JACK JONES CELEBRATES HIS 50TH ANNIVERSARY IN SHOW BUSINESS

JACK JONES CELEBRATES HIS 50TH ANNIVERSARY
IN SHOW BUSINESS WITH A LIMITED EXCLUSIVE
OAK ROOM ENGAGEMENT SEPTEMBER 9-20

The Algonquin is delighted that double Grammy Award winning vocalist Jack Jones has selected the Oak Room to celebrate his landmark 50th anniversary in show business. In a limited exclusive engagement September 9-20, for ten shows only-at 9 pm Tuesdays through Saturdays-Jack will offer classic renditions of the timeless standards that have made him an international superstar in the age of rock and hip-hop.

Musical Director/Pianist is Jeff Colella, with Chris Colangelo on bass and Kendall Kay on drums. There is a $75 cover charge per person plus a $30 minimum or $70 prix fixe dinner (dinner is required Thursday-Saturday, with seating 7-7:30). Reservations: (212) 419-9331 or bmcgurn@algonquinhotel.com.

Born in Hollywood to singer/movie star Allan Jones and actress Irene Hervey, Jack attended University High School in Los Angeles while also studying drama and voice privately. When his friend Nancy Sinatra invited her father to sing in the school’s auditorium, the experience left an indelible mark that helped shape Jack’s career. He made his professional debut at 19 as part of his father’s Las Vegas act and soon hereafter signed a recording contract that produced his first hit, “This Could Be The Start of Something Big.” His two Grammys were for the singles “Lollipops and Roses ” and “Wives and Lovers.” With more than 50 recorded albums, 17 of which made Billboard’s Top 20, Jack’s credits include guest performances at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center and the White House, as well as international tours. His musical theatre work includes starring roles in “Guys and Dolls,” “South Pacific,” “Pajama Game” and “Man of La Mancha.” He recorded the theme songs for the film Love With A Proper Stranger and the hit TV show, “The Love Boat.”

Born in Hollywood to singer/movie star Allan Jones and actress Irene Hervey, Jack attended University High School in Los Angeles while also studying drama and voice privately. When his friend Nancy Sinatra invited her father to sing in the school’s auditorium, the experience left an indelible mark that helped shape Jack’s career. He made his professional debut at 19 as part of his father’s Las Vegas act and soon hereafter signed a recording contract that produced his first hit, “This Could Be The Start of Something Big.” His two Grammys were for the singles “Lollipops and Roses ” and “Wives and Lovers.” With more than 50 recorded albums, 17 of which made Billboard’s Top 20, Jack’s credits include guest performances at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center and the White House, as well as international tours. His musical theatre work includes starring roles in “Guys and Dolls,” “South Pacific,” “Pajama Game” and “Man of La Mancha.” He recorded the theme songs for the film Love With A Proper Stranger and the hit TV show, “The Love Boat.”

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