Matt & Lainie - Duo | New York(5 Reviews)
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New York-based duo Matt & Lainie bring together their experiences working in the worlds of jazz, pop, and theater to present unique and beautiful arrangements of beloved standards, as well as newer songs.
They perform as a guitar/vocal duet, as well as in a jazz trio or quartet (with bass and drums)
Their jazz-cabaret show, Songbook, presents them in a quartet setting, exploring new interpretations of American classics.
“Wolfe plays with ease and confidence, delivering several impressive solo turns...Munro boasts hardy, ample voice...she proved she is capable of successfully explori ... ng and interpreting the lyrical content of a song.” -Bistro Awards
Set List for Songbook:
Alfie/I'll Never Fall in Love Again
Scotch & Soda
Sir Duke/4 on 6
Shadow of Your Smile/How Insensitive
On a Clear Day
Stars and the Moon
Additionally, for lounges/sets, over 200 jazz/Broadway standards
Lainie Munro is a New York City-based vocalist and actor, who has been featured in the Cameron Macintosh/National Theatre of Great Britain production of My Fair Lady, touring 26 cities throughout the United States, as well as Royal Caribbean International's production of Saturday Night Fever onboard the Liberty of the Seas. Her regional roles include Velma in Chicago, Helene in Sweet Charity, Kristine in A Chorus Line, and Phyllis in the European tour of 42nd Street. Lainie holds a B.F.A. In Music Theatre from Florida State University, and is a member of Actor's Equity Association and
... the Stage Directors and Choreographers Union.
Matt Wolfe is a guitarist in New York whose work has allowed him to travel extensively, most recently onboard Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas. He has performed with a host of great musicians including Alan Baylock, Gary Williams, and Nik Page, to name but a few. He has performed at Blues Alley and the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and played at the Novosibirsk Jazz Festival in Russia. In addition to being a seasoned guitarist, Matt also arranges and composes for jazz and show bands. He holds a B.M. from Shenandoah University, where he studied with Rick Whitehead, Craig Fraedrich, Bob Larson, and Alan Baylock.
Reviews (5 Reviews)
Performed to standing-room crowds for two years on the Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas. Successful shows in New York cabaret venues, such as Symphony Space/Bar Thalia, and Don't Tell Mama.
What people are saying:
“We were particularly impressed with [their] performance on the final evening of the cruise...We especially loved their renditions of “Skyfall” and “Fields of Gold.”” –Daniel B., cruise passenger
“The last night's 10:00pm guitar show with the beautiful and so talented singer – LOVED IT! However, one big complaint – WISH THAT SHOW WAS LONGER IT WAS SOOOO GOOD!!!” –Alison F., cruise passenger
"I wanted to give special recognition to the guitarist Matt Wolfe and singer Lainie Munro...I really enjoyed the guitar shows they did...It was a spe ... cial treat. Keep letting them perform!” –Travis B., cruise passenger
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