Ann Hampton Callaway


Ann Hampton Callaway is one of the most widely acclaimed singer/songwriters working in pop/jazz today. She most recently starred in the hit Broadway musical "Swing!," receiving a Tony Award nomination for "Best Featured Actress in a Musical" and won the 2000 Theatre World Award for "Outstanding Broadway Debut." She has received national attention from television audiences for her son "The Nanny Named Fran," which she wrote and performed for the CBS television comedy "The Nanny." Another of Ann's compositions, "At the Same Time" was recorded by Barbra Streisand for her CD "Higher Ground," which debuted nationally at #1. Ann has many CD recordings to her credit, most recently "Signature," which features the signature songs of the great jazz lends of the 20th century.

The Cole Porter Estate officially recognizes Ann Hampton Callaway as the only composer to have collaborated with Cole Porter, having set her music to his posthumously discovered lyric, "I Gaze in Your Eyes," recorded for the "Cole Porter Revisited" series. Ann is also the winner of ASCAP's "Johnny Mercer Songwriting Award." Her performances have been heard of numerous national and international television shows such as The Today Show, CNN, The Charlie Rose Show, The Opera Winfrey Show, ABC News, PBS, and BBC. She performed for President Clinton in Washington, D.C. and was the invited guest performer for former President Gorbachev's Youth Peace Summit in Moscow. Ann performed with her sister Liz Callaway their original musical "Sibling Revelry" at London's Donmar Warehouse to wide critical acclaim. While continuing her performances in jazz and concert venues nationally and internationally, she is also working on several songwriting projects, including some with Barbra Streisand. Ann is also collaborating on an upcoming television show.

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