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Sue Larsen – Guitar/Bass/Vocals  - Ms. Larsen is a veteran to the stage as an entertainer, singer, songwriter and musician. Specializing in music that is familiar to all and spanning over ten decades, Ms. Larsen is able to tailor her shows to her audiences. She started as a soloist playing guitar and singing in N.Y.C. clubs and cabarets. She studied voice for over twelve years with Maestro Carlo Menotti, former teacher of Laura Branigan, Harry Belefonte and Tony Bennett. To her credit she has appeared or been featured in numerous cable shows (The Guitar Show, Billy Shears), radio spots, (WPLG, WRNW, WGCH), and publications including The Journal News, The New York Post, and The New York Times. She has performed at such venues as Eisenhower Hall at West Point Military Academy, Playland Amusement Park, Mt. Airy Lodge Resort, The Park Avenue Armory, and in Auxbourg, Germany. She is one of the founding members of BIJOUX, which made its debut in 1994. Ms. Larsen has also provided sound reinforcement and sound engineering at concerts for other recording artists, most notably, Grammy nominated Barbara Higbie. Ms. Larsen currently provides this service for local artists and organizations.

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Elleen Nicita – Keyboards/Vocals – Ms. Nicita’s career in music is varied. She is a performer, producer, writer and conductor. She has conducted the Mt. Vernon All-City Chorus as well as the North Salem Chorus. Her chorus has participated in the highly regarded High Notes Festival and received superior ratings. She has collaborated with concert bands as well as marching bands. Her teaching career spans over 25 years in three different school districts in the NY area. She earned her BS in Music Education and General Education from Concordia College and her MS from the College of New Rochelle. For many years she was a member of The Putnam Chorale, which performs classical, seasonal, show tunes, jazz, and opera compositions throughout the year. Her performances include playing keyboards for the renowned recording artist and jazz flutist Elyse Spies, and playing various venues with the groups PF Flyers and The Groove. Ms. Nicita has been also teaching piano privately for over 25 years and is cultivating the next generation of fine artists. She is in her sixth year of performing with BIJOUX.



Linda Geiger - Drums/Percussion - Ms. Geiger is a Wisconsin native who later settled in San Francisco. She played in all the local SF clubs, and performed in the house band at Slim's, a Boz Scaggs-owned club. She backed up such greats as Bonnie Raitt and Huey Lewis. She also performed with future Robert Cray Band members Jim Pugh and Karl Sevareid and later she backed Etta James.

While still based out of San Francisco, Ms. Geiger both played locally and toured internationally with Charlie Musselwhite, a Grammy nominee and winner of 19 W.C. Handy awards for his harp playing.  She was chosen to go on a U.S. tour with Jimmy Buffet, playing in the opening band with his harpist, Fingers Taylor. She also performed with recording artist and Grammy nominee blues harmonica player, Mark Hummel. Other notable tours were with Lowell Fulsom and Brownie McGhee and one of her larger venues was performing at Soldier Field at a Budweiser Superfest.

Linda will tell you she’s been playing the drums since the 6th grade in school, she is self taught and took “lessons along the way- no one famous though”.

Album Credits:

Breaking All the Rules   Dianne Davidson

Doug Hamblin-Jane Fanucci   Doug Hamblin

Tears and Laughter   Carol  McComb

Back in Bluesville   Roxy Perry

In My Sweet Time   Roxy Perry

Blues For Esther     Paris Slim


New York-based at present, Ms. Geiger performs regularly within the tri-state area with many local groups, including Bijoux.

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