An Evening With Jazz Pianist Russ Kassoff - Featuring Vocalist Catherine Dupuis
Original Compositions Plus Selections from
The Great American Songbook
Russ Kassoff is an accomplished jazz pianist, conductor, composer, orchestrator, and arranger, whose varied talents are much valued and on display in the music world. Russ toured as pianist to Frank Sinatra by request from '80-'91 including "The Ultimate EventTour" ('88-'89) featuring Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Dean Martin, and Liza Minnelli with whom he toured for 18 years ('82-'01). On Broadway he was MD/Conductor for Twyla Tharp's "Come Fly Away" (2010). Currently he serves as music director to Rita Moreno. He has accompanied Frank Sinatra, Liza Minnelli, Rita Moreno, Charles Aznavour, Perry Como, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Vic Damone, Carly Simon, Debbie Gravitte and Luciano Pavarotti in a lifetime career of spectacular concerts. His CD "BIRD FLY BY" was in the top 10 for 52 weeks and achieved #1 status in 2010 on the Jazz channel of Music Choice.
In the words of the Chairman of the Board, You are the best. - Frank Sinatra '87
Catherine Dupuis brings an expressive warmth to her singing, as well as a skilled ability to communicate the emotional content of a lyric. Catherine worked her way through an M.F.A. in Acting and Movement from Penn State University ('85) by doing local voice-overs, jingles and backup recording work. She has appeared to critical acclaim at many popular New York City venues including the Kitano, Iridium and Smoke. From Cole Porter to Sting, Catherine possesses an eclectic taste in musical material, her latest CD, Rules of the Road, was conducted and arranged by Mr. Kassoff. Scott Yanow (All Music Guide) writes: "One of the most interesting jazz singers of the early 21st century.
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Seating at Pangea is communal. Other guests may be seated at the table. There is a $20 per person food or beverage minimum at the tables. DINNER SEATING BEGINS AT 6:00PM.
Please arrive one half hour prior to the show and allow additional time if you are planning to have a dinner.
Late arrivals will be seated at managements discretion.
All Sales Are Final.
Seating at Pangea is communal. Other guests may be seated at the table. There is a $20 per person food and beverage minimum at the tables. Guests have the option of having dinner from 6PM to 9PM in the main dining room and would be applied to the minimum. Or guests may order dinner in the music room once it opens at 9PM
Seating for the show begins at 9PM. Its recommended to arrive no later than 9PM if you intend to order dinner.
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