Videos

Ricky Ritzel Uncut!

Ricky Ritzel Uncut!

May 10, 2021 | By | Add a Comment

Multi-Bistro Award-winning cabaret artist, Ricky Ritzel, shares with a friend his best memories of the Bistro Awards evenings.      

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How About an Apéritif Before the Show?

How About an Apéritif Before the Show?

April 19, 2021 | By | Add a Comment

Whet your appetite for April 30th’s Bistro event with a taste from our 30th anniversary awards show. A buffet of performers at their best including Dee Dee Bridgewater, Carol Fredette, Jason Graae, Karen Mason, Marilyn Maye, and others. (Jason Graae’s opening number written by Rick Jensen and Sally Mayes; video created by Evan Seplow/StageBuddy Pro. […]

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Darlene Love: From “Rebel” to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Darlene Love: From “Rebel” to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

February 21, 2021 | By | Add a Comment

Pop icon and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Darlene Love was honored at the 32nd Annual Bistro Awards on Monday, March 13, 2017, receiving the ASCAP-Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award for her five decades of musical accomplishments. Rolling Stone has called Love “one of the greatest singers of all time,” and The New […]

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André De Shields: A Video Glimpse of an Artiste Extraordinaire

André De Shields: A Video Glimpse of an Artiste Extraordinaire

February 13, 2021 | By | Add a Comment

 The Bistro Award team created a video montage for the multi-award-winning artiste extraordinaire, André De Shields, when he was honored with its 2018 Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award. However, as things can happen during a live performance, we never got the chance to show it!  So, here it is now, a two-and-a-half minute glimpse of […]

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Cabaret Fave Jason Graae Opens the 2016 Bistro Awards

Cabaret Fave Jason Graae Opens the 2016 Bistro Awards

February 8, 2021 | By | Add a Comment

Weren’t we lucky to have musical theatre, film, TV, opera, and cabaret artist Jason Graae host the 31st Annual Bistro Awards show. Cited by the New York Times for being a “manic mischief,” watch this four-time Bistro recipient in action in this clip that I found while sifting through the many years of Bistro Award […]

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Judy Collins: A Video Retrospective

Judy Collins: A Video Retrospective

January 9, 2021 | By | Add a Comment

  Just before Suzanne Vega presented Judy Collins with her Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award in March, 2019 at the 34th annual Bistro Awards, we showed this video retrospective that we created for the acclaimed singer-songwriter and Grammy Hall of Famer, in recognition of her six decades of musical accomplishment. The award was sponsored by […]

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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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The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Gretchen Reinhagen

The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Gretchen Reinhagen

July 6, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

Gretchen Reinhagen’s latest CD, Take It with Me, brings a new energy and interpretation to contemporary songs made famous by others.  Hear her version of Stevie Wonder’s “All in Love Is Fair,” performed at the 2020 Bistro Awards on March 9. Tracy Stark accompanies on piano, Ritt Henn on bass, and Dwayne Cook Broadnax on […]

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The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Stephanie Trudeau

The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Stephanie Trudeau

July 19, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

Stephanie Trudeau transforms herself into Mexican ranchera artist Chavela Vargas in her show, Chavela: Think of Me, which won the 2020 Bistro Award for Outstanding Tribute Show. Vargas, who broke gender barriers in both a highly macho society and music world, is portrayed by Trudeau with compelling vocals and visuals. Here’s her performance of “El” Último […]

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The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Joanne Halev

The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Joanne Halev

June 29, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

Joanne Halev used her experience in the fragrance creation profession and her travels around the globe to create her cabaret debut show, “Like a Perfumed Woman.” Here’s a medley from the show that Halev sang at the 2020 Bistro Awards where she was honored with an award for Outstanding Debut. Alex Rybeck, accompanies on piano, […]

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