Michael Feinstein and Cheyenne Jackson are featured in The New York Times in an article spotlighting the talented duo and their creative friendship.
"It's a nice coincidence that Cheyenne and I worked on the CD just as important things were developing for us," Feinstein tells The Times. To read the full article click here.
Michael Feinstein, the five-time Grammy Award nominated, plantinum-selling singer and pianist, and Cheyenne Jackson - the Broadway star of Xanadu, All Shook Up and the current revival of Finian's Rainbow - have released their first album together based on the sold-out engagement at Michael's New York nightclub, Feinstein's at Loews Regency.
The disc features pop songs, classic standards and numbers from Broadway shows like Kiss Me Kate, City Of Angels and The King and I. The disc, released through Harbinger Records, was made available on iTunes, Amazon.com on November 3. They will have a special in-store performance and CD signing at Barnes & Noble Lincoln Center at 5:00 PM on Thursday, December 3rd.
The CD was produced by Feinstein and Jackson and features John Oddo on piano; Tony Kadleck on trumpet and flugelhorn; David Mann on tenor sax, flute and clarinet; David Finck on acoustic and electric bass; Bob Mann on guitar; David Ratajczak on drums and percussion. The disc also features special musical arrangements by John Oddo.
Finian's Rainbow currently plays at ST. James Theatre, 246 West 44 Street. The regular performance schedule is Tuesday through Thursday at 7pm; Friday and Saturday at 8pm; with matinees on Wednesday and Saturday at 2pm, and Sunday at 3pm. Tickets are $50 - $120. There are also special post-opening Wednesday evening prices as low as $25.00. Tickets may be purchased by visiting www.telecharge.com or by phoning 212.239.6200. For groups, which are on sale now, phone 212.541.8457 or 1.800.BROADWAY. For more information about Finian's Rainbow, visit www.FiniansOnBroadway.com.
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