It’s a pleasure to see an MD/pianist so in sync with a vocalist taking risks. Alex Leonard not only plays with terrific finesse but has translated Vernon’s very different, often difficult intentions to viable scenarios.
Alex Leonard Bio (here)
David Vernon comes from the Midwest USA. Since his relocation to NYC he has captivated audiences with his spell binding performances and recordings. He creates his own thematic shows around subjects that are relevant and sometimes provocative. Audiences have had the opportunity to experience his unique talents at to name but just a few, The Algonquin Hotel, Birdland, Metropolitan Room, The Laurie Beechman Theatre and Don’t Tell Mama.
Critics take delight in defining Vernon’s performances.
In collaboration with Alex Leonard their music is fluid, sensitive and engaging from the first note to the final bow.
Columnist and Critic Alix Cohen says “It’s a pleasure to see an MD/pianist so in sync with a vocalist taking risks. Alex Leonard not only plays with terrific finesse but has translated Vernon’s very different, often difficult intentions to viable scenarios.”
A LOVE TRILOGY
LOVE…The Concert is one third of a trilogy David is in pre-production on. The trilogy consists of three projects
1. LOVE…The Album contains cover love songs rearranged and orchestrated with the most modern technology available today.
( sample demos are available upon request )
2. Love…The Concert which was the first collaboration of Vernon and Leonard. This concert is a condensed version of a storyline within "Beloved".
3. "Beloved" is a Musical theatre piece penned by Vernon with original compositions.
Alex and David began collaborating and blending their talents in 2015. In just a very short period of time they have been recognized as a class act. They pay very close attention to every single detail when producing shows. Universal, Intelligent and well researched material are always primary to the foundation of their presentations. They don’t just perform with each other. They strive for the perfect balance with the deliberate intentions of revealing the deepest impact possible through the demonstration of their talents.
It is exciting to be enveloped into a world that feels simultaneously idiosyncratic and completely genuine.
Electronic Press Kit