Craig Pomranz Comes to Sophie's New York, 5/16 & 23
From Mick Jagger's Angie to Mel Torme's Lulu, Craig will take you on an exploration of women in song! Some of the most beloved songs are a tribute to a particular woman and a particular story. From serious to deliriously silly, and from start to finish, this is a party you won't Craig Pomranz, reminiscent of Johnny Mathis, Chet Baker and Little Jimmy Scott, one of the dreamiest voices in the music industry joins the new club Sophie's New York! with his new show "Here's To The Ladies..."
So spend the night with Craig in a show that guarantees both smiles and sighs. WKRB Radio Host Ron Forman says "a performer that is always a MUST-SEE for me whenever he appears..." Craig has distinguished himself consistently in his live shows by performing music from the Great American Songbook that is not over-recorded, contemporary pop, as well as more unusual songs he has collected from songwriters through the years. Performing classic standards and brand-new material - with his own unique talent and compelling vocal style, Craig offers a one-stop entertainment experience recognized for a timeless style in the tradition of Chet Baker, Sammy Davis Jr. and Frank Sinatra.Pomranz's appearances have proven to be some of the most entertaining evenings of live performance. Pomranz crafts shows that feel freshly minted each night, like a nightclub act at the Copa from the golden days.
In addition to his solo performances, he has shared the stage with Dame Cleo Laine, Barbara Cook, Betty Buckley, Ann Hampton Callaway, Karen Akers and Cissy Houston. Peter Allen, a great fan, supplied him with many songs to sing, one of which, "I Never Thought I'd Break," is covered on his debut CD My Heart Don't Skip A Beat. His latest CD More Than A Seasonal Thing has garnered raves such as "an aching and disarming earnestness that demands attention, nakedly emotional and artifice-free" Rob Lester Talkin' Broadway Pomranz headlines at the most celebrated nightspots domestically and internationally, at NY's Metropolitan Room, London's famous Pizza on the Park, Los Angeles Gardenia Restaurant & Lounge and Chicago's Davenports. His previous engagements have garnered universal critical praise.
GQ Magazine called him "The Tenor of the Times!" He is thrilled to returning to his second home The Gardenia Restaurant & Lounge.
The Music Connection had this to say: "exceptional voice...powerful performance...came deep from his soul, mesmerizing everyone in the audience..."
What the critics are saying...
"Yes, Michael Buble sings nice, but he's not the only one holding up the crooner tradition theses days. Here's a fellow chirping love songs for the season in a makes-you-want-to-hold-hands-with-whoever-is-next-to-you-even-if-you-don't-know-him-or-her-style.And guess what? He's funny, too..." The Village Voice
"Craig Pomranz makes an audience sigh at the sheer beauty with which he sings." Cabaret Scenes
"an excellent singer with a clear rangy soft tenor voice that can be totally captivating." Cabaret Hotline
CRAIG POMRANZ - Friday May 16th and May 23rd at 7pm
SOPHIE'S NEW YORK
318 West 53rd Street (between Broadway and Eighth Ave.)
Cover charge: $20.00
RESERVATIONS - 212 757 2323
More about CRAIG POMRANZ can be found on his website www.CRAIGPOMRANZ.COM