joi , 12 decembrie 2019

Arhivă etichete: Frank Sinatra

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“SINATRA 100”: the official centennial book, by Charles Pignone

photo Charles Pignone’s new book SINATRA 100 is perhaps the definitive book for those who love Frank Sinatra. It is a large-format book with more than 400 black and white photos (many previously never released) and is jacketed with a screen-printed acetate, making it one of the most beautiful books about a single personality I have ever seen.  Frank Sinatra ... Citeşte mai departe »

CHARLES PIGNONE: A PORTRAIT

Charles Pignone with Frank Sinatra (Courtesy of Charles Pignone archives) The Jukebox is synonymous with the great tunes of the middle Twentieth Century. Its fashionable exterior drew the eyes and ears of all who passed by, but few saw the complex internal structure of these icons. In the same way the legacy of Frank Sinatra is known to many, but ... Citeşte mai departe »

JOHNNY MANDEL: A PORTRAIT

photo Music seems to be second nature to JOHNNY MANDEL.  His whole life has been comprised of musical achievement.  He’s mastered composing, arranging, record producing, and recently being a bandleader.   Johnny Mandel says he learned the early principles of his craft as a member of several big bands.  As a trumpeter and trombonist he played in the bands of Artie ... Citeşte mai departe »

TOM DREESEN: A PORTRAIT

Photo: singlesourcespeakers.com Comedy is a tough business. What better soil than Chicago could bring an abundance of comic sustenance? We present a portrait of Tom Dreesen.  Tom Dreesen was born in a suburb of Chicago in tough times. Rather than planting himself in the somberness of circumstance, he built a comedic style that would yield him a name among the stars. ... Citeşte mai departe »

BRIGITTE ZARIE: A SOUND PORTRAIT

The corporate jet; a smooth, classy, sophisticated ride to the perfect finish. How nice that would be. If you possess a millionaire’s taste, but lack the assets perhaps you will prefer a smooth, classy, sophisticated ride on the vocal wings of Brigitte Zarie. The timeless style of her sound is evocative of the classic jazz era, but is blessedly placed ... Citeşte mai departe »

FRANK SINATRA, JR.: A SOUND PORTRAIT

Photo: wmeclients.com Music isn’t music until you can feel it, until it becomes an epiphany to the listener. Real music is at once brilliant and obvious and forges in a heart the conviction that “this is how it ought to be.”  Anyone that listens to a Frank Sinatra, Jr. record understands this simple truth. Mr. Sinatra doesn’t just sing, conduct ... Citeşte mai departe »

ROBERT DAVI: A SOUND PORTRAIT

If the Renaissance happened again in our times, in America the performing arts would be the premiere medium. Particularly the art of music is a constant companion to the greatest audience. To seek the great names of America’s New Renaissance music would lead us to genius performers like Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, Dean Martin just to name a very few. ... Citeşte mai departe »

„American Cool”: fotografii inedite cu Madonna, Audrey Hepburn sau James Dean

Madonna, Audrey Hepburn, Kurt Cobain, Frank Sinatra sau James Dean sunt doar câteva dintre personalitățile surprinse într-o suită de fotografii inedite, expuse în perioada aceasta în Statele Unite. Dacă sunteți la Washington, atunci merită să faceți o vizită la Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, unde veți avea prilejul să admirați o colecție de fotografii speciale, reunite într-o expoziție intitulată „American Cool”. ... Citeşte mai departe »

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