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Tony Bennett

Born: Aug 3, 1926 in New York, NY
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Genre: Jazz, Pop/Rock, Other
Biography: Tony Bennett's career has enjoyed three distinct phases, each of them very successful. In the early '50s, he scored a series of major hits that made him one of the most popular recording artists of the time. In the early '60s, he mounted a comeback as more of an adult-album seller. And from the mid-'80s ...Read full biography
Bennett Sings, Basie Swings
Released: 1958
Label: Hallmark Recordings
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The Roulette half of the two Bennett/Basie sessions is a band singer's paradise, with the Basie band caught at a robust and swinging peak and Bennett never sounding happier or looser in front of a microphone. ...Read full review
I Left My Heart In San Francisco
Released: 1962
Label: COLUMBIA
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Along with his producer, Ernest Altschuler, and his arranger/pianist, Ralph Sharon, Tony Bennett had been searching for a repertoire and a musical approach beyond his long-gone pop work with Mitch Miller ...Read full review
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