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2 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Tony Bennett On Recording Cole Porter's RED, HOT & BLUE With Lady Gaga

World renowned 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 Bennett revealed that he intends to record a follow-up showcasing Cole Porter 's classic score for the stage musical RED, HOT & BLUE.

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Related Topix: Cole Porter, Jazz

6 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Big Fresno Fair finalizes concert schedule, adds Tony Bennett

The Big Fresno Fair has finalized this year's concert lineup, which includes a little bit of hip-hop, classic rock, country, comedy and, now, crooning.

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Related Topix: Jazz

12 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

John Turturro Loves Jazz-and Jonathan Schwartz

Actor/director John Turturro knows a lot about music - especially jazz. Born and raised in New York City into a family of musicians, Turturro quickly developed an emotional attachment to NYC and all things music.

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Related Topix: Gene Ammons, Jazz, Mel Torme

21 hrs ago | Philly.com

Do This

Synth it up with the 1980s new wave throwback show Retro Futura Tour featuring the great Howard Jones , Katrina Leskanich of Katrina and the Waves, Tom Bailey of the Thompson Twins, Midge Ure of Ultravox, and the more-famous-in-England combo China Crisis .

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Related Topix: Katrina and the Waves, Pop/Rock, Ultravox, New-Wave, Jazz, Hammonton, NJ, Movies, Entertainment

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Billboard

Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga Already Planning 'Cheek To...

Tony Bennett says he and Lady Gaga plan to spend more time joined at the musical hip -- or, if you prefer, cheek.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Cole Porter

Phoenix New Times

For Tony Bennett, 88, The Point of Art is to Convey 'Truth and Beauty'

There's long been talk of a collaboration CD between the two, and it seems that come September, the two finally will release Cheek to Cheek , an album that finds the unlikely collaborators crooning jazz standards, backed by consummate jazz professionals.

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Related Topix: Jazz, New York

Examiner.com

National Beat: Tony Bennett Jazzes Up The Grand Sierra Resort in Reno

Tony Bennett , WWII veteran, author, painter, sixteen time grammy winner, and recipient of too many honors to list here graced The Grand Sierra Resorts Grand Theatre Saturday .

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Related Topix: Jazz, Benny Goodman

WSJ Media and Advertising

'So You Think You Can Dance': Final Six Recap

Just name Ricky and Valerie already. DO IT. But no, we are paring it down week by week on So You Think You Can Dance.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Celebrities, Frank Sinatra, Jazz, Disco, Donna Summer

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Examiner.com

SYTYCD: The Tokyo rave episode

Seasoned guest judge Christina Applegate joined Nigel and Mary tonight as the Top 6 showed us their dancing chops.

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Related Topix: What I Like About You, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Jazz, Arts, Dance

Globe and Mail

Eyes in the Heat: It's fresh, loud and proud

That's the manifesto from Nerve Beats, the artful punks from Honolulu who introduce their Radio Action album with those words and the chugging garage-jazz announcement of the opening track Eyes in the Heat .

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Related Topix: Jazz

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KLAL-FM Little Rock

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett to Appear on HSN; "Cheek to Cheek" Track Listing Revealed

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett are pulling out all the stops to promote their upcoming album of jazz duets, Cheek to Cheek.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Dance, Cher, Pop/Rock

KURB-FM Little Rock

Lady Gaga Unveils Artwork for "Cheek to Cheek" Duets Album

Lady Gaga looks like a '70s throwback on the cover of Cheek to Cheek, her upcoming duet album with legendary crooner Tony Bennett.

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Related Topix: Jazz

WMGI-FM Terre Haute

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett to Appear on HSN; "Chee...

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett are pulling out all the stops to promote their upcoming album of jazz duets, Cheek to Cheek.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Dance, Cher, Pop/Rock

KLAL-FM Little Rock

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett to Appear on HSN; "Cheek to Cheek" Track Listing Revealed

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett are pulling out all the stops to promote their upcoming album of jazz duets, Cheek to Cheek.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Dance, Cher, Pop/Rock

KXVO

/C O R R E C T I O N -- Interscope Records/

The complete, corrected release follows: /PRNewswire/ -- Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga: Cheek To Cheek is available for pre-order beginning today.

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Related Topix: Interscope Records, Media, Music, Jazz, Online Music

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KLIQ-FM Hastings

Lady Gaga Unveils Artwork for "Cheek to Cheek" Duets Album

Lady Gaga looks like a '70s throwback on the cover of Cheek to Cheek, her upcoming duet album with legendary crooner Tony Bennett.

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Related Topix: Jazz

WTVR Richmond

Tony Bennett plays Altria Theater in December

Tony Bennett, the 17 time Grammy award winning performer, will visit Richmond for one night only on December 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Altria Group, Tobacco, Theater, Arts, Jazz, Richmond, VA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Album of the Week: "It's a Good Day" from Cyrille Aimee

As a young girl in the northern French town of Samois, vocalist Cyrille Aimee fell in love with the vibrant local music scene.

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Related Topix: Django Reinhardt, Jazz, Duke Ellington, Ellington, NY

Fri Aug 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Tony Bennett Returns to Ravinia Festival Tonight

There's only one! The magnificent Tony Bennett , returns to the Ravinia Festival this evening, August 16, at 8:30 PM.

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Related Topix: Jazz, The Quartet, Highland Park, IL, Recreational Vehicle, Award

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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Related Topix: Jazz, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin

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