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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
Snowfall: The Tony Bennett Christmas Album
Released: 1968
Label: Sony Music Distribution
Critics' Rating:
With British arranger/conductor Robert Farnon handling the transatlantic sessions, Tony Bennett's 1968 Christmas album turned into a swinging affair, from the version of "My Favorite Things" from The Sound ...Read full review
Bennett Sings, Basie Swings
Released: 1958
Label: Hallmark Recordings
Critics' Rating:
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
Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks
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Gaga on Bennett duet CD: Jazz comes easier vs. pop
Jul 29, 8:49 AM EST
Lady Gaga says recording jazz music was easier than pop; singer readies jazz CD with Bennett
Gaga on Bennett duet CD: Jazz comes easier vs. pop
Jul 28, 6:55 PM EST
Lady Gaga says recording jazz music was easier than pop; singer readies jazz CD with Bennett
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