He is one of the icons of American music and has been carrying the torch for the Great American Songbook throughout his career that has spanned an amazing 7 decades. Tony Bennett is our Breeze Artist of The Month for August as he turns 90 years old. And Bennett shows no so signs of slowing down with album projects in the works and a touring schedule that taken him to every corner of the world for Sold Out shows. It’s only appropriate that we celebrate Tony Bennett as our Breeze Artist of The Month in August.
Early word is there will be a star-studded event to celebrate Tony in September at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Tony’s actual birthday is August 3rd and as 90 approaches he continues to record and tour
Tony is even still painting under his birth name Anthony Benedetto. According to his website, tonybennett.com/arts There are even three Benedettos in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC. More proof that for Tony, age is only a number.
Tony happened to perform with Billy Joel at Billy’s 65th birthday celebration in late July, and here’s the crowd wishing Tony a happy birthday.