Hi everyone, here are some up-coming public performances and show descriptions. I do not post my private or out of state performances. To reach me:
"Calling all Divas" July 11th, Pollak theatre at Monmouth university Howard ave, west long branch, NJ 07764
Calling all Divas is a pop, rock, soul and country hit parade-positively affirming the power of music, friendship, and sisterhood through the journey of Franke, a struggling wanna -be hit songwriter, as he scours the city to find the next "Un4gettable" female voice in a desperate plan to save a faltering iconic music nightspot from closing its doors. Along the way, he gloriously finds more than he could have ever imagined.
Academy award winning songwriter Franke Previte (Dirty Dancing) and world re-nowned live show specialist Michael LaFleur (Disney, Universal, Celine Dion) and co- director Ryan ward, have joined forces to deliver this unique musical celebration of the timeless tunes and talents of: Etta James, Carole King, the Pointer sisters, Kelly Clarkson, Aretha Kranklin, Whitney Housten, Tina Turner and many more...as well as original favorites (Ive had the time of my life and Hungry eyes) by Previte himself.-- tickets at the box office: 732-263-6889
May 24th--The headliner, neptune, NJ, I'm with the eddie testa band--10pm
"Taylor/Simon/King, the best of James Taylor, Carly Simon and Carole King"
Please join Lisa Sherman in her latest production as she, Byron Smith, Bethanne Clayton, Todd Sherman, Sam Sherman, Billy Pisciotta, Tommy Labella and two young musical protégées: Paul Reinhold and Ben Figuly, take you down a memory lane with the best of 3 incredible troubadours: James Taylor, Carole King and Carley Simon. You’ll hear songs like: Sweet seasons, Up on the roof, whenever I see your smiling face, Beautiful, Mockingbird, How sweet it is, I haven’t got time for the pain, Natural woman, Anticipation, It’s too late and many more. Allow us to help you to revisit a musical time that simply made you smile a lot.
"Broadway and Beyond"
Please join Lisa Sherman, Kristin Grassi-Cochran and some of the best musicians within the tri-state area as she takes you back to where she started with a musical mix of broadways finest and what’s “Beyond” is that we’re offering a taste of cinema memorable soundtracks both entities arranged and performed in the style that signifies Lisa as one of the finest and most versatile entertainers in the area. This production co-stars Kristin Grassi-Cochran and includes guest star and Academy award winner Franke Previte from "Dirty Dancing. Password bandb1 Hamilton Theater
7/6-- “Disco Connection" The Wonderbar, Asbury park, NJ--9:00 tickets at the door the night of.
Please join Lisa Sherman, Layonne Holmes, musical director Ralph Notaro, and A mix of NJ’s top musicians as we share with you reverberate vocals and a steady beat because the disco sound is soaring once again! If you like to re-live the 70’s and 80’s at its disco best, the non-stop rhythms will drive you to the dance floor from start to finish. You’ll get to hear all your favorite divas and icons: Donna Summer, Sylvester, Le Chic, Gloria Gaynor, Rick James, Sister Sledge, CC and the music factory, KC and the sunshine band and many more.
8/9, the Disco Connection will be at THE HEADLINER, in Neptune, 9:00pm.
My show "Songbird" at the Count Basie Theatre.
- "The Best of Bonnie Raitt"
Bonnie Raitt continues to captivate and motivate audiences world-wide with her melodic mix of country, rock, blues and soul; it’s no wonder that her career has spanned over close to 7 decades with multi grammy awards for her albums: Nick of time, Luck of the draw, Longing in their hearts, Slipstream, Fundamentals and Dig in deep, just to name a few. Please join us as we celebrate this ageless iconic diva as we share with you –The Best of Bonnie Raitt
https://vimeo.com/228998325--Broadway and Beyond 3 minute clip (password: bandb1)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U64hpgaVmuQ--Disco Connection 3 minute clip
The Count Basie Theatre with Bobby Bandiera “ Refugee” https://www.facebook.com/gregg.sherman.98/videos/10155213302939049/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UoW6eMKYVF8--- Count Basie theatre when i performed "when I sing", by Linda Chorney
https://vimeo.com/116100031--Here is a clip from my "Decades of Divas" production.
Best of Bonnie Raitt video clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvPZy_cxcVM
"Decades of Jewish Divas" available for booking; hear the music of: Sofie Tucker, Bette midler, Barbara Streisand, Laura Nero, Mama cass Elliot, Carley Simon, Melissa Manchester, Carole King, Leslie Gore, Eddie Gormet, Idena Menzel, Dinah Shore Janis Ian and more!
"Songbird", available for booking, this show offers a variety of just about everything musically I do: Broadway, great American songbook, Contemporary, R&B, Motown, Country, Rock,.