Welcome the holidays in with jazzy flair as singer Hilary Kole and her quartet grace the Iridium stage on Tuesday, November 28 at 8:30 PM. Kole will present an evening of holiday and fan favorites, plus the debut of new material scheduled for release in early 2018. The singer is backed by long-time band members, John Hart (guitar), Adam Birnbaum (piano), Dean Johnson (bass) and Aaron Kimmel (drums).
Kole, who has been enjoying a successful solo career over the last several years, is currently touring nationwide in two symphonic shows, Over the Rainbow: A Tribute to the Artistry of Judy Garland and The Music and Magic of James Bond. Additional major concert appearances have included headlining in New York City at The Town Hall, The Blue Note, Jazz at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall with the New York Pops. Kole also headlines throughout the world at major jazz festivals including those in Umbria and Montreal, as well as others throughout Japan and Europe. Before becoming a solo artist, she co-wrote and starred in the critically-acclaimed,Off-Broadway revues, Our Sinatra and Singing Astaire, both of which had long New York runs and toured extensively nationwide. She made her professional career debut at the iconic Rainbow Room as the youngest singer ever to appear on that stage.
As a recording artist, Kole has recorded with music greats David Brubeck, Oscar Peterson, Michel Legrand, Hank Jones, John Pizzarelli, Monty Alexander, Kenny Barron and Freddy Cole, among others. Her debut recording, Haunted Heart, was released to critical acclaim in 2009 (Gold Disc Award in Japan, 4 stars in Downbeat), and her sophomore recording, You Are There, was named as “Record Of The Year” by USA Today, and garnered a 2010 Bistro Award for “Record of the Year.” Her third release, A Self- Portrait, has been named as a top-ten by USA Today. Her current CD is entitled The Judy Garland Project.
Hilary Kole is at the Iridium (1650 Broadway) on Tuesday, November 28 at 8:30 PM. Cover charge is $30 per person. Tickets are available here. For more information, please call 212-582-2121.