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Eleanor Reissa

07/17/17 | 7:00pm

Feinstein's/54 Below

254 W. 54th St. Map

646-476-3551

$25 and up


17-07-2017 12:00:00 17-07-2017 12:00:00 America/New_York Eleanor Reissa | 7:00pm The soulful "Yiddish diva" Eleanor Reissa (currently on Broadway in the cast of Indecent) and the Grammy Award-winning "mystical high priest of New Wave Avant-Klez jazz" Frank London (just back from Havana where his Yiddish/Spanish opera premiered ) have been inspiring each other and their audiences in widely-acclaimed concerts for over a decade. Finally appearing at Feinstein's/54 Below to celebrate their first collaborative album, Vilde Mekhaye (Wild Ecstasy), they are backed by London's Klezmer Brass All Stars, featuring the best of a new generation of Klezmer artists: Michael Winograd, Brian Drye, Ron Caswell, Aaron Alexander, Brandon Seabrook and Patrick Farrell. "Eleanor Reissa is the Jewish Beyonce … the world-class interpreter of the Great Yiddish Songbook … with a great voice, an expressive delivery and an endearing style and entrancing stage presence . Frank London, a cross between Louis Armstrong and Dizzy Gillespie, blows the most powerful and versatile horn since The Angel Gabriel." – Huffington Post "The inimitable actor-director-singer Eleanor Reissa performs both solo and backed up by the ear-shattering, kishke-churning pyrotechnics of Klezmatics founder Frank London and the Klezmer Brass All Stars…taking the audience on an unforgettable, joyful journey." – The Forward Reissa and London's music transcends language and combines the blessed with the blasphemous, pulling the past into the future and sending it into the heavens. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=225562 Feinstein's/54 Below Feinstein's/54 Below

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The soulful "Yiddish diva" Eleanor Reissa (currently on Broadway in the cast of Indecent) and the Grammy Award-winning "mystical high priest of New Wave Avant-Klez jazz" Frank London (just back from Havana where his Yiddish/Spanish opera premiered ) have been inspiring each other and their audiences in widely-acclaimed concerts for over a decade. Finally appearing at Feinstein's/54 Below to celebrate their first collaborative album, Vilde Mekhaye (Wild Ecstasy), they are backed by London's Klezmer Brass All Stars, featuring the best of a new generation of Klezmer artists: Michael Winograd, Brian Drye, Ron Caswell, Aaron Alexander, Brandon Seabrook and Patrick Farrell.

"Eleanor Reissa is the Jewish Beyonce … the world-class interpreter of the Great Yiddish Songbook … with a great voice, an expressive delivery and an endearing style and entrancing stage presence . Frank London, a cross between Louis Armstrong and Dizzy Gillespie, blows the most powerful and versatile horn since The Angel Gabriel." – Huffington Post

"The inimitable actor-director-singer Eleanor Reissa performs both solo and backed up by the ear-shattering, kishke-churning pyrotechnics of Klezmatics founder Frank London and the Klezmer Brass All Stars…taking the audience on an unforgettable, joyful journey." – The Forward

Reissa and London's music transcends language and combines the blessed with the blasphemous, pulling the past into the future and sending it into the heavens.

Venue Description: Evoking the ambience of a 1920s & '30s speakeasy, 54 Below provides an unforgettable New York nightlife experience, combining performances by Broadway's best with innovative New American cuisine in an elegant setting. Newsday calls 54 Below "infectious. A hip hangout for Broadway babies and the fans who love them with food that is sophisticated and understated."

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