Come Together: When the 60s Met the 70s

June 11, 2019 - July 21, 2019 |  John C. Court Cabaret

With music made famous by Tina Turner, The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, and more, this rockin’ revue explores the changing musical landscape from 1965-1975. Come Together explores the musical soundtrack of one of the most exciting, controversial, and impactful decades our country has ever seen. Featuring hits like “Dream a Little Dream of Me,” “Come Together,” and “Killing Me Softly.”

Run Time: 90 minutes with a 15-minute intermission

Come Together: When the 60s Met the 70s by Carole J. Bufford with arrangements by Ian Herman and Carole J. Bufford

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CAST
Carole J. Bufford

Music Director/ Pianist |  Assaf Gleizner
Drums |  Tony Bruno
Bass |  Kroy Presley
Guitar |  Chuck Davis

CAROLE J. BUFFORD A recipient of the Nightlife, Bistro, and BroadwayWorld Awards for Outstanding Vocalist, Carole has become one of the most sought after young performers on the American jazz and cabaret scene. She recently enjoyed a highly praised 10 month solo run at New York’s Birdland Jazz Club and a monthly residency at Feinstein’s/54 Below. Her shows, speak easy. (featuring the Grammy Award-winning Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks), Come Together, and You Don’t Own Me earned her rave reviews from The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Times (UK). 

TONY BRUNO (Drums) is honored and proud of his 30-year work relationship with FST. Recently, Tony appeared in FST’s box office hit Piano Men, and FST’s Summer Mainstage productions of Burt & Me and Always…Patsy Cline. He has drummed for over 65 different musicals across the country, completed 15 national tours, and performed in some of the most prestigious concert halls in the world. A career not limited to show drumming, Tony has shared stage and recording studio with many true greats in the music world; William Florian, BB King, The Tokens, Junior Watson, June Garber, Benny E King, and Dick Hyman, to name a few. 

CHUCK DAVIS (Guitar) started his musical career playing guitar in rock bands, Top 40 cover bands, and show bands. He was the lead guitarist for The HappeningsSee You in September (1966), and I’ve Got Rhythm (1967). He shared the stage with Gloria Gaynor (“I Will Survive”), Lou Rawls, Little Anthony, Johnny Maestro, and The Brooklyn Bridge, Fabian, Bobby Rydell, Lou Christie, Martha Reeves and The Vandella’s, and The Shirelles. A long time resident of Hudson Valley, NY, he relocated to Florida 3 years ago. Most recently, Chuck was the guitarist for FST’s Cabaret show, Piano MenAlways..Patsy Cline (FST), and The Toxic Avenger at Venice Theatre.

ASSAF GLEIZNER (Musical Director/Pianist) Born and raised in Israel, Assaf Gleizner works as a composer, MD, orchestrator, and arranger in NYC and around the world. Some of Assaf’s favorite projects are: Stephen Schwartz’s 70th Birthday Concert (Hudson Theatre); Arts For Autism (featuring Kelli O’Hara); The Office! A Musical Parody (Composer, Orchestrator); Friends! The Musical Parody (Composer, Orchestrator); 90210! The Musical (Composer, Orchestrator); Move On: A Sondheim Adventure (Arranger and Co-Producer with jazz vocalist Cyrille Aimee). Assaf is also a member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop.

KROY PRESLEY is excited to return to FST for their Summer Cabaret Series!  He is thrilled to share the stage again with Carole J. Bufford in Come Together: When the 60s Met the 70s.  Kroy and Carole first met and played together in Roar! at FST (Summer 2017). His first FST appearance was in Million Dollar Quartet as Jay Perkins. His debut as Jay was at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina in Hilton Head, SC (Summer 2016), and he has since performed in 14 productions of the musical hit. For information and additional upcoming performances, visit kroypresley.com

INTERVIEWS

Come Together with Carole: An Interview with Carole J. Bufford  |  READ

ARTICLES BY FST

Dream A Little Dream of Carole by Meg Gilbert  |  READ

Old vs. New: Which One is For You by TJ Lewis  |  READ

ADDITIONAL ARTICLES

Learn More About Carole J. Bufford  |  LEARN

Get a Glimpse of Carole Performing at New York City's Famous 54Below  |  WATCH

Read About Carole's Last Cabaret at FST, Roar! The Music of the 1920s and Beyond |  READ

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