With Sinatra-caliber vocals and a vintage performance style of pure class, acclaimed singer-pianist Tony DeSare has given celebrated performances throughout North America and abroad, including playing at Carnegie Hall, headlining with Don Rickles and performing with the country’s top symphony orchestras. Known for performing with infectious joy, wry playfulness and robust musicality, DeSare has recorded three Top 10 Billboard jazz albums, and has been featured on the CBS Early Show, NPR, A Prairie Home Companion and the Today Show. Also an award-winning composer, he wrote the theme song for feature film “My Date With Drew” and won first place in the USA Songwriting Contest. He has also collaborated with global music sensation Postmodern Jukebox.
In this electrifying show, DeSare takes audiences on a journey celebrating timeless piano legends that have become the cornerstone of pop music, culminating with Gershwin's iconic Rhapsody In Blue. The performance includes a tour de force overture spanning more than a century of beloved hits that spotlight the piano. Stops along the way highlight the perennial favorites of Elton John, Ray Charles, John Lennon and the enduring songs of Billy Joel.
Get swept away in this versatile and lively performance of favorite melodies that the piano has brought to life through the generations.