deanna Martin, Donny Most & The Red Bank Jazz Orchestra) and co-starred in the recent off-broadway hit, “The Wonderful Wizard of Song” (music of Harold Arlen).
His 5 CD’s (Fallen Apple Records) have all received noteworthy press, including a 4-star review from PEOPLE Magazine saying, “Goldhaber will have you giddy one moment, melancholy the next and loving every note.” Marcus has also been featured by Jonathan Schwartz on WNYC and Sirius XM saying, “Goldhaber is excellent…[he’s] filled with ideas!”
A proud supporter of our veterans and active duty service members, Marcus raised $70K on Kickstarter to record “Carry You On,” a collection of original patriotic songs aimed at strengthening the relationship between civilians & military veterans. With 50% of album sales going to benefit Iraq Afghanistan Veterans of America (iava.org) and strong partnerships with Backpacks For Life (backpacksforlife.org), United War Veterans Council (uwvc.org) and NYC Veterans (nycveterans.org), this project has inspired national momentum around it’s mission to #bridgethegap. Joe Brooks (President/COO Liberty USO) proclaims, “IT’S THE START OF A MOVEMENT!”
Goldhaber will have you giddy one moment, melancholy the next and loving every note. - People Magazine
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ABOUT GABRIELLE STRAVELLI
Award-winning vocalist Gabrielle Stravelli has garnered critical acclaim and a loyal following through her rich sound, original songs and her unique take on material from the new American songbook as well as classic standards. A trained actor, Gabrielle has a soulful sensitivity for the story in the lyric and was called “a powerhouse of individual expression” by The Village Voice. Most recently Gabrielle headlined the 2018 WBGO Jazz on the Mountain Festival, toured Southeast Asia, Pakistan and Azerbaijan as a United States Department of State “Jazz Ambassador” and toured the US promoting her new album, “Dream Ago” which has received rave reviews from Downbeat Magazine, The Huffington Post and LA Jazz Scene among others. She headlined the 2016 Eleuthera Jazz Festival, a four-country US State Department-sponsored international tour in the American Music Abroad Program and premiered Rooms of Light, a new song cycle by renowned jazz pianist Fred Hersch. She has toured the US with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra performing Wynton Marsalis’s Abyssinian: A Gospel Celebration, has been featured in 92Y’s Lyrics and Lyricists Series, at the Caramoor Festival, with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra, the Cincinnati Pops and the Santa Rosa Symphony. She holds a BFA from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.
As she dipped and swooped, twirling notes and phrases with a confidence and playfulness that recalled Ella Fitzgerald in her prime, Ms. Stravelli began interpreting lyrics with a ferocity that her vocal pyrotechnics accentuated. - Stephen Holden, New York Times
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