THIRD GENERATION OF LEGENDARY SHOWBIZ FAMILIES, ASHLEIGH HACKETT MAKES HER DEBUT RECORDING AND VIDEO WITH ‘LET’S GO!’ – AN ORIGINAL SONG CELEBRATING FRIENDSHIP (EVEN IN OUTER SPACE!)
The 8-Year-Old Singer and Dancer has Frequently Performed in ‘Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show,’ Which Plays December 19 at Agua Caliente Casino Resort in Rancho Mirage Calif. as Part of its 2014-15 Season
LOS ANGELES – Carrying on the family entertainment legacies launched by her grandfathers, comedian Buddy Hackett and songwriter, Ron Miller, 8-year-old singer, dancer and multi-talented performer Ashleigh Hackett (www.ashleighhackett.com) makes her debut as a recording artist with an infectious, original new song, “Let’s Go!,” inspired by her love for “Dance Moms,” the Lifetime reality series and its central figure, Abby Lee Miller. The video can be viewed on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvVDfqoCgLs
Penned by her mother, producer/singer/songwriter and performer Lisa Dawn Miller along with her writing partner, Mark Matson, the empowering anthem is a high-energy celebration of friendship and the power that exists when young friends bond together. “Let’s Go!” also marks the debut music video release for Ashleigh. The playful and colorful video shows “Ashleigh and her crew” dancing, having fun and even taking a trip to the moon and also includes a special dance/dub-remix. The young singer also launched a new website at www.AshleighHackett.com.
Ashleigh was a big success in “Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show,” most recently appearing in “Candy Man” with the character of “Sammy Davis, Jr.” in a guest spot during the show’s summer run at Theatre By The Sea in Wakefield, R.I.
Ashleigh’s older brother, 14-year-old singer and actor, Oliver Richman, recently released a new recording and video, “For Once In My Life: The 50th Anniversary” in honor of his grandfather, Ron Miller, his legacy and his beloved classic standard. Also, included in Miller’s hits song catalogue are, “Touch Me In The Morning,” “Place In the Sun,” “Yester-me, Yester-you, Yesterday,” “Heaven Help Us All,” “I’ve Never Been to Me,” “Someday at Christmas” and “If I Could.”
Buddy Hackett was one of the most successful comedians of all time, headlining across the globe for over 5 decades and appearing more than any other guest on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. He starred in “The Music Man,” “The Love Bug,” “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World,” and “The Little Mermaid.”