"A stylish and frisky singer and a pianist with a rollicking touch. " New York Times.
Having an event? Jazz it up! Singer Pianist Jonathan L. Segal performs jazzy versions of "The Great American Songbook" at events all over the New York City area, including the music of Gershwin, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, and other great songwriters from the stellar age of American song. He brings a sense of joy and fun to the kind of swinging songs that you've heard sung by Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Harry Connick and Michael Buble.
Jonathan L. Segal is a pianist, singer, entertainer, songwriter, and music educator. He’s had a diverse career. He has written music for television, including themes and songs for "Monday Night Football", "Another World", "Mighty Mouse, the New Adventures", and "One Life To Live" (for which he received an Emmy-nomination). He has starred in theatrical tours of Broadway shows ("Pump Boys & Dinettes"), music-directed on TV ("Afterdrive" starring Denis Leary, two Tom Brokaw specials), accompanied a number of music greats (Chuck Berry, Dizzy Gillespie), entertained as a singer/pianist at hundreds of events (events for Broadway’s Tony Awards, the British Consulate, Al Gore, Mayor Bloomberg, The Discovery Channel, many major corporations), concertized ("The Great American Songbook on the Jazzy Side") played jazz in Tokyo, worked in industrial theater for many more corporations, music directed off-Broadway ("Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah") and worked on Broadway (teaching the Von Trapp children their songs for “Sound Of Music” and playing in The Radio City Music Hall Pit Orchestra).
He has been a blue ribbon judge at the Emmy Awards, and appeared in Who’s Who in Entertainment and Who’s Who in Emerging American Leaders. He has acted in film ("Baby It’s You") and on radio. He has also taught music and music directed theatrical productions in camps, public schools and private schools. He teaches piano privately and coaches singers.
Jonathan has worked with a wide range of performers including Dizzy Gillespie and Chuck Berry. He received an Emmy nomination as a TV songwriter, and starred in the national theatrical tours of "Pump Boys And Dinettes" and "Song Of Singapore" Jonathan has performed at parties in New York City for Al Gore, Mayor Bloomberg, The British Consulate,The Discovery Channel, etc. Each year he performs Broadway's Tony Awards Nominees Luncheon at The Rainbow Room, and The Tony Awards Honorees Luncheon at Tavern on The Green.
Jonathan can perform solo, or in duo, trio, or quartet settings. Available for: Corporate Parties Dinner Parties, Birthday Parties, Cocktail Parties, Weddings, & Bar-Mitzvahs. Based in New York City, some of the places Jonathan has performed are:
Tavern On The Green, Gracie Mansion, Club Uraku in Tokyo, The Rainbow Room, The Waldorf-Astoria, Lutece, 21, The Four Seasons, The Harvard Club, The Plaza Hotel, The Water Club
...As well as many other fine establishments and homes.
Jonathan Segal: Pianist/Singer
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 1 - 240 minutes
Swinging versions of The Great American Songbook. Gershwin, Cole Porter, Sinatra, etc.
Examples (from an endless song list)
Our Love Is Here To Stay
Isn't It Romantic
Someone To Watch Over Me
A Nightingale Sang In Berkely Square
Night And Day
As time Goes By
Let's Get Away From it All
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
On The Sunny Side Of the Street
I Get A Kick Out Of You
Pennies From Heaven
The Lady Is A Tramp
On The Street Where You Live
I've Got You under My Skin
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Just the Way You Look Tonight
My Funny Valentine
I've Got Rhythm
Bei Mir Bist Du Schon
I Thought About You
Brother Can You Spare A Dime
Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
Isn't It A Pity
You Go To My Head
Hallalujah I Love Her So
Etc. and many many more.
Available for Your
Anniversary Party, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Party, Birthday Party, Concert Venue, Corporate Event, Cruise, Hotel, Studio Session
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