David Hayes has been performing as Sammy Davis, Jr. since 1991. He sings like Sammy, tap dances, plays the drums, does impersonations and also looks like Sammy. He sings all of the songs made famous by Sammy, including “Once in a Lifetime”, “Old Black Magic”, “What Kind of Fool Am I”, “Candy Man”, “Birth of the Flames" and many more. David has performed at Harrah’s in Lake Tahoe, The Venetian, Harrah’s and Caesar’s in Las Vegas, as well as major theatres across the US and some of the biggest cruise lines in the world. Hayes is a seasoned entertainer who has also performed in London’s West End and toured the United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark, and the U.S. with The Rat Pack Live from Las Vegas. Hayes is also an accomplished comedian and emcee who has opened for and worked for George Lopez, The Temptations, The Four Tops, KC & The Sunshine Band, Herbie Hancock, Tower of Power, and Florence Henderson.
"David not only captures Davis' look but he's got virtually every stage mannerism of the late performer and measures up to Davis' distinctive vocal style."
- Atlantic City Weekly
"David sounds closest to Sammy and puts across the sharp dance gestures of Davis impeccably."
- New Haven Register
"David Hayes does a superb job as Sammy in regard to his vocals and some fancy tap-dancing."
- Now That's Entertainment - Parent World