When we are open there’s Jazz! Tonight March 6th 7-10pm, La Cour, French Restaurant & Jazz Club, presents Syd Harriet & Mitch Chmara
SINGING THE TRUTH!
25 of the all time top 100 songs of the Great American Songbook
Featuring Mitch Chmara, guitar
Syd Harriet, Vocalist
For the past 48 years, Syd Harriet has been jazzing The Great American Songbook in intimate, quiet, cozy hideaways where customers can relax, enjoy conversation, and hear the timeless melodies of the Great American Songbook. Syd has recorded five CDs, including “This One’s For the O.A.B”, “A Jonathan Schwartz Tribute”, “Songs for My Father”, and ”Syd Harriet Swings the Great American Songbook”. He has sung in Las Vegas at the Sahara Hotel & Casino, and on numerous radio and television shows throughout the United States. He also has performed singing tributes to many of the great lyricists and composers in New York, Oregon, Michigan, Rhode Island, and in California where he was featured in a thirteen month weekly engagement at The Palms, a fine dining five star restaurant in Central California.
If you’ve visited New York City, Berlin, London, or Paris, you may have had the pleasure of experiencing an intimate, cozy, hideaway where you can relax, enjoy good food and libations, and hear a stunning evening of the best timeless songs by Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Johnny Mercer, Hoagy Carmichael, George & Ira Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Harold Arlen, Jerome Kern, Rodgers & Hart and more. Now at La Cour (no need to leave Denver), experience a tasteful plethora of your favorite songs performed by Mitch Chmara and Syd Harriet.
Come join Mitch and Syd at La Cour and hear jazz versions of these all time top songs from the Great American Songbook.
Too Marvelous for Words, Just in Time, Time after Time, All of Me, Here’s To Life, Nearness of you, That’s All, You Do Something To Me, Pennies From Heaven, Just One Of Those Things, We’ll Be Together Again, Autumn Leaves, My Funny Valentine, The Shadow of Your Smile, Make Someone Happy, I Can’t Give You Anything But Love, Blue Skies, Nature Boy, Here’s To Life, You Make Me Feel So Young, Summertime, Who Can I Turn To, and your requests!
Known in Colorado as one of the most talented jazz guitarists, Mitch Chmara ha been performing and recording with numerous international musicians from Johnny Adams to Joey DeFrancesco and Richie Cole. He has toured throughout Europe and has performed numerous venues including Red Rocks, Dazzle, and El Chapultapec. A studio guitarist and a master teacher of guitar, Mitch has been featured on recordings for many of Denver’s top musicians and was filmed for Colorado’s ‘Original Talent’ showcasing his innovative instrumental style.
We believe Live Jazz should be as accessible as possible. As always there is no cover charge.