Hosted by Laraine “Tapz” Goodman of Downtown’s “Club 124” and Robin “The Organizer” Schatell Artistic Direction by Laraine Goodman
A mash up of downtown Frankophiles channel Old Blue Eyes with a bang, in celebration of Sinatra’s 100th Birthday.
Let Me Be Frank, a rollicking night of swinging music and song, syncopated tapping, smooth booze and old time fun. Witness a mash-up of stellar downtown Frankophiles channeling Old Blue Eyes through song and dance as they vie for top dog honors and celebrate the 100th Birthday of Frank Sinatra.
The Let Me Be Frank band is led by Bernice “Boom Boom” Brooks on drums with Marcus Mclaurine on bass, Ayako Shirasaki on piano, and Debra Kreisberg on sax. Performers include a bevvy of downtown tap dancers and singers: AC Cowings; Nick Drakides; Deanna Kirk; Hank Smith; Ann Amendolagine; Rod Ferrone, Brenda Bufalinoa, with a special appearance by LaMaMa’s own Nicky Paraiso; and more!