Features


Robert Windeler, Arts Journalist, Biographer, Theatre and Cabaret Critic: We Mourn His Loss

The Bistro Awards team regrettably shares the news that one of our own—arts and entertainment journalist Robert Windeler—has...

Critical Thoughts: Direction Can Help/Direction Can Hurt—A Tale of Two Singers

I recently saw two singers whose shows might have very little in common on the surface but whose...

The Reinvented (and Always Reinventing) Stand-Up Comic

In a song snippet, dubbed “Denial,” filmed at New York's Comedy Cellar more than a decade ago, stand-up...

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Club Reviews


Club Review: Hannah Carter

It is particularly thrilling to come across young jazz vocalists and musicians who are investigating the classic repertoire...

Bistro Bits: Where’s That Rainbow? Kelsey Seaman, James Beaman, and Pride 2024

Happy Pride Month 2024, everyone. Let your rainbow flags unfurl and fly! Just remember that, while we celebrate,...

Sally Mayes in “Now and Then: The Stories”

In February of this year, singer Sally Mayes presented the second in her four-part Now and Then series,...

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Album Reviews


Album Review: “A Lady With A Song—Amber Weekes Celebrates Nancy Wilson”

When singer Nancy Wilson (1937-2018) passed, she left behind a legacy of classic recordings, unforgettable concert performances, appearances...

Album Review: Mark Winkler–”The Rules Don’t Apply”

Singer/songwriter Mark Winkler received the 2023 Bistro Award for Outstanding Recording for his last album, Late Bloomin’ Jazzman. The...

Album Review: “A Collective Cy–Jeff Harnar Sings Cy Coleman”

Anyone choosing to explore the songs of Cy Coleman finds a cornucopia of jazz, pop, and Broadway with...

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