Tony Gudell's powerful baritone brings the American Songbook to life in glorious Technicolor. The Gudell Jazz Syndicate is a collection of the finest jazz musicians in the DMV, offering a variety of American Jazz - from Roaring 1920's Hot Jazz to the sophisticated swing era of the 1940's and '50's.
Whether swinging Rat Pack hits and evoking the smooth styles of Sinatra, Bennett and Torme, or bringing the Prohibition era back to life with the playful riffing of Fats Waller or Cliff Edwards, Tony effortlessly delivers a fun, swanky evening harkening back to the glamorous days of the Great American Supperclubs of the 1940's & 50's or those rousing speakeasies of the 1920's & '30's.
Performing with either a jazz trio, rhythm band, intimate piano, or sweet guitar, Tony and The Syndicate swing those classic and familiar songs by Eubie Blake, the Gershwins, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin.
Tony is back at our favorite Glover Park pizzaria, In Bocca Al Lupo with the fantastic Matt Trimboli Trio. This very special evening of American Songbook favorites features Matt on guitar, Ben Trimboli on sax and Eric Glasser on upright bass. Bocca offers delicious Roman-style pizza, pasta and fritto favorites. Swing by and treat yourself to an evening of soaring music, terrific food and drinks, and lots of laughs. Tony’s unique song styling and the Trimboli Trio’s sublime sound brings new life to the American Songbook.
In Bocca Al Lupo
2400 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Saturday, November 18
Join Tony and The Jazz Syndicate for an evening of Swinging Rat Pack hits and American Songbook favorites at “DC’s Home For Melodic Jazz.” Alfio’s is just two blocks from Friendship Heights Metro, offers free valet parking, a great menu and full bar. Reservations recommended.
Alfio’s La Trattoria
4515 Willard Ave.
Chevy Chase, MD
Free Valet Parking
A longtime favorite in the Washington, D.C. theatre scene, Tony has appeared in leading roles at many of the area's top playhouses, including Signature Theatre, Olney Theatre Center, Washington Stage Guild, and Studio Theatre. In New York, Tony has performed as a caberet artist at such iconic clubs as Don't Tell Momma and The Duplex.
Tony now brings his unique vocal styling and lighthearted wit to nightclubs, restaurants, and private events throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, including Alice's Jazz And Cultural Society, Jojo Restaurant & Bar, Mr. Henry’s, Columbia Station, Arcuri, Acadiana Restaurant, Woman’s National Democratic Club, and Lee-Fendall House Museum and Garden.
Book Tony for your next event. Packages can include vocals with solo accompaniment, with piano and upright bass, jazz trio or band. You can contact us at the bottom of this page.
Check out this exciting video of Tony performing with different combos.
by Joe Raposa
Tony Gudell with Oren Levine
Recorded Live, July 2017
What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?
By Frank Loesser
Tony Gudell, Vocals
Peter Edelman, Piano
Salvatore DeRaffele, Bass
Justin Pinkney, Drums
Recorded Live, December 2017
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Blagden Alley, Washington, D.C.