The Chelsea Table + Stage will present “Take Me Back to Manhattan,” a new musical revue from the Emmy-nominated Jazz at the Ballroom hosted by NPR’s Ofira Eisenberg on Saturday, September 3 at 7pm To do.
As a tribute to New York City, the birthplace of the American Songbook, the night sings praises of the city where Songbook always wore a hat. In addition to piano bandleader Konrad Paskudski, the night featured rising pop/jazz vocalists Anais Leno (Carnegie Hall, NY Philharmonic), Kyle Taylor Parker (Broadway Kinky Boots, Pretty Woman) and Vanisha Gould. (Jazz at Lincoln Center, Smalls), Olivia Chindamo (The Jazz Gallery, Birdland). The band included Jay Sawyer (DeeDee Bridgewater, Montreal Jazz Festival) on drums, Dylan Shamat (Lee Delaria, Cyril Amy) on bass, Sam Raiderman (The Hot Sardines, Freddie Cole) on guitar. Tickets range from $40-65 plus service charge. CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE is located at 152 West 26th Street.
JAZZ AT THE BALLROOM is a non-profit organization committed to keeping swinging classical jazz alive, sharing this extraordinary American art form with more people, and providing audiences with an unrivaled experience. They work with some of the world’s most talented jazz musicians in an intimate and unique environment, focusing on the timeless elegance that the Great His American Songbook and music embrace. Their mission is to create an environment where all guests feel at home and where each artist can share their stories, passions and talents. Beyond social concerts, the organization works to showcase, teach and explore this amazing art form through workshops, special events and public concerts. Through these efforts, they keep unforgettable jazz standards alive in their communities and foster a love of music for the next generation.
Ofira Eisenberg is a Canadian-born stand-up comedian and writer. She hosts her NPR national syndicate her comedy trivia show “Ask Me Another,” which airs on over 400 stations. Opira has performed at Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival, New Yorker Festival, New York Comedy Festival, Moon Tower She’s Comedy Festival, Bumbershoot, Nantucket Film Festival, Woman in Her Comedy Festival, and more.
The event’s pianist and bandleader, Konrad Paskutzki, serves as the artistic director of Jazz at the Ballroom. Originally from Perth, Australia, Conrad moved to Frost, Miami, where he left for graduate school at the School of Music, and moved to New York, where he led his trio at 54 Below. In 2013 Conrad joined the John Pizzarelli Quartet. His over 1000 performances include venues such as New York’s Cafe His Carlisle, Bemelman’s, Birdland and Dizzy’s. Blues Alley in DC, Montreal Jazz Festival, Walt Disney Concert Hall in LA.
Highlighting a diverse range of musical genres, CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE is a welcome addition to New York’s performance scene’s list of high-end venues, expertly balancing glamorous interiors, traditional hospitality and top musical talent. I have it. The current line-up features a stunning array from the worlds of pop, folk, country, soul, jazz and more. Offering a wide variety of upscale American menu items, along with outstanding wines and bespoke cocktails, audiences will experience some of the best touring performers in the world alongside emerging local artists. CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE blends classic supper club ambiance with authentic listening his room acoustics to deliver a contemporary spin that will captivate generations of music lovers.
CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE opens its doors to hospitality, entertainment, and fun every night with state-of-the-art sound and lighting, a 10-seat in-theater bar, a loft VIP mezzanine for private groups, and table seating. perfect date night. The menu and entertainment schedule are ever-changing, so guests never spend the same night twice. CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE is located downstairs at 152 West 26th Street (between 6th and he 7th Avenues) inside the Hilton New York Fashion District. Buy tickets at chelseatableandstage.com @chelseatableandstage