Natalie Douglas 'Sammy'

The music of Sammy Davis, Jr

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Last Show: Saturday 26 th February 2022

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

The sensational Natalie Douglas returns to the Pheasantry with her smash hit tribute 'SAMMY - the music of Sammy Davis, Jr.'. After SRO performances of this hit concert in NYC & at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, Natalie Douglas is thrilled to share her stunning tribute to the phenomenally talented, Sammy Davis, Jr. Through the use of her gorgeous voice & lively showbiz tales, Natalie and her acclaimed music director, Mark Hartman, celebrate the songs & stories of this beloved & much missed mega-talent of Rat Pack fame, including iconic tunes such as 'Too Close For Comfort', 'Gonna Build a Mountain', 'What Kind of Fool Am I?' and 'Mr. Bojangles'. As a young girl, Natalie joined the many Sammy Davis, Jr. fans around the world in their devotion to his multiple talents, charm, humor, dignity, and emotional impact. 

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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

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 - “SAMMY…THE SONGS OF SAMMY DAVIS JR.,” THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24th thru SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26th @ 8:00PM. “SAMMY…THE SONGS OF SAMMY DAVIS, JR.,” celebrates the songs & stories of this beloved & much missed mega-talent of Rat Pack fame, Sammy Davis, Jr. Natalie and her music director Mark Hartman will turn their considerable talents to Davis’ long & storied career with this tribute including classic Davis songs such as, “Too Close For Comfort,” “Gonna Build a Mountain,” “What Kind of Fool Am I?” and “Mr. Bojangles.”

Natalie Douglas is a twelve-time MAC, two-time Backstage Bistro, Nightlife Award Winner, Margaret Whiting Award & 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 other venues 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 ?fth season - TRIBUTES has included celebrations of Roberta Flack, Joni Mitchell, Linda Ronstadt, Nina Simone, Elvis Presley, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat “King” Cole, Barbra Streisand, Nancy Wilson, Judy Garland, James Taylor & Cher, while earning her three MAC awards for Major Artist, Celebrity Artist & Show of The Year.