Carol Channing, Tyne Daly, Michael Feinstein, Dionne Warwick, et al. Win Bistro Awards
Among the honorees are Dionne Warwick, who will receipt the Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award; Carol Channing who will receive a special award recognizing her ongoing commitment and dedication to arts education in our public schools; and Michael Feinstein, who will be honored with an award for his three-part documentary series Michael Feinstein's American Songbook.
Singers who have won Bistro Awards include Tyne Daly (Outstanding Major Engagement), Allan Harris (Ongoing Achievement in Jazz), Kevin Dozier (Outstanding Vocalist), Carole J. Bufford (Outstanding Vocalist), and Hilary Kole (Outstanding Recording for You Are There).
In addition, the Ira Eaker Special Achievement Award, given to an outstanding performer on the rise, will be given to The Rescignos, brothers Robbie and Paul Rescigno.
Other winners include the Johnny Rodgers Band (Outstanding Musical Group), and guitarist Sean Harkness (Outstanding Instrumentalist), as well as Anthony Cochran for Elvis Lives (Outstanding Theme Show), and Janice Hall for Grand Illusions: The Music of Marlene Dietrich (Outstanding Tribute Show).