Tony Bennett News

Date Of Birth:
August 03, 1926 (88)
Birth Place:
Astoria, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
James Snyder, Dave Liebman Band & More Set for Birdland, Week of 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for September 29 - October 5, featuring Dave Liebman Big Band, If/Then's James Snyder, Kurt Elling, Jay Leonhart Duo, and more! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett Appear on CBS SUNDAY MORNING, 9/21
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Bennett and Gaga talk with Mason about their unique friendship and career advice Bennett has shared with Gaga. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 9/17/14 - 'BOUNTIFUL' in LA, TO THE BONE, Bridget Everett and More!
by Jessica Showers - Sep 17, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL makes its West Coast debut starring Cicely Tyson, TO THE BONE opens off-Broadway, Bridget Everett opens her show at the Public and AMERICA'S GOT TALENT welcomes stage stars for its finale this evening! (more...)

First Listen To Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's 'Nature Boy'
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 16, 2014

International music superstar Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop icon Lady Gaga for a new duets album containing multiple American Songbook standards, including the recent #1 iTunes Jazz chart-topping single of the Cole Porter musical theatre classic 'Anything Goes', and the next single, jazz standard 'Nature Boy', is now available to hear in full. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 9/16/14 - Barbra's PARTNERS, Betty's GHOSTLIGHT, EVITA in the West End, TALK RADIO and More!
by Jessica Showers - Sep 16, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Barbra and Betty release their new albums today, EVITA opens at the Dominion, TALK RADIO opens at the Chain, and stars take to regional stages across the U.S. tonight! (more...)

Watch Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's CHEEK TO CHEEK HSN Special
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 15, 2014

Iconic crooner Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop superstar Lady Gaga for a new duets album titled CHEEK TO CHEEK containing multiple American Songbook standards and a new behind the scenes special spotlighting the collaborative effort is set for HSN next month according to a new announcement. (more...)

Chita Rivera, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Birdland in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its October 2014 schedule, featuring Chita Rivera, Dave Leibman Big Band, Miss Coco Peru, Benny Green Trio, Kenny Baron and Dave Holland, Barbara Carroll, Ron Carter Nonet, Jane Monheit's Jazz Party, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. (more...)

Long Island Music Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Class of Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame (LIMHoF) is proud to announce its 2014, and fifth Class of Honorees, to be inducted at its star-studded red carpet Award Ceremony and Fundraising Gala on Thursday, October 23, 2014, at The Paramount in Huntington, NY. (more...)

New Photos Of Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett PBS Special, CHEEK TO CHEEK LIVE!
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 15, 2014

Recording industry icon Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop icon Lady Gaga for a new duets album containing multiple American Songbook standards and a new sneak peek at the performers on their upcoming PBS special is now available to view. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 9/13-9/14/2014
by - Sep 14, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, September 14, 2014 - Sunday, September 14, 2014. (more...)

Tony Bennett On American Theatre Wing Training & Seeking Fame
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 14, 2014

Recording legend Tony Bennett collaborates with internationally successful pop star Lady Gaga on a new standards duets album titled CHEEK TO CHEEK and the performer opens up about his affection for the Great American Songbook as well as his theatrical training as part of a new interview. (more...)

Lady Gaga Performs 'Bang Bang' Live In CHEEK TO CHEEK Preview
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 14, 2014

Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop superstar Lady Gaga for a new duets album containing multiple American Songbook standards, including the recent #1 iTunes Jazz chart-topping single of the Cole Porter musical theatre classic 'Anything Goes', and a live performance preview of Gaga performing the classic Sonny Bono-penned 'Bang Bang' is now available to view. (more...)

Sneak Peek Of Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett PBS Special, CHEEK TO CHEEK LIVE!
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 12, 2014

Iconic international music superstar Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop icon Lady Gaga for a new duets album containing multiple American Songbook standards, including the recent #1 iTunes Jazz chart-topping single of the Cole Porter musical theatre classic 'Anything Goes', and a sneak peek at the performers on their upcoming PBS special is now available to view. (more...)

12 Days Of Barbra Streisand - FLASH FRIDAY: Barbra's Partners, Then & Now
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 12, 2014

Here at BroadwayWorld.com, we could not be more excited about the upcoming September 16 release of the highly anticipated latest album, PARTNERS, from Broadway's greatest export, Barbra Streisand. In honor of the album's 12 brand new duets, we are counting down with 12 days of Barbra! To pre-order the album, click here for Amazon.com, iTunes.com or to order direct. Today we are focusing our attention on the starry collection of collaborators on the new album from the recording icon. (more...)

Lady Gaga On Great American Songbook & Singing Showstoppers For The President
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 10, 2014

Internationally celebrated pop star Lady Gaga collaborates with recording legend Tony Bennett on a new standards duet album titled CHEEK TO CHEEK and the singer opens up about her affection for the Great American Songbook as well as performing musical theatre classics for President Obama as part of a new interview. (more...)

Former Miss VA Meghan Shanley Releases Debut Album
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

In the shining tradition of truly great singers, Meghan Shanley steps fully into the spotlight. (more...)

First Look At Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett PBS Special, CHEEK TO CHEEK LIVE!
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 06, 2014

Iconic international music superstar Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop icon Lady Gaga for a new duets album containing multiple American Songbook standards, including the recent #1 iTunes Jazz chart-topping single of the Cole Porter musical theatre classic 'Anything Goes', and a sneak peek at the performers on their upcoming PBS special is now available to view. (more...)

Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett Set To Release 'Nature Boy', 9/16
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 05, 2014

International music superstar Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop icon Lady Gaga for a new duets album containing multiple American Songbook standards, including the recent #1 iTunes Jazz chart-topping single of the Cole Porter musical theatre classic 'Anything Goes', and the next single has just been confirmed to be jazz standard 'Nature Boy', out September 16. (more...)

ESPN's U.S. Open Coverage to Feature Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's 'Cheek to Cheek' Album
by TV News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

For the US Open currently taking place in New York, ESPN viewers are seeing an unlikely doubles team - 88-year old classic singer Tony Bennett and pop sensation Lady Gaga. (more...)

Vocalist Roseanna Vitro Set to Release 'Clarity: Music of Clare Fischer'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

The richly harmonic, deeply melodic music of pianist and composer/arranger Clare Fischer (1928-2012) has proven to be fertile terrain for many jazz and pop artists over the last half-century. (more...)

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