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Cheek To Cheek
We have eagerly been awaiting the new Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Album “Cheek to Cheek” due to be released on 23rd September. Bennett and Gaga have been planning the duets album ever since she joined him for his Grammy Award-winning Duets II album in 2011, which turned Bennett into an instant fan. “She’s a sensational jazz singer,” says Bennett.
May 30, 1909: Jazz Musician Benny Goodman is Born On this day in 1909, jazz clarinettist and orchestra leader Benny Goodman was born. Goodman’s passion was music and his big band sound quickened the pulse of a generation ready to shrug off the Depression and dance. With clarinet in hand, Benny Goodman was transformed from a child in Chicago’s impoverished
Happy Birthday Doris Day
Happy 90th Birthday to Doris Day, film legend & a wonderful jazz and big band singer Doris Day (born Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff; April 3, 1922) is an American actress, singer, and animal rights activist. Doris began her career as a big band singer in 1939. Her popularity began to rise after her first hit recording, “Sentimental Journey”, in 1945. After
Classic American Song book
From its origins on Broadway and from Hollywood, the music from Great American Songbook has captured the imaginations of generations. The Great American Songbook represents the music and popular songs of the famous and most prolific American composers of the 1920s and onwards. Amongst others, these composers include Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen, and Rodgers. Listen to