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Speakeasy Serenade

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Sunday, September 15, 2024

12:00 AM

The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI

Trish Sisson and Adi Yeshaya

Speakeasy Serenade features timeless melodies from the 1920s and 1930s. Relive the glamour of the Jazz Age as vocalist Trish Sisson and pianist Adi Yeshaya perform classic hits from the Gershwin Brothers, Irving Berlin, Cole Porter and many others, while sharing stories about some of the iconic singers of the era. Join us for an unforgettable evening filled with the charm and romance of the Roaring Twenties and the Swinging Thirties!

Trish Sisson

Trish Sisson and Adi Yeshaya

Song stylist Trish Sisson, a native of New York City, grew up in Miami, Florida where she began singing for her supper at 16. From dinner theater, casino showrooms, cruise ship revues, street dances on flatbed trucks, piano bars, state & county festivals, corporate functions & most recently the social media screen, Trish is at home on any stage. She has performed with Barry Gibb, Nell Carter, Gloria Estefan & Freddie Hubbard, & has warmed up audiences for Ben Vereen, Don Rickles, Bob Newhart & Loretta Lynn to name but a few. Her original song "Have a Heart" has been used to raise awareness about homelessness & poverty & for organizations like AIDSWalk Miami, Children’s Cancer Society, ARC Minnesota, & the Minnesota Visiting Nurse Association.Trish feels most at home in the intimate setting of the cabaret where the power of a great lyric can be fully appreciated. As a motivational entertainer, Trish brings joy, laughter, tears & hope to her audience as she explores the human experience through songs and stories.

Adi Yeshaya

Adi Yeshaya

Adi Yeshaya is an Israeli-American composer, arranger and jazz pianist. Graduate of Berklee College of Music, Adi has been active both as a musician and educator for nearly four decades. His credentials include arranging and orchestration for many artists, including Prince, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Lena Horne, Doc Severinsen, Burt Bacharach, The Minnesota Orchestra, and The Swiss Youth Jazz Orchestra / Jazzaar. In addition, he has been a staff arranger for NBC The Voice. As an educator, Adi has taught at the University of Minnesota, McNally Smith College of Music (St. Paul, MN) and Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA).

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