Internationally acclaimed vocalist Natalie Douglas has been honored with ten MAC (Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs) Awards, two Nightlife Awards, two Backstage Bistro Awards, and a Broadway World Cabaret Best Vocalist Award. The Times (UK) says Natalie Douglas is “a true force of nature,” and “in a league of her own” and has been called “simply everything” by The New York Daily News.
This nightclub diva’s portrait has joined the illustrious collection of legendary musicians on Birdland’s Wall of Fame. Her ongoing residency there is the award winning “TRIBUTES,” an SRO monthly series celebrating a different artist each month. Recent tributes have included Nina Simone, Elvis Presley, Dame Shirley Bassey, Ella Fitzgerald, Sammy Davis, Jr., and Cher, with upcoming concerts celebrating Nat “King” Cole, Barbra Streisand, Roberta Flack, Miss Nancy Wilson, Joni Mitchell and more.
She has played Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, both The Rose Theater and The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Cafe Carlyle, and has appeared at many performing arts centers and clubs across the country. Natalie is also a London favorite, playing at The Crazy Coqs and The Pheasantry cabarets, earning two five star reviews from The Times (UK). She has appeared across Europe and South America with her Dr. Nina Simone tribute, “To Nina…”
Natalie is much sought after in her role as a Master Teacher with The Mabel Mercer Foundation. As a performer she has been awarded both its Margaret Whiting and the Donald F. Smith Awards, whilst also appearing in over 30 MMF Cabaret Conventions in New York, London, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, The Hamptons & Palm Springs.
Natalie’s critically acclaimed third album, “Human Heart,” has won multiple awards. She also has two other CDs, “To Nina…Live At Birdland” & “Not That Different.” She is a great favorite of broadcasters and her music is often featured on NPR, Sirius XM Radio & BBC London Radio.
Natalie has a Bachelor’s Degree from USC in Psychology, Theatre and Women’s Studies and holds a Master’s Degree from UCLA in Psychology and Theatre.