Monday Night Singer Serie With:
Marissa Mulder, a native of Syracuse, New York, came to New York City in the fall of 2007 and has emerged as one of the most successful young artists on the cabaret scene. She has performed in iconic venues such as the Cafe Carlyle, The Algonquin Hotel, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, 54 Below, Birdland and Joe's Pub. She is the recipient of two MAC ( Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs) awards, for Major Artist and Recording Of The Year for her show "Tom...in his own words, the songs of Tom Waits", which the New York Times called "far and away the season's best cabaret show...everything the genre can be but almost never is." She is the recipient of the 2013 Julie Wilson and Noel Coward award which were presented to her at Lincoln Center. She is the winner of the 2014 Bistro Award for vocalist of the year. Her latest show "Marilyn in Fragments" an homage to film star Marilyn Monroe received a rave review in the New York Times that said "The rising cabaret singer Marissa Mulder wove passages from Monroe’s diaries and 20 songs into a compelling portrait of the star in a confessional mood. A remarkable performance." She was a featured guest on Piano Jazz on NPR. She has performed around the country at The Kravis Center and The Royal Room in West Palm Beach, The Geva Theatre in Rochester, The Gaslight Theater in St. Louis, The University of Buffalo, The Red House Theatre in Syracuse, The Fairmont Hotel in Dallas and Club Red in Telluride. TimeOut New York calls her "One of the cabaret world's biggest breakout successes of the past five years." She has two CDs, " Illusions" and "Tom...In His Words" both available for purchase on ITUNES, Amazon, and CDbaby.com. And one on the way! For more information about Marissa visit her website www.marissamulder.com.
Mike Rosengarten (Guitar)
Mike is proud to be accompanying the uber-talented Ms. Mulder. He is the true definition of a gentleman; Mike knows how to play the accordion, but chooses not to. Mike has performed in over 80 plays and musicals as either a musician, musical director, or actor. He has played both on Broadway and off, has been on national and international tours and regional stages across the country. He also plays regularly with several bands, including the Broadway/Bluegrass sensation “The Playbillies,” find them on Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram @theplaybillies. A NY native, Mike currently lives in Manhattan with his wife, Jen, and their shih-tzu, Oscar.