Tony Gudell, Vocalist

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

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


Swinging Sinatra Standards & Crooning Heartfelt Ballads

Next Up - Come Swing With Me!


Sunday, June 16: Acadiana Pop-Up Jazz Brunch with the Gudell Jazz Syndicate

 Acadiana comes to Foggy Bottom for a special pop-up brunch!  This Father’s Day join Tony and the band once again and enjoy those old Acadiana brunch specialties you’ve been missing. District Commons will host a special three-course Acadiana brunch menu featuring all the favorites: Bourbon Lemonade, Fried Green Tomatoes, Seafood Gumbo, Eggs Acadiana, Beignets, and more. Tony will be swinging Sinatra standards and crooning heartfelt ballads with his signature charm, swagger, and style. Make your Father's Day brunch reservations today! 

District Commons American Tavern

2200 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, WDC


No Cover

Ala Carte and Prix Fixe Menu Available

Reservations Strongly Recommended

The Crown & Crow Presents The Gudell Jazz Syndicate



JUNE 15 - JULY 13 - AUGUST 17



Join Tony and The Gudell Jazz Syndicate at Logan Cirlce's swanky Victorian era bar, The Crown & Crow. Travel back in time to 1911 in an old london pub - embellished with ornate chandeliers, plush burgundy booth seating, creative libations and local craft beers. Saturday nights will sizzle this summer with swing, swagger and style. Rat Pack hits, cool jazz standards, and Tony's incomparable style will make your weekend come alive. RING-A-DING-DING, BABY!

Crown & Crow

1317 14th Street, NW, WDC

Saturdays, June 15, July 13, August 17


No Cover



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


Gudell's powerful baritone brings the American Songbook to life in glorious Technicolor.  Tony now brings his unique vocal styling and lighthearted wit to nightclubs, restaurants, and private events throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, including Jojo Restaurant & Bar, Mr. Henry’s, Columbia Station, Arcuri, Acadiana Restaurant, 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.

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.

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

Blagden Alley, Washington, D.C.