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Call Answered: The New York Pops conducted by master maestro Steven Reineke always puts on a great show with top notch talent to perform with them! This next concert, entitled "Sophisticated Ladies," is no exception! Joining The Pops' are Tony Award nominee Montego Glover, Broadway's Capathia Jenkins, & singer/actress Sy Smith. "Sophisticated Ladies," takes place Friday November 13 at 8pm at Carnegie Hall, commemorates the centennial year of the birth of Billie Holiday and celebrates other groundbreaking icons of American popular song, from Ella Fitzgerald to Sarah Vaughan to Dinah Washington.
Call Redialed: For the sixth time in a row, I've had the opportunity to interview Steven Reineke, The New York Pops Musical Director/Conductor. Steven sure had a lot of excitement in talking about The New York Pops' inaugural summer series at Forest Hills Stadium featuring two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster on Thursday, August 6 and American band Pink Martini on Friday, August 7 at 7:30pm! My favorite part of this particular interview was learning why The New York Pops' PopsEd Program is so near and dear to Steven's heart! I got all choked hearing him speak his truth so eloquently!
Call Answered: "Call Me Adam" chats with one of our country's national treasures, "Super Singer" (as hailed by former "Tonight Show" host Johnny Carson) Marilyn Maye about her upcoming show at 54 Below entitled "Her Way, A Salute to Frank Sinatra" from April 17-30 including a very special afternoon performance on Saturday, April 18 at 2pm, "A Saturday Brunch for the Swinging Bunch!"
"Call Me Adam" chats with Steven Reineke, one of the nation’s most sought-after pops conductors, composers, and arrangers. Here we discuss his upcoming concert at Carnegie Hall on March 16 with the NY Pops, featuring Grammy Award winner Patti Austin, entitled "The New York Pops Presents Ella Fitzgerald's Gershwin Songbook with Grammy Award winner Patti Austin," his inspirations, guest conducting, and other details of his life and career!