Results for "Lee Musiker"
Emmy Award-winning conductor, pianist, composer, and arranger Lee Musiker brings a wealth of experience to the podium through his work with leading jazz, classical, pop, and Broadway performers. He has conducted almost 50 symphony orchestras, including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the National Symphony Orchestra, in the U.S. and Canada, as a guest conductor and as music director for premier artists including Tony Bennett, Maureen McGovern, and Jerry Lewis.
Critics laud Musiker as "absolutely brilliant," "sparkling," and "a remarkably empathic and inventive virtuoso." His television credits include an individual Emmy Award, for his work as a co-composer of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, and a host of TV specials, including Great Performers: Live at Lincoln Center (PBS), Ira Gershwin at 100 from Carnegie Hall (PBS), and the annual Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon, with which he has a four-year association.
by Nick Catalano
Last weekend my myriad travels took me to Pittsburgh, where I was able to visit Heinz Hall to watch Tony Bennett defy nature and astound a packed house with his latest concert wizardry. Heinz Hall sits in the middle of a revitalized downtown Pittsburgh and has been wondrously restored, with gold-leafed columns, plush red carpeting and ...
by Lewis J Whittington
Tony BennettAcademy of MusicPhiladelphia, PANovember 4, 2011 Tony Bennett plugged his upcoming appearance on Lady Gaga's Thanksgiving Special in the middle of singing The Good Life," to the packed house at the Academy of Music, who may or may not know that she's the biggest act around; but, to this ...