John Colianni and Eddie Bruce ~ "A Collaboration"

Wed, Nov 27, 2019

John Colianni and Eddie Bruce ~ "A Collaboration"

with Eddie Bruce

Long before John Colianni was acclaimed as the “consummate piano virtuoso,” he was a budding musician growing up in Silver Spring, MD. The nearby Washington D.C. area was instrumental—no pun intended—in shaping the youngster’s love of jazz.

Eddie Bruce

Eddie Bruce is a natural performer – he always has been! Whether he’s singing from the concert stage with The Philly POPS or performing for hundreds of guests at an event, he instinctively knows how to engage his audiences. It’s why he’s such a stand out. Michael Feinstein said about Eddie after a performance in his New York supper club, “Eddie Bruce has a wonderful voice. And, his stage presence and tone are just as good.”

Eddie is a popular media personality. He was the original host of “Dancin’ on Air,” a popular TV show in the 80’s, and recently hosted the reunion show on Channel 17, WPHL-TV. He was also a radio talk-show host for many years on WWDB-FM. The Eddie Bruce Orchestra is one of the most prominent social bands in the region and recently he led them at the prestigious Academy Ball, The Assembly Ball and the Ball in the Square in Rittenhouse Square.

John Colianni is an internationally acclaimed piano soloist, recording artist, bandleader and accompanist who has worked all over the world with certifiable jazz legends such as Mel Torme', Les Paul, and Lionel Hampton. Eddie Bruce, a bandleader, cabaret singer, and entertainment natural resource in the region for decades, has entertained generations of music lovers with his singular takes on popular song These two musical icons team up for the first time in a stunning collaboration, celebrating Great American popular and jazz songbooks.

Show times: 8PM & 10PM ~ $15




Long before John Colianni was acclaimed as the “consummate piano virtuoso,” he was a budding musician growing up in Silver Spring, MD. The nearby Washington D.C. area was instrumental—no pun intended—in shaping the youngster’s love of jazz.

Eddie Bruce