PARAMOUR's Ruby Lewis Releases Holiday Single to Support Alzheimer's Research

By: Dec. 02, 2016
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Actress and singer Ruby Lewis, currently portraying the lead role of 'Indigo' in Cirque du Soleil's Broadway show PARAMOUR, has released a holiday single "Somewhere in my Memory" to benefit the Alzheimer's Association.

The actress teamed up with producer David Wise, based out of Nashville, and arranger/orchestrator Rick McKee, based out of Orlando, to reimagine the John Williams classic.

The single is available via all digital retailers and streaming services (iTunes and Spotify).

Paramour is playing at the Lyric Theatre (213 W 42nd St, New York, NY) through April 16, 2017.

Ruby Lewis is currently starring as Indigo James in Cirque du Soleil's first Broadway spectacle Paramour. She has spent years in Los Angeles and on tour making a name for herself as a powerhouse vocalist, versatile actress and dancer. Ruby Was discovered by Cirque du Soleil producers while performing in Los Angeles with her mainstay theatrical company "For The Record". She came into national recognition when she toured as Scaramouche in the Queen musical We Will Rock You. She has since had the opportunity to perform live alongside artists who inspired her career such as Brian May, Jeff Goldblum and Evan Rachel Wood. Ruby appears on the small screen as well, popping up on episodes of Girl Meets World, Masters of Sex, and Desperate Housewives to name a few. She has also been featured on Nightline, Entertainment Tonight and has twice performed in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Ruby is currently writing a cabaret show and debut album.

David Wise (Producer) - David has been looking for an opportunity for years to team up with the stunning and brilliantly talented Ruby Lewis. A full time session singing, arranging and producing veteran of 20 years, David calls Nashville his home. As a session singer, he has sung on thousands of recordings over the years. Some of his most recent work includes working with artists: One Republic, Lady Antebellum, Dolly Parton, Steve Green, Sandy Patti, Walt Disney World, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, RCCL, Celebrity Cruise Lines and the new Jersey Boys Movie Soundtrack. David's voice can also be heard in Orlando at Disney's Magic Kingdom every night singing the parks closing song "Wishes". A Dove award winner and recent nominee, David is also a well respected arranger in Nashville and has arrangements published in print with: Word Music, Lifeway Music and JW Pepper. David has also arranged numerous vocals for: Walt Disney World, Tokyo Disneyland, Sea World, RCCL and many more. Over the past 5 years, David has expanded his studio experience into higher end production projects. Everything from rhythm section, small ensembles, to 60 piece orchestras, David brings a unique ability to "speak everyone's language" David is married to Heather and they have 4 children (Hannah, Taylor, Dawson and Autumn).

Rick McKee is a music producer (composer, arranger, orchestrator, and session singer) in Orlando, Florida. Though he works behind the scenes, Rick's music has been heard by millions around the world. He has composed, orchestrated, arranged, and produced for some of the world's biggest entertainment companies, and his work ranges from record production to theme parks (fireworks shows, parades, ride scores), television specials, commercials, jingles, cruise lines, and other forms of international touring and themed entertainment. Rick's music has been recorded by some of the world's most acclaimed orchestras, and performed by stars of the stage and screen. Rick was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He has been producing in the commercial music field since his teen years, and gives back using his inspiring success story to work with and motivate young musicians. Since graduating from Oklahoma City University in 2009, Rick continually returns to his alma mater to work with students, and has established an annual scholarship to benefit student composers at the OCU Bass School of Music.

The Alzheimer's Association, incorporated on April 10, 1980 as the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc., is a non-profit American voluntary health organization which focuses on care, support and research for Alzheimer's disease. Based out of Chicago, Illinois, the Alzheimer's Association is the largest non-profit funder of Alzheimer's disease research.

Photo Credit: Martin Jean Pierre Charrat

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