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Cat Herzon / Bio

Hailing from Miles Davis' hometown, professionally trained IMEA (Illinois Music Educators Association)-award recipient for piano, flute and voice (5 octave range), performing in jazz, blues, cover, and rock bands at Sheraton Delfina, Miceli's, Sheraton Pasadena, Liquid Zoo, Left Coast Wine Bar, Universal Bar & Grill, The Baked Potato and Charlie O's with Conan O'Brien's band, featuring Mitch Forman, the Rainbow Room and Hollywood Studio Bar and Grill in Los Angeles, Melvyn's in Palm Springs, and Chicago's Navy Pier, Green Dolphin Street, Joe's Be-Bop Emporium, Magnum's, The Keg in Evanston, Willowbrook Ballroom, Famous Freddie's Roadhouse, Sluggers-Wrigleyville, Lovell's of Lake Forest, and other venues (weddings, art gallery events). Dance classes in jazz, tap and ballet, with over 10 years of acting experience in stage/musical productions such as Mame (lead), Sound of Music ("Sister Sophia" and pit orchestra pianist), HMS Pinafore, The Elephant Man, Whose Life is It Anyway?, Ten Little Indians, Lo and Behold, Stage Door, and Web of Murder. Her style is greatly influenced by soul, the blues, contemporary music, musicals, and artists such as Carmen McRae, Peggy Lee and Julie London. Self-taught guitarist, and learning ukulele and autoharp. Bands include:
- GivingMusic.org (http://www.givingmusic.org)
- Big Band Theory (http://www.bigbandtheory.com/)
- Crimes of Passion, A Pat Benatar Tribute Band (http://www.myspace.com/crimesofpassiontribute)
- Pay It Forward, all-pro musicians volunteering for nursing homes (http://www.silverlakemusicianscoop.com/payitforward.html)
- Martini Manifesto, classic lounge/jazz (http://www.martinimanifesto.com)
- Reely Dan > Deacon Blues, Steely Dan tribute band (http://www.reelydan.com/, http://www.deaconblues.com)

- http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-if-kings-lose-la-mayor-garcetti-to-si-001-photo.html
- http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-nursing-home-band-20111225,0,588722.story

General Info

Band Members
Varies, depending on band
Artist Name
Cat Herzon
Home Page
Jazz / Rock

Contact Info

Los Angeles, CA