`LAST CALL!` TERESE GENECCO and her `Little Big Band`

Released on: February 12, 2008, 4:36 pm

Press Release Author: Lawrence Helman

Industry: Entertainment

Press Release Summary: " LAST CALL! "
and her * Little Big Band *

Begin an Open Run - Feb. 23, 2008
Saturday Nights at 10:30 PM
At THE RRAZZ ROOM - Hotel Nikko
San Francisco's Hottest New Nightclub

Press Release Body:

and her * Little Big Band *

Begin an Open Run - Feb. 23, 2008
Saturday Nights at 10:30 PM
At THE RRAZZ ROOM - Hotel Nikko
San Francisco's Hottest New Nightclub

Other dates: March 1, 22, 29; April 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 24;
Additional dates to be announced in April for the remainder of 2008.

"Terese Genecco is Frisky Retro Fun! More fun than an entire evening of
Rufus Wainwright at Carnegie Hall !" - Time Out New York

(San Francisco, CA) - Beginning Feb. 23, 2008, Terese Genecco, the award-winning
vocalist, comedian, and bandleader, will be headlining in "LAST CALL!" on Sat.
nights at 10:30 pm at
THE RRAZZ ROOM at the Hotel Nikko - 222 Mason St. at O'Farrell St., San Francisco's
Hottest New Nightclub, with her retro-cool, 50's-style nightclub act, complete with
an 8-piece band featuring the West Coast's wildest jazz musicians. This is the
closest thing you\'ll find to Vegas by the Bay - the swingin'est nightclub act in
town, as Terese Genecco throws a musical party with her *little big band* in tow!
All the hip cats will be in the house for this weekly late-night musical
celebration. Confirmed Dates are 2/23, 3/1, 3/22, 3/29, 4/12, 4/29, 4/26, 5/3,
5/10, 5/24 with additional dates TBA for the remainder of '08. Tickets $25 per
person, plus 2-beverage min. / on sale online at www.therrazzroom.com or by Phone:
866/ 468 - 3399.

Artists appearing at the Rrazz Room in the 8 o'clock show slots will sit in with
Genecco and her band at the late show, when available. Artists booked through June
2008 include Paula West, Lainie Kazan, Diane Schuur, Maureen McGovern, Katey Sagal,
Lynda Carter, Ashford & Simpson, Jane Olivor, Bobby Caldwell, Oleta Adams, and

On Sat. Feb. 23, Jack Costanzo - "Mr. Bongo" - the legendary percussionist - now 84,
(www.myspace.com/jackcostanzo) who is credited with introducing the bongos into
American popular music with the Stan Kenton Orchestra in the 50's, and who played
with major celebrities including Judy Garland, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Sammy
Davis, Jr., Dinah Shore, Frances Faye, and Nat "King" Cole, will be joining the band
on their inaugural show. Other band members will include local favorites Mike
Greensill on piano, Max Perkoff on trombone, Fil Lorenz on sax, with a rotating
roster of other West Coast jazz greats filling out the 8-pieces each week.

Terese Genecco - is a 2007 Backstage Bistro Award Winner, a 2006 MAC award-nominee
for Best Debut Performance (Manhattan Assoc. of Cabarets & Clubs), and Time Out
Magazine in NYC's Top 10 Best Cabaret Shows of 2006 and 2007. Genecco is best known
for her award-winning performances in her jazz/musical creation, "DRUNK WITH LOVE: A
TRIBUTE TO FRANCES FAYE!" Terese pays tribute to the spirit, sound, and style of
Frances Faye, the 1950's bi-sexual, nightclub icon. This show made its world
premiere in S.F. at the New Conservatory Theatre in July 05, and ran for 5 weeks,
before moving to NYC for a debut run at The Encore Showroom, followed by four repeat
engagements at The Metropolitan Room. Genecco has also performed as a headliner at
San Francisco's Jazz At Pearl's, The Empire Plush Room, The Fillmore Street Jazz
Festival, ODC Theater and more. In NYC, Terese has performed at Jazz @ Lincoln
Center, Birdland, the Iridium Jazz Club, The Metropolitan Room, and The Encore. She
has also appeared in Hollywood at The M Bar & Restaurant, where she appears again on

March 7, 2008. Her next NYC engagement will be at B.B. King's Blues Club on May 6,

WHAT: Terese Genecco in LAST CALL! featuring her 8-piece * Little Big Band *

WHERE: The Rrazz Room, at The Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason Street, (at O'Farrell St.)
San Francisco, CA 94102 www.therrazzroom.com

WHEN: Saturdays at 10:30 pm Various dates beginning on Feb. 23;
March 1, 22, 29; April 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 24
w/ additional dates to be announced for the remainder of 2008.

COST: $25 per person, plus 2-beverage minimum.

TICKETS: online at www.therrazzroom.com or by PHONE: 866/ 468 - 3399

ARTIST WEBSITE: www.teresegenecco.com
ARTIST MYSPACE PAGE: www.myspace.com/teresegenecco

You Tube Performance Clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pG8kygfAqYU

The Rrazz Room at The Hotel Nikko is wheelchair accessible.

Web Site: http://www.teresegenecco.com

Contact Details: 1643 32 Ave
415/ 661- 1260

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