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Sue Matsuki is a 10-time MAC Award Nominee and a 3-time Winner (in 6 different categories) as follows: 2002 MAC Award Winner for Female Jazz/Pop/R&B Vocalist; 2002 MAC Award Nominee for Best Female Recording for her first Jazz CD, A New Take; 2004 MAC Award Nominee for Duo/Group (with Marcus Simeone); 2006 MAC Award Winner for Jazz Duo/Special Productions for her sold out 7 week run of 10 Years in the Making with her Musical Director Gregory Toroian (a new show every week for 7 weeks); 2007 MAC Award Nominee for Female Vocalist; 2008 MAC Award Nominee for Duo/Group (with Edd Clark); the 2008 MAC Award Winner for Specialty Song, “One Stop Shopping” (Matsuki/Toroian/Page); a 2010 MAC Award Nominee for Female Vocalist and a 2011 & 2012 MAC Award Nominee for Duo/Group (with Edd Clark). Her most cherished award comes from being selected personally by the late Julie Wilson as the very first 2004 Julie Wilson Award Recipient, given by the Mabel Mercer Foundation. This 30-year veteran Cabaret/Jazz singer and comedian has played legendary jazz clubs: The Village Gate, Birdland, The Iridium, Sweet Rhythm; she’s played Carnegie Hall and every New York City Cabaret including: Feinstein’s 54 Below, Feinstein's at the Regency, The Algonquin, The Metropolitan Room, The Laurie Beechman, Town Hall, Arci’s Place, Don’t Tell Mama, 88’s, Judy’s, Danny’s, Jan Wallman’s, The Duplex, The Triad, Caroline’s Comedy Club, Helen’s Hideaway Room and Broadway Baby in New York; The Cosmopolitan Room and Odette’s in PA; The Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival in Alaska; The Gardenia Room in LA; The Palace (Waterbury), The Magnolia Room (Norwalk), the Westport Library (Westport) and The Standing Room Only Cabaret (Hartford) in CT; The Hackensack Cultural Arts Center, Voices for Charity, Trumpets & Le Dome at The Manor in NJ; Maureen’s Jazz Club, The Rockland Cultural Arts Center & Neil Berg’s 100 Years of Broadway Series in Nyack & Town Hall in Tarrytown, NY; the CabaretFest in MA; Boothsbay Harbor Opera House in Maine and The Four Seasons in Las Vegas where she produced a show for the Special Warriors Foundation. She was named a “Best of Connecticut” by The Connecticut Magazine and, as such, did a benefit for the March of Dimes sponsored by the magazine in the Foxwood’s Casino room. She has 2 CDs: her MAC nominated, jazz CD, A New Take and Sue & Edd’s FABULOUS Christmas (with Edd Clark). She also sings on folk singer, Christine Lavin presents Christmas Angel featuring her original song "Christmas Angel" (Matsuki/Stephan). She also sings on Miranda Music’s A New York Holiday CD. All CDs may be purchased at: www.cdbaby.com or www.amazon.com or downloaded on iTunes©. She was a Super and “Diva Double” at the Metropolitan Opera where she was featured in Moses und Aaron (Voice of God); Tristan und Isolde (Braganea double); Norma (Druid Princess); and Il Travatore (Court Lady & Leonora double). She was also invited to sing with the Met chorus in a special presentation of After the Ball by Noel Coward starring the late, great Irene Worth. Sue is the Managing Partner, Co-Editor, Reviewer and a Columnist (Sue’s Views) for an on-line entertainment magazine called Cabaret Hotspot! She was formerly a contributing columnist on Cabaret Hotspot and on Nightlife Exchange. She is a Cabaret teacher (NY, The Ridgefield Theater Barn and UCONN in CT and for the Canadian School of Performing Arts). She has served on the Board of Directors for MAC (Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs) as the Treasurer. For more information please visit: www.SueMatsuki.com
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Posting about this day-of! I'm offering a Livestream of my solo debut show "Running in Place" TONIGHT at 7pm ET (4pm PT)!
Direct link to livestream - go here to set a reminder or view the moment the stream goes live tonight April 6, at 7pm ET / 4pm PT:
---> bit.ly/runninglive <----
Since many of us are feeling like we're "Running in Place" nowadays, I thought I'd offer a live stream of my show, which is all about longing, feeling stuck, and powering through anyway. Originally recorded April 29, 2018. Winner of the 2019 MAC Award for Best Debut, receiver of the 2019 Bistro Award for Outstanding Debut. Performed at The Laurie Beechman Theatre, NYC (thank you, Kenny Bell).
Music Director: Bill Zeffiro | Bass: Matt Scharfglass | Drums: Rex Benincasa | Director: James Beaman | Lights/Sound: Abby Judd | Videography: Steve Bustamante / unicodia.com
"Running in Place" Press/Info: www.sierrarein.com/running
Song List: www.sierrarein.com/runningsetlist ... See MoreSee Less