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Bill Evans – Time Remembered, The Life & Music of Bill Evans (2016, DVD)

Bill Evans – Time Remembered, The Life & Music of Bill Evans (2016, DVD)

The truth and beauty in Evans’ music is impossible to forget. Bruce Spiegel’s well done documentary ‘Time Remembered, The Life & Music of Bill Evans’ makes sure that we don’t.

Tony Bennett and Dave Brubeck – The White House Sessions (2013)

If there’s any question as to how off-the-cuff, how gloriously in the moment, this ultra-rare one-off concert collaboration in fact was, one need only hear the lead tune — a fizzy, improv-filled take on “Lullaby of Birdland.”

Tony Bennett – As Time Goes By (2013)

Tony Bennett – As Time Goes By (2013)

Tony Bennett holds a rightful place as an American icon for a variety of reasons: he is essentially our last link to the other great crooners such as Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole.

Allan Harris and Takana Miyamoto – Convergence (2012) Widgets While many a pianist/vocalist duo has surely been influenced by the twin mid-1970s collaborations of Bill Evans and Tony Bennett, it’s another thing entirely to take those albums head on.

Eagles cofounder Glenn Frey: Don’t call my new solo effort a ‘standards record’

A forthcoming solo project from the Eagles’ Glenn Frey will include tracks like “The Good Life” and “I Wanna Be Around,” both big hits for Tony Bennett, as well as the Beach Boys classic “Caroline No,” and the immortal “Route 66.” But don’t call it a “standards record.”

Something Else! on the 2012 Grammys: Adele sweeps … so why didn’t we love 21 more?

We love Adele’s poise, her earthy attitude, the roiling emotion in her voice. So why don’t we love the newly crowned six-time Grammy winner’s album 21? Blasphemy, right?

Tony Bennett plans to spice up the third edition of his smash Duets series

This time, Tony Bennett will leave his heart in Latin America.

Tony Bennett – The Classic Christmas Album (2011)

Tony Bennett’s warm, inviting delivery would seem perfectly suited to seasonal music — and it is.

One Track Mind: Tony Bennett with Amy Winehouse, "Body and Soul" (2011)

You hear, for one final time, the promise of Amy Winehouse — if only in the way she can so expertly imitate the memorable phrasing of Dinah Washington.

Something Else! sneak peek: Tony Bennett with Norah Jones, "Speak Low" (2011)

Tony Bennett, 85 this year and still singing with great dimension and style, is set to release of Tony Bennett: Duets II, Sept. 20 on RPM/Columbia Records. Here’s an early preview of a key track