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Highlights from the 2018 Bistro Award Show

Highlights from the 2018 Bistro Award Show

July 13, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

Watch highlights from our 33rd annual Bistro Awards show (2018) that features André De Shields (Lifetime Achievement), Sheila Jordan (Outstanding Contributions to the Art of Jazz), Marta Sanders (Consummate Cabaret Artistry), Shemekia Copeland (Producer’s Award), among 19 other individual artists. Bistro Award house band includes Daryl Kojak (piano), Ritt Henn (bass), and Rex Benincasa (drums). […]

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Salty Brine  at the 2018 Bistro Awards

Salty Brine at the 2018 Bistro Awards

May 25, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

Salty Brine is the creative force behind “The Living Record Collection,” a series of cabaret performances built around popular music albums. Recipient of the 2018 Bistro Award for Creative Artistry, here he is at the awards show performing from his show “Welcome to the Jungle” where he uses songs from Harry Nilsson’s “Nilsson Schmilsson,” woven […]

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Jomama Jones at the 2019 Bistro Awards

Jomama Jones at the 2019 Bistro Awards

May 25, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

Daniel Alexander Jones, an acclaimed interdisciplinary artist, and the 2019 Bistro Awards’ recipient for Outstanding Performing Artistry.  Watch as his alter-ego, Jomama Jones, along with back-up accompaniment from Trevor Bachman and Vuyo Sotashe,  perform “Supernova,” written by Jones with Bobby Halverson.  

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The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Elizabeth Ward Land

The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Elizabeth Ward Land

June 4, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

New to cabaret, Elizabeth Ward Land impressed us with her tribute to Linda Ronstadt in her show Still Within the Sound of My Voice: The Songs of Linda Ronstadt. See for yourself how remarkable she is as she sings Ronstadt’s “Someone to Lay Down Beside Me.”

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The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Lorna Dallas

The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Lorna Dallas

May 11, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

West End stage, television, and concert artist, Lorna Dallas, received the 2020 Bistro Award for Consummate Cabaret Artistry. Here, singing Irving Berlin’s ‘There’s No Business Like Show Business,” she demonstrates exactly why she has earned this honor.

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The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Sean Harkness, Lina Koutrakos, and Marcus Simeone

The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Sean Harkness, Lina Koutrakos, and Marcus Simeone

April 8, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

Sean Harkness, Lina Koutrakos, and Marcus Simeone, who tougher form the group Clearly Now, are the Bistro Award’s recipient in the category of Musical Group. Hear them do their own twist on a John Lennon-Paul McCartney classic, “With A Little Help From My Friends.”

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The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Charles Busch

The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Charles Busch

June 8, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

Charles Busch is a playwright, actor, director, drag icon, and singer, and for his combined talents he received the 2020 Bistro Award for Creative Artistry. Listen for yourself just how creative he can be as he gives new relevancy to “Those Were the Days” (Gene Raskin, English lyric based on Boris Fomin music, Konstantin Podrevsky […]

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The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Michele Brourman

The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Michele Brourman

April 12, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

Recipient of the 2020 Bistro Award for Outstanding Singer-Songwriter-Musical Director, Michele Brourman has had a wide-ranging career in music including songs for more than 18 animated features for Universal Studios. Her song”My Favorite Year” (co-written with Karen Gottlieb) has become a cabaret standard, recorded by many cabaret luminaries, but here she is presenting it herself.

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The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Aisha de Haas

The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Aisha de Haas

April 5, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

Here’s Aisha de Haas, the Bistro Award’s 2020 Outstanding Jazz Artist, singing “Just Squeeze Me (But Please Don’t Tease Me”) (Duke Ellington / Lee Gaines).

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The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Gabrielle Stravelli

The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Gabrielle Stravelli

April 5, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

Gabrielle Stravelli, who won the 2008 Ira Eaker Special Achievement Award for a performer-on-the-rise, the 2015 Bistro for Outstanding Jazz Artist, and the 2020 Bistro Award for Outstanding Recording for Pick Up My Pieces: Gabrielle Stravelli Sings Willie Nelson. Watch her here singing “Karma Medley” (“Blame It on the Times/Little Old Fashioned Karma/Nobody Slides, My […]

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