Susannah Blinkoff Bio:
Susannah Blinkoff is a multi-talented singer-songwriter whose catchy, groove-driven alternative/adult contemporary pop-rock songs have been featured on MTV’s hit show “My Super Sweet Sixteen”, in the feature film “My Super Ex-Girlfriend”, as well as heard on over 200 college radio stations across the country. Her warm, intimate, clear-as-a-bell voice turns sexy and sultry in a heartbeat -- inspiring comparisons to Diana Ross, Lisa Loeb and Eva Cassidy -- while her accomplished background as an actress gives her a chameleon-like performance style that is gracefully at ease in a variety of musical genres. Her latest album LET’S PRETEND ( released in March 2008 ) is a diverse collection of soulful, “hooky”, intelligent pop-rock songs that are both highly original and radio-friendly at the same time.
Born and raised in New York City , Susannah began singing professionally in clubs and off-Broadway when she was twelve. As an actress, she has appeared in numerous TV movies, sit com s and plays on both coasts. She made her Broadway debut in THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE GOES PUBLIC and is featured on the show’s cast album recording. She is also a published playwright and screenwriter who co-wrote the film BELLYFRUIT which premiered at the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival and ran on Showtime. For that film, she co-wrote and produced the opening title song with producer Stephen Bray (Madonna, “The Color Purple”).
Her first full-length album “Happy Today” was released under the band name CAMP SUSANNAH and was a collaboration with producer-musicians David Sutton (Lucinda Williams, Liz Phair, Tracy Chapman), John Ballinger (Rufus Wainwright), Ray McNamara (E of the Eels) and Scott Breadman (Macy Gray). Susannah has performed her music in Galway , Ireland ; New York City and Los Angeles where she appears regularly at The Knitting Factory, Tangier, Genghis Cohen, and The Mint.
A second-generation singer-songwriter, Susannah’s mother is Carol Hall who recorded two albums for Elektra Records between 1970-73; was the opening act for Kris Kristofferson, Loggins & Messina and Don McLean (on his “American Pie” tour) and is best known as the com poser/lyricist of the long-running Broadway hit THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS . Growing up in recording studios and surrounded by music as a child, Susannah’s passion for songwriting was a calling she could not ignore. Her award-winning kids’ adventure screenplay UNDERCOVER CREW is currently being developed as both a film and a TV series and features two original songs written by Susannah for the character of a teen pop star. Susannah is also writing an original movie musical about singers that will feature her songs as well as those of some other prominent L.A. songwriters.