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Buddy Greco

Since his first performance at the age of four to his most recent appearance at the age of eighty-seven, Buddy Greco, legendary pianist and singer has the longest professional career of any living musical artist. And since the release of his first recording in 1946, to his latest release in 2013 he has the distinction of having the longest recording history of any living recording artist. He is written about in countless books and articles about music including Who’s Who in Jazz and Great American Singers. But more than that, he is a witness, participant and contributor to the popular culture of one of the most exciting centuries in modern history

NEWS: OBITUARY

Buddy Greco (1926-2017)

Buddy Greco (1926-2017)

Buddy Greco, a solid swinging jazz pianist, a supper-club pop vocalist and probably the last surviving member of Benny Goodman's “Undercurrent Blues" bebop band of 1948-49, died January 10. He was 90. Born in jny: Philadelphia, Greco had his work cut out for him. His father was one of the country's leading opera critics and his ...

NEWS: BOOK / MAGAZINE

Bebop, Swing, and Bella Musica: Jazz and the Italian American Experience

Bebop, Swing, and Bella Musica: Jazz and the Italian American Experience

A book by Bill Dal Cerro and David Anthony Witter. Frank Sinatra, Louis Prima, Louie Bellson, Lennie Tristano, Tony Bennett, Buddy DeFranco, Flip Phillips, and Joe Lovano: These are just some of the hundreds of musicians of Italian descent whose talents have enriched jazz. Bebop, Swing, and Bella Musica is more than just a book about ...

ARTICLE: PROFILES

Doug Mettome: A Brief Life in Bop

Read "Doug Mettome: A Brief Life in Bop" reviewed by Richard J Salvucci

Douglas (Doug) Voll Mettome, the son of Nels P Mettome and Leafy Dawn Mettome was born into a prosperous family on March 19, 1925 in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he died on February 17, 1964. He was one of two children (a younger sister attended Northwestern University). Doug's musical career began early. His ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Callum Au Big Band: Something's Coming

Read "Something's Coming" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Trombonist and arranger Callum Au has amassed a remarkable wealth of experience, playing or arranging for, among others, the National Youth Jazz Orchestra, the Oxford University Big Band (he graduated from the university in 2011), Seth MacFarlane and Buddy Greco. He's a busy man--a list of his projects suggests that he's discovered the secret of the ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Gill Manly: The Lies Of Handsome Men

Read "The Lies Of Handsome Men" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

It's been 30 years since Gill Manly began singing jazz standards around the clubs and bars of London, after a few years honing her skills in West End musicals and fringe theatre. She has garnered much praise during that time, working with fellow singers Mark Murphy and Ian Shaw, among others. The Lies Of Handsome Men ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Peter Nero: The Laughter and The Challenges

Read "Peter Nero: The Laughter and The Challenges" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer

Part 1 | Part 2 In July 2009, All About Jazz published an interview with legendary pianist and Philly Pops maestro Peter Nero. That interview jumped between his early musical development and his current 30-year tenure as founder and music director of the Philly Pops. There wasn't time then to ask him about what ...

NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

Grammy Nominee, Phil Kelly Joins the Artists Recording Collective

Grammy Nominee, Phil Kelly Joins the Artists Recording Collective

Grammy Nominee and noted composer/arranger, Phil Kelly has joined the Artists Recording Collective (ARC). In addition to more than 40 years as a composer/arranger for film, TV, and other media applications, he has written for bands like Bill Watrous' NY Wildlife Refuge, the Old Tonight show band, Doc Severinsen, Si Zentner, as well as functioning as ...

Magic of It All

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Released: 2007

It's My Life / Movin' On

Label: Bizarre Planet Entertainment
Released: 1995


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