Sammy Cahn Tour Dates and Schedule
When you hear all those classic hits of yesteryear like "Love and Marriage",
"Come Fly With Me" or "My Kind of Town" you're certainly going to want to sing along and hum a tune or two. The Sammy Cahn
Cenntenial celebration give fans the opportunity to do just that as this one of a kind event celebrates the 100th birthday
of that late American pop culture legend who is forever beloved for his timeless lyrics and music.
Sammy Cahn had an
amazingly successful career with over 30 Oscar nominations and a songbook packed with smash singles and unforgettable melodies.
One of his most fruitful musical partnerships was with the iconic Frank Sinatra. Today, Frank Sinatra's son, vocalist, conductor
and arranger Frank Jr., along with musician Steve Tyrell, are bringing Cahn's musical legacy to the stage. A swinging concert
complete with the beautiful and vibrant sounds of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra will present Cahn's songs at the New Jersey
Performing Arts Center in Newark, NJ., sure to be an event any fan of great tunes and fun will not want to miss. Mark your
calendars for Sunday, November 24th, 2013 and prepare to be swept up in the incredible orchestral sounds and vast wealth of
fantastic music by Sammy Cahn!
Sammy Cahn Trivia
Yes, its almost a record breaking number those 30 some
odd Oscar nominations that Cahn received over his long and illustrious career, but do you know how many of those gold statues
he actually got to take home?
The answer is four.Cahn's songs were recorded by virtually every major singer and he wrote
the lyrics for some of the best known popular songs of an era. Frank Sinatra was the singer for three of his winners "Three
Coins in the Fountain", "All the Way" and "High Hopes" with each song being first introduced to the public as part of a movie
score. The last Academy Award, won in 1963 for "Best Original Song", was for the tune "Call Me Irresponsible" performed by
Jackie Gleason in the film Papa's Delicate Condition. Over the course of his career, he was also nominated for fiveGolden
Globe Awards, and anEmmy Awardnot to mention he received a Grammy Award nomination too!
Sammy Cahn the American
Pop Music Legend-Lyricist, Songwriter and Musician
It seems that every generation of great music has one stand artist
that just keeps putting out hit after hit. Sammy Cahn could not have been more in demand and successful at his craft, the
stars were lining up to sing and play his songs. Born Samuel Cohen in New York on June 18, 1913,he learned to play the violin
early on and performed in local Bar Mitzvah bands from the time he was fourteen. He began to write songs with fellow band-member
and pianist with a specialty in creating music for vaudeville acts. The big break came in 1935 when they wrote "Rhythm Is
Our Business" for the Jimmy Lunceford Band. The band recorded it and made it their theme song.
As do all folks hoping
to make it big in the entertainment business, Cahn and Chaplin went to Hollywood. Although they soon they parted ways, Cahn
found another collaborate, musician Jules Styne, and began writing with him in 1942. They would write songs together for 19
films between 1942 and 1951 and also for a few hit Broadway musicals tunes as well.So when you hear a popular song from that
era and relive a bit of the past, the words and music that evoke those happy memories could very well be one of Cahn's creations.
If he were still here today, he would soon be 100 years old. His music lives on through many a legendary artist and the celebration
of his works is sure to be a concert experience everyone will enjoy!
Sammy Cahn Hit Songs
So many hits,
so many famous singers and films, Cahn was one very popular lyricist with a magic touch for getting that tune to just stay
in your head for a lifetime. Cahn worked with many composers and musicians over the years, he and Jimmy Van Heusenwrote severaltitle
songs together for Sinatra albums. The mega star Frank Sinatra recorded over 85 of Cahn's songsincluding 1957's "Come Fly
With Me", 1958's"Only The Lonely", 1959's "Come Dance With Me", "The Last Dance" and "When No One Cares", and 1965's "September
Of My Years". Cahn also wrote hits for Dean Martin like "Ain't That a Kick in the Head" and Doris Day who recorded the popular
"It's Magic". Perhaps one of his most well known hits was "Love and Marriage" which won him a 1956 Emmy Award. And who doesn't
know the word to that holiday classic "Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow"? Yes, you guessed it. That was a Cahn original
Sammy Cahn Timeless Music for Fans of All Generation
Anyone who loves to belt out an old Sinatra
song or tap their toes along to some of those great catchy numbers you can only find in the old movies of the 50's is probably
a Sammy Cahn fan without even knowing it! Audiences of all ages, musical tastes and generations love to swing and sing with
the big band sound and expert arrangement of Cahn songs that Sinatra Jr and the New Jersey Orchestra are set to light up the
stage with. Get swept up in the long list of timeless classic Cahn hits ranging from the 1940's all the way through to 1970.
Music fans across the board will appreciate the simple genius of the great words and tempo behind every tune. And you can
be sure the fans will snatch up tickets as soon as they hit the market! This is an event fit to entertain the whole family
and seats will go fast. Let StubHub get you into the show with sweet ticket deals and selections, not to mention all the information
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