Swell Party: Cole Porter Celebration

 

Spider Saloff, the image of a modern day “flapper “, captures the jazz age in her celebration of Cole Porter. spider saloffHe was the toast of the jazz age and the ultimate party animal, Cole Porter! The concert features a collection of music from the composer/lyricist that has remains timeless to this day.
Saloff creates a wildly fun yet perceptive look into the life of the controversial genius and major figure of the American Songbook. Porter classics will be presented but Saloff with a contemporary twist but with a flare of the 1920’s and 30’s.

Song choices will range from the familiar to the obscure.  And the tales of Porter’s personal life are told with wit detail.  It is a tribute to Porter that is beyond compare!

 

Swell Party can be presented with piano and voice, with trio, quartet or quintet.  And can be presented in a select program for full symphony orchestra.

 

Featured songs:

Night and Day

So in Love

I’ve Got You Under My Skin

You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To

Everytime We Say Goodbye

 

“If there is a greater, more electric and sensitive singer on the planet than Spider Saloff, my ears eagerly await.”

    -Rick Kogan

                                        Chicago Tribune/ WGN Super Station

 

 

Cool Yule Holiday Celebration

cool yuleSpider Saloff’s Cool Yule is a collection of Holiday classics and a few rare gems presented in a fresh modern style that will please audiences of all ages.  Saloff also includes some her own holiday stories about the songs and her own memories.

 

It is a lively and festive and hip twist on Christmas and holiday celebration! Her recording “Cool Yule” was not only a finalist for the Independent record awards, but received endorsements from composers, Steve Allen and Hugh Martin.

 

Cool Yule can be presented with piano and voice, with trio, quartet or quintet.  And can be presented in a select program for full symphony orchestra.

 

Featured songs:

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Cool Yule

Santa Baby

Christmastime is Here

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

 

“It’s one of the best Christmas albums that I’ve ever heard-forget Christmas, it’s one of the best ALBUMS I’ve ever heard.”

-Hugh Martin

                        Composer/Lyricist, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas