Follow kiwi singer Linn Lorkin down the streets of 80s New York as she takes that city's night-spots by storm. From rusty SoHo to ritzy Park Avenue here are her heady adventures in the Big Apple, told in stand-up style and laced with quirky, catchy, cool songs, delivered from a piano-stool.
Tchavolo Swing from the album My Yiddish Swing has been heard by over four million people on YouTube.
The track features on Joseph Herscher's latest "Rube Goldberg machine" video, The Page Turner, which went viral after a story about Joseph and his machines in the New York Times early January. It has become a tradition with him to use the Jews Brothers Band's music on all the videos of his contraptions as his parents, Hershal Herscher and Linn Lorkin, are the originators of the band.
Linn Lorkin's new one-woman show "Hey, Piano Bar Lady!" premiered at Don't Tell Mama, NYC, November 18th, 2010. She is planning to record the score of this "autobiographical musical". With a collection that contains brand new songs as well as previous numbers that have never been recorded, this album promises to be a treat for her many fans.
Music by The Linn Lorkin Trio, featuring Linn on piano and vocals, Hershal on accordion and piano and one of NZ's musical treasures, Kelvin Hair, on guitar and vocals.
A fun, informal and intimate" jazzesque" night featuring standards, Bacharach, Carole King, Piaf and Linn's and Kelvin's originals. No cover. But there is a" piano-bar" style tip-jar, shades of New York!