Born: October 19
barbara fasano has been hailed as one of the nation’s most stunning and soulful singers. Frank Scheck of The New York Post raves, Fasano is a gorgeous, soulful singer who has an actor’s intensity in whatever she sings. Whether singing a song by Joni Mitchell or Harold Arlen or Cole Porter, Fasano takes her audience on a spellbinding, emotional musical journey. The MAC, Bistro and New York Nightlife Award winner is a regular performer at New York’s most prestigious clubs. Together with her frequent musical partner, Eric Comstock, she was among the last performers to headline at the Algonquin’s legendary Oak Room supper club, with their show “HELLUVA TOWN: A New York Soundtrack”, which enjoyed an acclaimed and sold-out run and has toured the country. The New York Times’ Stephen Holden called it “exhilarating”, singling out Fasano as a “lyrically sensitive interpreter” and comparing her to one of her idols, Lena Horne. “Mr. Comstock and Ms. Fasano are turning the neighborhood into a hotbed of pleasure.” ...
— Michael P. Gladstone, All About Jazz
La Fasano is an excellent interpreter, as much at ease with jazz as with music having cabaret roots... the perfect interpretation of Arlen’s songs with a sophisticated voice ...
— Vittorio Lo Conte, All About Jazz, Italia
Barbara Fasano bears a distant vocal resemblance to Lena Horne.....
LocationNew York, NY
Willing to teachIntermediate to advanced students
Credentials/BackgroundAn ongoing teaching relationship with the Musical Theatre students at the University of Michigan, conducting master classes. Private coaching, workshops, & master classes in NYC, working with students of all levels.