20 Jan 2014
NYC-based songwriter and artist Shaina Taub, who currently stars in Off-Broadway's Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, offers The Songs of Shaina Taub Jan. 20 at 54 Below.
At the 7 PM concert, Taub, who was recently signed with Razor & Tie Music Publishing and Ghostlight/Sh-K-Boom Records, is joined by Duncan Sheik.
According to 54 Below, "The concert will feature song selections from all of Taub's current projects including There’s A House – a musical commissioned by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Robin – a musical commissioned by Ars Nova and her albums 'What Otters Do' and 'Shaina Taub Trio,' as well as brand new songs, all performed by Taub's dynamic full band, featuring several guest vocalists."
The concert features members of her trio, bassist-singer Mike Brun (Mr. Burns...) and drummer-singer Jacob Colin Cohen (One Man, Two Guv'nors), as well as guitarist Armand Hirsch (Bobby McFerrin World Tour), pianist Dave Melton and a horn trio comprising Jas Walton, Andy Clausen and Garrett Schmidt.
Taub is joined by guest vocalists Grace McLean (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812), Starr Busby (Things to Ruin), Kate Ferber (The Ghost Brothers of Darkland County) and Molly Hager (Fat Camp).
Taub is a songwriter and performer who was an Ars Nova 2012 Composer-in-Residence and is currently playing the role of Princess Mary in the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production of Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812. Her original soul-folk opera The Daughters was a finalist for the Richard Rodgers Award and has been developed by the Yale Institute of Music Theater and CAP21 Theater Company. She is currently writing songs for two new musicals — There's A House, commissioned by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (with playwright Kim Rosenstock), and Robin, commissioned by Ars Nova, with playwright Jen Silverman.
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