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Geoffrey Mark Sings Ella Fitzgerald Songbook At Oscars
May 12 @ 7:00 pm$30
WHAT: Join award-winning jazz singer Geoffrey Mark as he sings tracks from his upcoming album saluting the music of Ella Fitzgerald.
WHO: Among those noted personalities scheduled to attend include Wesley Eure, Gregg Marx, Steve Bluestein, Jim J Bullock, Mel England, Ruta Lee, Randy West, Cheryl Bentyne, and more
WHEN: Wednesday, May 12th 7PM (Doors open at 5:30pm for dinner)
WHERE: Oscar’s nightclub, 125 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs
TICKETS: $30 cover charge
Geoffrey Mark, an Emmy Award winner and Grammy Award nominee, has been called a “walking encyclopedia of show business history,” as well as the greatest authority on the Legendary Ella Fitzgerald. The release of his best selling book, ELLA., with full support of the Fitzgerald estate and foundation and his successful radio program titled, GEOFFREY MARK PLAYS ELLA, has made him the most sought after expert on all things ELLA,
An established and respected entertainer, Mr Mark a singer/stand-up comedian in nightclubs and cabarets, and an Off-Broadway veteran, Mark has hosted radio series, has written comedy for several stand-up comedians, and writes and produces both documentaries and reality shows for cable television. Mark has three best-selling books, including Ethel Merman, The Lucy Book and is the producer of Nigel: Come Back to Me, a CD with a seventeen piece Big Band.
Having interacted with Ella’s inner circle towards the end of her life, he now performs her songs with their original arrangements and telling insider stories to spellbound and adoring crowds.