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Billy Stritch

 BILLY STRITCH (Composer of Lily & Lily) is one of the premier singers and pianists on the jazz and nightclub scene.  He has performed at Carnegie Hall, The Royal Albert Hall, The London Palladium and NHK Hall in Tokyo.  He is the composer of the quintuple platinum song “Does He Love You” (Grammy Award), recorded by country stars Reba McEntire and Linda Davis.  The song also appears on Patti LaBelle’s CD, Flame, and was performed on “American Idol” by Reba McIntire and Kelly Clarkson.   Mr. Stritch has recorded several solo albums including Jazz Live, Waters of March (After 9 Records) and Billy Stritch (DRG).  Television credits: The Oprah Winfrey Show, Rosie O'Donnell, The View, and Sondheim-Carnegie Hall.  He performed on Broadway as Oscar, the pianist, in the 2001 revival of 42nd Street.  In 2004, he and Christine Ebersole released a CD also entitled “In Your Dreams” on the Ghostlight Records label.