Musical Genre: American Songbook / Adult Contemporary
Performance Style: Vegas to Broadway
Notable Honors: Member of NY Friars Club, East Coast Music Hall Of Fame 2020 Nominee
Gerard Esposito was born and raised in Newark, N.J. Gerard began his entertainment career during the early 1980's. He has developed a loyal following that catapulted his career and reaffirmed his ability as a vocalist. What began as 'singing to the waiters' quickly became 'reservations only'.
Gerard enjoys a loyal following and his dedication to his fans is evident, as he "works the room" in between sets, as well as, acknowledges the person(s) who walk in during a performance.
Gerard is considered among his peers as a "singer's singer"
Since 1998, Gerard has over 6,000 performances under his microphone. Gerard performs songs of Great Artists, such as, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Englebert Humperdinck, Bobby Darin,
Barry Manilow, Frankie Valli the Four Seasons, Paul Anka, Tony Bennett, along with many other great artists.
Gerard pleases the ear of each fan, performing songs from Vegas to Broadway, as well as what have now become his signature songs, placing an ageless presence.
He has performed throughout the New York metropolitan area including the most recent legendary Jilly's Piano Bar in New York City, where he then became known as the house favorite, also including Atlantic City, Lake Tahoe, Las Vegas, Santa Barbara, Bermuda, St. Martin and the U.S. Virgin Islands and throughout the Palm Beach area, where he enjoys an enthusiastic following, in addition to Norwegian Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean Cruise Line
In addition to his demanding schedule, Gerard currently on occasion is the opening act for the legendary oldies genre icons The Duprees and has shared the stage with headliners The Platters, Andre & Cirell, The Drifters, Frankie Avalon. Pat Cooper, Uncle Floyd, Lee Musiker (Tony Bennett's Conductor), The Cameos, The Infernos, Larry Chance & The Earls, George Benson, and Joe Piscopo.
In 2005, Gerard was inducted into the New York Friars Club, one of the most prestigious entertainment organizations in the world. Past and present members include Donald J. Trump, Frank Sinatra, Milton Berle, Jerry Sienfeld, Tom Jones, George Burns, Liza Minnelli, Billy Crystal, Tony Bennett, Freddie Roman, Danny Aiello, Barry Manilow along with many other notable fellow Friars. Gerard is currently nominated to be inducted into the East Coast Music Hall Of Fame.
Currently performs multiple month long residencies at Resorts Casino & Hotel Super Star Theater in Atlantic City and is on tap to return to Resorts Superstar Theater for a month long residency soon
In addition to the big stage, Gerard consistently performs to audiences at Corporate, Municipal, Organizational, Country Clubs, Active Adult Communities events and High Profile Restaurants and Lounge Venues .