A powerful singer who knows how to connect with a song and an audience.

"...a multi-layered, heart-warming, intelligent performance."-DC Theatre Scene

Whether swinging a Sinatra standard or crooning a heartfelt ballad, Tony Gudell's powerful baritone brings the American Songbook to life in glorious Technicolor.


New Years Eve at Casolare with the Tony Gudell Quartet

Ring in the new year Italian style with Tony crooning Italian/American favorites & jazz standards from the American Songbook at Casolare in The Glover Park Hotel.  Created by James Beard award-winning chef Michael Schlow, Casolare brings you the very best of Italy’s varied coastal cuisines.  Mangiare! Beautifully crafted tasting menue; Bere! Handcrafted cocktails and luscious Italian wines;  Ballare!  Dance in the new year with Tony, along with Oren Levine on keys, Blake Meister on bass and Justin Pinckney on drums for a festive First Night with all the joy, warmth & hospitality Italians radiate.


2505 Wisconsin Ave. NW

Complimentary Parking

Reservations Strongly Recommended



An Audience Favorite for Three Decades

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.

Stylish Vocals and Sophisticated Wit

Tony now brings his unique vocal styling and lighthearted wit to nightclubs, restaurants, and private events throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, including Mr. Henry’s, Columbia Station, Jojo Restaurant, Acadiana Restaurant, French Quarter Brasserie, and Woman’s National Democratic Club.  Whether performing with a jazz trio, big band, or intimate piano, Tony effortlessly delivers a swanky evening, harkening back to the glamorous days of the Great American Supperclubs of the 1940's and '50's.

Always A Swingin' Night!

Video Gallery

Being Green

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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Tony Gudell, Vocalist

Washington, District of Columbia, United States