Julie Holtzman, a Juilliard graduate, is an internationally acclaimed Concert & Jazz Pianist/Arranger and an extraordinary Jazz Cabaret/Singer in different genres including BLUES, BROADWAY AND BRAZILIAN. Since singing comes so naturally (in only 9 languages) the potential for a vast variety is an exciting option.
Julie Holtzman's "ECLECTRICITY" can be expanded and adapted to suit your musical event from an intimate setting to those with a multitudinous audience. Her range encompasses solo classical to classical/jazz/ ensemble appearances featuring topnotch
Some of Julie's guest artists from past events have included:
Bassists Reggie Workman, Bob Cunningham, Sean Smith, Hilliard Greene, Kelly Friesen, Boots Maleson, Marcus McLaurine, Dionisio Santos
Guitarists Bill Wurtzel, Paul Meyers, Satoski Inoui, Yoshiki Miura, Al Defino
Percussionist Winard Harper, Art Lillard
Sax/Flute Harry Allen, Paulo Levi, Carol Sudhalter, Grant Stewart.
Her CDs entitled "Beyond Boundaries" and "Live @ the Triad in NYC" reflect her uncanny versatility.
In addition to the standard song repertory of Gershwin, Arlen, Porter, Rodgers and Hart, Berlin, Carmichael, Kern, Duke, etc, she loves to uncover obscure gems such as Duke's "Clothed Woman" (piano); and vocals such as "Creole Blues," "All too Soon," "The Blues," "I Like the Sunrise," "Morning Glory," Billie Holiday's "Somebody's On My Mind" and "Please Don't Do It In Here"; Marian McPartland's "Twilight World" and "In The Days Of Our Love".
Julie arranges all of her material. As composer and lyricist she has a variety of original Songs and Interpolations. Also translations from Portuguese and French ("Dusk," and "Warm Valley") into English, and English into French and Spanish. She has a special passion for Strayhorn standards and rarities like "After All," "Passion Flower," and "Chelsea Bridge."
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