Tony Bennett's 'Duets II' Out Today
|Sep 20 2011|
Tony Bennett released his latest CD, Duets II, today (September 20). The album features his signature voice paired with artists like Norah Jones, John Mayer, Amy Winehouse, Andrea Bocelli, Michael Buble, Natalie Cole and Queen Latifah, among others. Born and raised in Astoria, Queens, New York, Tony began singing as a teenager and was 'discovered' by Bob Hope during a performance in Greenwich Village. Bob invited Tony to sing with him at the Paramount, but he didn't care for Tony's stage name 'Joe Bari'. When he found out his real name, Anthony Dominick Benedetto, Bob said "we'll call you Tony Bennett." Bennett, a 15-time Grammy winner and NEA Jazz Master, will be performing on September 25th at The Mountain Winery in Saratoga, CA.
Last changed: Sep 20 2011 at 8:13 AM
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