Secret Jazz NYC Cabaret With Mark Berman And Ken Ard Announced 4/28
Momentum Artists (http://www.momentumartists.com/), a management agency representing contemporary musicians, is proud to present Secret Jazz NYC Cabaret with Mark Berman and Ken Ard, an intimate evening of jazz standards and Broadway tunes, hosted by a virtuoso pianist Mark Berman and the veteran Broadway singer Ken Ard. The event is taking place on Saturday, April 28, 2018, 6:30 pm at Don't Tell Mama, 343 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036 Tickets are $25 and can be reserved at https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/148984. The club has a two-drink minimum, cash-only at the tables.
Two jazz mavericks - the pianist Mark Berman (who can be heard on the theme song of the HBO series Sex and the City) and singer Ken Ard (who performed on Broadway in Cats, Starlight Express, and Smokey Joe's Cafe) invite you to join them for a unique cabaret evening at Don't Tell Mama, one of the NYC's oldest and grandest old-school speakeasies. In an intimate concert with surprise special guests, they present jazz standards the way they should be heard - spontaneous, heartfelt, and moody. Produced by Momentum Artists in association with ARTS-NY, the show is a part of AirBnB's new Intimate Concert Experiences, hosted by New Yorkers who know best what the city has to offer. Kids friendly!
Mark Berman is a renowned pianist, composer, and music producer whose piano playing can be heard on the theme song of the HBO series Sex and the City (He was even featured in an episode!) Mark collaborated with the proverbial who's who of jazz, pop and rock: Aretha Franklin, Carole King, Hugh Jackman, Chita Rivera, and many others. He is also a powerful presence on Broadway, where he's conducted and played lead piano in Rent, Smokey Joes Cafe, Bullets Over Broadway, The Boy from Oz, Hairspray, 42nd Street, Radio City Spring Spectacular, Aida, The Color Purple, Jesus Christ Superstar, Hair, and Spider-Man.
Ken Ard is an American singer, dancer, choreographer and actor. Born in Oakland, California, he grew up in a home visited by such jazz greats as Joe Williams, Paul Chambers, and Carmen McRae. At age 17 Ard started performing with Oakland and San Francisco Ballets. He later moved to NYC and took principal roles on Broadway in Cats, Starlight Express, Song and Dance, Jelly's Last Jam and Smokey Joe's Cafe.
Momentum Artists is an innovative artist management agency, based in New York City, offering international representation and career development services to a boutique roster of distinguished artists from around the globe. Current projects include a full feature film, a revival of an opera and a cross-disciplinary project directed and choreographed by Jonah Bokaer, with music by Lera Auerbach.
For more information about the agency, please visit www.momentumartists.com
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