Austin Powers Impersonator & 1920s/30s Jazz Singer: RICHARD HALPERN
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"Mr. Tin Pan Alley"

1920s Jazz-Age Vocalist


Singing and dancing to the music of the 1920s, and early 1930s

Great entertainment for Weddings, Birthdays, Engagement Parties, Theme Nights, Casinos, Corporate and Private Events.

     The vintage music scene is a very special entertainment niche that has been sweeping the nation and the world. More and more people are falling in love with the music of the first 30 years of the 20th century, and have embraced the songs in a big way! Now YOU can have this theme at your next event. Imagine you and your clients and guests entering the era of flappers and jazz babies, set to the music of the prohibition era. You can dance the night away to the sounds of the '20s, courtesy of vintage vocalist
Richard Halpern and his musicians.

     Richard Halpern carries the audience back to genteel times with his stellar show of pop tunes from the era of Tin Pan Alley. Imparting the essence of a wild and witty generation, the charming Jazz Singer takes you on a journey beginning in the 1910s, moves right on through the 1920s and finishes up somewhere in the early 1930s. With influences such as Al Jolson, Eddie Cantor, Fanny Brice, and Sophie Tucker, Halpern’s show isn’t confined by nostalgia, rather it etches a new journey to the future.

Richard Halpern's Jazz-Age Speakeasy Show

Members of Halpern's varied audience have included such luminaries as Robert Morse, Christina Hendricks, Felicity Huffman, William H. Macy, Michael Feinstein, Liza Minnelli, Margaret O’Brien, Joan Collins, Joanna Carson, Ted Mann, Rhonda Fleming and Milton Berle. Halpern is also a favorite on the private party circuit, having entertained at functions thrown by Aaron Spelling, Nolan Miller, and other industry notables.

Successful on both coasts, Richard appears regularly at downtown Los Angeles' popular restaurant/nightspot, Maxwell DeMille's Cicada Club, and has entertained at such Southern California venues as the RMS Queen Mary, the Cinegrill, The Derby, the exclusive Jonathan Club, the Sweet and Hot Music Festival, and the famed Los Angeles Orpheum Theatre. New York City audiences have enjoyed Halpern at Lincoln Center and at such cabarets as Don’t Tell Mama and The Red Blazer, plus he has toured in Florida with Ann Blyth and Bill Hayes.

Book your next special event with the premier vocalist of this very special musical genre. Richard Halpern's Jazz-Age Speakeasy Show.

Richard Halpern's Jazz-Age Speakeasy Show

Suggested Shows:
Richard can appear as a single with background tracks, or as a duo with an accompanist on piano, or with up to 20 musicians, fronting a large orchestra. Show lengths can vary from just a few numbers, to a full evening's entertainment.:

OPTION 1: Richard Halpern with background tracks: Richard can provide up to a 45 minute show comprised of several Al Jolson numbers and a few other popular standards of the era.

Richard Halpern with piano accompanist: Richard and his musical director can provide up to a 60 minute show comprised of several standards and novelty numbers from the era, and can take requests from the audience. (The presentation can also be broken up into separate musical sets, if requested.)

: Richard Halpern with live orchestra: A trio, quartet, quintet or more musicians can back Richard musically, using authentic vintage-era orchestrations. This option is best for your dining and dancing events, where a dance floor can be utilized, and orchestra instrumentals can be included with Richards vocal numbers. (A professional dance team can be brought in to instruct your guests in the popular dance steps of the era, so that everyone can make the most of the musical fun!)
Musical sets can be of various lengths, depending on the individual requests of the client



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