Today is the day! Our new EP will be released just in time for your holiday playlists! The album features some new arrangements by Oded “Charlie” Lev-Ari and a swinging band (Jesse Lewis, Michael Cabe, Matt Aronoff, Charles Ruggiero and special guests Nadje Noordhuis, Anat Cohen and Nick Finzer. The beautiful cover art was designed by Joel Holland. This is a digital only release. Stay tuned for more ordering information.
The new CD by Kat Edmonson (available April 27) is called "Old Fashioned Gal." It's fantastic. We are a wee bit biased because we appear on a few tracks but we think you'll love it. We are thrilled to be joining Kat for her CD release at Le Poisson Rouge. Get your tickets here.
Duchess met Bruce Forman waaaaayyy back in 2014 before our first record came out and we are thrilled to be able to see him tonight with our very own Hilary Gardner. We can't resist the opportunity to sit in on a tune or two as well. Get your tickets here.
"New York, it's really no surprise, that we love being here with you!" It's always a thrill to play in our beloved NYC. Dizzy's is one of our favorite places to be...I mean, the view of Central Park is spectacular. We'll be joined by Michael Cabe, Matt Aronoff, Jared Schonig and special guest, Ingrid Jensen. We hope to see you there! Tickets are on sale now.
Duchess is so happy to be returning to The Jazz Standard! We will be joined by our trio: Michael Cabe on piano, Matt Aronoff on bass and Jared Schonig on drums. Come hear some new material that we're working on, maybe a holiday tune or two (more if Hilary wins the vote) and have a Duchess cocktail to celebrate the season! Tickets available now!
The renowned Paul Taylor Dance Company returns to Damrosch Park to perform one of its signature pieces, Company B, a pacifist masterpiece that questions some of the American myths that emerged out of times of war. Originally set to nine songs performed by the Andrews Sisters, tonight’s performance will feature live music by the charismatic New York vocal trio Duchess. Duchess opens the evening with special guest, rising South African jazz singer Vuyo Sotashe. Taylor’s Airs, another celebrated classic of his repertoire with music by Handel, rounds out this sparkling evening of song and dance.
Duchess will be joined by Patrick Bartley on clarinet and tenor sax, Mike Sailors on trumpet, Josh Brown on trombone, Michael Cabe on piano, Matt Aronoff on bass and Jared Schonig on drums.
Duchess is thrilled to be returning to Toronto (hometown to both Amy & Melissa) for three nights at The Jazz Bistro! We are reuniting with our Canadian band: Adrean Farrugia on piano, Dan Fortin on bass and Ernesto Cervini on drums. There will be special guests stopping by as well! Don't miss it! Call the Bistro today for your reservation: 416-363-5299
We are so excited to celebrate the release of "Laughing at Life" with a 4-night run at our NYC home, 55 Bar! It's a cozy place so get there early and be ready to party.
February 22, 23 - 7PM to 9PM
February 24, 25 - 6PM to 9PM
We will be joined by surprise special guests all week long!
Also, our amazing band from the record will be with us:
Jeff Lederer - saxophone, Michael Cabe - piano, Matt Aronoff - bass, Jared Schonig - drums, Jerome Jennings - drums (23)
no cover, 2-drink minimum