Tony Bennett

GREAT PERFORMANCES
Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek LIVE!

 

Inspired by their sensational duet in Great Performances “Tony Bennett: Duets II,” Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga have teamed up to record Cheek to Cheek, an album of standards from the Great American Songbook. Reuniting for this very special and intimate concert from the stage of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater in New York City, the duo performs swinging selections from the album, including “Anything Goes” and “Nature Boy.”

 

 

Tony Bennett:
The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

Tony Bennett: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

 

Tony Bennett is this year’s recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. PBS will co-host an exclusive live taping of Tony Bennett receiving this award. Get “Lost in the Stars” during this evening that features performances from the recipient, as well as other musical guests. The night will be filled with iconic pop and jazz show tunes that will leave your guests “Dancing in the Dark.”

 

Billy Joel:
The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize

 

This music special honors singer-songwriter Billy Joel’s receipt of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The evening includes performances by Joel, as well as Tony Bennett, Boyz II Men, Gavin DeGraw, Josh Groban, Natalie Maines, John Mellencamp and LeAnn Rimes, Kevin Spacey and a dance ensemble performance from Twyla Tharp’s Movin’ Out.

 

AMERICAN MASTERS
Bing Crosby Rediscovered

 

Explore the life and legend of this iconic entertainer through never-before-seen footage and interviews with his immediate family and Tony Bennett. Narrated by Stanley Tucci, this documentary reveals a man far more complex than his public persona. With unprecedented access to the entertainer’s personal and professional archives, the film features new interviews with all surviving members of Crosby’s immediate family – wife Kathryn, daughter Mary and sons Harry and Nathaniel. Other interviews include singers Tony Bennett and Michael Feinstein, record producer Ken Barnes, biographer Gary Giddins, and writers Buz Kohan and Larry Grossman, who both share the story behind Crosby’s Christmas special duet with David Bowie.

 

AMERICAN MASTERS
Bing Crosby Rediscovered

 

Explore the life and legend of this iconic entertainer through never-before-seen footage and interviews with his immediate family and Tony Bennett. Narrated by Stanley Tucci, this documentary reveals a man far more complex than his public persona. With unprecedented access to the entertainer’s personal and professional archives, the film features new interviews with all surviving members of Crosby’s immediate family – wife Kathryn, daughter Mary and sons Harry and Nathaniel. Other interviews include singers Tony Bennett and Michael Feinstein, record producer Ken Barnes, biographer Gary Giddins, and writers Buz Kohan and Larry Grossman, who both share the story behind Crosby’s Christmas special duet with David Bowie.

 

 

GREAT PERFORMANCES
Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga Cheek to Cheek LIVE!

 

Inspired by their sensational duet in Great Performances: Tony Bennett: Duets II, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga have teamed up to record Cheek to Cheek, a brand new album of standards from the Great American Songbook. Reuniting for this very special and intimate concert from the stage of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater in New York City, the duo performs swinging selections from the album, including “Anything Goes” and “Nature Boy.”