Since moving to NYC in 2000, Jim Speake has sung in most of New York’s Cabaret venues. He was nominated for Best Musical Comedy Performer 2013, and Best Male Vocalist 2015, by MAC, The Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs. In 2010, he produced his first recording, “My Generation.”
“Sweet Life,” released in Nov. 2015, is his newest and latest recording. Both CD’s are available on CdBaby.com and iTunes. On Tuesday, April 12th at 7pm and Saturday, April 16th at 4pm, Jim will be singing all of the songs from the new recording “Sweet Life the Show” at The Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Café, 407 W. 42nd St. NYC. The show is directed by Lennie Watts with Musical Direction by Steven Ray Watkins and the SRW Band.
Tickets are available through Ovation: 212-352-3101. For more information about the CD and the Show go to www.jimspeake.com
More information about the recording:
The recording features songs written by Loggins and Messina, Peter Allen, Barry Manilow, Cy Coleman, Neil Sedaka, Stephen Sondheim and others. It was produced by Paul Rolnick for Zevely Records with Artistic Direction by Lennie Watts and Musical Direction by Steven Ray Watkins. Orchestrations are by Tom Kochan. It was recorded at Dubway Studios in NYC, 2015.