Tony Bennett set to Release New Album/Book
|Oct 08 2012|
Legendary jazz singer Tony Bennett is set to release a new album and book this fall. Viva Duets features the award winning singer pairing up with top Latin recording artists like Marc Anthony, Miguel Bose, Chayanne, Robert Carlos, Gloria Estefan, Thalia and Christina Aguilera, among others. The album is due out on October 22 and Tony has already released several videos, posted on his website. On November 20, he'll release his latest book entitled Life Is a Gift: The Zen of Bennett, an inspiring memoir from an artist whose career spans 60 plus years. Bennett has also announced he plans to do a jazz album with Lady Gaga, who appeared on his Duets II album last year. In an interview with Rolling Stone Tony says, "We're gonna do a jazz album with Marion Evans, a big swing band, and I'm looking forward to it because a lot of people don't know it, but she's a phenomenal jazz singer. I can't mention the composer because I don't want anybody to do it before we do it, but there's a great composer that's very underrated, very famous, but not as famous as Gershwin or Porter. But he did as many hit songs as anybody, and so we're gonna do a big swinging album." Tony's next live performance is in Richmond, KY on October 27.
Last changed: Oct 08 2012 at 6:03 AM
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