Photo Flash: Cortes Alexander Brings THE SWELL SHOW to Birdland

On Monday, May 13, Cortés Alexander stormed the Broadway at Birdland stage with "The Swell Show," along with Billy Stritch at the piano, Ray Marchica on drums, Norman Ludwin on bass, Clarke Thorell on guitar/ukulele, and Julie Garnyé and Melissa Bailey as "The Swell Girls." Scroll down for photos from the concert!

Alexander last appeared on Broadway as one-fourth of The Williams Brothers in the Tony Award-winning, Liza's At the Palace. For the past several years, he has been performing "The Swell Show" across the country, mixing pop, jazz, lesser-known Broadway tunes, and original compositions combined with amusing biographical anecdotes.

Cortés Alexander was the recipient of two MAC awards and a Backstage Bistro Award for his vocal group, The Tonics. Recently, he was nominated for "Best Male Cabaret Performer" by BroadwayWorld/LA and was dubbed one of the "Best Cabaret/Concert Artists" from Best in LA Theatre 2012.

Photos Credit: Seth Walters

Photo Flash: Cortes Alexander Brings THE SWELL SHOW to Birdland

Photo Flash: Cortes Alexander Brings THE SWELL SHOW to Birdland
Cortes Alexander, Melissa Bailey and Julie Garnye

Photo Flash: Cortes Alexander Brings THE SWELL SHOW to Birdland
Billy Stritch, Clarke Thorell, Cortes Alexander and Jim Caruso

Photo Flash: Cortes Alexander Brings THE SWELL SHOW to Birdland
Melissa Bailey

Photo Flash: Cortes Alexander Brings THE SWELL SHOW to Birdland
Julie Garnye

Photo Flash: Cortes Alexander Brings THE SWELL SHOW to Birdland
Julie Garnye, Cortes Alexander and Melissa Bailey

Photo Flash: Cortes Alexander Brings THE SWELL SHOW to Birdland
Cortes Alexander

Photo Flash: Cortes Alexander Brings THE SWELL SHOW to Birdland
Cortes Alexander

Photo Flash: Cortes Alexander Brings THE SWELL SHOW to Birdland
Cortes Alexander

Photo Flash: Cortes Alexander Brings THE SWELL SHOW to Birdland
Cortes Alexander and Julie Garnye

Photo Flash: Cortes Alexander Brings THE SWELL SHOW to Birdland
Cortes Alexander, Julie Garnye and Melissa Bailey

Photo Flash: Cortes Alexander Brings THE SWELL SHOW to Birdland
Cortes Alexander, Julie Garnye and Melissa Bailey

Photo Flash: Cortes Alexander Brings THE SWELL SHOW to Birdland
Clarke Thorell and Cortes Alexander

Photo Flash: Cortes Alexander Brings THE SWELL SHOW to Birdland
Melissa Bailey, Cortes Alexander, Julie Garnye and Clarke Thorell

Photo Flash: Cortes Alexander Brings THE SWELL SHOW to Birdland
Julie Garnye, Cortes Alexander, Liza Minnelli and Melissa Bailey

Photo Flash: Cortes Alexander Brings THE SWELL SHOW to Birdland
Cortes Alexander and Linda Lavin

Photo Flash: Cortes Alexander Brings THE SWELL SHOW to Birdland
Cortes Alexander, Lance Horne, Christian Campbell, America Campbell and Shane Jenek

Photo Flash: Cortes Alexander Brings THE SWELL SHOW to Birdland
Cortes Alexander and Daniel Datzer

Photo Flash: Cortes Alexander Brings THE SWELL SHOW to Birdland
Cortes Alexander and Ashley Olsen

Photo Flash: Cortes Alexander Brings THE SWELL SHOW to Birdland
Brian Lane Green, Cortes Alexander and Gene Reed

Photo Flash: Cortes Alexander Brings THE SWELL SHOW to Birdland
Billy Stritch and Liza Minnelli

Photo Flash: Cortes Alexander Brings THE SWELL SHOW to Birdland
America Campbell, Julie Garnye, Christian Campbell, Lance Horne and Shane Jenek

Photo Flash: Cortes Alexander Brings THE SWELL SHOW to Birdland

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