The 7 PM concert at the famed jazz club is scheduled to feature the talents of Lisa Brescia, Carly Jibson, Carrie Manolakos, Julie Reiber, Kate Shindle, Shoshana Bean, Ann Harada, Morgan James, Molly Pope and Natalie Weiss. The performers will be backed by composer Thompson on piano and cellists Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf and Allison Seidner.
As an actress, Thompson has been seen in The Ark and The Forgotten Carols. As a songwriter, Thompson was nominated for a Pearl Award and an Indie Award for "I Can Be Bought" and "It Doesn't Hurt." Her debut CD is titled "What I've Done Right."
Birdland is located in Manhattan at 315 West 44th Street. For tickets, priced $25, call (212) 581-3080 or visit www.ovationtix.com.