Primary Instrument: Vocalist
Monday Off is an exciting addition to the world of vocal jazz. The quartet's members - Amy Cervini, Hilary Gardner, Richard Roland and Raymond Sage - take their combined years of singing experience in both musical theatre and jazz and apply them to exploring the vast and unlimited possibilities of vocal harmony. While inspired by vocal groups of the big-band era and of more recent years, Monday Off adds their own creative touch with rich and inventive vocal arrangements, applying them to a repertoire of standards, pop, jazz, Latin and vocalese tunes.
Originally, the group was conceived as all four members were appearing in the Broadway musical Titanic, and chose the name Monday Off in a nod to the dark night of the theatre world. Since then, more recent members with strong jazz backgrounds have infused their sound and feel into the quartet....