Nicole Zaray and the Deep Cats is an all-female jazz trio performing rearrangements of 50's-60's standards, 80's tunes and beyond. If you want a swinging, thinking-woman's eclectic "American-songbook" trio for your event, this is your band!
"Twisted" - by Annie Ross:
"No Moon At All" - by Redd Evans, Arr. by Nicole Zaray:
"Sway" - by Luis Demetrio, Arr. by Nicole Zaray:
If you like-
Dean Martin, and -
You'll love Nicole Zaray and the Deep Cats!!
Nicole Zaray - Vocalist / Arranger
Nicole Zaray is a multifaceted singer/ songwriter who is known for theatrical and staged musical performances. Her solo music work has been presented at PS 122, the Roulette Concert Series, and Dixon Place, and she has also performed at The Firehouse Space, Spectrum, and the club at La Mama. Dedicated to studying the evolution of "The American Songbook", she was commissioned by The American Music Center to write about American film music history. Known for her theatrical and movement-based approach to music performance, she has taught performance at Centro Em Movimento in Lisbon. Other credits include: featured vocalist on Moby's CDs "Feeling So Real" and "Next is the E" (Mute/Elektra), vocalist / performer in Theodora Skipitares' "Under the Knife" and Karen Finley's "Momento Mori", and lead in the eclectic scifi flick "The Sticky Fingers of Time" which premiered at the Venice Biennale, played over forty festivals, and was released worldwide. Nicole has a B.A. in economics from Barnard College, having focused on urban economics, and in addition to music also has a career working at urban community-based organizations.
Key Players --
Lauren Lee, Piano
Lauren Seay, Upright Bass
Contact me for details on repertoire, rates, and information on possible band configurations for your event!