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22 hrs ago | Gay Times

Tony goes Gaga... for Gaga

Yep, we all swooned when Tony Bennett and Gaga performed a duet of The Lady is a Tramp back in 2011 - well if you haven't been keeping track they've been recording an album together! The album Cheek to Cheek is available to pre-order right now and is due for release 23 September.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Lady Gaga Unveils Cover For New Tony Bennett Duets Album, Cheek to Cheek

Iconic crooner Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop superstar Lady Gaga for a new duets album titled CHEEK TO CHEEK containing multiple American Songbook standards and this week Gaga utilized social media to share a first look at the cover for both the standard and deluxe edition of the collaboration.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Hispanic Business

With 'Kiss Me, Kate!,' Madison continues its love affair with musical theater

Opening Friday for a three-show run, the 1948 Cole Porter musical "Kiss Me, Kate!" is based on Shakespeare's "Taming of the Shrew."

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Musical Theater, Jazz

Fri Aug 15, 2014

KURB-FM Little Rock

Lady Gaga Will Make Young People "Fall in Love with" Standards, Predicts Tony Bennett

Collaborating with Lady Gaga is part of Tony Bennett 's not-so-secret plan to turn young kids on to legendary songwriters and their classic tunes, the crooner says.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

RedlandsJazzman Marcus Roberts plays Redlands Bowl on Friday

Marcus Roberts, left, says drummer Jason Marsalis and bassist Rodney Jordan do more than support the piano in the trio's arrangements.

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The Jersey Journal

Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn opens 2014-15 season with 'Can-Can'

Paper Mill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Drive, in Millburn opens its 2014-2015 season with the Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide.

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Related Topix: Millburn, NJ, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Animation Movies, Peter Pan, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies, Jazz, Theater, Arts

BroadwayWorld.com

Lady Gaga Shares More Samples From New Tony Bennett Duets Album

Legendary recording artist Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop superstar Lady Gaga for a new duets album containing multiple American Songbook standards and this week Gaga utilized social media to share a sample of the Cole Porter classic "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye" and has now posted another clip of the arresting and romantic track.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Four Season's Theatre to Begin 75th Anniversary Season With Kiss Me, Kate, 8/22-8/24

KISS ME, KATE will reopen the historic Union Theater in August 2014, after two full years of renovations, and help them kick off their 75th season in style.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Wisconsin, Jazz, Stevens Point, WI, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, Illinois State University

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Examiner.com

Joe Jackson at 60: Stepping Out with 'The Duke'

What has become of the angry young men of our youth? In the case of Joe Jackson, who turns 60 today, they turn their talents to jazz .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jazz, Soul, New-Age, Body + Soul

WMJX-FM Boston

Lady Gaga's "Anything Goes" Lights Up the Jazz Charts

" Anything Goes ," a version of the Cole Porter standard Gaga and Tony Bennett recorded for their upcoming duets album " Cheek To Cheek ," has debuted at No.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Lady Gaga Congratulates Tony Bennett On 'Anything Goes' Going #1 From New Duets Album

Iconic crooner Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop superstar Lady Gaga for a new duets album containing multiple American Songbook standards and this weekend Gaga utilized social media to congratulate her collaborator on achieving #1 on the iTunes Jazz charts with their new single of the Cole Porter musical theatre classic "Anything Goes".

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MassLive.com

Concert Review: Jazz great Phil Woods performs at downtown Springfield festival

SPRINGFIELD _ Joining the Greg Caputo Big Band for a mid-set swing, Springfield native and legendary jazz man Phil Woods anchored an incredible day of live music at the Springfield Jazz and Roots Festival on Saturday afternoon.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Financial Times

Cole Porter at the Proms: anything goes?

For many decades the BBC Proms' annual nod to "light music" took the form of tired evenings of Johann Strauss or Gilbert and Sullivan.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Strauss, Johann Strauss, Classical, Gilbert and Sullivan, Opera, Gershwin

BroadwayWorld.com

Tony Bennet & Lady Gaga's 'Anything Goes' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Jazz Chart

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett 's cover of the Cole Porter classic 'Anything Goes' from their highly anticipated duets album 'Cheek to Cheek' has debuted at No.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Redlands Daily Facts

Marcus Roberts Trio to teach Redlands Bowl how to groove

Jazz pianist Marcus Robert will bring his eponymous trio to the stage of the Redlands Bowl next week, with a combination of classic standards from jazz greats such as Cole Porter, Thelonious Monk, and George Gershwin, and original tunes from Roberts himself.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Classical, Gershwin, Thelonious Monk, George Gershwin

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Radio Times

War Horse, Kiss Me, Kate and Mozart's Requiem - " an outstanding weekend at the Proms

It was an outstanding weekend at the Royal Albert Hall, with the presentation of two one-off extravaganzas, Kiss Me, Kate with the John Wilson Orchestra and War Horse with Gareth Malone and the Military Wives Choir, and to round it off, Mozart's Requiem .

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/2/2014

Below is BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 8/2/2014. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit BroadwayWorld.com's Event Calendar .

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

UnionLeader.com

War of words hits NH stage

The New London Barn Playhouse presents Cole Porter's play-within-a-play musical, “Kiss Me Kate,” Wednesday, Aug. 6, through Sunday, Aug. 17. The production references Shakespeare's 16th-century story about a battle of wills durings a tumultuous courtship, as the cast and crew of a staging of the stage staple experience their own ... (more)

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Daily Dish: 7/30/2014

Gaga has spent two years recording an album of jazz standards with Tony Bennett called "Cheek to Cheek," to be released Sept.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Philly.com

Nellie McKay's unorthodox ways come to the Sellersville Theater

And her new show will do nothing to change that. McKay brings A Girl Named Bill: The Life and Times of Billy Tipton to the Sellersville Theater on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Sellersville, PA, Nellie McKay, Jazz, Vocal, Entertainment

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