Culture Connect Featured Event
Singer/songwriter and new author Suzzy Roche will be coming to Valley Regional High School as a guest of the Essex Library, to talk about her new novel, WAYWARD SAINTS, and sing some songs, on February 4th at 4 PM. Books will be available for sale and signing.
Suzzy and her sister Maggie Roche have been singing together for most of their lives. Together with sister, Terre, they formed The Roches and recorded ten albums, performed all over the US and Europe for over twenty years.
Their debut “The Roches” was named album of the year by The New York Times. They were hailed as the “Best Vocal Group” by the New York Music Awards. “Will You Be My Friend” a recording of songs for children of all ages was given The Parent’s Choice Gold Award and their Christmas recording “We Three Kings” has become a classic.
They have recorded and written music for movies and TV... including their own episode of Steven Spielberg’s “Tiny Toon’s” and the score for “Crossing Delancey” which included a cameo role for Suzzy. They performed and recorded with Philip Glass, Paul Simon and The Indigo Girls just to name a few.
Suzzy has recorded two solo cds released on Red House Records, “Holy Smokes” and “Songs from an Unmarried Housewife & Mother, Greenwich Village USA” which was named “Album Of the Week” by the New York Times.