BWW Review: BETTY BUCKLEY & FRIENDS Deliver a Beautifully Thoughtful Evening at Joe’s Pub

The thing that’s wonderful about seeing Betty Buckley in concert is that you are always in store for something musically interesting. Her taste in tunes is eclectic and reaches far beyond the boundaries of her Broadway roots. She surrounds herself with first-class musicians who support her vision. Last night was no exception. Christian Jacob, her musical director has created a gallery of haunting arrangements and plays piano with a virtuosity that doesn’t call attention to itself. He makes it look very easy. He leads an equally impressive band with Tony Marino on bass, Dan Rieser on drums, and Jordan Peters on guitar. Mr. Peters did some especially fine solo work. They were a dream team of sensitive and supportive players.