The concert at the famed jazz club is entitled All Mixed Up: The Songs of Sam Davis and will feature the debut of a new pop song cycle, Home After Dark. Those scheduled to join Davis for the 7 PM concert include Anastasia Barzee, Matt Farnsworth, Santino Fontana, Megan Lawrence, Kelli O'Hara, Megan McGinnis, Matt McGrath, Karen Murphy, Daniel Reichard, Benjamin Schrader, Patrick Sullivan and Will Swenson. Composer Davis will be featured on piano with Sean McDaniel on drums, Brad Russell on bass and John Benthal on guitar.
Sam Davis is also a conductor and arranger, who has worked on the Broadway productions of Curtains and The Apple Tree. His songs, according to a press release, "run the gamut from driving rock numbers, soaring pop ballads, upbeat show tunes, and intimate cabaret songs."
Birdland is located in Manhattan at 315 West 44th Street. There is a $25 cover charge and a $10 food/drink minimum. Call (212) 581-3080 for reservations or visit www.birdlandjazz.com.