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The Crooners

Bing Crosby The Crooners

It’s been described that the word crooner was given to male singers of jazz music either backed by a full orchestra, big band or piano.  What allowed the crooners to perform with such finesse was the invention of the microphone.  Before the mic, singers had to project their voices to the back of the theatre. I describe crooners as singers ... Read More »

Frank Sinatra: Nice ‘N Easy

Frank Sinatra Nice n Easy

The song said he did it “His Way”. . . and at the end of his life, it certainly appeared that he had.  But upon deeper reflection, Frank’s life was like any other life in that it had highs and lows, except his were much higher and much lower. In the early 1940s, the teenagers of that day screamed whenever ... Read More »

Mind If I Make Love to You

Mind If I Make Love to You

Mind If I Make Love to You is a gorgeous song sung by Frank Sinatra from the movie, High Society, with Frank, Grace Kelly and Bring Crosby.  I have all of Frank Sinatra’s music and this song has always been one of my favorites.  It was written by Cole Porter who has always been one of my favorite song writers. ... Read More »

I’m So Excited, I Just Can’t Hide It . . .

Frank Sinatra

On Wednesday, September 4th, at 10:00pm Eastern Time /7:00pm Pacific Time, I will host a new show Movies Broadway Singers and Beyond Pays Tribute.  Each show will have a theme and I will play some of the most beautiful music for you.  Some of this music you may know, some may be new. Our first show will pay tribute to ... Read More »