Alexa Ray Joel

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Alexa Ray Joel (born December 29, 1985) is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist.wikipedia
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Billy Joel

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Her parents are singer-songwriter Billy Joel and model Christie Brinkley.
He also has three children: daughter Alexa Ray Joel with Brinkley, and daughters Della Rose and Remy Anne with Roderick.

Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel)

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Her father, Billy Joel, wrote his 1993 song "Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel)" for her.
It was inspired by Alexa Ray Joel, his daughter by Christie Brinkley.

The Downeaster Alexa

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His 1989 song "The Downeaster Alexa" bears the title of a boat he named after her, but is about the struggles of Long Island fishermen.
Alexa is the name of Billy Joel's daughter, Alexa Ray Joel.

Christie Brinkley

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Her parents are singer-songwriter Billy Joel and model Christie Brinkley.

Baby Grand

Joel and her father performed the song "Baby Grand" at a Barack Obama election fundraiser at the Hammerstein Ballroom on October 16, 2008.
The two originally got together when Joel contacted Charles about the naming of his daughter, Alexa Ray, after Charles.

Leningrad (song)

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Joel is also referenced in her father's 1989 song "Leningrad" (with lyrics: "...He made my daughter laugh, then we embraced..."), in which "He" refers to a Russian man who became a circus clown after being in the Red Army.
In the end, the two meet after Billy's Leningrad concert (Viktor had journeyed across Russia to see all six of the Russian concerts), where Viktor draws a laugh from Billy's daughter Alexa.

Oak Room (Plaza Hotel)

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Joel has owned residencies in New York City, including the Oak Room of the Plaza Hotel (late 2010-2011, said to add a "contemporary vibe" to the "storied venue," ) and the Café Carlyle at the Carlyle Hotel (April 2014).
Although the hotel's Rose Club (formerly the Persian Room) has long been the hotel's premier nightclub and venue for entertainment, the Oak Room has also hosted performers including Alexa Ray Joel and Brian Newman.

2007 Bonnaroo Music Festival

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Joel performed at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (April 2007), the 2007 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival (June 2007), and the Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival (September 2007).

Extended play

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Joel released an EP Sketches (2006) and several singles on independent record labels.

Independent record label

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Joel released an EP Sketches (2006) and several singles on independent record labels.

Record label

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Joel released an EP Sketches (2006) and several singles on independent record labels.

Manhattan

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Joel was born in Manhattan, New York,.

Middle name

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Her middle name, Ray, honors the musician Ray Charles with whom her father recorded the song "Baby Grand".

Ray Charles

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Her middle name, Ray, honors the musician Ray Charles with whom her father recorded the song "Baby Grand".

Red Army

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Joel is also referenced in her father's 1989 song "Leningrad" (with lyrics: "...He made my daughter laugh, then we embraced..."), in which "He" refers to a Russian man who became a circus clown after being in the Red Army.

Maxwell's

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In 2005, at age 19, Joel assembled a band and performed her first live show at Maxwell's in Hoboken, New Jersey, In 2006, Joel played nearly 100 shows, including a Hard Rock Cafe tour completed in May 2006.

Hoboken, New Jersey

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In 2005, at age 19, Joel assembled a band and performed her first live show at Maxwell's in Hoboken, New Jersey, In 2006, Joel played nearly 100 shows, including a Hard Rock Cafe tour completed in May 2006.

Hard Rock Cafe

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In 2005, at age 19, Joel assembled a band and performed her first live show at Maxwell's in Hoboken, New Jersey, In 2006, Joel played nearly 100 shows, including a Hard Rock Cafe tour completed in May 2006.

Neil Young

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Sketches also included a pop/rock cover of Neil Young's "Don't Let It Bring You Down."

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

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Joel performed at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (April 2007), the 2007 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival (June 2007), and the Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival (September 2007).

Albany, New York

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Joel performed at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (April 2007), the 2007 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival (June 2007), and the Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival (September 2007).

Rainforest Foundation Fund

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Joel performed onstage with her father during the 2008 Rainforest Foundation Fund Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall on May 8, 2008.

Carnegie Hall

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Joel performed onstage with her father during the 2008 Rainforest Foundation Fund Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall on May 8, 2008.

Sag Harbor, New York

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Other charity events at which Joel has performed include the "Save Sag Harbor" benefit concert (2008), the "Stage For The Cure" benefit for pediatric cancer (New York City, 2008), a benefit for "The Art of Elysium" (artists for seriously ill children; The Hamptons, 2009), a benefit for Habitat for Humanity (Long Beach, New York, 2010), the "Right To Play Day" benefit (Sag Harbor, New York, 2010), and the Eric Trump Foundation benefit for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (New York City, 2010).