Jessica Molaskey

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Jessica Molaskey (born January 9, 1962, Wolcott, Connecticut) is an American professional actor and singer of torch songs and show tunes.[1] She has appeared in a dozen Broadway shows such as the revival of Sunday in the Park With George Tommy (Mrs Walker), Crazy For You, Chess, Oklahoma! and Cats and has premiered theater pieces off-Broadway, including the Jason Robert Brown 1995 musical Songs for a New World, A Man of No Importance and Parade at Lincoln Center, Dream True at the Vineyard Theater, The Most Happy Fella as part of the Encores series at City Center and many world premiers in regional theaters across the U.S. Ms. Molaskey performed the role of Sister Bertha in NBC Live televised version of The Sound Of Music starring Carrie Underwood.

She has performed in concert all over the world from Carnegie to Disney Hall and in Jazz Festivals from Montreal to Monterey. Her songwriting skills can be heard on dozens of recordings. Her recent critically acclaimed concert Portraits of Joni, as part Lincoln Center's American Songbook series, featured her daughter Madeleine Pizzarelli on guitar and vocals. She is married to jazz singer/guitarist John Pizzarelli, who has appeared on each of her five solo albums. Other artists who have performed with Molaskey include Dave Frishberg (Live at the Algonquin cd)Bucky Pizzarelli, Martin Pizzarelli, Johnny Frigo and Adam Guettel.[1] She co-hosts a nationally syndicated weekly two-hour radio program called "Radio Deluxe" with her husband from "the most deluxe living room from high atop Lexington Avenue" (NYC).[citation needed]

Discography[edit]

Released Album Notes Label
2002-06-04
"Pentimento"
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PS Classics
2003-05-20
"A Good Day"
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PS Classics
2004-10-05
"Make Believe"
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PS Classics
2007-05-08
"Sitting in Limbo"
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PS Classics
2008-09-02
"A Kiss to Build a Dream On"
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Arbors Records
2012-08-14
"At The Algonquin"
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Arbors Records

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