Stevie Holland

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Stevie Holland
Stevie Holland.jpg
Press photo of Holland for the release of More Than Words Can Say (2006)
Background information
Origin New York City
Genres Jazz, cabaret
Occupation(s) Singer, lyricist
Instruments Voice
Years active 1990s–present

Stevie Holland is an American jazz singer, cabaret performer and actress, and lyricist.

Born in Westchester County, New York, she moved to New York City to study drama at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.

Holland has toured nationally in the United States and performed in concert at Iridium Jazz Club, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Town Hall, Merkin Concert Hall in New York City. Her cabaret performances earned her a Bistro Award from Backstage magazine for "Outstanding Vocalist of the Year" (2004).[1]

Holland is married to composer Gary William Friedman, with whom she has collaborated on several recording projects and theater productions.[2] Her solo albums include Before Love Has Gone,[3] which was picked as a top album of 2008 by USA Today.[4] Two earlier albums, More Than Words Can Say (2004)[5] and Restless Willow (2006),[6][7] each charted on jazz radio stations across the United States.

She starred as Linda Lee Thomas, the wife of Cole Porter, in the Off-Broadway musical Love, Linda: The Life Of Mrs. Cole Porter (2009–2014). [8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15]



  1. ^ "BISTRO AWARD HALL OF FAME". Bistro Awards. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 
  2. ^ FrancesD, Susan (January 29, 2009). "STEVIE HOLLAND". Retrieved May 3, 2013. 
  3. ^ O'Toole, Kit (September 15, 2008). "Music Review: Stevie Holland - Before Love Has Gone". Blogcritics. Retrieved May 3, 2013. 
  4. ^ Barnes, Ken; Elysa Gardner; Edna Gundersen; Steve Jones; Brian Mansfield (December 18, 2008). "Our critics' picks of 2008". USA Today. Retrieved May 3, 2013. 
  5. ^ Siders, Harvey (September 2006). "Stevie Holland More Than Words Can Say". JazzTimes. JazzTimes, Inc. Retrieved May 3, 2013. 
  6. ^ Santella, Jim (November 22, 2004). "Stevie Holland: Restless Willow (2004)". All About Jazz. Retrieved May 3, 2013. 
  7. ^ Bourcier, Richard. "RESTLESS WILLOW BY STEVIE HOLLAND". Retrieved May 3, 2013. 
  8. ^ Gold, Daniel M. (November 4, 2009). "Hitching a Star to the Stardom of Cole Porter". The New York Times. Retrieved May 3, 2013. 
  9. ^ Bergman, J. Peter (March 6, 2010). "Love, Linda: The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter.". Berkshire Bright Focus... Retrieved May 3, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Stevie Holland; Love, Linda: The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter". Cabaret Scenes. May 2010. Retrieved May 3, 2013. 
  11. ^ December 23, 2013. NBC News. Retrieved January 13, 2014.
  12. ^ Seff, Richard (December 16, 2013). DC Theatre Scene. Retrieved January 13, 2014.
  13. ^ Haun, Harry (December 12, 2013). Playbill. Retrieved January 13, 2014.
  14. ^ Finkle, David (December 17, 2013). The Huffington Post. Retrieved January 13, 2014.
  15. ^ Gans, Andrew (October 21, 2013). Playbill. Retrieved January 13, 2014.

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