The Boogie Woogie Babies have been together for over 10 years and their song stylings and tight vocal harmonies on this second CD are proof positive of this group's success and popularity. Individually, they're each terrific; together - they're DYNAMITE!!!
Now with three great shows, “The Original 1940s Revue,” “Boogie Down Broadway,” and “Boogie, Beehives & Beyond,” the Boogie Woogie Babies delight audiences wherever they travel & their shows have something for all ages! Their tight harmonies, amazing vocal blend and warm, entertaining style set them apart from other groups.
Francesca Amari – is making a name for herself in cabaret circles, and her New York City solo cabaret debut in November, 2007! She recently appeared in a Washington D.C. concert with the incomparable Peter Yarrow, of Peter, Paul & Mary; traveled to NYC, where she sang with folk great Christine Lavin at the legendary Birdland Jazz Club; and is featured on Ms. Lavin’s recent CD, “FolkZINGER.” She also appeared in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, where she studied and performed with cabaret and Broadway greats Karen Mason and Andrea Marcovicci. Francesca is an adjudicated member of the Michigan Humanities Council Touring Artist Roster. www.cabaretamari.com
Mary Rademacher – Recently named Jazz Musician of the Year by the West MI Jazz Society, Mary is one of West MI’s busiest jazz vocalists. She entertains throughout MI and beyond, most recently at the prestigious Sun Valley, ID and Sacramento, CA jazz festivals, World Class Jazz Tours, in Florida at Heidi’s Jazz Club, and has opened for Bob Newhart. She is a busy choreographer, fitness trainer and performer. Mary has two critically-acclaimed CDs out, RadHOT and You Hit the Spot! Visit her website: www.maryrad.com
Barbara Wisse – has performed many leading roles in musicals, including Annie in” Annie Get Your Gun,” Eliza Doolittle in” My Fair Lady,” Pirate Jenny in” The Three Penny Opera” and Princess Puffer in “ The Mystery of Edwin Drood.” Barbara sang with the vocal jazz quartet, “Rapid Jazz,” was a voice coach for many years and has recorded numerous radio jingles. She graduated with a Master’s Degree from Michigan State University, and later studied voice in London and New York. She has performed several solo cabaret shows & numerous ensemble music revues, including her favorite, “Side by Side by Sondheim.”
Mark Kahny – is one of West Michigan’s finest keyboard and vocal talents in demand by vocalists and bands alike. Originally from Cincinnati, Mark studied classical music at the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music and has toured the country with the show band, Kops & Robbers. Mark has two additional shows he now tours with, “The Judy Show,” a tribute to Judy Garland and friends, and “Rags & Tin Pans: A Salute to Ragtime & Tin Pan Alley,” a piano concert. Mark has worked with such celebrities as Red Buttons, Regis Philbin and Ray Charles.