Tabard’s Speakeasy Mondays series continues with Rick Ferguson’s Diva Lounge. Come join us for thrilling tunes and tasty cocktails! Enjoy a skillful jazz ensemble led by Rick Ferguson on piano, a guest vocalist and friends offering a delicious array of music from jazz standards to pop favorites, torch songs to swingers.
RICK FERGUSON (piano) loves invention and delight. Rick has played venues from Chicago to Sedona to Melbourne to Kauai and the Bay Area, has two songs featured in a 2013 movie soundtrack, and recently played for the President of Ireland. He has accompanied such jazz vocalists as Kimberly Gordon and Joe Williams in Chicago and Sarah Marie Young, winner of the 2011 Montreux Jazz Festival Young Vocalist Competition. A regular at Angelicas, the Filoli Mansion, and the Los Altos Bistro/Long Bar, Rick works with established and emerging vocalists in the Bay Area.
LISA WOO has entertained audiences across the U.S. with a voice enjoyed by jazz and theater lovers alike. Classically trained in opera, she expanded into musical theater and toured with Kennedy Center productions. Lisa recently performed at the Firehouse Theater with Pacific Coast Repertory Theater in South Pacific. Exploring jazz first at Stanford Jazz Institute, Lisa continues work in both musical theater and jazz scenes across the Bay Area. She and Rick have done nearly two dozen shows together. Lisa also teaches vocal performance at her Berkeley studio.