In addition to performing traditional concerts that include a mix of original music, world music, jazz and funk, Leah has also created several special programs for specific communities. Leah is also available to create new programs on request. For more information, see below.

The Trials and Tribulations of a Wayward Songwriter

Intended audience: age 14 and up; high schools, community centers, libraries, listening rooms, 1 hr.

In this intimate and vulnerable program, Leah intertwines stories and original songs to tell the story of how she faced depression and began to embody the gift of being alive. The story is based on songs from Leah’s first album, “A Child Like This”. The story begins in South Africa, ends in Chicago, and travels through lots of ups, downs and sing-a-longs in between.

*this program touches issues of emotional abuse, mental health and abortion.

Women of Jazz

Intended audience: all ages; libraries, retirement communities, social clubs, community centers 1 hr.

A concert of songs made popular or written by women jazz artists throughout history. The show also contains stories and history about female jazz icons like Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone and Sarah Vaughn. (1 hr.)

Jazz and Folk Journey

Intended audience: all ages; libraries, retirement communities, social clubs, community centers 1 hr.

This free form show features music from The Great American Songbook as well as folk-rock classics by the Beatles, Peter Paul and Mary and Leonard Cohen. (1 hr.)

Jazz Cocktail Hour

Intended audience: all ages; background music for any venue, 1-3 hrs.

Background jazz music performed as a duo or trio.

Jewish Holiday Programs

Intended audience: all ages; libraries, retirement communities, social clubs, community centers 1 hr.

Musical programs for all of the major holidays.

Music of the Golden Oldies

Intended audience: adults with dementia, 30 min. to 1 hr.

An upbeat and fun program of folk, jazz and rock oldies to inspire memories, singing and dancing. Songs include hits from the ‘30s, 40’s and 50’s.

Children’s Birthday Party

Intended audience: kids aged 6 months to 7 years, 30-45 min.

Music! Movement! Scarves! Shakers! Bubbles! Sing, dance and have some fun.

For information on availability and pricing, please email leahshoshanah@gmail.com