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||Long Island City, NY
||Pop, Singer/Songwriter (Female)
Allison performs both solo and with her band.
Artist / Band Member: Allison Tartalia firstname.lastname@example.org 646-298-7937
|# Years Experience Performing Live:
|# Live Perfomances Past Six-months:
||New York, NY: 31-50; Cincinnati, OH: 31-50
||Googie's Lounge at The Living Room - New York, NY; ROCKWOOD MUSIC HALL - NEW YORK, NY; Southpaw - Brooklyn, NY; All Asia Cafe - Cambridge, MA; The Burren - Sommerville, MA; Cantab Lounge - Cambridge, MA; Neon's Unplugged - Cincinnati, OH; Courtyard Cafe - Cincinnati, OH; Caffe Vivaldi - New York, NY; Creekside Cultural Center - Lenhartsville, PA; The Bitter End - New York, NY; Eddie's Attic - Decatur, GA; Moon and River Cafe - Schenectady, NY
||Fiona Apple; Susan Werner; Tori Amos; Ben Folds
|Performing Rights Society:
||Sweet and Vicious EP—2010; 1918 A House Divided Cast Recording LP—2008; Ready LP—2002
About the Artist
Unconventional arrangements, brutally honest lyrics, and wry humor make Allison as unpredictable as she is unforgettable. Audiences have taken notice at clubs, colleges and festivals.
A classically trained pianist, Allison draws upon diverse influences to create her eclectic brand of orchestral chamber pop. The NY Times calls Allison a "singer with a sultry voice" and The Village Voice wrote "more jazzy than folky--smack-dab in the Laura Nyro/Ricki Lee Jones/Sophie B. Hawkins lineage."
Tartalia’s first foray into musical theatre as composer 1918: A House Divided, was produced by Theater for the New City. Most recently, Allison received an Emmy nomination for her music for the documentary 5,000 Miles From Home. Her songs have been finalists in the Solarfest, CT Folk Festival and Songwriter’s Beat songwriting contests.
Allison’s latest EP, Sweet and Vicious, produced by Grammy Award winner Michael Leonhart (Steely Dan, Lenny Kravitz, Yoko Ono) will be released early 2011.
Piano or DI for digital piano, DI for acoustin guitar, 2 vocal mics
Above, plus drum kit (or we bring our own), bass rig 9or we bring our own).
Top 10 in Singer-Songwriter (female), April 2014
Top 10 in Singer-Songwriter (female), December 2013
Top 10 in NMS “Artist on the Verge” Singer/Songwriter Competition, June 2010
December 2008 Judging Excellence
October 2008 Judging Excellence
Top 40 in Singer-Songwriter (female), July 2014
Top 40 in Singer-Songwriter (female), May 2014
Top 40 in Singer-Songwriter (female), March 2014
Top 40 in Singer-Songwriter (female), February 2014
Top 40 in Singer-Songwriter (female), November 2013
HOTT BAND OF THE WEEK: ALLISON TARTALIA (ASTORIA, by
The label "singer-songwriter" doesn't fully grasp Allison Tartalia's worldly sound. It's not just guitars and emotional lyrics here. You'll hear a full range of eclectic noise during Tartalia's set...
Reviews of College Performances by
The performance was enjoyed by the crowd.. The interacting of the artist and students made it fun to watch.- University of WI, ParksideOne of the nicest performers I have worked with!" - Carnegie...
The Village Voice by
Wonder of wonders, this native New Yorker's debut CD sounds legitimately more jazzy than folky--smack-dab in the Laura Nyro/Ricki Lee Jones/Sophie B. Hawkins lineage, complete with sax solos warm...
The New York Times by
...a singer with a sultry voice...
South X Midwest: Greater Cincinnati's South By Sou by
Tartalia rolled through the alternating set with a number of gorgeous and delicately-executed piano ballads from her new CD, Ready." - Brian Bake