ALEX BUGNON at 54 Below
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The Bugnon sound is a white hot, slow burning mixture of contemporary jazz, funk and R&B with a dash of gospel thrown in for good measure. Alex grew up in Montreux, Switzerland, home of the world renowned Montreux Jazz Festival, and has gone on to delight audiences worldwide as both pianist and composer with his sophisticated musical style – an exotic blend or rhythms with haunting, soulful refrains. His many recordings have graced the Top 40 R&B charts many times over, and he is the recipient of two Soul Train Music Awards. Kick off 2013 with Alex and his swingin' trio for an evening of smooth tunes and sultry melodies.
Venue Description: Only a year old, the popular nightspot with the in-theatre crowd 54 Below has undergone a complete reinvention by multiple Tony Award-winning producers Tom Viertel, Marc Routh, Richard Frankel and Steve Baruch (Hairspray, The Producers). The intimate 114-seat venue features up to three shows nightly as well as a late night lounge. Performers there have included Tony winner Patti LuPone, Rita Wilson, the Tony award-winning cast of Once, and Glee's Matthew Morrison. 54 Below is easily reachable by subway, C, E, or 1 to 50th Street, or N, Q, R. to 57th Street.
Chuck Wagner - 08/04/15