Called “the nations most celebrated cabaret performer” and self-described as a saloon singer, Bobby Short is a veteran of the high-class lounges of New York, Paris, and London. In this remarkable DVD, entitled Bobby Short at the Café Carlyle, the renowned singer and pianist, with his legendary repertoire from the greats of Tin Pan Alley, performs a thrilling 25-song set with his usual verve and charm, live from the intimate and elegant setting of the Café Carlyle.
“He is a superb stylist, a sophisticated performer who blends savoir faire and genuine talent in equal measure.” –The Boston Globe
As we enjoy the impeccable savoir faire of Bobby Short & the Café Carlyle, the film also takes us into his home, for an exclusive, intimate look at the man behind the music. No Cover, No Minimum, just You, Bobby Short and the intimacy of the New York Cabaret.
New York nightlife, the elegant Cafe Carlyle, Paris, London, Cole Porter, Gershwin, Sondheim… This is the world of singer 7 pianist Bobby Short, the reigning monarch of the nightclubs of Cafe Society. Performing from his catalog of classic songs, the legendary Bobby Short and his dynamic voice played packed performances at the world-renowned Cafe Carlyle for nearly 50 years. Live from the venue they made famous, this timeless concert DVD, Bobby Short at the Café Carlyle, features Bobby Short, as well as Beverly Peer on Bass and Gene Gammage behind the drums.
“Bobby Short shows why he’s at the summit of cabaret singing.”– Variety Magazine
- Four Walls and One Dirty Window Blues
- (I Love You) Samantha
- Honeysuckle Blues
- When My Sugar Walks Down the Street
- You’re the Cutest One
- Too Marvelous for Words
- Bojangles of Harlem
- Streamlined Lulubelle From Tennessee
- Everybody’s Truckin’
- Breakfast In Harlem
- Old Man Harlem
- Truckin’, Thanks To Harlem Now
- Why Shouldn’t I?
- The Best Is Yet To Come
- New York Is My Personal Property
- How’s Your Romance
- I’m Satisfied
- Do As The Romans Do
- On The Amazon
- Dancing At That Moving Picture Ball
- Sat It Isn’t So
- Losing My Mind
- Pilote-moi (Pilot Me)
“Quite simply the all-around ultimate cabaret artist… Five Stars”
-Leonard Feather, Los Angeles Times