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The Sing or Swim Team

Kevin DiSimone has played live and/or recorded with such artists as: Rick Braun, Dave Grusin, Hilary James, Bob James, Quincy Jones, Barry Manilow, Bette Midler, Gerry Mulligan, Willie Nelson, Peter Nero, Carly Simon, Clark Terry, Eddie Arnold, Dierdre Hall, Dudley Moore, Melba Moore, Jane Oliver, Mickey Rooney, Cybill Shepherd and Stevie Wonder. He has appeared on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, The Rosie O' Donnel Show, The View, The Today Show, Michael Parkinson Show (in London) The Monte Carlo Show, and, Barry Manilow: Live at Royal Albert Hall. Kevin has also recorded with: Ron Dante, (Street Angel) Hilary James, (Behind The Mask) Bob James, (Playin' Hooky, and Morning, Noon and Night) Jean Michel Jarre, (Zoolook) Dave Grusin, (West Side Story) Carly Simon, (Film Noir, Madeleine) Barry Manilow, (Made It Through The Rain, If I Should Love Again, Swingin' With The Big Bands, Live In Britain) Billy Kilson (Billy Kilson) and Chris Wintrip (The Chris Wintrip Project.)

His own recordings include: Jolis and Simone, Big Ric, Long House, Jazzhole, and the CD Let's Get Lost, with Annette Sanders. Kevin co-wrote and produced the Top 20 hit, "He Doesn't Care" and “Stay” (Top Ten in Britain) for Barry Manilow. These and other compositions have been recorded by: The Dells, Ray, Goodman & Brown, Hattie Winston and Sam and Dave. Kevin has sung and/or played on the following film scores: Bullets Over Broadway, Everybody Says I Love You and Mighty Aphrodite, for Woody Allen, and Mission To Mar,s (Ennio Moricone and Brian DePalma) and for Carter Burwell, Joe's Apartment and Rob Roy.

Kevin co-owns Studio 22, a recording studio in Cleveland. In addition to various local acts, he is currently producing a Christmas project for Hilary James and Bob James. Kevin’s band, Bloodline, featuring Hilary James, recently performed at Alexander Zonjic’s nightclub, Seldom Blues in Detroit. Most recently Kevin has been touring with Heads Up artist, Joe McBride.
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Robin Grean is from a "show-biz" background. She was doing commercials and children's albums from the age of 10. She appeared on and off Broadway in such shows as Jesus Christ Superstar, Annie, Bette Midler's Clams on the Half Shell and Platinum. She has toured singing backup for such names as Ms. Midler, Barry Manilow, Petula Clark and Sarah Brightman. She has sung a more classical repertoire in New York City with The Euterpean Choral Ensemble (a 16-voice chamber choir) and The Accidentals a capella group. Since moving to California, she has sung with The Santa Barbara Choral Society, Marin Oratorio, and the Marin Symphony Chorus. Robin sings choral music in English, French, German, Latin, Italian and Russian.
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Marcia Pelletiere is a multimedia artist whose "Little Noises" CD features her poems set to music by over 25 diverse musicians, including Catherine Russell, Joy Askew, Richard Barone, Peter Link, Christy O'Leary, Vernon Reid, Suzzy Roche, Terre Roche, and Gary Wolf. She is a founding member of the award-winning a cappella group The Accidentals, the comic performance group Noh Radio, and the children's music trio The Sing or Swim Team. She also created the comedy podcast Masters of the Obvious.

With the Accidentals, Marcia has performed with The Brooklyn Philharmonic, the New York Art Ensemble, and with artists as varied as Richard Barone, The Chordettes, Petula Clark, Julie Gold, David Johansen, Christine Lavin, Jane Siberry, Ronnie Spector, and many others. Her poems have been published in journals including Ploughshares, The Southern Poetry Review, The Alaska Quarterly, Prairie Schooner, and Painted Bride Quarterly. Her poetry collection, "Miracle with Roasted Hens," is forthcoming from Spit, Bite Press. Marcia has received four Individual Writer's Grants from Poets & Writers, has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and has taught creative writing privately and with several NYC schools and arts organizations.

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