Silvano Jo – Singer, Actor, Dancer and Stage Artist
February 27th 20:15 – 22:00 (CEST Paris) via ZOOM
Sylvain is an actor, dancer, singer and stage artist with a career that spans 20 years. He produced and stars in the cross-dressed cabaret show “Chanson Française” where as “Silvano Jo” (his stage name) he takes on as many as 20 characters. At this Storytelling Salon, Sylvain will appear as “Silvano Jo”, and take us on a musical Parisian journey through time, telling about the singer-songwriters, the history around the songs and the different styles. With costume changes planned, “Silvano Jo” will transition to several characters from the show and perform excerpts accompanied by Matthieu Michard, a wonderful pianist and accordionist.
Launched in 2016 at his home-stage studio in Paris, “Silvano Jo” has performed 200+ shows to over 2500 guests. At this Storytelling Salon we will get taste of the “Chanson Française” repertory of different epochs and styles spanning more than a century of French Songs.
More on Silvano Jo……..Sylvain’s passion for singing started in childhood, listening to vinyls and watching French « variétés » or tv shows. As he grew
older he was fascinated by songs from the late 19th century and decades after. His passion today is to perform Chanson in concert hall cafés, piano bars, cabaret venues and for the last five years chez lui in his home-stage studio. He is passionate about the history around the songs and the different styles such as the Montmartre epoch of Yvette Guilbert and “Café Concert” (1900’s), Vaudeville era with stars like Mistinguett or Maurice Chevalier, the glorious Pigalle era (1910-20’s), and major singer/songwriters like Edith Piaf and Charles Trenet (1930-40-50’s), Serge Gainsbourg and Charles Aznavour (1960-70’s), French pop, and many more up until todays’ generation.
I had the pleasure to attend three performances of Chanson Francaise and I’m delighted to share a taste of the show with you at this Storytelling Salon. As always, these monthly Storytelling Salons that ENTERTAIN, ENTHRALL, EDUCATE, ENLIGHTEN or any combination thereof, are attended by Storytelling enthusiasts from around the world to mingle, interact and to be entertained. RSVP HERE
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