The Cool Heat of Peggy Lee

By Spider Saloff | March 29, 2017

She still remains a music icon, Miss Peggy Lee.  Singer, songwriter, actress, star of film and television and as co-creator and vocal star of “Lady and the Tramp” was the first person to win a lawsuit against Disney, Lee was a trailblazer!  Spider Saloff pays homage to the smoldering understated style of Peggy Lee, tracing … Read more

The Memory of All That: Gershwin Tribute

By Spider Saloff | November 30, 2016

One of Spider’s most beloved and critically acclaimed works is her Gershwin concert. She was chosen by the Gershwin family as one of the sanctioned acts of the Gershwin Centennial.  Saloff toured the concert nationally to established venues such as Feinstein’s in NYC (which Michael Feinstein attended).  Internationally, the show played in London and headlined … Read more

Irving Berlin: The American Dream

By Spider Saloff | November 28, 2016

Rising up from his life as a poor Russian immigrant to world fame, Berlin stands as the essence of The American Dream.  His body of work covers 6 decades.  With a personal endorsement from the Irving Berlin family, Saloff presents a touching and beautiful portrait of Berlin’s life and music, filled with funny and amazing antidotes … Read more

Spider Saloff’s Sondheim

By Spider Saloff | November 27, 2016

The concert is a retrospective on the life of Stephen Sondheim and a collection of songs by America’s most celebrated, living composer for musical theater.  Saloff will take a fresh approach to Sondheim, capturing the art of popular songs which stand alone, apart from the musicals they were composed for.   Saloff will perform many … Read more

Cool Yule Holiday Celebration

By Spider Saloff | November 26, 2016

Spider 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 … Read more

Additional American Songbook Concerts

By Spider Saloff | November 25, 2016

SONGBOOK CONCERTS Ms. Saloff has performed the works of so many great composers and has created so many concert pieces.  Here is a list of additional works that are available upon request. All can be performed with just piano and voice up to 6 instruments.     Isn’t It Romantic?  The Music of Richard Rogers … Read more

A Musical Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald

By Spider Saloff | November 24, 2016

ELLA! ELLA! ELLA! A Musical Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald Featuring the 3 Ellas: Frieda Lee Spider Saloff Dee Alexander This magical music evening was created as a tribute to The First Lady of Song, Ella Fitzgerald. The “3 Ellas” were initially chosen by the famed Chicago Jazz Orchestra to perform a concert of Ella’s American … Read more

Spiderjazz Concerts

By Spider Saloff | November 23, 2016

” One of the finest jazz vocalists working today” – Chicago Tribune Spider Saloff has performed in jazz concert venues worldwide and offers her concerts of jazz classics with some of her original material. These concerts can be presented with instrumentation from piano and voice up to 6 pieces. Her performances at jazz festivals include: … Read more

Spider Saloff Special Events

By Spider Saloff | November 22, 2016

  She also can act as host and MC for special occasions and as a gifted song writer, can offer custom material for your event.     Some notable Spider Saloff appearances at Special Events Private parties for the George and Ira Gershwin family, New York City, NY Rotary International Centennial Celebration, Chicago, IL Danielle Steel … Read more