Grandvista Makes Grand Entrance to American Standards


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GrandVista Music, Nashville, Tennessee is pleased to introduce SWINGIN' ON THE MOON from Perry Danos.

Perry Danos, who hails from Chicago, where an array of sounds echo through the streets of the City (from Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country and the Symphony), is an accomplished, versatile, live performer who is set to make his national debut with SWINGIN' ON THE MOON not based on corporate directive, but out of sheer personal, artistic preference.

Having become a “voice in demand," Danos has worked with Donna Summers, Raul Malo, Wayne Newton, The Four Tops, Martina McBride, Leon Russell, Pat Patrick Orchestra & Show Band and Tony Bennett. He has appeared in music videos for popular artists Shania Twain, Randy Travis and Gretchen Wilson. He can be heard on national television and radio commercials for Toyota, Coke, Southwest Airlines, Kodak, Ford, Disney, Wendy's, Coors and Budweiser. He has played live corporate events for a number of large companies (such as Boomtown Casinos, Ford, Radio Shack, Suzuki, Primerica and many more); has enjoyed the privilege to perform for political figures George Bush, Bill Clinton and Al Gore; and at various locales in Nashville.

Danos signed to GrandVista in 2007. His vocals have been described as an easy-does-it blend of Tony Bennett and Rod Stewart. “Perry's sound is genuine and sincere; it's not manufactured," GrandVista Chairman David Mastran introduced. “His artistry and commitment to his performance mirrors GrandVista's trademark. It was a natural fit to add Perry to our roster."

Established as a label that is committed to excellence and fine quality in delivering “lifestyle" music, the new CD from Perry Danos [SWINGIN' ON THE MOON] speaks volumes to reinforce the label's initiative. Perry has molded and shaped his artistry to make it a memorable and moving interpretation and it is revealed in his GrandVista CD project.

SWINGIN' ON THE MOON has a little bit of everything from Perry Danos. The CD resonates overtones from his mentors, Sam Cooke, Patsy Cline, Elvis, Rod Stewart, Tony Bennett, Dean Martin and the Beatles, and is enveloped in a “whole room of sound" made up of big band brass and symphony strings. The Nashville recording project features twelve all-time favorite American standards including: “Swingin' on the Moon" (Mel Torme), “The Long and Winding Road" (The Beatles--Lennon/McCartney), “Somewhere Over the Rainbow" (Harold Arlen/E. Y. Harburg), “Snap Your Fingers" (Grady Martin/Alex Zanetis), “Lately" (Stevie Wonder/Johanan Vigoda) and “You Send Me" (Sam Cooke).

Produced by Paul Binkley and Kevin Madill, SWINGIN' ON THE MOON highlights the talents of some of Music City's renowned musicians including: Doug Moffet, Mark Douthit, Mike Haynes, Barry Green, George Tidwell, Bob Mater, Craig Nelson, David Angell, David Davidson and Steve Willets among many others.

Perry Danos recorded SWINGIN' ON THE MOON merely as a personal preference and with pure affinity for the quintessential tunes that make American Music great. “SWINGIN' ON THE MOON is a CD that wraps its arms around the listener to enable them to return to a sentimental time," Mastran added. “It's music for the soul that brings back happy memories while offering listeners the opportunity to enjoy timeless standards from a new perspective."

Danos joins Shelean Newman, the GrandVista Recording Orchestra, Mr. Quaver and Orchestra Mastrangelo on the GrandVista roster.

For more information visit Perry Danos online or or grandvistamusic.com.

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