“He has an instantly likeable sound, refreshing and invigorating.” Rob Lester, TalkinBroadway.com
“With luck, we will have a chance to see this well conceived and well-crafted show over and over.” John Amodeo, Edge Providence
In 2005, John Abernathy was featured in the 16th Annual New York Cabaret Convention at Lincoln Center in a tribute to Broadway composer Jerry Herman sharing the stage with legendary performers Lee Roy Reams, Michael Feinstein, Marilyn Maye, and Mr. Herman himself. That same year, he also received a nomination for Best Male Cabaret Performer from the Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE) for his show A Cock-Eyed Optimist in Boston. John has appeared as an actor in many theatres across the country and toured internationally as pianist and soloist with the musical group Up With People including a performance with the National Symphony Orchestra.
Director: Ida Zecco
Musical Director: Tom LaMark
Original Musical Director: Jim Rice
John Abernathy – vocals, piano, accordion
Tom LaMark – piano
John Baboian – guitar, mandolin
Peter Kontrimas – bass
Recorded live at the Hi-Hat in Providence, RI
A portion of the proceeds from sale of this CD will be donated to AIDS Care Ocean State (www.aidscareos.org).
Find out more about John on his website,