Ric'key Pageot

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 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.

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. "

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.)

Press Release: Ahead of their Playboy Jazz Festival performance, acclaimed L.A-based duo PARLOR SOCIAL announce the release of their new single ‘Got The Heebie Jeebies’

Press Release: Ahead of their Playboy Jazz Festival performance, acclaimed L.A-based duo PARLOR SOCIAL announce the release of their new single ‘Got The Heebie Jeebies’

Ahead of their Playboy Jazz Festival performance at the famed Hollywood Bowl this Summer, L.A.-based duo PARLOR SOCIAL, with vocalist Dessy Di Lauro (Cirque Du Soleil, Dreamcar) & keyboardist Ric’key Pageot (Madonna, Cher) will release their new single, ‘Got The Heebie Jeebies’ on JUNE 1, 2018.

Versatile Parlor Social put their own sheen on music favorites

Versatile Parlor Social put their own sheen on music favorites

Don’t call Parlor Social a tribute band.  Husband and wife duo Dessy Di Lauro and Ric’key Pageot formed the group to create a unique space in the musical world – one that falls outside of a single genre such as ragtime, hip hop or R&B.

'The Rent Party' Musical Revue Gets Great Review

'The Rent Party' Musical Revue Gets Great Review

To say Parlor Social knows how to put on a show is an understatement as “The Rent Party” is just that, a musical. What you are getting here is a modernized version of Harlem’s legendary Cotton Club.

PSA: Parlor Social at Charlotte Jazz Festival 2018

PSA: Parlor Social at Charlotte Jazz Festival 2018

Dessy Di Lauro and Ric'key Pageot of Parlor Social head to Charlotte, NC to perform at the Charlotte Jazz Festival on Friday April 13th, 2018.

Lucinda Williams, Snarky Puppy, Jazmine Sullivan & More Slated for 2018 Playboy Jazz Festival

Legendary jazz saxophonist Charles Lloyd & the Marvels with special guest Lucinda Williams are on the diverse lineup for the 40th annual Playboy Jazz Festival, along with Anthony Hamilton, Snarky Puppy and Jazmine Sullivan. Presented by the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, the two-day event will take place June 9-10 at the Hollywood Bowl.

Among the additional performers scheduled to appear are Lee Ritenour and Dave Grusin, the Ramsey Lewis Quintet, blues icon Roy Gaines and Parlor Social with Dessy Di Lauro x Ric’key Pageot. Fabeled horn section and band Tower of Power will also be on hand to celebrate its 50th anniversary. And an 80th birthday salute to the late jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard will feature Randy Brecker, Nicholas Payton, Jeremy Pelt and David Weiss.

Comedian/actor George Lopez returns for a sixth year as host. For more information about the 2018 Playboy Jazz Festival lineup, including tickets, visit HollywoodBowl.com.

Afropunk: This bewitching neo-ragtime ‘I Put A Spell On You’ cover just got the video treatment

Afropunk: This bewitching neo-ragtime ‘I Put A Spell On You’ cover just got the video treatment

‘Neo-ragtime’ band Parlor Social -Dessy Di Lauro and Ric’key Pageot- have released the visuals for their cover of the classic ‘I Put A Spell On You’.

First Listen: Parlor Social puts a "Spell" on us

First Listen: Parlor Social puts a "Spell" on us

The soulful sorceress Dessy Di Lauro and Ric’key Pageot perform the ultimate magic trick by creating a version that remains true to Simone while also being endowed with the pair’s unique voice.

Parlor Social brings Harlem Renaissance to Napa

Parlor Social brings Harlem Renaissance to Napa

When you’re the performing husband and wife team of pianist Ric’key Pageot and Dessy Di Lauro, you make it work. And with Parlor Social, so far, so good, as the Montreal exports excel creating a hip-hop/ragtime sound that secured their place in the “Hot 100 Unsigned Live Artists and Bands in the USA”

Dessy Di Lauro Introduces The World To Neo-Ragtime

Dessy Di Lauro Introduces The World To Neo-Ragtime

Bringing with her a refreshing change from the regular pop-indie-rock riffs that dominate the charts on both sides of the Atlantic, Dessy Di Lauro is on a mission to get fans feeling good and excited for the emergence of Neo-Ragtime.