Michael Feinstein: The Sinatra Legacy
Michael Feinstein: The Sinatra Legacy Previous Broadcasts
KQED 9: Mon, Dec 31, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
This multi-platinum selling, five-time Grammy-nominated singer, pianist, and musical anthropologist has devoted his career to the rediscovery, preservation, and performance of the historic material we know as American Popular Song. Michael Feinstein presents an evening dedicated to The Sinatra Era - celebrating the writers, music, and performers of that fabulous era when Frank Sinatra reigned supreme. Backed by a seventeen-piece Big Band, Feinstein guides viewers on a musical exploration of how Sinatra affected his contemporaries and how they, in turn, affected him. Through his performance, Michael Feinstein conjures up the biggest musical legends of that golden era using their extraordinary music, spiced with intimate stories about their larger than life personalities.