94.7FM The Wave's Pat Prescott and actor/comedian George Lopez rave about Parlor Social on air.

94.7FM The Wave's Pat Prescott and actor/comedian George Lopez rave about Parlor Social on air.

Radio host Pat Prescott from 947 The Wave Los Angeles and guest actor/comedian George Lopez talk about Parlor Social on air.

Dymally Int’l Jazz & Arts Festival

Dymally Int’l Jazz & Arts Festival

Executive Director, Dr. Anthony Asadullah Samad, in partnership with Rainbow Promotions, has announced the inaugural Dymally International Jazz and Arts Festival on Saturday, April 27, from 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm… Stage Two performers are the innovative Parlor Social…

Parlor Social set to perform at inaugural Dymally Jazz Festival.

Parlor Social set to perform at inaugural Dymally Jazz Festival.

Parlor Social is set to perform at the inaugural Dymally International Jazz and Arts Festival at the Dignity Health Sports Park (formerly known as Stub Hub Tennis stadium) in Carson, CA.

Parlor Social member Ric'key Pageot appears in Super Bowl LIII Jim Beam commercial

Parlor Social member Ric'key Pageot appears in Super Bowl LIII Jim Beam commercial

Ric’key Paget appears in Jim Beam’s new upcoming Super Bowl commercial titled Raise Right: Celebration.

Parlor Social performing this upcoming Grammy Weekend in L.A.

Parlor Social performing this upcoming Grammy Weekend in L.A.

Parlor Social will perform their monthly residency speakeasy-soul show at the Sofitel Los Angeles in Beverly Hills on Friday February 8th, 2019.

Parlor Social voted one of 2018's 'Hot 100 Unsigned Live Artists/Bands' in the country

Parlor Social voted one of 2018's 'Hot 100 Unsigned Live Artists/Bands' in the country

For the second year, we have the pleasure of announcing that Parlor Social has been voted as a 'Hot 100 Live Unsigned Artists/bands in the country' of 2018 by music industry trade magazine Music Connection.

Madonna turns 60: far from retirement

Madonna turns 60: far from retirement

Keyboardist Ric'Key Pageot, who has accompanied Madonna for several years in shows, would not be surprised that the American undertakes another big world tour.

"When I started working with her, I thought that at age 50, she might stop touring to go to a residency somewhere. And then, 10 years later, she continues to give performances and surprise. "

2018 Playboy Jazz Festival Celebrates 40 Years, Honors 50th Anniversary of Tower of Power

2018 Playboy Jazz Festival Celebrates 40 Years, Honors 50th Anniversary of Tower of Power

…fans were treated to a head-nodding, hip-hop twist of the jazz standard Sweet Georgia Brown” and Screamin’ Jay Hawkins’ “I Put a Spell on You” by Parlor Social.

Ramsey Lewis, Tower of Power, Anthony Hamilton and More Help Playboy Jazz Festival Turn 40.

Ramsey Lewis, Tower of Power, Anthony Hamilton and More Help Playboy Jazz Festival Turn 40.

Visually and aurally arresting was Parlor Social, a group that described themselves as Speakeasy Soul – as if Cab Calloway, OutKast and Lauryn Hill had a baby (though this writer would switch out Hill for Teena Marie in that description).

'Jazz Times' Live Review: 2018 Playboy Jazz Festival Highlights of Hollywood institution’s 40th edition

'Jazz Times' Live Review: 2018 Playboy Jazz Festival Highlights of Hollywood institution’s 40th edition

Parlor Social, an L.A.-based 15-person unit, offered a time-warp blend of Harlem Renaissance music and hip-hop. The group showcased singer/songwriter Dessy Di Lauro and multi-instrumentalist Ric’key Pageot for songs such as Screamin’ Jay Hawkins’ “I Put a Spell on You” and “The Joint Is Jumping,” featuring tap dancers/backup singers Kayla Watson and Samantha Schultz, with Lopez joining in.

Ragtime meets rap in Parlor Social, debuting this weekend at Playboy Jazz Fest

Ragtime meets rap in Parlor Social, debuting this weekend at Playboy Jazz Fest

Their music is distinctive – ragtime meets rap with large helpings of funk, soul and R&B – and their live performances and music videos are baroque, costumed affairs. (Think Dr. John meets Pink.)