The Sinatra Songbook / July 11-12 Weekend

Good To Be with You Again! Back from Australia and a wonderful two-week tour, the highlight of which was our Sydney Opera House performance. Maestro Marcy conducting Yours Truly as Master of Ceremonies and a quick together moment on the Opera House steps WHAT’S...

THE SINATRA SONGBOOK / VACATION EDITION

  WELCOME BACK I’m on my way to Sydney, Australia! The Musique Sur La Mer Youth Symphony Orchestra! I’ll be working with my wonderful, talented Marcy, who is taking her gifted Musique Sur La Mer Youth Symphony on a musical tour that will include a performance in...

THE SINATRA SONGBOOK / 6.2.15

WELCOME BACK SINATRA… ON THE SMALLER SCREEN A few weeks ago, we explored Sinatra’s musical contributions on the big screen.  I started wondering why, after so many home runs before motion picture cameras, his early efforts in front of TV cameras fell well...

THE SINATRA SONGBOOK / 5.19.15

WELCOME BACK WHAT A WEEK! Too many passings since our last connection.  As you know, B.B. King, an American original, left us.  And we lost the legendary Warner Brothers and Reprise record executive, Stan Cornyn. Stan Cornyn, King of the Liner Notes From the New York...

THE SINATRA SONGBOOK / 5.12.15

  WELCOME BACK WHAT’S NEXT SINATRA ON THE BIG SCREEN Las Vegas Nights According to IMDb, Frank Sinatra’s first big screen appearance was as a Dorsey band member in Las Vegas Nights, from 1941.  Find him?  To the upper-right of drummer, Buddy Rich. His last...

THE SINATRA SONGBOOK / 5.5.15

WELCOME BACK! Many things to cover this week.  First, one more thank you to Billy May for two fascinating hours. And here’s the Come Fly with Me album cover he autographed at the conclusion of our visit.  A special treasure from a very special man.     TWO...