projects

THE MONK PROJECT

Debuting January 2019 with new arrangements for guitar by
Stu Greenspan, vocals by Linda Solotaire, and Mike Levn on sax,
Chris Bernhardt ob bass and Steve Corely on drums.

songs of love & hate

A Chicago band featuring Linda Solotaire-vocals, Fred Simon-keys, Dave Onderdonk-guitar, Mike Levin-reeds and Chris Bernhardt-bass & vocals. Genre-bending originals and cover songs from some of the all-time great singer/songwriters like Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Nina Simone, James Taylor, Bonnie Raitt and other not-as-well-known artists too. Performances include some spoken word and other performance and visual art elements.

Songs of You, the Sun & Moon

Johnny mercy, American lyricist

Embracing the world of one of America’s finest lyricists with songs like Midnight Sun, Moon River, Old Black Magic, Charade, Laura, Skylark and more.

Chicago Duets

Holiday jazz duets

Festive & funny, a collection of holiday jazz classics with vocalists Sallik Ziyad and Linda Solotaire and piano virtuoso, Leandro Lopez-Varady.

Linda & the Backroom Boys

speakeasy show

A circa 1920 floor show with flappers and the whole banana!