Mel Tormé, Soundtrack: Gangster Squad. A professional singer at the age of three, Mel Torme was a genuine musical prodigy. As a teenager, he played the drums in Chico Marx's band and earned the nickname "The Velvet Fog" because of his smooth, mellow tenor voice.
Janette Scott, Actress: No Highway. Janette Scott was born on December 14, 1938 in Morecambe, Lancashire, England. She is an actress and writer, known for No Highway in the Sky (1951), Invasion of the Triffids (1963) and As Long as They're Happy (1955). She has been married to William John Rademaekers since April 7, 1981. She was previously married to Mel Tormé and Jackie Rae.
Altri crooner degli anni cinquanta e sessanta sono Mel Tormé e Tony Bennett. In Italia questo stile ha vissuto un periodo di popolarità tra la fine degli anni cinquanta e l'inizio dei sessanta, con esponenti quali Teddy Reno, Emilio Pericoli, Johnny Dorelli, Nicola Arigliano, Marino Barreto Junior, Paolo Bacilieri.
A graduate of Oak Park High School in the Detroit suburb of Oak Park, Michigan, and later the University of Michigan, Was left his native Detroit for California, and found employment as the jazz critic for the now-defunct Hearst daily the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, where he forged friendships with Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis and Mel Tormé.
Since disbanding, some members of the group have briefly worked together. Melle Mel, Scorpio and Cowboy released another album as Grandmaster Melle Mel and the Furious Five, Piano, in 1989. Keith "Cowboy" Wiggins died on September 8, 1989. In 1990, Grandmaster Flash produced Just-Ice's album Masterpiece.
Pictured (L to R): Bruce Bruce, Paul Samson, Thunderstick, Chris Aylmer. At the time of their first recording, pioneering New Wave of British Heavy Metal group Samson consisted of guitarist Paul Samson, bassist Chris Aylmer, drummer Thunderstick (real name: Barry Graham; concealed his identity by wearing a gimp-style mask), and vocalist Bruce Bruce, better known as Bruce Dickinson.
Dozens of versions of Robert Wells & Mel Tormé's classic, "The Christmas Song" Christmas Party An upbeat soundtrack for your holiday celebration with Taylor Swift, Seth MacFarlane, Gwen Stefan...