Long Way to Go
Madeline Kole - Vocalist Jazz vocalist and freelance jazz bassist performing throughout the N.Y.C. area since 1976. Her vast vocal repertoire and her precise and poignant execution renders her a "singer supreme". As a solo vocalist she appears at all the major hotels in NYC. as well as resort areas throughout the U.S. Also, a featured artist on the Q.E.II world cruise 1995; and was a frequent guest vocalist at SONNY'S PLACE, jazz club in Seaford, L.I. Currently working with Jerry Kravat Orchestras, Peter Duchin, Lester Lanin, and Roy Gerson, to mention a few. Recording credits include; PAINTER OF DREAMS, A LONG WAY TO GO, KOLE SINGS COLE (the music of Cole Porter), and her current CD - DONCHA" GO AWAY MAD. These recordings have received rave revues in DOWNBEAT, JAZZ TIMES, and MODERN VOCALIST magazines. Ms. Kole has appeared and performed with the following artists; Bobby Short, George Benson, Robert Klein, Pat Cooper, the Modernaires, Julie Budd, Bobby Rydell, George Burns, Tony Babino, Ann Hampton Calloway, Nancy La Mott and John Pizzarelli. Ms Kole's work can be heard on radio and television stations throughout the country as well as the Europeon market. She is currently being heard on the Dove Soap commercial of "I'm Forever Blowing Bublles" as both a bassist and background vocalist. __________________________________________________________________ RICHIE IACONA - Piano Free Lance Pianist, Arranger, Composer and Conductor. Arranger/Conductor with Julius LaRosa, Toni Arden, Fran Jeffries, Gerard Carelli, Marilyn Michaels, Claiborne Cary, John Pizzerelli Jr. Madeline Kole, Peter Lemongello, Ray Alexander , and many others. Performed with Charles Aznevour, TommyTune,Julie Budd, Scott Record, Les DeMerle, Urbie Green, Clark Terry, Jerome Richardson, George Shearing, Liza Minelli, Diahan Caroll,Vic Damone, Leslie Uggams, Marlo Thomas, Phil Donahue, Clint Holmes, Elizabeth Taylor, Hugh O'Brien, Bill Cosby, Peter Noone, Darlene Love, Chuck Jackson, Gerry Niewood, Marvin Stamm, Norwalk Symphony, Kathy Lee Gifford, Gerard Carelli, Tony Babino, Paquito D'Rivera and Suzanna McCorkle. Appeared and performed in Woody Allen's "Mighty Aphrodite", "Celebrity".and "It Could Happen To You" Staff Composer/Arranger Omni Music Library. Omni projects include various music for: K-Mart, Heileman Breweries Inc., World Book, Sears Dept. Stores, Acura Motors, Folgers Coffee, the USA Cable Network Bloomingdale, Dove Soap, L.I. Wineries, The Maury Povich Show, Saturday Night Live, and Primero Impacto. Theme song "Club Havana" for Telemundo Network show 12 Corazones - Featured Music in - "N.Y. The Way It Was" Documentary. ABC Carpet Stores, The Jon Stewart show, Ford/Lincoln/Mercury and other various Local and National Radio and Television spots Leader of "The Bad Little Big Band" since 1979. Member of ASCAP, and Local #802 American Federation of Musicians.