What a wonderful day! It’s Tony Bennett’s birthday and then there’s the proverbial icing on the cake: the official announcement of Mr. Bennett’s next album: Love Is Here To Stay–recorded with Diana Krall and The Bill Charlap Trio. It’s a joint release by Columbia and Verve, which is headed by Tony Bennett’s son, Danny.
It’s now available for pre-order from Amazon.
As you can see, it’s already at the top of Amazon charts.
NPR All Songs Considered has this preview:
subscribe to All Songs Considered podcast The first time Tony Bennett recorded the jazz standard “Fascinating Rhythm,” he wasn’t Tony Bennett. This was the spring of 1949, when the singer born Anthony Dominick Benedetto still went by his original stage name, Joe Bari.