WONDERLAND's Morgan James Plays Concert at Birdland 5/9

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The Broadway at Birdland series is pleased to announce that Morgan James, currently appearing on Broadway in Frank Wildhorn's Wonderland, will appear in concert on Monday, May 9 at 7pm.

Morgan James is excited to bring her eclectic, genre blending musical celebration to the Birdland stage for the first time. The show features fresh and rapturous arrangements of soul and blues standards, combined with elements of jazz, pop, rock and funk. Ms. James will be backed up by an amazing seven-piece band including Chris Fenwick on piano, Mat Fieldes on bass, Damien Bassman on drums, Eric Davis on guitar, Dan Levine on trombone and CJ Camerieri on trumpet.

Morgan James is a Juilliard trained performer who is currently in preparation for the upcoming Broadway run of Frank Wildhorn's Wonderland. She recently concluded a run as part of the original Broadway cast of the hit musical, The Addams Family, starring Nathan Lane and Bebe Neuwirth. Morgan was a featured soloist in Bernstein's Mass with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, performing at Carnegie Hall and The Kennedy Center, and can be heard on their Grammy nominated recording (Naxos). Her regional and concert credits include Arizona Theatre Company, Kansas City Repertory Theatre., Barrington Stage Company, Paper Mill Playhouse, Eugene O'Neill Theatre Conference, The Wilma Theatre, Two River Theatre Co. In addition to her theatrical career, Morgan can be seen and heard in numerous commercials, voice-overs, and recordings, and is featured on the upcoming "Tears from Heaven" album by Frank Wildhorn; "Bring me Giants" (with James Barbour); "(Sorta) Love Songs", Paul Loesel and Scott Burkell; "Chasing the Day", music of Will Van Dyke; and "What I Wanna Be When I Grow Up", the music of Scott Alan.

Morgan James

Birdland (315 West 44 Street, NYC)

Monday, May 9 at 7pm

$25 cover, $10 food/drink minimum

212-581-3080 or www.BirdlandJazz.com

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