Lauren Kinhan
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Episode 12

Celebrating Birdland

bird is the word


 Veronica Swift and Emmet Cohen

Karrin Allyson 

Ann Hampton Callaway

Darius de Haas and Ted Firth

Alicia Olatuja

Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch

Romero Lubambo

a very special collaboration with the two super vocal groups 

The Manhattan Transfer and New York Voices 

featuring renowned tapper Ayodele Casel

and young artist, Joie Bianco

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@ 8 PM ET - Happy Hour with Birdland's all-star team: Gianni Valenti, Jim Caruso and Alaina Gonzalez! 

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Janis and Lauren are fierce Leos who love making music together. Whether singing together on stages around the planet, collaborating on numerous albums over many years, and sharing innumerable tator tots after their Vocal Mania concerts in New York City. The Covid-19 can't stop their musical shennanigans - now they're in their kitchens and in-home studios doing their damnedest to stay sane, creating music and a space for music lovers around the globe.

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