Rachelle Garniez: PISCES PARTY
Photo by Albie Mitchell
Vocals: Rachelle Garniez
Bass: Derek Nievergelt
Violin: Karen Waltuch
A little of this, that and most definitely the other; comedy meets tragedy from the stars to the gutter. Native New Yorker Rachelle Garniez wanders through genres, creating a universe of bittersweet wreckage.
Multi-instrumentalist , songwriter and vocalist, she is known as "A certified free spirit" -The New Yorker, a "Diva with a difference" - Billboard Magazine and a "Master of surprise" - Entertainment Weekly. Her story-songs and stream of consciousness performances have been described as "... romantic, rhapsodic and casually hilarious." The New York Times.
NYC native Rachelle Garniez made her way to the stage via the performance art club scene and busking on the streets and subway platforms in the 1980's, playing all kinds of music.
In addition to gigs in NYC and environs, she tours regularly in Europe and in the past year, Malaysia, Thailand and Israel.
Rachelle composed the music for Taylor Mac's Obie Award winning The Lily's Revenge. She has worked with neo-cabaret troupe The Citizens Band as a musical director as well as a performer. She's performed in Weimar New York, collaborations with Sxip Shirey and choreographer Keely Garfield.
She has written songs for recording artists Catherine Russell, Karen Elson, and The Flying Neutrinos and can be heard on numerous television soundtracks.
Rachelle has released 5 cds of original songs as well as a vinyl single produced by Jack White.
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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 6:30PM.
THE HOUSE OPENS AT 6:00PM. PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY.
Late arrivals will be seated at management's discretion.
Downtown's intimate supper-club Pangea is the ultimate in alt, playing home to some of the best in alt cabaret. The New York Times recently called it a bohemian oasis not unlike the fabled Max's Kansas City from days gone by."
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