The Manhattan Dolls are a New York Citybased swing-style female vocal trio with the sound of the Andrews Sisters. Started by former USO Girls, The Dolls travel the world performing for military events, cruise ships, parades, jazz clubs, concert series, you name it! They have been featured on The Rachael Ray Show, BBC Radio London, Fox and Friends,
Referred by Ella Fitzgerald as "the greatest white female singer in the world", by Johnny Carson as the "Super Singer" and said to have a voice that is "...robust and steady, her stamina seemingly inexhaustible..." by the NY Times, Marilyn is a jazz legend
Mime and cabaret are two artistic forms that you might not think go well together. However, that's exactly what you get with Richmond Shepard's curious yet engaging new show, You Want to Be a What?!?, now being presented at Don't Tell Mama.
The Carlyle, a Rosewood Hotel, just welcomed Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch back to Bemelmans Bar for an extended Sunday night residency. The upcoming performances will build upon their recent run of shows in the intimate, storied New York City lounge,
Resonance Records, in conjunction with ScoBar Entertainment & Todd Barkan, will present Polly Gibbons in her New York debut on Monday, Sept 15, at 9:30pm at Metropolitan Room. Gibbons will be accompanied by John di Martino on piano,
The concept of tribute in jazz has become as common as the use of 4/4 time. But when a tribute is paid to a giant by an artist who has earned her own right to tribute through her personal accomplishments, an entirely new dimension is in play.
NATALIE DOUGLAS – the acclaimed vocalist hailed as "sensational" by Time Out New York and "stirring" by The New York Daily News – will debut the new concert "HELLO DOLLY...THE MUSIC OF DOLLY PARTON" on Monday, September 15 at 9:30 PM. Douglas honors another notably-buxom performer:
Fabulous! The Queen of New Musical Comedies pays tribute to a bygone musical theater era epitomized by Cole Porter, Noël Coward, and George and Ira Gershwin. The gay-themed tuner, set primarily on a cruise ship, is especially a valentine to Porter's Anything Goes.
I remember exactly where I was when Judy Garland died. I was backing my '65 Impala convertible out of the driveway when my uber-protective mother ran out of the house to flag me down. "I just heard on the radio that Judy Garland died. I didn't want you to hear it while you were driving and have an accident!"
The Sidney Bechet Society kicks off its Fall Season with New York Hot Jazz Festival's co-producer and Downbeat Magazine Rising Star Bria Skonberg on trumpet joined by Sidney Bechet specialist Evan Arntzen on clarinet, Host of NPR's Piano Jazz Jon Weber on piano
One isn't quite sure what to make of cabaret artist Jason Morris at first glance; his long flat-ironed hair, use of makeup and glitter upon his lithe frame, might make one wonder if this is to be some sort of glam-rock act. But from the moment he takes the stage at Metropolitan Room (34 West 22nd Street),
When you combine an accomplished vocalist, pianist, and arranger all in one individual, you have the dynamic Diane Marino. Diane was born in Manhattan, NYC. She started her early piano training of classical studies and jazz improvisation from the age of 10. Diane graduated from NYC'S 'Famed' High School for the Performing Arts
The 7th Season of The Parks Concert Series, (formerly The Concerts for City Greens), a free outdoor concert series, concludes on Wednesday, September 10th at 6:30 pm (Rain date: Thursday, September 11th at 6:30pm.) at Tudor City Greens, and will feature professional performers from Broadway and the New York City cabaret, jazz, classical and opera scene