CALABRIA FOTI RELEASES NEW CD
"Prelude To A Kiss"
RELEASE DATE: JUNE 1, 2019
With a stunning array of lush ballads and up-tempo tunes, Calabria Foti displays her talents as violin soloist, scat singer, songwriter, and among interpreters of the Great American Songbook, one of the finest storytellers of our time. Prelude To A Kiss is replete with grand, sweeping orchestrations for orchestra from celebrated arrangers, and small band swingers featuring a stellar ensemble of musical greats.
Release Date: July 17, 2017
"Calabria is truly a marvelous singer in every way. She has all the technique and musicality you could want, and has the ability to tell a story and touch your heart."
- Johnny Mandel
"Calabria is the complete artist - totally lyrical, adding her own fresh approach to every song."
- Sammy Nestico
"When I first heard Calabria, I felt like I had discovered a hidden treasure."
- Jorge Calandrelli
"You're a wonderful musician and singer, and I love your arrangements!"
- Van Cliburn
"Calabria Foti has such a warm, alluring voice that asking her to sing intimate ballads with a full orchestra is a bit like asking Fred Astaire if he’d care to dance."
- Jeff Wilson, The Absolute Sound
"In the Still of the Night"
RELEASE DATE: JULY 17, 2017
A moody and intimate collection of songs by Cole Porter, sung by the incomparable Calabria Foti, with clarinet virtuoso Eddie Daniels, Gene Bertoncini - guitar, Richard Locker - cello, Bob McChesney - trombone, Ike Sturm - bass, and Jared Schonig - drums. Arranged and produced by pianist Michael Patterson, “In the Still of the Night” is Cole Porter at his most introspective, heartfelt and vulnerable.