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Jamie DeRoy & Friends

Jamie deRoy & friends returned to Birdland to benefit The Entertainment Community Fund. 

October 23, 2023: Jamie deRoy & friends returned to Birdland for a festive night of entertainment to benefit The Entertainment Community Fund, a service organization that is dear to her heart. The roster of performers included Tony winner Nikki M. James, world renowned jazz/rock violinist, Daisy Jopling, and the beloved television icon from “Who’s the Boss” and “Taxi,” Tony Danza, who happens to be a skilled cabaret performer as well. Also on the bill were The New Belters, Nicolas King & Seth Sikes, a cabaret duo that has been taking the town by storm this past year and comedian Steven Scott. 

Ron Abel, Nikki M James, Tony Danza, Jamie deRoy, Steven Scott, Daisy Jopling, Seth Sikes and Nicolas King.

Jamie deRoy & friends returned to Birdland to benefit The Entertainment Community Fund. 

October 23, 2023: Jamie deRoy & friends returned to Birdland for a festive night of entertainment to benefit The Entertainment Community Fund, a service organization that is dear to her heart. The roster of performers included Tony winner Nikki M. James, world renowned jazz/rock violinist, Daisy Jopling, and the beloved television icon from “Who’s the Boss” and “Taxi,” Tony Danza, who happens to be a skilled cabaret performer as well. Also on the bill were The New Belters, Nicolas King & Seth Sikes, a cabaret duo that has been taking the town by storm this past year and comedian Steven Scott. 

The evening was directed by Barry Kleinbort with Ron Abel on piano, Ritt Henn on bass, and Ray Marchica on drums.

Photography: Barry Gordin

Nikki M James and Jamie deRoy.
Seth Sikes, Jamie deRoy and  Nicolas King.
Jamie deRoy and Steven Scott.
Daisy Jopling and Jamie deRoy.
Tony Danza and Jamie deRoy.
Nikki M. James, Jim Caruso and Director Barry Kleinbort.
Steven Scott and Tony Danza.
Jamie deRoy and Joseph Benincasa.
Tony Danza and Nicolas King.
Tony Danza and Patrick Christiano.
Tony Danza
Riki Kane Larimer and Stuart Ross.
Lenny Babbish, Jamie deRoy, Christina Rose and Doug Major.
Joseph Benincasa, Eda Sorokoff and Stephen Sorokoff.
Ritt Henn on bass.
Ron Abel on piano.
Nikki M. James
Daisy Jopling
Nicolas King and Seth Sikes.
Steven Sottt
Tony Danza
Jamie DeRoy