This documentary, produced by actor-producer-director Clint Eastwood, reflects on the life and journey of Bennett, using both archival and recent footages, including never before seen clips from his performance at the 2005 Monterey Jazz Festival.
At 85, not only does Tony Bennett still have the smoothest pipes in the music business, he’s got the kind of philosophy that has made him one of the most beloved and respected performers of the last six decades. Made with as much class and refinement as Tony himself, this is an insider’s look at the icon as he records his latest duets collection with stars like Lady Gaga, Aretha Franklin, and—bittersweetly—the late Amy Winehouse.
19-time Grammy Award-winner Tony Bennett's 90th birthday is celebrated by a host of celebrities in this two-hour music special held at Radio City Music Hall, New York City, with musical performances by Bennett, Andrea Bocelli, Michael Bublé, Lady Gaga, Billy Joel, Elton John, Diana Krall, k.d. lang, Leslie Odom Jr., Rufus Wainwright and Stevie Wonder.
Teenagers Rose and Bennett were in love, and then a car crash claimed Bennett's life. He left behind a grieving mother, father and younger brother, and Rose was left all alone. She has no family to turn to for support, so when she finds out she's pregnant, she winds up at the Brewer's door. She needs their help, and although they can't quite admit it, they each need her so they can begin to heal.
Tony Bennett: An American Classic was an Emmy Award-winning television special celebrating the life of musical icon Tony Bennett on the occasion of his 80th birthday. Directed by Rob Marshall (Memoirs of a Geisha, Chicago), it charts Bennett’s career by faithfully re-creating venues from his past, from the downtown Greenwich Village club where he was discovered, to the Columbia recording studios of the early 60's, from rat pack Las Vegas to Carnegie Hall. Bennett is joined for each number by the artists that collaborated with him on his Duets album, with musical performances by Barbra Streisand, John Legend, k.d. lang, Chris Botti, Diana Krall, Juanes, Elton John, Michael Bublé, Stevie Wonder and Christina Aguilera.
Documentary providing a rare glimpse into the life of Alan Bennett, one of the UK's best-loved writers, with interviews, archive footage and new work.
Short discussion between two friends about a strange man they used to know.
A film by Joseph Bernard
Concert featuring live performances from Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett of 13 songs from their collaborative album, Cheek to Cheek. Bennett and Gaga were joined on stage by 39-piece orchestra and jazz musicians associated with both artists.
To mark his 85th birthday, Tony Bennett released a sequel to his previous duet album, Duets: An American Classic. Bennett once again recorded his greatest hits with a celebrated list of artists and Duets II made music history by debuting top of the Billboard chart. Duets II: The Great Performances is a visually stunning accompaniment to the album, featuring full song performances as they were recorded live in the studio. Tony Bennett and his duet partners provide their insights along the way, offering an inside look into the making of a landmark album.
This extraordinary performance captures Tony Bennett singing some of his greatest hits as he celebrates his 25th anniversary as a cabaret singer. Recorded at the renowned Bottom Line Cabaret in New York's Greenwich Village, Tony is in his favorite element, backed by his favorite group, the Ralph Sharon Trio. In addition to his megahit "I Left My Heart in San Francisco," Tony performs American music classics by such great lyricists and composers as Richard Rodgers, George Gershwin, Cole Porter, and Duke Ellington. The camera work and live recording capture the intimate feeling of being at a ringside table--the quintessential way to enjoy the magic of Tony Bennett. Now you can watch the master performing songs that, like Tony himself, will live forever in your heart.
If you are looking to entertain a group of grown-ups, whether for a corporate event, Country Club, fund raiser or Private Party you can not go wrong in hiring Ross Bennett. Ross Bennett is a stand-up comic for people who say they don't like Stand-up comics. Bright, insightful and classically funny. Ross's point of view is what he calls ‘NEW YORK COUNTRY'. He's a guy who grew up in a small town in western New York State, with traditional American values and sensibilities. But his years of living in "The Big City" have made his act accessible to everyone.
The love affair that began forty years ago with Tony Bennett and the City by the Bay continues with a very special evening of song, "TONY BENNETT'S WONDERFUL WORLD: LIVE FROM SAN FRANCISCO." Filmed at the famed Fairmont Hotel on Nob Hill, the site of Bennett's first public performance in 1962 of his now renowned signature song, "I Left My Heart In San Francisco," this definitive concert showcasing Bennett's musical legacy airs on PBS stations nationwide in December 2002. Filmed in front of a live audience who enjoyed 90 minutes of an unforgettable evening of Bennett's greatest hits and personal favorites.
Documentary about British author and actor Alan Bennett. Recorded over the course of a year, the film features a number of intimate encounters with Bennett, including a trip to New York to receive an award from the city's public library, a national radio appearance and a visit to his local community-run library in Primrose Hill, London. Reflecting on key periods of his life as well as providing observations on current events.
On the evening of December 7, 1998, a host of stars turned out for a spectacular 50th-anniversary tribute to one of the best-loved and most influential singers of our time, Mr. Tony Bennett. Dubbed "An All-Star Tribute," The event was broadcast live on A&E Network from Sony Music Studios in New York City and comprised the 10th installment of Live by Request, the critically acclaimed, Emmy Award-winning live music series created by Mr. Bennett in 1996.
M-1 Challenge XXVI aired on Showtime and took place on July 8, 2011 in Costa Mesa, California.
Tony Bennett's most recent album Duets: An American Classic featured Bennett recording duets of his greatest hits with today's greatest stars including Bono, Elton John, Paul McCartney, John Legend, Sting, Billy Joel, Michael Buble, Barbra Streisand, James Taylor, and many more! Now, Duets: The Making Of An American Classic goes into the studio for a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Tony Bennett's acclaimed 2006 album. Features Elton John, Bono, Barbra Streisand, Stevie Wonder, Sting, the Dixie Chicks, and others who participated in this musical celebration of Bennett's 80th birthday.