Telarc International released Callaway's new CD, "Blues in the Night," Aug. 22. In conjunction with the release of that disc, Callaway will play Jazz at Lincoln Center's Dizzy's Club Sept. 6-10. Sister Liz Callaway will join the festivities at the 7:30 PM performance on Sept. 6, and the two Callaways will duet on a medley of "Stormy Weather"/"When the Sun Comes Out," which is featured on the new recording.
Not only a singer, Ann Hampton Callaway is also an acclaimed songwriter, whose works have been performed by Barbra Streisand, Patti LuPone and dozens of others. For her Broadway bow in Swing!, Callaway garnered a Tony nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, and her many recordings include "Ann Hampton Callaway," "Bring Back Romance," "To Ella with Love" and "After Ours." Callaway is also a recipient of 14 Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC) Awards.
Liz Callaway, most recently on Broadway in The Look of Love, made her Broadway debut in the original cast of Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, and she also took part in the anniversary concert of that musical. For her work in the musical Baby, she received a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, and her other Broadway credits include The Three Musketeers, Miss Saigon and Cats. Callaway's solo recordings include "The Beat Goes On," "Anywhere I Wander—Liz Callaway Sings Frank Loesser" and "The Story Goes On."
Show times at Dizzy's Club are 7:30 PM and 9:30 PM with additional 11:30 PM shows Friday and Saturday nights. There is a $30 cover charge; reservations can be made by calling (212) 258-9595 or by visiting www.jalc.org.
Jazz at Lincoln Center's Dizzy's Club is located at Broadway at 60th Street on the fifth floor. *
The complete track listing for "Blues in the Night" follows:
"Swingin' Away the Blues"
"Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most"
"Lover Come Back to Me"
"Stormy Weather"/"When the Sun Comes Out"
"The I'm-Too-White-To-Sing-the-Blues Blues"
"Willow Weep for Me"
"Hip to Be Happy"
"It's All Right with Me"
"No One Is Alone"
"Blues in the Night"
"The Glory of Love"