Oscar nominee Carol Connors comes to the Catalina Jazz Club
Twice Oscar nominee Carol Connors is set to make its Catalina Jazz Club debut, appearing for a single show on Thursday, May 19, it was announced today by Chris Isaacson Present, Lloyd Colemanand Catherine.
Few American singer-songwriters have influenced the American songbook like Carol Connors. His songs have touched millions of listeners around the world since he first burst onto the music scene with his first vocal recording with The Teddybears, To Know Him Is to Love Him, a song that became the world’s #1 record. for six weeks, and still holds world records having sold nearly two million copies.
Connors became one of the pioneering women in music for film and television in a male-dominated industry. It has been nominated twice for an Oscar for Best Original Song, including the theme song Gonna Fly Now by Rocky, as well as five Emmys, a Grammy and two Golden Globe Awards. She has carved out a niche for herself in the music world and hasn’t slowed down one bit. Later this year, she will be seen in the Showtime documentary Spector and made a feature-length documentary about her own career, music and love life (which included icons such as Elvis Presley, Robert Culpand David Janssen), and his working relationship with Phil Spector and Carol Shelby. Connors will share these incredible personal stories and songs in a rare live performance.
The evening will be hosted by Dan Gore (Oscar’s, Palm Springs) with performances by Lloyd Coleman and much more.
Admission is $25-$50 with VIP and Artist Circle seating available. Tickets can be obtained online at www.CatalinaJazzClub.com or www.TicketWeb.com or by phone at (866) 468-3399. Save $5 before May 12 with code “EARLYBIRD” (restrictions apply). Online purchases are given priority. Doors open at 7 p.m. for cocktail and dinner service (minimums apply). Show time is at 8:30 p.m. The Catalina Jazz Club is located at 6725 Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, 90028.