Early life. The sisters were born to Peter Andreos (anglicized to "Andrews" upon arriving in the US) and Olga (née Sollie); their father was Greek and their mother a Norwegian-American of the Lutheran faith. Patty, the youngest and the lead singer of the group, was 7 when the group was formed, and 12 when they won first prize at a talent contest at.
Tonight, however, Stritch will be the main attraction when he headlines Thalian Hall for a show in which he’ll perform selections from the songbook of Mel Torme, who’s generally recognized as the all-.
Jazz critic Leonard Feather called her “the most important singer to emerge from the bop. In 1990, at the age sixty-six, Sarah Vaughan passed away. Shortly after her death, Mel Torme summed up the.
Melvin Howard Tormé (September 13, 1925 – June 5, 1999), nicknamed The Velvet Fog, was an American musician, best known as a singer of jazz standards.He was also a jazz composer and arranger, drummer, an actor in radio, film, and television, and the author of five books.He composed the music for "The Christmas Song" ("Chestnuts.
Lamond died of malignant brain tumor Tuesday, said his wife, big-band singer Terry Lamond. at Walt Disney World where he accompanied such stars as Rosemary Clooney, Mel Torme and Peggy Lee. "A good.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. >> Jazz at the Spring, presented by Capital District Jazz. he has traveled with Buddy Rich and performed with Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Mel Torme, Sarah Vaughn, Nancy Wils.
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Singer-songwriter Steve March-Tormé (son of Legend Mel Tormé. From Broadway to The Beatles, from Mercer to Mel, Steve always entertains. He has wooed audiences in every venue from intimate jazz clu.
British jazz pianist George Shearing, who often teamed with singer Mel Torme and wrote the standard "Lullaby of Birdland," has died in New York. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.
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Whether it is the groundbreaking world music strain of Tap Root Manuscript which he recorded. even more listeners eager to.
Now Mel Torme, who died Saturday. one of the leading figures in West Coast jazz of that period. By the end of the decade he had become, perhaps, the greatest male singer in the history of jazz. Tor.
He ate hamburgers with Marilyn Monroe and stood up Ava Gardner and It Wasn’t All Velvet, according to the title of singer Mel Torme’s just-out autobiography. Torme, known to earlier generations of jaz.
is pleased to release the full schedule for the annual Canadian Jazz Festival! The JazzYYC Canadian Festival will be running from November 9th to 12th bringing some of Canada’s brightest jazz stars to.
Singer and pianist Spencer Day is a newcomer to the music. Day also proved that he can croon with the best of them, with McPartland providing delicate accompaniment to Mel Torme’s "Born to Be Blue.
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Also featuring Fabio Gianni, new Latin Jazz release “The Christmas Song” shows some of the versatility of Eric van Aro for fans of Mel Torme. As a recording artist with the ability to roam from one mu.
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He’s Steve, son of singer-composer Mel Torme and himself a singer-composer who has appeared. "I was always more a pop-rock singer; he’s always been pop-jazz. It’s only in the last few years that I’.
Steve March Torme’s "Torm sings Torm. Quick, name your favorite Mel Torm song. It’s not supposed to be a trick question, but fans have difficulty answering it, according to Steve March Torm. The la.
But even after he decided he wanted to be a musician, Torme says he didn’t want to "ride the shoulders of [his] father into any sort of parade." He originally set out to be more of an R&B singer, but.
NEW YORK — Singer Teresa Brewer, who topped the charts in the 1950s with such hits as "Till I Waltz Again with You" and performed with jazz legends Count Basie. Brewer performed on TV with Mel Tor.
The Jazz Age — the 1920s — was in full swing when Tormé, a.k.a. the Velvet Fog, made his debut. Bing Crosby was an early model. Ella Fitzgerald inspired Torme’s switch from. We keep waiting for the.