Tony DeSare's Jazz

The Rat Pack sound is alive and well in jazz artist Tony DeSare. After headlining at some on New York's hottest nightspots, singer, pianist and songwriter DeSare has drawn the attention of jazz enthusiasts and critics alike with his smooth vocals and finger-snapping arrangements.

The Hudson Falls, N.Y., native has put together his first album, "Want You." It also features legendary jazz guitarist, Bucky Pizzarelli.

Catch DeSare's performance on The Saturday Early Show's Second Cup Café.

Telarc International released DeSare's debut CD in May 2005. It includes standards like "Two For The Road," "Just In Time," and "I Wish You Love," as well as originals "Marry Me," "How I Will Say I Love You," and the title track.

DeSare also composed and performed the title theme to "My Date With Drew," an independent documentary feature film about a guy who has 30 days and $1,100 to get a date with Drew Barrymore. The film, awarded top honors at the New York Gen Arts Festival, the HBO Comedy Arts Festival, and the Vail Film Festival, will be released in theater nationwide later this year. The movie's theme song, "If I Had Drew," is featured on the CD.

DeSare was personally selected by Sam Arlen, son of Harold Arlen, the composer of classic songs like "Over The Rainbow," "Get Happy," and "Stormy Weather," to participate in a special tribute show for the 2005 Harold Arlen Centennial with the Duke Ellington Orchestra at Birdland.