Tierney Sutton Quartet, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Birdland, 6/23-29
June 23 (Monday) at 7:00PM
AMANDA GREEN'S TRUNK SHOW
Returns to Birdland
Songwriter Amanda Green and her friends, Ariana Debose (Motown, Bring it On), Jenn Colella (If/Then), Jay Armstrong Johnson (Hands On A Hardbody, Hair), Janet Krupin (If/Then, Bring It On), Kathleen Monteleone (Hands On A Hardbody, Tales of the City) and Clarke Thorell (Annie, Hairspray) return to Birdland to perform a hilarious and heartfelt evening of undiscovered 'trunk songs' cut from Green's Broadway shows High Fidelity, Hands On A Hardbody, and Bring It On. Matt Gallagher will lead the band.
All seats $25/35, $10 food/drink minimum
June 23 (Monday) at 9:30PM
Jim Caruso's Cast Party
Jim Caruso's Cast Party is a wildly popular weekly soiree that brings a sprinkling of Broadway glitz and urbane wit to the legendary Birdland in New York City every Monday night. It's a cool cabaret night-out enlivened by a hilariously impromptu variety show. Showbiz superstars, backed by Steve Doyle on bass, Billy Stritch on piano and Daniel Glass on drums, hit the stage alongside up-and-comers, serving up jaw-dropping music and general razzle-dazzle.
All tickets $25, $10 food/drink minimum
June 24-28 (Tuesday - Saturday) at 8:30 & 11:00PM
Tierney Sutton Quartet
Well renowned for her original and edgy interpretations of the classic jazz songbook, vocalist Tierney Sutton has been hailed by The New York Times as "a serious jazz artist who takes the whole enterprise to another level." The recipient of numerous honors, including a 2005 Grammy nomination, Ms. Sutton has performed at prestigious venues including New York City's Oak Room and Carnegie Hall and has been featured in popular films and commercials. Her latest album, 2009's 'Desire' offers bittersweet and haunting renditions of classics such as "Skylark", "Fever", and "Whatever Lola wants", proving that Sutton continues to evolve and mature as an artist. Going strong on a fifteen-year old collaboration, The Tierney Sutton Band features and instrumental virtuosos Christian Jacob, Trey Henry, Kevin Axt and Ray Brinker, along with Tierney's vocal stylings.
All seats $40, $10 food/drink minimum
Inspired by the noble jazz pioneers Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton and their colleagues, David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band breathes life and passion into America's own great art form. Now in its 14th year of residency at Birdland, the weekly post-workday engagement is the city's best musical bargain! Tuba player David Ostwald leads a rotating lineup that features talents such as clarinetist Anat Cohen, trombonist/vocalist Wycliffe Gordon, pianist Ehud Asherie, drummer Marion Felder and more!
All seats $25, $10 food/drink minimum