M57 Straight From Delancey, the Weekly Radio Show With a Live Audience From Restaurant Moscow 57, Has Been Extended By Station WVOX

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M57 Straight From Delancey, the new radio show with a live audience from Moscow 57, New York's Russian Central Asian restaurant with live music nightly, has been extended indefinitely passed its initial 10 week commitment. Hear the eclectic mix of music and conversation on WVOX 1460 AM (New Rochelle, NY), on their website, or archived at Moscow 57's website.

M57 Straight From Delancey is a radio show with a live audience from Moscow 57, the Russian Central Asian restaurant with live music nightly at 168 ½ Delancey Street on the Lower East Side. The show is broadcast every Sunday night at 7:00pm from the restaurant. The show can be heard on WVOX 1460 AM (and streamed on the radio station's website, http://www.wvox.com) and as a podcast on Moscow 57's website. M57 Straight From Delancey is hosted by Moscow 57 owners Ellen Kaye and Seth Goldman, along with music director/producer/arranger Ethan Fein. The show, which features live music performances, interviews with artists and community cultural icons, began airing on August 17th and has just had its ten-week commitment extended indefinitely by the station. The M57 Band is led by Ethan Fein on guitar and banjo and features Benjamin Franklin Brown on Bass. The show is directed by Michael Susko.

Author Boris Fisherman (A Replacement Life) served as co-host of episode 1, which featured show regulars, improvisational jazz vocalist Cleve Douglass, comedian/actor Helene Gresser, vocalist Katya Lapaeva, and Ellen Kaye with Ethan Fein and The M57 Band with bassist Benjamin Franklin Brown and Rex Benincasa on the drums.

Episode 2 saw guest violinist Sandi Billingslea, vocalist and accordion duo Dmitry & Maria, improvisational jazz vocalist Cleve Douglass, comedian/actor Helene Gresser, vocalist Katya Lapaeva, and Ellen Kaye with Ethan Fein and The M57 Band with bassist Benjamin Franklin Brown and drummer Jamie Eblen.

Episode 3’s special guest is Roberta Fabiano lead guitarist and vocalist with the peter Duchin orchestra, and regulars, Cleve Douglass, Helene Gresser, Katya Lapaeva, and Ellen Kaye with Ethan Fein and The M57 Band with bassist Benjamin Franklin Brown and drummer Rex Benincasa.

Episode 4 was co-hosted by Jennifer Strom (associate editor and food editor of The Lo-Down), featuring violinist Sandi Billingslea, jazz vocalist Cleve Douglass, singer/songwriter Peter Chance, author and night time impresario Ronnie Norpel, singer/songwriter/artist Laura Foulke, Cleve Douglass, Helene Gresser, Katya Lapaeva, and Ellen Kaye with Ethan Fein and The M57 Band with bassist Benjamin Franklin Brown and drummer Dag Markhus.

Episode 5’s co-hosts are Stephanie Cooper & Howard Weinberg, with vocalist Meredith Manna, poet/writer Puma Perl, actor/singer/comedian Richard Stein, filmmaker Bette Wanderman, Cleve Douglass, Helene Gresser Katya Lapaeva, and Ellen Kaye with Ethan Fein and The M57 Band with bassist Benjamin Franklin Brown and Dag Markhus on the drums.

Episode 6 features singer/songwriter Jim Petrie, Director of Individual Giving for the New York Women’s Foundation Madeline Holder, Author/Journalist Melik Kaylan, Rox Gallery Director Charlotte Farrell, actor/singer/comedian Richard Stein, and regulars Cleve Douglass, Helene Gresser, Katya Lapaeva, singer/pianist Hayley Biegel, and Ellen Kaye with Ethan Fein and The M57 Band with bassist Benjamin Franklin Brown and Dag Markhus on the drums.

Episode 7 is called “Stormy Weather” and was themed to the United Nations Summit on Climate Change. It featured American Sustainable Business Council members Michael Green, program director for the Climate Action Liaison Coalition, and Miriam Novalle of T Salon. Also on the show are actor/comedian Marilyn Sokol, jazz vocalist Kelley Suttenfield with guitarist Tosh Sheridan, new show regular Richard Stein, and Cleve Douglass, Helene Gresser, Lapaeva, and Ellen Kaye with Ethan Fein and The M57 Band with bassist Benjamin Franklin Brown and drummer Kory Grossman.

Episode 8’s guests are \ jazz vocalist Mary Foster Conklin, accordionist Yuri Lemeshev (formerly of Gogol Bordello), guitarist Tom Dempsey, actor John Smith, Journalist Tobi Elkin, Nyla Lamees with a new segment called “Brave Women”, singer/songwriter/artist Laura Foulke, and Richard Stein, Helene Gresser, and Ellen Kaye with Ethan Fein and The M57 Band with bassist Benjamin Franklin Brown and drummer Kory Grossman.

Episode 9 will feature jazz saxophone player Jordan Pettay, Lyn Pentecost of the Lower East Side Girls Club, author Rhonda McLean, guitarist Tony Romano, saxophonist/composer Lenny Sendersky, and Cleve Douglass, Richard Stein, Helene Gresser, Katya Lapaeva, Nyla Lamees, and Ellen Kaye with Ethan Fein and The M57 Band with bassist Benjamin Franklin Brown and drummer Kory Grossman.

Guests on upcoming episodes include Actor Peter Riegert, author Cornelia Read, actor Stephanie March, comedian Jeff Kreisler, vocalist dwane., violinist Cecil Hooker, Author Yuri Feynberg, Margarita Rosa, director of the Grand Street Settlement and vocalist Rebecca Feynberg.

About Moscow 57
Moscow 57 on Delancey is a Russian Central Asian restaurant from a New Yorker's perspective, with live music nightly at 168 ½ Delancey Street. Owner Ellen Kaye's parents, Faith Stewart-Gordon and Sidney Kaye, owned the Russian Tea Room from 1947 to 1996.

Ellen performs nightly with Ethan Fein and the M57 Band. Special guest artists appear each night performing an eclectic mix of blues, jazz, folk, world music and rock.

Moscow 57, the hospitality and entertainment company, was launched several years ago by partners Ellen Kaye, Seth Goldman and Ethan Fein. For the past two years, the company has been hosting its M57 Urban Salons, evenings of music, food and digital visual art displays, in Harlem; Washington Heights; Chelsea; the Upper East Side; the East Village; Governors Island; New Milford, Connecticut; and New Orleans.

Moscow 57 has made New Orleans a home away from home, with regular forays into that city's world-renowned culture of Southern hospitality, regional cuisine, and world-class entertainment. After performing at and co-producing events with New York's Corcho Wine Room, as well as celebrating Latin American culture in New Orleans, this cosmopolitan attitude is being brought to Moscow 57's permanent home on New York City's Lower East Side every night. Moscow 57 Entertaining, created in partnership with Ethan Fein, is developing projects for film, television and theater. Its music company produces podcasts, live performances, recordings and videos.

Moscow 57's first CD releases have already garnered national radio airplay, and the company's videos can be seen on the Moscow57Entertaining YouTube channel. M57 Straight From Delancey airs every Sunday night at 7:00pm on WVOX 1460 AM, streams live on their website, http://www.wvox.com, and is archived at http://www.moscow57.com.

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