IN HIS OAK ROOM DEBUT, JOHNNY RODGERS PRESENTS

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“WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD” MAY 11 – 29

Johnny Rodgers, internationally celebrated singer-songwriter and pianist will transform the Oak Room into a sophisticated upbeat party, taking audiences on a pleasure tour of American music from May 11th thru 29th. With his boy-next-door charm and creamy crooner’s voice, Johnny and his band will offer Louis Armstrong’s “What A Wonderful World”, Hoagy Carmichael’s playful “Huggin’ and Chalkin”, Johnny Mercer’s “Too Marvelous For Words”, Tex Williams’ “Smoke!, Smoke! Smoke!,” the classic “Birth Of The Blues” and Randy Newman’s “You Can Leave Your Hat On.” Rodgers will also include his award-winning songs “Home To Mendocino”, “One More Moment”, and the tribute ballad “The Best Of You In Me.” The show is directed by Mark Waldrop with Brian Glassman on bass, Danny Mallon on drums and Joe Ravo on guitar.

Johnny Rodgers’ “What A Wonderful World” will play Tuesday through Thursday at 8:30 and Friday and Saturday at 8:30 and 11. There is a $50 cover charge per person ($25 for late shows Friday and Saturday) plus either a $30 food and beverage minimum per person or a $60 prix fixe dinner. Reservations: (212) 419-9331 or bmcgurn@algonquinhotel.com.

Johnny Rodgers is a recent recipient of the NY Nightlife Award for “Outstanding Cabaret Vocalist”. He has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Feinstein’s at the Regency, The Colony Hotel Palm Beach, Los Angeles Ford Amphitheater and throughout North America, Europe, and South America as Liza Minnelli’s featured guest artist. He starred on Broadway in Liza Minnelli’s Tony Award-winning Liza’s At The Palace which was presented by PBS and released on DVD.

The Johnny Rodgers Band departs for the renowned Rhythm Road tour in November to Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands sponsored by Jazz at Lincoln Center and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs. Johnny’s recordings include CD’s “Box of Photographs”, “Bound Together” and “Let’s Make A Date.”

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SHEERA BEN-DAVID IN HER NEW SHOW “A HEART IN NEW YORK”

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FEINSTEIN’S AT LOEWS REGENCY

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THE DEBUT OF AWARD WINNING VOCALIST

MARCH 31 – APRIL 3

FEINSTEIN’S AT LOEWS REGENCY, the nightclub proclaimed "Best of New York" by New York Magazine and "an invaluable New York institution" by The New York Post, will continue its all-star Spring 2010 season with the debut engagement of award winning vocalist, SHEERA BEN-DAVID.  Her new show, "A Heart in New York" is a valentine to the pulse and romantic push and pull of New York City, including music from composers from Irving Berlin, George Gershwin and Stephen Sondheim to Annie Lennox and Carly Simon.  The show is directed by Eric Michael Gillett with musical direction by Jersey Boys conductor, Adam Ben-David and also features Mat Fieldes on bass, Matt Zebroski on drums, Jake Ezra Schwartz on guitar and Robert Burkhart on cello. “A Heart in New York” runs at the Regency Hotel (540 Park Avenue at 61st Street).

SHEERA BEN-DAVID is a graduate of New York University -Tisch School of the Arts where she studied Musical Theatre and Acting at the Stella Adler Conservatory. She has spent the greater part of her life performing: In 1993, a selection of Gershwin songs at The Caramoor Festival; a full solo concert at Merkin Hall; shows at various clubs and venues in and around Manhattan such as The Metropolitan Room, The National Arts Club, Rose Theatre at Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Oak Room of the Algonquin Hotel, The Royal Room of The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida and many other benefits and events.

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KT SULLIVAN & MARK NADLER DECLARE “GERSHWIN… HERE TO STAY” IN NEW OAK ROOM SHOW MARCH 9-APRIL10

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Having triumphed in their recent Oak Room salute to Cole Porter (“oo la la! C’est magnifique!”…NY Times)…KT Sullivan and Mark Nadler now turn their considerable talents to two more greats of the musical pantheon, George and Ira Gershwin. From March 9th through April 10th in their new Oak Room show—GERSHWIN…HERE TO STAY—KT and Mark will lend their unique vocal and pianistic interpretations to such classic tunes as “Of Thee I Sing,” “Do It Again!,” “I’ll Build A Stairway to Paradise,” “Embraceable You,” “But Not For Me” and “Who Cares.” Chicago jazz pianist Jon Weber will make a special guest appearance. Shows are Tuesday through Thursday at 8:30 and Friday and Saturday at 8:30 and 11:00, with a $50 cover charge per person plus either a $30 food and beverage minimum or a $60 prix fixe menu. Reservations: 212 419 9331 or bmcgurn@algonquinhotel.com

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KT SULLIVAN & MARK NADLER DECLARE “GERSHWIN… HERE TO STAY” IN NEW OAK ROOM SHOW MARCH 9-APRIL10

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Having triumphed in their recent Oak Room salute to Cole Porter (“oo la la! C’est magnifique!”…NY Times)…KT Sullivan and Mark Nadler now turn their considerable talents to two more greats of the musical pantheon, George and Ira Gershwin. From March 9th through April 10th in their new Oak Room show—GERSHWIN…HERE TO STAY—KT and Mark will lend their unique vocal and pianistic interpretations to such classic tunes as “Of Thee I Sing,” “Do It Again!,” “I’ll Build A Stairway to Paradise,” “Embraceable You,” “But Not For Me” and “Who Cares.” Chicago jazz pianist Jon Weber will make a special guest appearance. Shows are Tuesday through Thursday at 8:30 and Friday and Saturday at 8:30 and 11:00, with a $50 cover charge per person plus either a $30 food and beverage minimum or a $60 prix fixe menu. Reservations: 212 419 9331 or bmcgurn@algonquinhotel.com

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