Not only the voice of an angel, but a pretty mean cook too! We’re bringing you Frank Sinatra’s Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe and the story to go with it!  Frank Sinatra’s music is timeless and his fans cross several generational lines.  Most probably know that while he was born and raised in Hoboken, his family was 100%, all the way Italian. What...

WHAT: On Sunday, June 18th 2017, My Sinatra is coming to The Wilbur in downtown Boston’s historic theatre district.  - WHEN: Sunday, June 18th 2017 – 2:00 PM COST: $32.00 – $65.00 - TICKETS: http://thewilbur.com/artist/my-sinatra/ CARY HOFFMAN will be starring in his special Father’s Day Sinatra show, My Sinatra. He is acknowledged as America’s bes...

The Italian American Heritage Club of Hunterdon County will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 6:45 p.m. at The Farmhouse at The Grand Colonial on Rt. 173 in Asbury, New Jersey.  Author, Richard Muti will be the guest speaker.  He will speak about his new book, Cent' Anni - The Sinatra Legend at 100. This fascinating new Sinatra...

UNICO Club is hosting an Italian Heritage Presentation at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 27, upstairs in the Oakville-Watertown Senior Center. The presentation will be about the life and career of Frank Sinatra by author Richard Muti. Mr. Muti grew up in New Jersey and has had a varied career path, including being a Navy pilot in thw 1960’s, a real estate...

by Paul Sciria   Julius La Rosa grew up in Brooklyn, NY listening to records by Frank Sinatra and bands like Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey and Harry James. After finishing high school, La Rosa joined the Navy and was soon singing with the U.S. Navy Band in Washington, D.C.   It was with the Navy band that the "Old Redhead," Arthur Godfre...

James Kaplan's Sinatra: The Chairman takes around a thousand pages to get us from his Academy Award for From Here To Eternity in 1954 to his death in 1998. Kaplan's previous volume, Frank: The Voice (2010), used up almost 900 pages to get us from Frank's birth in 1915 to '54. The combined 1900 pages of the two books isn't long by the standards of,...

For nearly a century, the tantalizing recorded voice of the Italian crooner has touched the hearts of music lovers everywhere. Modern-day troubadours, such as Bocelli carry on this recorded musical tradition, a tradition that began when Enrico Caruso (1873-1921) made his first gramophone recording in Milan, Italy, in 1903.   The European rec...

By Rebecca Winzenried   As Lincoln Center and The New York Philharmonic celebrate Frank Sinatra's centennial, on December 3, we revisit 1943, when "The Voice" was on the ascendant and performed with this orchestra. The summer of 1943 was a watershed for Frank Sinatra.   The 27-year-old singer's solo career was skyrocketing, on th...

Following its highly acclaimed debut in New York in March, the multimedia exhibit exploring the life and career of multiple GRAMMY Award winner Frank Sinatra will get its Los Angeles premiere at the GRAMMY Museum on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015.   As the official exhibit of the 2015 Frank Sinatra Centennial, Sinatra: An American Icon traces 100...

by Paul Sciria   Julius La Rosa grew up in Brooklyn, NY listening to records by Frank Sinatra and bands like Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey and Harry James. After finishing high school, La Rosa joined the Navy and was soon singing with the U.S. Navy Band in Washington, D.C.   It was with the Navy band that the "Old Redhead," Arthur Godfre...