Lindsay Mendez & Marco Paguia

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Lindsay Mendez & Marco Paguia

Mon, July 28, 2014

Doors: 5:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

Birdland NYC

New York, NY

$25.00

Off Sale

There is a $10.00 food or beverage minimum per person, per show. Dinner is served between 5:00pm-1:00am.

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Lindsay Mendez & Marco Paguia
Lindsay Mendez & Marco Paguia
The Broadway at Birdland concert series is proud to announce that singer Lindsay Mendez and pianist/bandleader Marco Paguia make their exciting return to Birdland on Sunday, June 7 at 6pm.

Lindsay Mendez and Marco Paguia met in 2010, and discovered a mutual love and passion for jazz. Lindsay and Marco draw from an eclectic mix of music, reimagining songs from popular music in the familiar setting of a jazz piano trio and vocalist. Their vast catalogue is comprised of the singers and songwriters that inspire them, including Alexi Murdoch, Alicia Keys, The Beatles, Feist, Fiona Apple, Gladys Knight, Janis Joplin, Jeff Buckley, Joni Mitchell, Lenny Kravitz, Macy Gray, Martin Sexton, Peter Gabriel, Pink Floyd, The Police, Stevie Wonder, and U2. Their debut album, "This Time," was released in 2013 and is available on their website www.LMandMP.com, iTunes and other digital retailers. The duo made their Lincoln Center debut as part of the American Songbook series last season. For this special engagement at Birdland, Lindsay & Marco will be featuring an expanded lineup, including a four-piece horn section.

The show will feature Lindsay Mendez on vocals, Marco Paguia on piano, Greg Chudzik on bass, Tommy Crane on drums, Curtis Macdonald on alto saxophone, Kyle Wilson on tenor saxophone, Kenny Warren on trumpet, and Marshall Gilkes on trombone.

Lindsay Mendez was most recently on Broadway seen playing Elphaba in the smash hit, Wicked. Her time there included performances on The Today Show and the Katie Couric show, in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the production. Other Broadway credits include Godspell (2011 Revival), Everyday Rapture (Roundabout), Grease (2007 Revival.) Off-Broadway credits include Dogfight, directed by Joe Mantello (2nd Stage, *Drama Desk, Drama League, and Outer Critics Circle nominations for Best Actress,) Everyday Rapture (2nd Stage) The Marvelous Wonderettes. Other Credits include Saturday Night (York Theater), Hermione in The Public's production of The Winter's Tale (The DelaCorte Theater) Lin Manuel Miranda's production of 21 Chump Street as part of This American Life LIVE at BAM, A Little More Alive (KC Rep, directed by Sheryl Kaller), Ryan Scott Oliver's 35MM, Princesses (Goodspeed, 5th Avenue Theatre), Jacques Brel (TRTC).
Marco Paguia is an accomplished pianist & music director sought after for his versatile music making. Marco's experience as a composer includes the short films Resolve, Remember, How to Act Around Cops (New York and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals). A recognized pianist as well, Marco released "Small Hours," the debut album with his trio. Marco was a finalist for the American Pianists' Association Cole Porter Fellowship. Broadway credits include If/Then, Peter and the Starcatcher, The Addams Family, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Everyday Rapture, and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.
Venue Information:
Birdland NYC
315 West 44th St
New York, NY, 10036
http://birdlandjazz.com/