For many people, I think, there is a small part of us that wishes we were born at a different time. Some wish they were born in the Roaring Twenties. Some love the "doo wop" era of the 1950s. Some dream of being around in Medieval times, the Old West or in the Big Band era of the 1940s. I personally wanted to be around during the prehistoric times...

At 91, Tony Bennett is not just the dean of crooners, he’s the king of duets. Bennett, who began his career shortly after fighting in Europe during the final year of World War II, spent much of his first 40 years in the recording industry being called the “heir apparent” to Frank Sinatra among jazzy pop singers. And, like Sinatra with his Rat Pack,...

Happy birthday to Tony Bennett, whose name lives on at Bennett Studios in Englewood. The famed singer is turning 91 on Thursday, Aug. 3. Born and raised in Astoria to an Italian-American family, Bennett began singing at an early age. He fought in the final stages of World War II as a U.S. Army infantryman in the European Theater. Afterward, he deve...

You may not know him for his paintings, but octogenarian Anthony Dominick Benedetto, better known as Tony Bennett, has won the hearts of art collectors the world over. He has three pieces on permanent loan to the Smithsonian, and created a piece in Sedona showcasing the majestic mountains vistas and peaks in the Arizona resort town. Of course, Benn...

L'ultimo dei grande crooner americano. Una leggenda vivente. Diciannove Grammy in bacheca. Milioni di dischi venduti, centinaia di migliaia di persone che lo hanno applaudito dal vivo. E continuano a farlo. Per Tony Bennett, 91 anni ad agosto, gli aggettivi sembrano non essere mai all'altezza dell'artista, che di recente ha fatto un passaggio al Ru...

Tony Bennett is truly a renaissance man. He has won 19 Grammy Awards, a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and three Emmys, as well as a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a 2005 Kennedy Center Honoree, a 2006 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Humanitarian Award winner, inductee into the International Civil Rights Walk of Fame, founder...

Tony Bennett returns to Worcester for a sold-out show at Hanover Theatre Saturday, April 8. Having recently turned 90, he will keep a slow pace and deliver an abbreviated performance. Not. The singer, whose career spans some six-plus decades, says he has never felt better. Being on stage is right where he wants to be, and that can only mean good th...

Fox Concerts presents Tony Bennett, the 19 time Grammy Award-winning musician whose music spans over six decades on Wednesday, June 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Fabulous Fox Theatre. Tony Bennett’s daughter, Antonia Bennett has been touring with her father and will open the performance with a collection of jazz/pop standards. Antonia Bennett is a graduate...

For nearly seven decades, Tony Bennett has been belting our jazz standards and solidifying his status as one of the greatest performers of the 20th century. His resume can certainly attest to that: With over 50 million records sold and 19 Grammy Awards to his name, Bennett’s also somehow found the time to form the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts i...

Here’s a little perspective on how long Tony Bennett has been a star: “Hank,” a recent biography of country music icon Hank Williams, notes that Bennett was one of the first “pop” stars to have a crossover hit with one of Williams’ songs, “Cold, Cold Heart.” Williams died in 1953. There isn’t much Bennett hasn’t done in his career. He’s gone from r...