Roberta Donnay and The Prohibition Mob!
Paris Bistro, 8229 Germantown Ave., Phila. PA 19118
Imagine hangin' out in a speakeasy with Bluesy Swingin' Jazz and the crowd is jumpin'! AWARD WINNING singer-songwriter-producer ROBERTA DONNAY with her group, the Prohibition Mob Band, released their third CD titled "My Heart Belongs To Satchmo", in honor of Louis Armstong's earliest recordings.
As a singer and performer, Donnay has opened for, or performed with, George Benson, Bob Dorough, David Grisman, Dan Hicks, Bela Fleck, John Hammond, Dr. John, Christian McBride, Maria Muldaur, Lewis Nash, Joe Sample, David Sanborn, Leon Russell, Bonnie Raitt, Rickie Lee Jones, Lee Ritenour, Booker T., Tuck & Patti and more. Donnay's music and voice can be heard on film and TV.
Donnay's interest in roots music was inspired from the radio, performing with Dick Oxtot's Golden Age Jazz Band, recording with legendary jazz producer Orrin Keepnews, researching lost and obscure material from the Jazz Age, and touring 10 1/2 years as singer/percussionist with Dan Hicks & the Hot Licks. Touring the U.S. since 2012, their first album," A Little Sugar", spent nine weeks on radio charts. "Bathtub Gin" was named one of the Best Albums of 2015 by Downbeat Magazine. And "My Heart Belongs to Satchmo" was featured in 2018 DownBeat.