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.


Swinging Saturday Nights!

Join Tony for Swinging Saturday Nights when he brings his unique vocal styling and lighthearted wit to DC’s iconic jazz club, Columbia Station in Adams Morgan, every Saturday night from 9:00-1:00. Backed by three exceptional jazz musicians - Erol Danon on piano, Salvatore DeRaffele on upright bass, and Julian Berkowitz on drums - Tony will effortlessly transport you back in time to the glorious days of the hip, ethereal Jazz Joints of New York in the 1940’s and 50’s.

2325 18th Street, NW, WDC

Saturday Nights 9:00-1:00

No Cover

Saturday, May 12: Takoma Porch Festival with the Tony Gudell Quartet

We are thrilled to be a part of the 6th Annual Takoma Porch music festival!  Join us at 7212 Cedar Ave. from 3:00-3:45 and enjoy a swinging' afternoon with Christopher Stiles on keys, Arsen Sumbatyan on trumpet, Julian Berkowitz on drums, and Tony Gudell swinging the American Songbook. The festival takes place on the porches of 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, listening to musicians from the local and regional area.  For more information and to download the festival map visit https://www.takomaporch.net/

Sunday, May 13: Mother's Day Jazz Brunch at Acadiana Restaurant with the Tony Gudell Quartet

Tony is back at Acadiana! Treat mom to an extra-special Mother's Day Brunch with bottomless mimosas and bloody Mary's or a large selection of $5.00 eye-opener libations.  Enjoy a delicious three-course prix fixe Cajun-Creole brunch at this beautiful, sprawling downtown restaurant while Tony croons his way into your heart, swinging jazz standards with his remarkable quartet. Mom will be delighted with this swanky jazz brunch that harkens back to the glorious days of the American Supper-club.

No Cover

Reservations Strongly Recommended: https://m.opentable.com/restaurants/acadiana/4977?rid=4977 


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.  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