Ann Hampton Callaway
ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY is best known for her Tony-nominated performance in the hit Broadway musical “Swing!” and for writing and recording the theme song for the television series “The Nanny.” Her unique singing style blends jazz and traditional pop.
She has performed for President Clinton and was the guest performer for President Gorbachev’s Youth Peace Summit in Moscow. The only composer to have collaborated with Cole Porter, she has also written songs with Carole King, Rolf Lovland and Barbara Carroll among others. Callaway composed over 250 songs for television, Broadway, off-Broadway and several of today’s leading singers.
Slow, her 2004 release on Shanachie Entertainment is her most pop-inspired album to date. Callaway has recorded two holiday CDs: Holiday Pops! with Peter Nero and the Philly Pops and her solo CD, This Christmas. Signature features the signature songs of the great jazz legends of the 20th century, performed with pianist Kenny Barron and guest artist Wynton Marsalis. Callaway recently signed with the Grammy Award winning label Telarc International and recorded Blues in the Night, a tribute to her childhood home of Chicago. Her most recent release At Last was released to rave reviews.