The 77-year-old singer-songwriter David Crosby’s argument that performing keeps musicians youthful certainly applies to Frankie Valli. The legendary New Jersey singer is 84, yet pulls off a two-hour show with more than two dozen songs, many of them standards, delivering a joyous celebration of pop music at its sweetest and purest. Valli doesn’t nee...

There’s a very interesting book called “Flavor and Soul: Italian America at Its African American Edge”, which tells very well about an important aspect of the Italian American experience.  The relationship between the Italian Americans and the African Americans reveals more than one could think, about how the Italian Americans integrated into the A...

There are legendary musicians still performing their craft after all these years, and then there is Frankie Valli. The ageless front man for the Four Seasons, born Francesco Stephen Castelluccio to an Italian-American family in Newark, New Jersey, is still belting out songs some 65 years after he began doing it professionally in the early 1950s. Th...

Audiences leaving a Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons concert are quick to describe the performance using one of the legendary group’s most well-known lyrics: “Oh, what a night.” Fans can check out the real-life Jersey Boys live when they play the Warner Theatre on April 7 and April 8; two nights Valli promises will be shows people will never forget...