An evening with Jonathan Reid Gealt
Saturday 24th October 2015
American Composer Jonathan Reid Gealt will be doing a one-night-only concert in Edinburgh, featuring students from The MGA Academy of Performing Arts.
Venue: St Andrew’s & St George’s West
13 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PA
Jonathan’s music has been featured in sold out venues and concerts all over New York City, and has been sung around the world including in Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Manila, Japan, Australia, Canada and London. “Whatever I Want It To Be” marks Jonathan’s third studio album in the last five years. It is a fun and eclectic album of songs with influences ranging from jazz to big band, soul to pop, rock and roll to singer/songwriter, Motown and beyond. Produced by James Bilodeau, Matt Hinkley and Jonathan Reid Gealt, the album features two-time Tony nominee Laura Osnes, two-time Grammy nominee Jane Monheit, two-time Tony nominee Joshua Henry, Luke Edgemon (Season 4 of “The Voice,” Glee), Loren Allred (Season 3 of “The Voice”), Craig Colton (Season 8 finalist from X-Factor UK), Caissie Levy (Ghost, Hair, Wicked), Natalie Weiss (Everyday Rapture, Les Miserables), Whitney Bashor (Bridges of Madison County, Beaches), Alysha Umphress (On The Town, American Idiot), Alex Brightman (School of Rock, Wicked), Lindsay Mendez (Significant Other, Dogfight, Wicked, Godspell), Celisse Henderson (Godspell), Lilli Cooper (Spring Awakening, Wicked), Addi McDaniel (Addi & Jacq), Michael Deleget, Jonathan Reid Gealt and James Bilodeau. Matt Hinkley also serves as musical supervisor and helped arrange the album with Gealt.
Jonathan is a member of the advanced BMI Theater Writing Workshops and is currently adapting Lyndsay Faye’s novel Dust and Shadow as well as continued work on two other musicals, two original screenplays and a coffee table book.
Image © Kat Hennessey (photo) and Robbie Rozelle (design)