Just Getting Started

Original Publish Date: Nov 15, 2016
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (5.22 hours)
Product Number: Z100115709
Released: Nov 15, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780062562906
Narrator/s: Joe Barrett
Publisher: HarperAudio
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At ninety, musician and singer Tony Bennett is as vibrant and productive as ever. In addition to his prodigious musical output, including albums, concerts, and personal appearances, this beloved and enduring artist has written his second book. In 2012A??s Life Is a Gift, Tony reflected on the lessons he has learned over the years. Now, in Just Getting Started, he pays homage to the remarkable people who inspired those lessons. In his warm and inviting style, Tony talks about who and what have enriched his own life, including Charlie Chaplin, Judy Garland, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Cole Porter, Amy Winehouse, Fred Astaire, Lady Gaga, members of his family, significant places, and more. Just Getting Started chronicles the relationship Tony has enjoyed with each one of these legends, entertainers, humanitarians, and loved ones, and reveals how the lessons and values they imparted have invaluably shaped his life. As enchanting and unforgettable as his music, Just Getting Started is a beautiful compilation of reflections every Bennett fan will treasure, and a perfect introduction for those just getting to know this remarkable star and humanitarian.

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Narrator(s): Joe Barrett
Product Number DD29433
Released: Nov 15, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781441724922
Product Number EB00667579
Released: Nov 15, 2016
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: Harper
ISBN: #9780062476791

Professional reviews

"Joe Barrett gives a light touch of New York to his narration of this memoir by singer Tony Bennett, a native New Yorker. Barrett shares his talent for dialect and accent as listeners hear conversations that Bennett recalls with people who helped guide his long and distinguished career. Pearl Bailey gave Bennett his first break, and Bob Hope took him on the road and changed his name. Although Bennett has performed for many years, he remains true to his jazz roots. His international renown continues to this day. As for Barrett, he can count his performance of Bennett's recollections as a resounding success in a career par excellence. E.E.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine"