Like every good son that comes to Florida, Jarrod Spector visited his parents, but he also brought his wife and his exciting new solo show (con)artist to the Essey Campus Theatre. Jarrod’s show is definitely not a con job, it’s an action -packed non stop 90 minutes that has Jarrod’s thrilling voice and musical ensemble keeping audiences hanging on every note.
Jarrod Spector’s (con)artist takes you backstage of a life and career marked by his unique ability to inhabit the soul and spirit of performers from all genres of music. (con)artist features a catalogue of songs from some of America’s most iconic entertainers, all while illuminating Spector’s journey from a 6-year-old Star Search sensation channeling Bobby Darin to a theatrical career built on transforming into legendary rock stars, including Frankie Valli and Sony Bono.
Jarrod’s Lead Vocal and wife Kelli Barrett was part of the exhilarating musical ensemble which had Vadim Feichtner on piano, Aurelien Budynek, Guitar, Mark Verdino, Bass, Damien Bassman, Drums, Jim Hayward, Sax, Tom Stancampiano, Trumpet, Juan Zuniga, Trombone, and Background Vocalists, Yasmeen Sulieman, John Edwards, and Theresa Gattison. Amanda Raymond usually in the booth at Feinstein’s/54 Below was Audio Engineer and Production Manager. Like every good son that comes to Florida, Jarrod visited his parents who were also at the concert.
Called “a pop and rock chameleon with a knack for mimicry” by the New York Times, Jarrod Spector was nominated for both Tony and Outer Critics Circle Awards for his performance as Barry Mann in Beautiful – The Carole KingMusical. He made his Broadway debut as Gavroche in the original production of Les Miserables, and went on to play a record-breaking 1500 performances as Frankie Valliin Jersey Boys on Broadway. He is currently starring as Sonny Bonoin The Cher Show. National Tours: Les Miserables, Jersey Boys;