In A Sentimental Mood – Songs of Love & Longing
ScoBar Entertainment is proud to present vocalist extraordinaire, HILARY KOLE for one night only, Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 8pm at The Iridium.
Long a beloved staple on the NYC jazz scene & world-renowned as a multi-faceted concert hall & symphony performer, HILARY KOLE has engaged audiences throughout the world since beginning her professional career at the legendary Rainbow Room. Hailed by critics as a “musical marvel!” (Rex Reed, NY Observer), with “understated elegance & playful warmth” (USA Today).
In addition to performing at Manhattan venues like The Town Hall, Birdland, Blue Note, Iridium, 54 Below, Jazz at Lincoln Center & Carnegie Hall with Michael Feinstein & The New York Pops, Kole made her concert-hall debut at Lincoln Center as part of the “American Songbook Series.” In 2007, she appeared at Carnegie Hall in a tribute to Oscar Peterson & reprised that performance in January 2008, at the Canadian Memorial to Dr. Peterson at Thompson Hall alongside Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock & Nancy Wilson. She debuted at the Oak Room at the Algonquin Hotel as the co-writer & star of the Off-Broadway revues Our Sinatra & Singing Astaire.
Globally, Kole has headlined at the Umbria Jazz Festival, the Montreal Jazz Festival, the Nairn Jazz Festival in Scotland & the Cotton Club & Blue Note in Japan. In 2016, upon releasing The Judy Garland Project, she toured the U.S. & Asia, performing Garland’s repertoire with a small ensemble group & orchestras. Her discography also includes the John Pizzarelli-produced Haunted Heart(2009); You Are There (2010), featuring vocal piano duets with jazz pianists Dave Brubeck, Michel Legrand, Benny Green, Cedar Walton, Hank Jones & others; and A Self-Portrait (2014), which included interpretations of contemporary pop classics from the rock era.