JEFF HARNAR made his debut performance at Feinstein?s at the Regency in November 2006, celebrating the music of Cy Coleman in a new show, ?A Collective Cy,? re-uniting with his longtime creative team of musical director Alex Rybeck and director Sarah Louise Lazarus.
Jeff is an award-winning New York cabaret and recording artist, who has appeared at Carnegie Hall on numerous occasions, including the Cole Porter and Noel Coward Centennial galas, a solo concert at Weill Recital Hall, and most recently as Michael Feinstein?s special guest at Zankel Hall. Jeff is familiar to television audiences for his PBS special ?The 1959 Broadway Songbook,? and as the singing narrator of A&E?s ?Gershwin on Ice,? starring Dorothy Hamill. Jeff is popular on the New York cabaret scene for his engagements at Algonquin Hotel?s Oak Room the Firebird Café, among many others. Jeff also tours with Shauna Hicks in ?The Mickey & Judy Show,? performing most recently with the San Diego, Albany and Spokane symphony orchestras.
Jeff has won five Manhattan cabaret awards, including two MAC Awards (Male Vocalist) and three Back Stage Bistro Awards (Male Vocalist, Debut and Show). Jeff?s most recent recording is the critically acclaimed ?Dancing in the Dark? (PS Classics). Other solo recordings include ?The 1959 Broadway Songbook,? ?Because of You: Fifties Gold? and ?Sammy Cahn All the Way.? A personal career highlight was opening for The McGuire Sisters during their reunion tour. Please visit www.Jeffharnar.com