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Welcome to the official website for the New York City-based, award-winning vocalist, bandleader, comedian, and MC, TERESE GENECCO!

"The longest-running nightclub act on Broadway!"

As a solo artist, Terese Genecco is an in-demand Host/MC, comedian, actress, and concert performer and can be seen at many of the world's finest nightclubs, cabaret rooms, jazz festivals, theaters and concert halls.  Check the CALENDAR for a complete performance schedule.

UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

Swingin' For The Maestro:

A Barry Levitt Foundation Cabaret

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 @ 8:30 PM

THE IRIDIUM JAZZ CLUB in NYC!

Get tickets at www.TheIridium.com

or call (212) 582-2121

For booking inquiries, contact thayes@bugoutmusic.com.

Terese at The Iridium

"This high-voltage entertainer makes every show seem like New Year's Eve."

~Will Friedwald, The Wall Street Journal


"Genecco is a natural...unfailingly friendly and welcoming with a freewheeling playfulness...A maestro of campy nostalgia."

~Stephen Holden, The New York Times

 

"This super fun singer swings!  Frisky, retro fun!"

~Adam Feldman, Time Out New York Magazine


"An old-school, world class entertainer.  This dynamo is gigantic in talent and charisma.  This kind of comet doesn't pass our way nearly often enough!"

~Kevin Scott Hall, EDGE New York City


"A dynamo!  Infectious energy would be putting it mildly."

~Rob Lester, NiteLifeExchange.com

 

"Yesteryear brazenness and breezy showmanship."

~Sonja Alexander, Examiner.com NYC

 

"A pint-sized dynamo...neither precious nor twee...but rather vivacious, funny and gifted with the need to swing in a big, bold way!"

~Chad Jones, Examiner.com SF

 

"The 'love child' of Dean Martin and Judy Garland!  Genecco’s sheer personality lights up the stage as much as her vocals.  Cabaret lovers won't want to miss her!"

 ~Leslie Katz, The San Francisco Examiner (print newspaper)


"Genecco throws a high-energy musical party with a swingin' band, a hip crowd, and lots of cocktails!" ~Pat Craig, The Contra Costa Times


"A powerhouse vocalist and a mainstay on the jazz/cabaret circuit in New York.  She brings strength, energy and joy to the stage and to her songs.  You don’t want to miss her!"

~Sandy Durrell, Cabaret Scenes Magazine NYC


"Genecco sings like Keely Smith with the energy of Louis Prima!"

~Platinum-selling Jazz Singer/Composer/Lyricist Mark Winkler

 

GENECCO'S STATS:

2014 MAC AWARD SHOW HOST AND DOUBLE NOMINEE

Major Artist & Ensemble Instrumentalist (drums)

 2013 MAC AWARD DOUBLE NOMINEE 

Major Artist & CD/Recording (LaMott/Friedman Award)

2012 BROADWAY WORLD NYC TRIPLE NOMINEE
Best female vocalist, Show of the Year & Best Recording/CD

2012 BISTRO AWARD WINNER

With Shaynee Rainbolt & Billy Stritch for The 95th Birthday Tribute Concert

To Russ Garcia @ The Iridium NYC, November 6, 2011

2012 MAJOR ARTIST (female or duo) AWARD WINNER

 Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs (MAC AWARD)

2012 SHOW OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER

 Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs (MAC AWARD)

2011 OUT MUSIC AWARD TRIPLE NOMINEE 

(Outstanding Jazz Vocalist * Single Of The Year * Love Song Of The Year)

2010 MAJOR ARTIST (NOMINEE)

 Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs (MAC AWARD)

 2009 FEMALE VOCALIST WINNER

 Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs (MAC AWARD)

2009 OUT MUSIC AWARD WINNER

 Outstanding Cabaret/Comedy/Theater Song (LGBT Academy of Recording Arts)

2008 BEST RECORDING WINNER!

for The Live CD "Drunk With Love: A Tribute To Frances Faye!"

by the Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs, NYC (MAC AWARD)

2008 BEST FEMALE VOCALIST (NOMINEE)

by the Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs, NYC (MAC AWARD)

2007 BISTRO AWARD WINNER

for Best Tribute Show by BistroAwards.com, NYC

2007 TOP TEN BEST CABARET PERFORMERS

Cabaret Hotline Online Members Choice Awards

2007 TOP TEN BEST CD

Cabaret Hotline Online Members Choice Awards

TOP TEN BEST CABARET SHOWS of 2007 and 2006

Time Out New York Magazine, NYC

TOP TEN BEST VOCAL ALBUM of 2007

from www.TalkinBroadway.com

2007 OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING VOCALIST IN A CABARET SHOW OR SERIES (starring the legendary Julie Wilson and Steve Ross)

Desert Theater League Awards, Palm Springs, CA

2006 OUTSTANDING FEMALE DEBUT VOCALIST (NOMINEE)

Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs (MAC AWARD)

2003 ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR (overall winner) and BEST DEBUT VOCALIST WINNER

from the San Francisco/Bay Area Cabaret Competition 


"Fifty years from now, someone will be doing

a tribute show to Terese Genecco!"

~Les Michaels, LA Cabaret

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