Gets and McDaniel to Join Forces for June 1 Concert

News   Gets and McDaniel to Join Forces for June 1 Concert The Story of My Life's Malcolm Gets and Grammy Award winner John McDaniel will join forces for a June 1 concert at Birdland.

Malcolm Gets
Malcolm Gets

Gets, according to press notes, will bring "his dynamic and energetic cabaret act back to Birdland with conductor, composer, record producer, Grammy and two-time Emmy Award winner, John McDaniel." Show time is 7 PM.

Malcolm Gets has appeared in New York in The Story of My Life, Amour (Tony and Drama Desk nominations), The Moliere Comedies, A New Brain, Merrily We Roll Along (Drama Desk nomination and Obie Award), The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Obie Award), Hello Again, Boys and Girls, Polish Joke, Finian's Rainbow, Juno and for Encores!, both The Boys From Syracuse and The Apple Tree. His films include "Thirteen Conversations About One Thing," "Love in the Time of Money," "Adam and Steve," "Sex and the City" and the new HBO film of "Grey Gardens," in which he stars opposite Jessica Lange and Drew Barrymore.

His new solo recording is titled "The Journey Home" (PS Classics).

An accomplished musician, composer, orchestrator and conductor, John McDaniel has worked on such Broadway shows as Grease!, Brooklyn, Taboo, Patti LuPone on Broadway and the Tony-winning revival of Annie Get Your Gun. He received two Daytime Emmy Awards for his work on "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" and also garnered a Grammy Award for Annie Get Your Gun. He has released three solo "John McDaniel at the Piano" recordings as well as "John McDaniel Live at Joe's Pub."

Birdland is located in Manhattan at 315 West 44th Street. There is a $25 cover charge and $10 food-drink minimum. For reservations call (212) 581-3080 or visit www.birdlandjazz.com.