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

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

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

Swinging Sinatra Standards & Crooning Heartfelt Ballads

Next Up - Come Swing With Me!

DC Jazz Singers Jam with Guest Vocalist Tony Gudell

March 17: DC Jazz Singers Jam with Guest Vocalist Tony Gudell

Come join Tony on St. Patrick's Day for one of DC's best Jazz Brunches.  Swingin' tunes, serious food, and mimosas!  Make sure to stick around for the open mic from 1:00-4:00 hosted by Maija Rejman and Anthony Compton.

Reservations Strongly Recommended

JoJo Restaurant

1518 U Street, NW, WDC

Sunday, March 17

12:00-1:00, Singers Jam to Follow

No Cover  


April 13: Swingin' Sinatra Saturday Night!

It's a swinging cocktail party in The Cello Room at Arcuri with The Gudell Jazz Syndicate swinging the American Songbook -  Vegas style - featuring songs from the Rat Pack era with all the swing, swagger and style of the '60s.  Come dressed to impress for a swingin' affair!

Arcuri Cello Room

2400 Wisconsin Ave, NW, WDC

Saturday, April 13 9:00 - 12:00

No Cover


May 11: Takoma Porch Music Festival with Tony Gudell and the Oren Levine Trio

We are thrilled to be back in Takoma Park for the 7th Annual Takoma Porch music festival!  Join us for a swingin' afternoon featuring songs from the American Songbook and original songs by Oren Levine from his Muliti-WAMMA Nominated album Making Up For Lost Time.  

This unique festival takes place on the porches of those lovely Victorian homes in Old Takoma Park, MD from 2:00-6:00.  Spend your day as a musical tourist walking the streets of beautiful Takoma Park, listing to musicians from the local and reregional area.  For more information visit https://www.takomaporch.net/

Tony Gudell & Oren Levine Trio

7212 Cedar Ave., Takoma Park MD

Time TBA

Free Outdoor Event



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, 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!

Tony Gudell's powerful baritone brings the American Songbook to life in glorious Technicolor.  Book Tony for your next event. Packages can include vocals with solo accompaniment, with piano and upright bass, jazz trio or band. Check out this exciting video of Tony performing with different combos.  You can contact us at the bottom of this page.

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.