The Federation of American Musicians, Singers and Performing Artists (FAMSPA) announced this week that Suzanne Grzanna will grace the cover of volume 6 of the World Who's Who in Jazz, Cabaret, Music and Entertainment. The title of this new volume is: Entertainment Greats From the 1800's to the Present: Cinema, Music, Divas, Legends. It is authored by Maximillien de Lafayette who has to his credits 114 books, 3 encyclopedias and several world premiere musicals. One of his plays was produced and performed at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC., USA.
The book contains 1,150 photos of stars, Jazz singers and musicians and retraces the chronological development of showbiz and music (All genres) from the 1800s to the present. Volume 6 has a strong emphasis on vital issues of the fabric and history of world entertainment, such as: 1- Jazz greats, past and present. 2-The forgotten legends, stars and outstanding artists of the golden era of showbiz, cinema, music and theater. 3-Greatest femmes fatales Jazz singers of all time around the globe. 4-Beauty, class and elegance in showbiz, entertainment and performing arts. 5-Hollywood; its creation, history and development. 6-The great Jazz venues and movie theater palaces of America. 7-World cinema, including musicals and Jazz icons.
Associate editor, Carol Lexter said: We were looking for a talent who blends the glory and nostalgia of the past with contemporary and fresh breeze of today's genre...in other words, an artist who brings to the table, solid traditional musical heritage and innovative modern style. Suzanne Grzanna fits the bill. She is accomplished at so many levels; she is a composer, a Jazz saxophonist, a singer, a writer, a producer and a pioneer. Besides, she is stunning! Yep! Looks help too. So, she is the one!
Volume 6 shall be made available by September 10, 2007. It is published by FAMSPA, Elite Associates and TimesSquarePress. The publisher and distributor, The Federation of American Musicians, Singers and Performing Artists INC. (FAMSPA) is a United States nonprofit organization established for the sole purpose of promoting quality work of singers and musicians. FAMSPA has already published this year, 9 massive books on Jazz, music and performing arts. The Who's Who series consists of 20 volumes. The forthcoming 14 volumes shall be completed before September 2008. The Who's Who list approximately 70,000 entries, bios and names of singers, musicians, pioneers and entertainment personalities from 1606 to the present.
There is still time for singers and musicians to be listed and/or written up in Volume 6 and forthcoming volumes. FAMSPA requires that artists' bios, photos and career highlight be emailed to Carol Lexter at [email protected] or by completing the Inclusion form posted at the website of the federation. Address: FEDERATION, PO Box 869, New York, New York 10009, USA.