Eclectic acoustic-- originals, American and Celtic traditional songs, roots, composed folk, jazz standards
“A very interesting, unique sound. Very lyrical; excellent vocal communication”
Maggie Seligman delivers powerful and passionate interpretations of her originals, American and Celtic traditional songs, composed folk, Americana and roots music, and jazz standards.
Maggie often performs in an acoustic duo with guitar and mandolin virtuoso, Richard Brooker. They have appeared regularly at The Quiet Man Pub, Peekskill, NY; Blue Bus Music, Ridgefield, CT; and Wataba Fest, Ridgefield, CT.
In the past, Maggie has opened for singer/songwriter Christine Lavin and Dave Cousins as well as performing in Showcases and the Open Mic Finals at the Towne Crier Cafe. She produced and performed in “Music for Four Voices” at Arts on the Lake in Lake Carmel, NY, with Todd Giudice and Sarah Chesler. A published Steinbeck scholar, she developed the concept for, wrote, produced, and appeared in “The Music of The Grapes of Wrath: Readings and Songs,” with Steve Kirkman and Sylvia Brooks. At the Borderline Folk Music Club in New City, NY, she opened for Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Dan Schatz and was invited to appear in tributes to Jean Ritchie, Si Kahn, and Tom Paxton (joined by Richard Brooker). She has played the Clinton (NY) Art and Music Festival; appeared at Jitters Coffeehouse (Southington, CT); the Woody Guthrie Celebrations (Somers, NY); TasteBudd’s in Red Hook, NY, and numerous other venues.
Her original song "Of Our Time" was chosen by Melodic Revolution Records for their CD project, "Musicians for Oil Relief, and her CD "Rubato" has received airplay on Women of Substance Radio.com, WomensRadio.com, and Pawling (NY) Radio.