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176 Star Starred
Upstairs at Vitello's
4349 Tujunga Avenue Studio City, CA 91604
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Katie A.
The weather was perfect.. I wore a dress and heels and felt overdressed..
Upstairs at Vitello's dress Mar 17 2014 star this tip starred
Mayra Gomez
We managed to find street parking right by the venue. Its free after 6pm
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73 reviews
11 stars
attended Dec 30 2013

An excellent performance which was well received by the audience.

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53 reviews
173 stars
attended Dec 18 2013

Wonderful musicians & venue! Like a NYC supper club!

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21 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 31 2013

Arrived at the venue at 6:00 pm sharp and hostess/reservationist seemed overwhelmed despite all having reservations. We waited too long to get a table. Once seated, we ordered dinner. Asked multiple times why the delay, told dinner was on the...continued

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Dress code is smart-casual.**

December 7, 2013 at 7:30pm: Bill Cunliffe Big Band Holiday Kick Off__

__**Jazz pianist, composer and Grammy Award-winning arranger Bill Cunliffe is known for his innovative and swinging recordings and compositions. Bill began his career as pianist and arranger with the Buddy Rich Big Band and worked with Frank Sinatra, Joe Henderson, Freddie Hubbard, Benny Golson and James Moody. He has since established himself as a solo artist and bandleader, with more than a dozen albums under his name.

**December 8, 2013 at 7:30pm: Bobbi Page & Dream Street

**Dream Street performs romantic and eclectic acoustic chamber jazz with great vocals, unique instrumentation and original material. Led by guitarist, songwriter and arranger Stan Ayeroff (Roger Daltrey, Heart, Oingo Boingo) and featuring vocalist Bobbi Page, one of the most recorded vocalists in town and violinist Sid Page, known for his work in Dan Hicks and The Hot Licks and currently known as the “all-terrain” concertmaster/soloist in the L.A studios, Dream Street is an innovative new contemporary music group dedicated to great songs, cool arrangements, and heartfelt performances.

December 11, 2013 at 8:00pm: Chris Standring with Kathrin Shorr

Chris Standring and Kathrin Shorr return to Vitello’s for another spectacular holiday concert performing self-penned Christmas songs from their classic jazz CD Send Me Some Snow. With Rodney Lee, Dan Lutz and David Karasony.


December 13, 2013 at 8:00pm: Jazz Christmas in Havana****

Josiel Perez, Luis Conte, Yosmel Montejo, Paul De Castro *

December 15, 2013 at 8:00pm and 9:30pm: ****"Influence Jazz Orchestra – It’s a Big Band Holiday":

**For over 37 years, Ron Jones has dedicated himself to the art of craft of composing. Most of his creative work has involved scoring music for TV and Film projects, produced by both major Hollywood studios and independent productions companies. After getting his degree in music composition and music theory, Ron moved directly to Los Angeles, in order to study at the famous Dick Grove School of Music.

December 18, 2013 at 8:00pm: *Cat & Cip’s Holiday Bash

A hipster’s holiday with a swinging band, featuring the warm and luscious sound of Gene Cipriano’s sax and clarinet with a few hilarious “Stories,” and the “comfort and joy” of songstress Cat Conner. Stellar band includes John Chiodini, Tom Ranier, Trey Henry and Joe LaBarbera.

**December 19, 2013 at 8:00pm: Peggy Duquesnel__ All I Ask for Christmas __CD Release

**A jazzy Christmas wish fulfilled. Pianist and vocalist Peggy Duquesnel will release “All I Ask for Christmas” on November 5th, a double-disc set comprised of instrumental and vocal renditions of holiday standards and spirited originals.

**December 21, 2013 at 8:00pm: __"Christmas Is The Time For Love with Ellia English":

__**Georgia native Ellia English has had an indelible impact in Theater, Television and Film; from her renowned stage roles in: Dreamgirls, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Haarlem Nocturne, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Showboat, (in the U.S. and in England at the Prestigious Royal Shakespeare Theater), Romeo & Juliet, The Colored Museum, Spunk, Barnum, Nunsense, One Mo’ Time, Cotton Club Gala and Down Hearted Blues (The Bessie Smith Story). To her more memorable television roles as: Aunt Helen on The Jamie Foxx Show, Auntie Rae on HBO’s series Curb Your Enthusiasm. And most currently, her recurring role as Mary Lou Wentz, on Disney’s Good Luck Charlie.

December 22, 2013 at 7:30pm: *Kevin Toney 3

Award-*w*inning pianist/composer/author’s Pre Christmas Show

December 24, 2013 at 7:00pm: Judy Wolman’s Sing! SING! SING! Sing-a-Long and Candlelight Supper

Come sing all your favorite holiday carols with a first-class trio and festive singers who will supply the sing-a-long sheets so you can sing along and celebrate the holiday season.

**December 29, 2013 at 8:00pm: Frank Stallone’s Pre-New Years Party

**Simba Records recording artist Frank Stallone is one of the most versatile actors, singers and musicians working today. His explosive voice and musicianship ranges from rock to blues to big band and has garnered him three Platinum Albums, ten Gold Albums and five Gold Singles. “…the players are through the roof. Stallone’s vocals communicate emotions so effectively, he creates an intimacy that’s as rare as it is raw…his skillfulness, easy confidence and amiable personality made his performance not only memorable, but a spellbinding affair.” –Bernard Baur, Music Connection

December 30, 2013 at 8:00pm: **"Sue Raney’s Pre-New Years Party & Concert":

**Sue Raney has chosen some songs that will reflect on all our lives and our memories of years gone by. As we go “looking back” and greet this new year, let’s share the time together.

December 31, 2013 — Dinner at 6:00pm (Show at 7:30pm): *Early Bird New Year’s Party & Show With Billy Childs

*New Year’s Eve at Vitello’s will feature three-time Grammy winner Billy Childs’ Electric Quartet, joined by vocalist Moira Smiley. The ensemble will be playing material from Childs’ electric band repertoire — high energy, accessible music that is an amalgam of jazz, fusion and Brazilian music. They will also be previewing Childs’ upcoming album, a reimagining of the songs of Laura Nyro.

Your ticket includes a three-course chef’s prix fixe dinner, a Champagne toast and gratuity. Additional drinks and tax are not included.