Natalie Douglas

'The First Time…The Music of Roberta Flack'

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Last Show: Sunday 20 th October 2019

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

The sensational Natalie Douglas returns to the Pheasantry with her smash hit tribute 'The First Time…The Music of Roberta Flack'. Direct from SRO performances of this brand new concert in San Francisco & NYC, Natalie Douglas is thrilled to share her stunning tribute to the phenomenally talented musical artist, Roberta Flack. Through the use of her gorgeous voice & fascinating stories about Ms. Flack, Natalie & her acclaimed music director, Mark Hartman, celebrate the hallmarks of Roberta Flack’s career - her luminous voice, & peerless musical virtuosity, leading to chart-topping song after song, garnering millions of sales along with well-deserved awards & accolades. As a young girl, Natalie joined Flack’s many fans around the world in their devotion to Flack’s beauty, dignity, grace, and emotional impact. Natalie performs songs associated with the legendary singer, including, “Making Love,” “Compared to What?,” “Where Is The Love?,” “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” & of course, “Killing Me Softly with His Song.” Don’t miss this fantastic celebration of one of the world’s most beloved singers - Roberta Flack.

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When the mood takes her, the American vocalist swings as stylishly as any jazz diva; with her Rubenesque figure and plunging cleavage she makes a mesmerising blues mama as well. A true force of simply want her to carry on into the small hours.” - Clive Davis, The Times

“A true, true star” - BBC London Radio

Natalie Douglas - the acclaimed vocalist hailed as “a true, true star” by BBC London Radio, “a true force of nature” by The Times (UK), “sensational” by Time Out New York, “a monstrous talent” by Next Magazine and “simply everything” by The Daily News, - returns to her UK perch at The Pheasantry with a new show - “THE FIRST TIME…THE MUSIC OF ROBERTA FLACK” FRIDAY OCTOBER 18th thru SUNDAY OCTOBER 20th @ 8:30PM. “THE FIRST TIME…THE MUSIC OF ROBERTA FLACK,” celebrates the beauty, artistry, & musical virtuosity of the extraordinary Roberta Flack. Natalie and her music director Mark Hartman will turn their considerable talents to Flack’s brilliance with this new tribute including classic Flack songs such as, “Making Love,” “Compared To What?” “Where Is The Love?,” “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” & of course, “Killing Me Softly with His Song.”

Natalie Douglas is an eleven-time MAC, two-time Backstage Bistro, Nightlife Award Winner, 2014 Margaret Whiting Award & 2016 Donald F. Smith Award Winner - the latter two presented by the Mabel Mercer Foundation, for which Natalie is also a Master Teacher. She has appeared at Carnegie Hall, Rose Theatre and The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Town Hall, among others in the USA & around the world.

Natalie has also produced over 70 concerts at her NYC musical home, Birdland Jazz Club, where her portrait hangs on the legendary Birdland Wall of Fame. Her latest series - her smash Birdland residency in its third year - TRIBUTES has included celebrations of Sammy Davis, Jr., Linda Ronstadt, Nina Simone, Elvis Presley, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat “King” Cole, Barbra Streisand, Nancy Wilson & Cher, while earning her two MAC awards for Major Artist & Show of The Year.

Natalie’s latest CD release, Human Heart, along with her two previous CDs are available on iTunes,, Spotify, GooglePlay and her website: