Terese Genecco & Her Little Big Band
with special guests Ilene Kristen / Geoff Gallantewith / Rossano Sportiello & Nikki Parrott
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013 8:00 PM EDT
Iridium, New York, NY
ScoBar Entertainment presents: Terese Genecco & Her Little Big Band
With Special Guests: Ilene Kristen & Geoff Gallante performing ‘Cheek to Cheek’ with Rossano Sportiello & Nikki Parrott
“Packed with Rat Pack PUNCH!” ~ The Examiner NYC
“Frisky, Retro Fun!” ~ Time Out New York Magazine
The multi-award-winning, multi-talented vocalist, bandleader, and comedian Terese Genecco (pronounced “Teh-REECE Jeh-NECK-oh”) is currently the longest-running nightclub act on Broadway, appearing here as a headliner at The Iridium NYC every month – for more than 72 performances – since her opening night in March of 2009. Her brand new live CD was recorded at The Iridium on October 12, 2011 and can be found at www.CDBABY.com
As one of the most famous faces in daytime television history, Ilene Kristen has charmed, captivated and perplexed audiences for years. Viewers best know Ilene as Delia Reid Ryan Ryan Coleridge Crane Coleridge on the daytime drama Ryan’s Hope–a role which she originated in the show’s first episode and portrayed on and off for 14 years. She is also famously known for her appearances on the daytime dramas Loving and Another World.
Most recently, Ilene left viewers transfixed in her twice Emmy-nominated role as the word twisting and outrageous Roxy Balsom on One Life to Live.
Thankfully, Ilene’s luminous gift for entertaining loyal viewers transcends beyond the screen. Between her charitable involvement’s and mentoring today’s youth, You can see Ilene performing a captivating and sensual catalogue of her own original music regularly in the New York City cabaret scene.
By the age of six Geoff Gallante had already performed as a guest soloist with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and the U.S. Army Blues Jazz Orchestra – on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. Geoff has shared the stage with such jazz icons as Maynard Ferguson, Bucky Pizzarelli, and Chris Botti, and performed on stages in thirty-two states across the country, including premier jazz and concert venues such as Andy’s (Chicago), Iridium (NewYork City), Blues Alley (Washington, D.C.), and the Kennedy Center (Washington). He is also the youngest instrumentalist ever to be invited to play at the White House in Washington. Geoff’s network TV credits include the “Tonight Show” with Jay Leno and NBC’s “Today Show.”