Tony Bennett News

Date Of Birth:
August 03, 1926 (87)
Birth Place:
Astoria, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
Eddie Bruce to Celebrate Mother's Day with Dinner and Show at the Parx Casino, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Celebrating Mom has never been so jazzy as it will be in the 360 Club at Parx Casino on Sunday, May 11 from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Philadelphia's popular singer Eddie Bruce stars in "The Music & Magic of Tony Bennett" with The Tom Adams Trio. (more...)

Brian De Lorenzo to Perform at The Metropolitan Room, 4/27 & 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Talent America's 2001 "Performer of the Year" Brian De Lorenzo presents a tribute to two of the greatest singers of the American Songbook, Frank Sinatra & Tony Bennett in "Sinatra, Tony & Me", Sunday, April 27 and Sunday May 4 at 12 noon, at The Metropolitan Room, 24 W. 22nd Street, New York. Taking the stage with the Bill Zeffiro Trio, De Lorenzo appears in this encore performance following his appearance at Boston's top jazz venue, Scullers Jazz Club. (more...)

THE AVOCADO TREE Memoir is Released Internationally
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Nelson Mandela Bay (Port Elizabeth), South Africa (more...)

Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet & More Set for Birdland Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its May 2014 schedule, featuring Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet, Karrin Allyson, BOSSABRASIL Festival, and more. (more...)

Catherine Russell, Bria Skonberg's Brass Kicker and More Set for New York Hot Jazz Festival at The Players Club, 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

THE 2nd ANNUAL NEW YORK HOT JAZZ FESTIVAL is set for The Players Club - 16 Gramercy Park South, Manhattan on Sunday, May 18 - 1:00pm to 1:00am. (more...)

Donna Vivino, Karen Oberlin & More to Perform at Birdland, 4/21 - 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for April 21 - April 27, featuring James Carter Organ Trio, Donna Vivino in 'Beautiful Dreamer,' David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band, Karen Oberlin in Secret Love: A Tribute to Doris Day, and more. (more...)

BAM and WNYC to Present RadioLoveFest, June 4-8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

From June 4 to June 8, two iconic New York City institutions join to celebrate an ever evolving medium that was born more than 100 years ago-radio. (more...)

Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga Duet Album Due This September
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The highly anticipated jazz duet album featuring Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga will be released this September. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Kristin Chenoweth, Samuel L. Jackson & More Honor Kevin Spacey at Museum of the Moving Image
by Walter McBride - Apr 10, 2014

Stage and screen star Kevin Spacey was just honored by Museum of the Moving Image at its 28th annual Salute last night, April 9, 2014 in New York City. Spacey joins the ranks of past honorees who have received the Museum's Salute, including Clint Eastwood, Tom Hanks, Tom Cruise, Robert DeNiro, Goldie Hawn, Alec Baldwin, Dustin Hoffman, Hugh Jackman, Steve Martin, Al Pacino, Sidney Poitier, Jimmy Stewart, Julia Roberts, Martin Scorsese, and Steven Spielberg. BroadwayWorld was there for the special celebration and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Ray Charles and Ella Fitzgerald Featured in 'The Jazz Fest Show' Photo Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Celebrating the arrival of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the Angela King Gallery will present "The Jazz Fest Show" an exhibit by award-winning New Orleans photographer Steven Forster. Forster will show 15 archival black and white photos from his vault, including iconic images of: (more...)

Photo Flash: Tony Bennett & More Attend WNET's 20th Annual Gala Salute
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 09, 2014

WNET, parent company of New York's public television stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJTV raised 2.7 million dollars at its 20th Annual Gala Salute, which took place on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Cipriani 42nd Street ® in New York City. (more...)

Engelbert Humperdinck Comes to Stamford's Palace Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

Legendary artist Engelbert Humperdinck will take the Palace Theatre stage in Stamford, CT tonight, April 9, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Humperdinck has been a legend in the international music industry for the last forty plus years, with more than 150 million records sold. (more...)

Photo Flash: Julie Taymor, Brooke Shields, Michael Moore and More at 2014 FIRST TIME FEST
by Movies News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

After 5 days featuring 10 new films from around the world; 9 retrospective screenings with artists such as Jennie Livingston, James Toback, Julie Taymor and Frederick Elmes; 9 amazing panels featuring the brightest industry minds; and 8 special events including conversations with Michael Moore, FIRST TIME FEST, The Second Time Around came to a close last night, April 7 with its Closing Night Awards Ceremony which took place at the 42West Nightclub in NYC. Scroll down for photos from throughout the festival! (more...)

Maynard Ferguson Big Bop Nouveau Band Members to Join Dave Stahl at EPAC, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

On May 22, 2014, Ephrata Performing Arts Center is proud to present the Dave Stahl Big Band, featuring six former members of Maynard's Big Bop Nouveau Band, for a Maynard Ferguson Birthday Reunion Celebration! This special event will feature guest artists Reggie Watkins on the trombone, Jeff Lashway on piano, Rick Matt and Mike Dubaniewicz on saxophone, and Paul Stephens and Mike Jarosz on trumpet. (more...)

Howard Stern and SiriusXM Present Exclusive 'Town Hall' with Billy Joel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/  Howard Stern and SiriusXM announced today that iconic artist Billy Joel will sit down with Howard Stern and special guests for the deep and rich discussion to fascinate all Billy Joel fans. The 'Town Hall' event, hosted by Howard Stern, will broadcast live from a secret, intimate location in New York City on Monday, April 28. (more...)

Pat Martino, Amanda Green and More to Play Birdland, 4/14-20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its great line-up of talent for April 14 - April 20, including: Pat Martino Organ Quartet, Amanda Green's Spring Trunk Show With Jenn Colella, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Greg Naughton, Kathleen Monteleone, Ryann Redmond & Janet Krupin, David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band, and more. Details below! (more...)

Americana Music Artist BRIAN BAUGUS to Release Highly Anticipated Debut Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

Actor, Songster and Sage, Brian Baugus took his first stage in 1969, playing in the “Coffee House” scene that was then popular. (more...)

Engelbert Humperdinck to Make His Segerstrom Center Debut, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Grammy nominated, Golden Globe 'Entertainer of the Year' and multi-platinum selling artist Engelbert Humperdinck will perform at Segerstrom Center for the Arts for one night only on Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Segerstrom Hall. The charismatic and consummate entertainer will please audiences and "Humperdinckers" alike with music from his vast catalogue, including hits such as "Quando, Quando, Quando," "Release Me," "The Last Waltz," "Spanish Eyes" and many more tender ballads. London Times calls him, "The premier voice of the 20th Century." (more...)

Julie Taymor, Brook Shields, Daphne Rubin-Vega and More Appear During FIRST TIME FEST, Now thru 4/7
by Movies News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Following last year's acclaimed first edition, FIRST TIME FEST is back, and it shows that the secondtime is even better. The Second Time Around for FIRST TIME FEST is set for today, April 3 - 7, 2014, and it will be based at their new home. NeueHouse (110 East 25th St.). NeueHouse will be the location for panels, workshops, selected film presentations, parties and the filmmaker lounge. Most screenings, including all the competition films, will take place at the AMC Loews Village 7 (11th St. & Third Ave.) (more...)

Jane Monheit, Ben Rimalower and More Set for Birdland, April 7-13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club is pleased to announce their great line-up of talent for April 7 - April 13, featuring: Jane Monheit with The MSM Big Band, Ben Rimalower Presents 'The Lady's Got Potential,' Jay Leonhart Duo, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. (more...)

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