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Interview: Anything Goes at THE BENNETT & BARTON SONG SALON at Pangea

Elena Bennett and Fred Barton will perform from their vast repertoire encompassing Hollywood, Broadway, and the Golden Age of swing. They’ll be joined, as always, by some of New York’s brightest stars who typically drop in to hear the show, and contribute to it with some songs of their own. The next show is this Thursday, July 11th at 7 pm.
Swingin' Seaside Interview Event Spotlights Sinatra Scholar Chuck Granata

A swingin’ insightful musical event featuring an interview with distinguished Sinatra Scholar Charles L. (Chuck) Granata, will be presented by producer Karen Morris of Sand Castle Communications and founder of The Rat Pack Music Alliance.
'Alternate Judy Album' Coming Featuring Unheard Takes From Judy Garland

Never-before-heard alternate takes for the songs on Judy Garland’s well-loved 1956 Capitol album entitled “Judy' are set to be released. These recordings were recently discovered by award-winning designer and collector Raphael Geroni on a unique set of acetate discs that he owns, preserving the original recordings made in late March, 1956.
Rialto Chatter: SINATRA: THE MUSICAL Aiming for Broadway Run in 2025

Sinatra: The Musical is aiming for a Broadway run in 2025, according to Frank Sinatra's daughter Tina Sinatra, who discussed the production in an interview with Harvey Brownstone.
Review: A TOAST TO STEVE & EYDIE at Zankel Hall Is a Triumph of a Toast

Steve & Eydie were dynamite, separately and together. A TOAST TO STEVE & EYDIE on March 18th was a superb salute to these singers, and a hell of a good show, thanks to performers David Lawrence (their son), Debbie Gravitte, and a giant orchestra.
Interview: Get Ready to Laugh with Ben Jones's LET ME BE FRANK at 54 Below

Acclaimed singer Ben Jones is back at 54 Below on March 10th with a show celebrating Frank Sinatra, including classic American Songbook hits by Cy Coleman, Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer. We spoke about the inspiration behind this new show, Jones's comedic bents, and what audiences can expect from the show.
Review: The New York Pops Honored Gershwin with A CENTURY OF RHAPSODY IN BLUE at Carnegie

On Friday February 9, 2024, the New York Pops paid tribute to Gershwin’s music on the occasion of the near 100-year anniversary of “Rhapsody in Blue” (it officially hits 100 today, on February 12). Guest vocalist Montego Glover and the 78-piece New York Pops orchestra were a delight to watch.
Paula Cole, Aloe Blacc and More Join Frank Sinatra-Peggy Lee Celebration at NJPAC

Join us for a one-night only tribute show honoring the legendary Frank Sinatra and Peggy Lee. Led by musical director Christian McBride, this star-studded celebration will feature a lineup of talented artists. Get all the details and save the date for this unforgettable event.
JUST ONE LOOK, The Linda Ronstadt Cabaret Show, Moves to City Winery St. Louis on November 22nd

In January of 2023, Broadway World called JUST ONE LOOK, the theatrical cabaret show based on the music of Linda Ronstadt, the most anticipated theatrical event of the year. Just prior to the show opening, Linda Ronstadt's hit song “Long Long Time” was featured in an episode of MAX’s (formerly HBO) “This is Us,” and began screaming up the download charts. Interest in Ronstadt’s music was at a new high since her singing career had been cut short by illness. Now, following 12 sold-out performances at Blue Strawberry, JUST ONE LOOK will move to a much larger venue, City Winery St. Louis, to accommodate the demand for tickets. City Winery St. Louis will present JUST ONE LOOK on Wednesday, November 22nd at 7:30 pm.  
Frank Sinatra's 'Platinum' Out Today Celebrating 70th Anniversary of Sinatra's Capitol Recordings

The  44-track set features a cross-section of his most beloved songs and sought-after rarities. From the swinging “I’ve Got You Under My Skin” and ebullient “Come Fly With Me” to the breathtaking “Moonlight in Vermont” and torch song “Only The Lonely,” the set also includes previously unreleased tracks culled from the Capitol vaults.
Video: Matt Doyle, Ana Villafañe, and More Perform With SINATRA THE MUSICAL Orchestra

Performances are now underway for Sinatra The Musical, the much anticipated brand new musical based on the life and career of the legend and cultural icon. Check out an all new video here from the show's sitzprobe, featuring Matt Doyle, Ana Villafañe, and more!
Christopher Riddle Talks Nelson and Sinatra at Swingin' Event in October

Join Christopher Riddle as he discusses the legendary Nelson Riddle and his collaboration with Frank Sinatra at the Swingin' Sinatra-Riddle Event. Learn about Nelson's extraordinary career and his marvelous music. Don't miss this intimate conversation on October 29th in Avon-By-The-Sea, NJ.
Photos: See Matt Doyle, Ana Villafañe & More in Rehearsals for SINATRA THE MUSICAL World Premiere

New rehearsal photographs of  Sinatra The Musical, the brand new musical based on the life and career of the legend and cultural icon have been released. Check them out here!
Frank Sinatra 'Platinum' Out Next Month to Celebrate 70th Anniversary Of Capitol Recordings

Available on 4LP, 2CD, and digital formats, the 44-track collection features a cross-section of Sinatra’s most beloved songs and sought-after rarities. From the swinging “I’ve Got You Under My Skin” and ebullient “Come Fly With Me” to the breathtaking “Moonlight in Vermont” and torch song “Only The Lonely,” the set also includes unreleased tracks.
Video: First Look at Matt Doyle, Ana Villafañe and More in SINATRA THE MUSICAL

Rehearsals for Sinatra The Musical, the much anticipated brand new musical based on the life and career of the legend and cultural icon, began last week. Check out an all new video behind the scenes with Matt Doyle here!
Photos: See New Workshop Photos for SINATRA THE MUSICAL, Starring Matt Doyle

As rehearsals for Sinatra The Musical, the much anticipated brand new musical based on the life and career of the legend and cultural icon began last week, new photographs taken during a workshop presentation of the show have been released.
Photos: Steven Maglio Brings 'Not Just Sinatra' to The Cutting Room

The one emotion you cannot fake is joy, and that emotion was very evident in the Cutting Room’s audience reaction last night as Steve Maglio crooned the Great American (Sinatra) Songbook.  
Ana Villafañe and More Join Matt Doyle in SINATRA THE MUSICAL at Birmingham Rep; Full Cast Revealed!

The complete cast of over 20 actors who will be performing in Sinatra The Musical -  the major new musical based on the life and career of the legendary artist and cultural icon which premieres at Birmingham Rep in September 2023 - has been announced. Learn more about the cast and the musical here!
Christopher Riddle To Celebrate Nelson Riddle and Musical Memories at Special Talk Event

An exceptionally sentimental and very special rare event, Remembering Nelson Riddle: A Conversation/Talk Featuring Christopher Riddle, is being presented by producer Karen Morris of Sand Castle Communications, and will be held on Sunday, October 1, 2023, from 2:30pm to 4pm, at the Avon Marina Building, 2 Main Street, Avon-By-The-Sea, NJ.
Stacy Sullivan And Todd Murray Celebrate Frank Sinatra and Peggy Lee At Carnegie Hall, May 22

Join award winning and acclaimed singers Stacy Sullivan and Todd Murray for a thrilling new show packed full of Sinatra and Lee hits.

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