Tony Bennett Tickets
The Italian-American singer and jazz musician Tony Bennett is one of the most accomplished musicians and recording artists in modern music today and has been a prominent fixture in today’s music scene for decades. After fighting in the final stages of World War II as an infantryman, Bennett signed with Columbia Records and began what would turn out to be a wildly popular singing career. Known most for singing show tunes, standards and jazz, Tony delivered a sound that appealed to fans of all musical styles. Tony’s first number one single “Because of You” was released in 1951, and since this first number one hit, the singer hasn’t stopped churning out hit records.
Over his career, Bennett’s musical style has evolved and he has taken influences from popular music that appeals to different generations of fans Bennet delivering a sound that appeals to numerous generations. With a career that has spanned numerous decades and a number of different fads in the music industry. During this long and successful career he has developed a strong following of fans both young and old and solidified himself as one of the most honored and accomplished singers in music. Bennett not only entertains the world with his own music but by helping other learn the art of entertainment as well, as he founded the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in New York City.
During his career, Bennet has won 17 Grammy Awards including the Lifetime Achievement Award he won in 2001. He ha also won two Emmy Awards and been named a NEA Jazz Master. He is also a Kennedy Center Honoree. Tony Bennett has also achieved great commercial success and sold more than 50 million records worldwide during his career. Although his records have been adored by fans for decades, he is most known for his invigorating live performances.
Even after more than six decades in the industry, Tony Bennett is still bringing his passion for live performances to fans across the country. Throughout 2012 Tony Bennett will be appearing at several venues and theaters around the country as he brings his smooth and incomparable jazz sound to fans both young and old. During these performances fans can enjoy old favorites such as “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” as well as new selection from the artists latest records.