REVIEW: Jane Monheit At Birdland / Cabaret Scenes

March 9, 2020Birdland, Press Reel, Reviews

By Ron Forman, Cabaret Scenes Is Jane Monheit a jazz singer or is she a cabaret singer? She meshed both identities together marvelously in her latest show at Birdland. Monheit brought a unique interpretation to every song, making each selection from the Great American Songbook feel new and delightfully different. She is a true jazz … Read More

REVIEW: Catherine Russell: Alone Together: A Valentine’s Week Celebration At Birdland / Cabaret Scenes

February 19, 2020Birdland, Press Reel, Reviews

By Ron Forman, Cabaret Scenes Catherine Russell is one of the truly wonderful jazz singers of our time. Add her all-star band consisting of Mark Munisteri (guitar), Mark Shane (piano), Tal Ronen (bass), Mark McLean (drums), Jon-Erik Kellso (trumpet), Evan Arntzen (reeds), and John Allred (trombone), and you have the recipe for a memorable 90-minute … Read More

REVIEW: Barbara Fasano at Birdland Theater

February 10, 2020Birdland, Press Reel, Reviews

By Rob Lester, Broadway World I’d like to begin this review of Barbara Fasano‘s evening at Birdland by thanking the longtime personal physician of the late Irving Berlin. The great songwriter revealed that it was his doctor who responded to complaints about Berlin’s anxiety-fueled bouts of insomnia with the suggestion that he dwell instead on … Read More

Live at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater: March 2020

February 10, 2020Birdland, Press Releases

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are proud to announce their March schedules! At Birdland Jazz Club, catch John Pizzarelli and The Swing 7, The Curtis Stigers Quintet, The Yellowjackets, The Purchase Latin Jazz Orchestra Directed by David DeJesus, Steve Ross, Erena Terakubo and Nana Quintet, Lenna Borghesi & Marta Sanders, Constantine Maroulis, Michelle Lordi … Read More