Published on Jul 1, 2014
westhollywood.andaz.com & andazsalon.com presents:
Zappa Records recording artists Holland Greco returned to Andaz West Hollywood for the release of "Album One" on Tuesday, June 17th at the hotel's rooftop deck.
Holland was accompanied by a big band and lush arrangements to perform songs from her debut record. The evening was part of hotel's Andaz Salon series and it was free to hotel guests, locals and invited guests of Zappa Records.
ABOUT HOLLAND GRECO:
Holland Greco is a Los Angeles vocalist, songwriter, performer, and musician; her debut record is entitled "Volume One" is two contrasting E.P.s showcasing the light and dark sides of her personality and musicality.
Side A: Tunnel Vision, reflects her first-loves of poetry, radio hits of the 70's, 80's, & 90's, and uniquely stylish audio/visual presentation. The chic instrumentation combines ukulele, dance beats, upright bass, beautiful keyboards, and a horn section to cook up a world of sophisticated pop confection.
Side B: "Murdergram: Songs of the Misfits" is an homage to the horror punk songwriting of Glenn Danzig with new arrangements inspired by the cinema of Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, and rumbling electric guitar pioneer, Link Wray.
Holland's first major musical project, The Peak Show (1999-2004), was signed to Atlantic Records in 2002. They had numerous licenses to major motion pictures, network & cable television, and continue to be heard and placed in those outlets today. Their debut album was produced by Mario Caldato, Jr. (Beastie Boys, Beck) & Front Row (Guadaloop, Mama Stud). It was mixed by 5 time Grammy Award winning mixer, Serban Ghenea.
Holland has been a lead & featured vocalist in 2 widely seen and loved cartoons: Scooby Doo and the Legend of the Vampire with "Getaway, Yeah", and a Merrie Melody on The Looney Tunes Show "Yellow Bird".
Holland Greco also works as a background singer, side musician, and hired gun for bands such as The Stripminers, Anais Mitchell's Hadestown, The Quick Hellos, Scrote, Roxy King, David Bowling, Casino Royale, and the Hearts & Stars band.
ABOUT ANDAZ SALON:
Andaz Salon is a virtual venue hosted on Tumblr and series of on-property events that delivers cultural experiences for Andaz guests and neighbors. It encourages creative inspiration through evocative content and spirited discussions with local influencers and up-and-coming talent. Each Salon event is designed to imaginatively impassion guests through a new experience, as well as connect them with like-minded individuals. Andaz Salon reflects the passion and vibe of the local community while connecting travellers with those who know the local neighborhood best. http://andazsalon.com/
ABOUT ANDAZ WEST HOLLYWOOD
An iconic Los Angeles hotel once referred to colloquially as the Riot House for its rock & roll parties hosted by the likes of Led Zeppelin, The Who and The Rolling Stones, Andaz West Hollywood has evolved into a sexy urban oasis with a touch of vintage glamour. The modern boutique hotel is nestled between the Hollywood Hills and the world famous Sunset Strip and features complimentary amenities such as wifi, non-alcoholic minibar, and an Andaz Lounge offering complimentary morning coffee and wine tasting each evening. The hotel boasts Los Angeles' highest rooftop pool; Riot House Restaurant & Bar; and creative event spaces fit for small meetings as well as large weddings. www.westhollywood.andaz.com