Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga have recorded Cy Coleman & Carolyn Leigh’s swing classic “Firefly” for their new album, Cheek to Cheek due September 23 from Columbia/Interscope Records. The album, a collection of great standards by the likes of Coleman, George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, and Irving Berlin, is available now for pre-order. You can get it HERE. The album was recorded in New York City and features jazz musicians Mike Renzi, Gray Sargent, Harold Jones, Marshall Wood, Tom Lanier, Brian Newman, Joe Lavano and Paul Horn.
View the great new trailer for Mortdecai (Lionsgate) HERE, starring Johnny Depp and featuring Cy Coleman & Dorothy Fields‘ classic show tune, Big Spender. The film is coming February 2015 and co-stars Aubrey Plaza, Ewan McGregor, Gwyneth Paltrow, Olivia Munn, Paul Bettany, Jeff Goldblum and many more.
Indie/Punk/Sister-duo, Skating Polly “boasts a better musical resume than 90 percent of bands their elder”. – Phoenix New Times.
At the ripe old ages of 14 (Kelli Mayo) and 19 (Peyton Bighorse), Oklahoma-based band Skating Polly have already shared stages with the likes of Mike Watt, Deerhoof, and Band of Horses. The band’s summer tour starts this week with stops on the West Coast on Aug 2nd at The Observatory in Santa Ana at 5p for Burger Records’ Burger a-go-go Fest (w/Best Coast, Dum Dum Girls, and The Muffs among many others) and Aug 4th at 10P – Los Globos in Los Angeles. For a full list of dates click HERE.