Archives for May 2013

Dan Crowley

Dan Crowley

Dan Crowley has been a part of the Duplex family since the Spring of 2011. He is a singer-songwriter whose original music has been heard at live music venues all over New York City, including the legendary Bitter End, Rockbar, and the now-defunct Don Hill’s. Original music and select covers can be found at the YouTube channel DanCrowleyNYC. In his theater days, Dan appeared in Hair (European tour), West Side Story, Guys And Dolls, and multiple productions of Contact (including National tour and first-ever regional production). Graduate of NYU’s Tisch School Of The Arts. He is avid film buff, music lover, storyteller, astrology nut and vodka drinker. You can usually find him during happy hours at both the upstairs and downstairs bars, as well as outside in the warm weather. Come drink with us, we love our patrons!


Justin McDevitt

Justin McDevitt

Justin McDevitt is a playwright originally from Massachusetts. He attends NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study where he concentrates on the relationship between madness and theater.


Gerry Dieffenbach

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Gerry Dieffenbach is a singer, songwriter, pianist and musical director. He has twice received the Songwriters Guild of America President’s Award, the Back Stage Bistro Award for Outstanding Musical Director, the CAB Magazine Award for Sustained Achievement, and the Critics Choice Award for Outstanding Album of the Year for his CD of original songs, Well Informed. He performs his original music and pop standards in his inimitable style in the New York clubs weekly and has also appeared at venues including Town Hall (NYC), Westbury Music Fair, Atlantic City and London’s Wembley Arena. A SONGBOOK showcase of Gerry’s music has been produced by Arts and Artists at St. Paul’s at The Donnell Library Theater, NYC, and he is a Songwriters Guild of America board member and a voting member of The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS). His original songs have been recorded and performed on concert and cabaret stages by many artists.

Trained in piano and voice at Carnegie Mellon University and Manhattan School of Music, Gerry was resident musical director for the Hempstead Repertory Theatre. He has performed television segments for the Today Show, LIVE, Attitudes, Fox After Breakfast, and The Joan Rivers Show, and has musical directed and accompanied numerous performers on stage and TV, including Deborah Gibson, Steve Harley, Lisa Brescia, Rita Harvey, Aasif Mandvi, Terri White, Christine Pedi, Darius de Haas, Karen Mason, Donny Osmond, Georga Osborne, Shauna Hicks, Jana Robbins, Clint Holmes, Nelson Aspen, Margaret Whiting, Petula Clark, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, and Joan Rivers. He was on the development team as musical director, pianist and lead singer for the Broadway musical DREAM, he performed in and musical directed the Broadway in Bryant Park Series saluting the songs of Alan Jay Lerner and the musical BIKESHOP, directed by Gretchen Cryer.

As her associate, Gerry is a vocal coach who studies voice with and teaches the technique of Joan Lader.


Nate Buccieri

Nate Buccieri

Nate Buccieri has performed extensively throughout New York City, the United States, Latin America, and Europe as singer/songwriter, pianist, vocalist, accompanist, and music director. With a wide repertoire encompassing pop, jazz, Broadway, classical, and his own original music, Nate is most often seen spiritedly entertaining in oodles of NYC music clubs and hot spots, gorgeous performance halls and theaters, both solo and alongside a number of distinguished performers. Winner of the 2011 MAC Award for Outstanding Piano Bar Entertainer and the 2011 Bistro Award for Musical Director, his weekly performances presently have a home in some of NYC’s most legendary clubs – The Duplex, Don’t Tell Mama, and Brandy’s Piano Bar. Here at the Duplex, Nate will take your requests and promises a night of fun with sing-alongs, surprise singing guests, and even a chance to get up and sing yourself! Nate is also a featured performer with Atlantis Events, the British Consulate, several special events companies, and a theatre adjunct at the Dalton School. Currently working on a new CD, his latest, little boy flying, is available on iTunes and cdbaby.com. Visit Nate at www.NateontheKeys.com.