Eric Martin Mr Vocalist 2
Mr. Vocalist 2 is the seventh studio album by American singer-songwriter Eric Martin. Released on March 4, 2009 exclusively in Japan by Sony Music Japan, the album features Martin's covers of female-oriented western songs, as voted by fans on a RecoChoku poll.
Eric martin mr vocalist 2
TheRighttoRock.com has issued their latest podcast The Corona Files (episode #4), featuring Mr. Big vocalist Eric Martin. Eric talks about how he's coping during the Coronavirus pandemic. He also discusses the possibility of new Mr. Big music, as well as the possibility of a proper Mr. Big farewell tour. He also sheds light on his involvement in Avantasia and what his thoughts are on the impending tour this summer. Lastly Eric discusses hygiene and how to make the most of what's in your refrigerator, at the moment.
Disc 1:"Daddy, Brother, Lover, Little Boy""American Beauty""Undertow""Alive And Kickin'""Temperamental""Just Take My Heart""Take Cover""Green-Tinted Sixties Mind""Everybody Needs A Little Trouble""Price You Gotta Pay"Paul's Solo"Open Your Eyes""Wild World""Damn I'm In Love Again"
Blu-Ray:"Daddy, Brother, Lover, Little Boy""American Beauty""Undertow""Alive And Kickin'""Temperamental""Just Take My Heart""Take Cover""Green-Tinted Sixties Mind""Everybody Needs A Little Trouble""Price You Gotta Pay"Paul's Solo"Open Your Eyes""Wild World""Damn I'm In Love Again""Rock And Roll Over""Around The World"Billy's Solo"Addicted To That Rush""To Be With You""1992""Colorado Bulldog""Defying Gravity"
Sammy moves from Sammy Davis, Jr.'s beginnings in vaudeville through the Rat Pack years with Frank Sinatra to ultimate recognition of his lifetime contribution to American culture. Featuring the classic tunes that helped to make Davis an icon - "The Candy Man," "Mr. Bojangles" and "What Kind of Fool Am I" - Sammy traces the highs and lows of the ultimate triple-threat singer, actor and dancer. Davis was one of the greatest performers of his generation, paving new ground while struggling with issues of identity, race and a turbulent personal life.Broadway veteran Obba Babatundé headlines as Sammy Davis, Jr. The cast also features Heather Ayers (May Britt/Ensemble), Ann Duquesnay (Rosa Davis), Mary Ann Hermansen (Kim Novak/Ensemble), Adam James (Frank Sinatra), Troy Britton Johnson (Dean Martin/Cohn/Jennings/Ensemble), Ted Louis Levy (Sammy Davis, Sr.), Keewa Nurullah (Lola Folana/Ensemble), Perry Ojeda (Eddie Cantor/Ensemble), Victoria Platt (Altovise Gore/Ensemble), Lance Roberts (Will Mastin), Alonzo Saunders (Murphy/Ensemble) with Jenelle Engleson, Stephanie Girard, Lauren Haughton, Anise Ritchie and Sarrah Strimel (Ensemble).
The Sammy creative team also includes Alexander Dodge (Scenic Design), Fabio Toblini (Costume Design), Chris Lee (Lighting Design), John H. Shivers (Sound Design), David Patridge (Sound Design), Ned Ginsburg (Orchestrator), Rahn Coleman (Music Director/Conductor), Dominique Kelley (Assistant Choreographer), Tara Rubin Casting (Casting) and David Sugarman (Stage Manager).The multitalented Keith Glover returns to The Old Globe having previously directed his own work, Thunder Knocking on the Door, winner of the American Theatre Critics Association's Osborn Award. He authored a new adaptation of the Sammy Davis, Jr. vehicle, Golden Boy (based on the original by Clifford Odets and William Gibson) and has directed many of his own plays including In Walks Ed which was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, Dancing on Moonlight, produced by the New York Shakespeare Festival, Coming of the Hurricane, a finalist for the American Theatre Critics Award for Best Play, The Rose of Corazon, Jazzland, Dark Paradise, Shooting Star, Clandestine Crossing and The Sword of Kazaran. As an actor, he has appeared on stage, television and film. Glover received an Outstanding Writing in a Feature Film/Television Movie Image Award nomination for Life is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story.
Keith Young choreographed the recent Broadway revival of On the Town. His regional credits include Crowns, Thunder Knocking at the Door and Cheer. His film credits include Nancy Meyer's upcoming feature It's Complicated with Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin, The Baster with Jennifer Aniston, Rent, Something's Gotta Give, What Women Want, Dark Streets, The Holiday, Rat Race, Affair of the Necklace and The Parent Trap. On television, his work has been seen on The Academy Awards, The Emmy Awards, The Grammy Awards, The NAACP Image Awards, "Pushing Daisies," "The Unit," "So You Think You Can Dance," "The Drew Carey Show" (Emmy Award), "Seinfeld" and "Christopher Reeve: A Celebration of Hope" (American Choreography Award). Young has staged both live concerts and music videos for Madonna, Babyface, Bette Midler, Josh Groban, Outkast, Phil Collins, Clay Aiken, LL Cool J, Talking Heads, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Gladys Knight and Natalie Cole.Like his mentor Sammy Davis, Jr., Obba Babatundé has been entertaining audiences since he was a child. A skilled actor, singer and dancer, Davis once said of Babatundé that "I feel safe knowing that with cats like Obba, when I get out of this business I am leaving it in good hands." Babatundé was nominated for a Tony Award for his performance as C.C. White in the original Broadway cast of Dreamgirls. His additional Broadway credits include the revival of Chicago, Grind and Timbuktu! He also created the role of Jelly Roll Morton in Jelly's Last Jam. On television, Babatundé delivered an Emmy-nominated performance in Miss Ever's Boys, received a NAACP Image Award nomination for his performance as Harold Nicholas in Introducing Dorothy Dandridge and has appeared in 60 made-for-television movies. His theatrical films include Philadelphia, That Thing You Do, After the Sunset, The Manchurian Candidate, The Notebook and the upcoming Moneyball opposite Brad Pitt.
An accomplished showman and songwriter, Adam James was chosen by Tina Sinatra to portray her father, Frank, in Sinatra Remembered, the first-ever musical theater production about his life. James also co-starred Off Broadway in Our Sinatra at New York's legendary jazz venue, Birdland, and covered the role of Sinatra in the North American premiere of London's West End production of The Rat Pack. James replaced fellow Canadian crooner Michael Bublé as the vocalist/emcee for the American tour of Forever Swing. He performs internationally with symphonies and big bands starring in A Toast to Ol' Blue Eyes, a show he co-created with conductor/arranger David Martin. He has also appeared in concert with Liza Minnelli, Tony Bennett and Ray Charles. James was named "Best Vocalist" by Jazz Report Magazine, was a finalist at the Montreal Jazz Festival and was nominated for a 2004 Genie Award (the Canadian "Oscar") for singing and co-writing the theme song for the film, Mambo Italiano. Following the autumn release of his debut solo recording, Adam James, he will perform in Vancouver during the 2010 Olympic Winter Games and compose songs for Twyla Tharp's Come Fly With Me.
Double Oscar and Grammy winner Leslie Bricusse has written more than 40 musical shows and films, and has collaborated with an array of musical talents, including Anthony Newley, Henry Mancini, John Williams, John Barry, Jerry Goldsmith, Jule Styne, Quincy Jones, Andre Previn, Frank Wildhorn and Peter Illyich Tchaikovsky (whose Nutcracker Suite he adapted into a song score). He has been nominated for ten Academy Awards, nine Grammys and four Tonys, and in addition to his Oscars and Grammy, has won eight Ivor Novello Awards. His stage musicals include Stop the World - I Want to Get Off, The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd, Pickwick, Harvey, The Good Old Bad Old Days, Goodbye, Mr. Chips, Henry's Wives, Scrooge, One Shining Moment, Sherlock Holmes, Jekyll and Hyde and Victor/Victoria. Bricusse has also written songs and/or screenplays for such films as Doctor Dolittle, Scrooge, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Goodbye, Mr. Chips, Superman, Victor/Victoria, Santa Claus - The Movie, Home Alone I & II, Hook, Tom & Jerry - The Movie, and various Pink Panther films. His better-known songs include "What Kind of Fool Am I?," "Once in a Lifetime," "Gonna Build a Mountain," "Who Can I Turn To?," "The Joker," "If I Ruled the World," "My Kind of Girl," "Talk to the Animals," "You and I," "Feeling Good," "When I Look in Your Eyes," "Goldfinger," "Can You Read My Mind?" (the Love Theme from Superman), "You Only Live Twice," "Le Jazz Hot!," "On a Wonderful Day Like Today," "Two for the Road," "The Candy Man," "This Is the Moment," "Crazy World," "Pure Imagination" and "Oompa-Loompa-Doompa-Dee-Doo." In 1989, Bricusse received the Kennedy Award for consistent excellence in British songwriting, bestowed by the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors, and was inducted into the American Songwriters Hall of Fame - only the fourth Englishman to be honored - after Noel Coward, John Lennon and Paul McCartney.
Ian Fraser came to New York from England in 1962 with Anthony Newley's and Leslie Bricusse's Stop the World - I Want to Get Off, where he was Musical Director and Arranger of both the original London and Broadway productions. He has conducted Pickwick on Broadway, served as Vocal Supervisor for Doctor Dolittle and was John Williams' associate on Goodbye, Mr. Chips. For the musical film Scrooge, starring Albert Finney, both he and Bricusse received Academy Award nominations. He and Bricusse have now worked together for over fifty years. His association with Sammy Davis Jr. began in 1961, when he wrote Davis' first arrangement of "What Kind of Fool Am I," and continued for many years on Television Specials and Mr. Davis' revival of Stop the World. In 1977, he received his first Emmy Award for the Musical Direction of "America Salutes Richard Rodgers," beginning what was to become the longest run of individual Emmy nominations in the history of the Television Academy. In 2009 he received his thirtieth nomination, and was awarded his eleventh Emmy in 1993 for the 52nd Presidential Inaugural Gala. In December 2008, he was once again the Musical Director for TNT's 26th "Christmas in Washington," which he has conducted every year since its inception in 1982, and for which he has received three of his Emmy awards. His 2009 Emmy nomination was his tenth for this show. His film and television scores include Torn between Two Lovers, Hopscotch, First Monday in October, and Zorro the Gay Blade. His 1995 and 1997 Broadway albums with Julie Andrews on Philips Classics were both Grammy Nominees. In 1992, he made his debut as a guest conductor with the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra. He is the past President of the American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers and recently completed his eighth two-year term as a Governor of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.