Frankly Just Between Us
My Life Conducting Frank Sinatra's Music
ISBN10: 063409498X ISBN13: 9780634094989 Contributors: Popyk, Bob Publisher: Hal Leonard Books Published: Nov 1 2005 Pages: 214 Weight: 1.20lbs. Height: 9.25" Width: 6.00" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
Sinatra's conductor reveals what it's like to work for legendary singers Frankly - Just Between Us, is an entertaining and insightful behind-the-scenes look at the world of playing piano and conducting for Frank Sinatra and other contemporary music legends. This book chronicles the illustrious career of Vincent Falcone from his days at Syracuse University and tuning pianos and performing casual dates in Las Vegas, to playing piano and conducting for music icon Sinatra during the apex of his career. Falcone also played for such music greats as Andy Williams, Jack Jones, Sammy Davis Jr., Jerry Lewis, the McGuire Sisters, Tony Bennett, Connie Francis, Paul Anka, Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme, and many others. Frankly contains many great stories about playing and conducting for some larger-than-life music personalities of the '70s, '80s and today, and the highs and lows of playing for this caliber of entertainment.