The Women’s Forum of Litchfield will return to St. Michael’s Parish in Litchfield for their third annual holiday concert starring New York jazz singer and pianist Steve Doyle. The Cabaret performance will be on Thursday, December 1, at 2:30pm at St. Michael’s Parish, 25 South Street, just off the Litchfield Green.
Steve Doyle is an active part of the New York jazz and cabaret scenes performing regularly at prestigious venues such as the Carlyle, Town Hall, Joe’s Pub and the Metropolitan Room. He is also invited to perform at jazz festivals, concerts and club engagements across the US and around the globe as both a leader and a sideman.
The list of noteworthy artists who request Steve’s services as a sideman currently include Marilyn Maye, Billy Stritch, Stacy Sullivan, Karen Oberlin, to name a few. In the past, Steve has shared the stage with Tony Desare, Bucky Pizzarelli, Dave Stryker, Gene Bertoncini, Kate McGarry, Steve Slagle, Kurt Rosenwinkle, Hilary Kole and many other noteworthy artists.
A recipient of numerous scholarships and awards, Steve was awarded a scholarship for study with John Clayton and Charlie Haden from the Milt Hinton Scholarship Fund Competition sponsored by the International Society of Bassists and was selected as a semifinalist in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Bass Competition. He has two recordings to date – ‘Presence’ and ‘Home to You.’ His steady bookings in the New York area include Mondays at Birdland where he plays bass for Jim Caruso’s Cast Party and every Sunday at the Carlyle Hotel.
The concert will be open to non-Forum members with a $10 fee at the door, which includes a High Tea reception. The contacts for more information are 860-605-7207 and firstname.lastname@example.org.