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Jim Caruso’s Cast Party Goes to the Movies,
With Billy Stritch – Style Lives!

Sunday, March 9th, 2014
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Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch have become standard bearers for the kind of intimate panache found more often in the boites and supper clubs of

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Billy Stritch, Sally Mayes, Sharon Montgomery photo courtesy of Pin Lim

Montgomery, Mayes and Stritch – Grade A, Unhomogenized Bonhomie

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
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When Sharon Montgomery, Sally Mayes, and Billy Stritch launch into Stritch’s ebullient 1940’s arrangement of “I Get a Kick Out of You” it’s immediately evident

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Steve Doyle, Billy Stritch, Jim Caruso

Brio is Back: Billy Stritch & Jim Caruso
On Sundays at Bemelman’s Bar

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
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Stuck in the city this weekend? Showing visitors around? Need a lift from the pendulum swing of humidity and flooding? Allow me to recommend buoyant

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Bobby Short opening

A Tribute to Bobby Short

Friday, May 17th, 2013
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“Let’s get this party started!” urges Billy Stritch launching into Bessie Smith’s “Gimme a Pigfoot” with decided brio, left foot on a piano pedal, right

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A Swinging Birdland Christmas 2012

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012
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The three swinging elves are at it again. Bringing freshness to even the most familiar seasonal songs (and some decidedly eclectic), Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso

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Andrea Marcovicci, Jeff Harnar

The 23rd New York Cabaret Convention
Salute to Cole Porter: Swellegant!

Saturday, October 20th, 2012
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Andrea Marcovicci and Jeff Harnar (photo, above) arguably two of Donald Smith’s favorite people, opened last night’s show jauntily singing “Let’s Fall in Love.” Phrasing

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Barbara Fasano & Band

England Swings: Noel Coward in Jazz

Friday, June 22nd, 2012
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Welcomed by Todd Barkan, Program Director of Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Eric Comstock and his trio gently mambo us into “You Were There.” England Swings is

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Encore! Encore! Jim Caruso’s Cast Party
Returns to Town Hall for an Actor’s Fund Benefit

Thursday, March 1st, 2012
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Last year, Jim Caruso brought his Cast Party, an open mike night held weekly at BIrdland, to a larger venue, Town Hall, as a benefit

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