Musician Billy Stritch chats about his long collaboration with Liza Minelli and so much more!
Join Kelli and Anne for their 87th LIVE episode!
They begin this episode by talking about Anne singing on our previous podcast guest, Susie Mosher's, show The Line Up at the new Birdland Theater downstairs at Birdland Jazz in NYC. Next they talk about their September 11th memories and how they honor that memory every year. Next they talk about their daughter Vivi cheering at MetLife Stadium and how exciting that was. Finally they talk about going to The Harvest Fest in Sharon Springs, NY. You may remember their previous guests, the Beekman Boys, talking about their Harvest Fest. Hear all about their experience & the fun they had.
Their Special Guest today is Billy Stritch, one of the premier singer-pianists on the New York and national jazz and cabaret scenes. He also happens to be Liza Minnelli’s right hand man for the past 25 years. Hear about how he got started in music, how he met Liza and forged a lifetime of work and memories together, touring with Tony Bennett and leading the trio of musicians on stage every Monday at Jim Caruso's Cast Party at Birdland Jazz in NYC.
As always, they end with a cocktail from Equality Vodka. This week, in honor of Billy, they are serving The Stritchtastic!