Crooner’s New Project Available February 10 and Continues As A PBS Pledge Drive Special
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (January 11, 2017) – With three decades of platinum records, CMA and ACM awards, multiple Grammy nominations, eight world tours and countless performances for deployed troops under his belt, powerhouse vocalist Tim Rushlow is diving headfirst into a recording and touring big band career. The audio portion of his new live performance CD/DVD set Tim Rushlow & His Big Band -- LIVE will hit digital retailers on February 10, 2017.
Tim Rushlow & His Big Band -- LIVE, recorded at The Rosewall in downtown Nashville, Tenn., proves Rushlow has reinvented himself as a curator of the Great American Songbook. Rushlow pursues a lifelong dream as he puts his spin on timeless, authentic classics by Bobby Darin, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Elvis, Buddy Holly and more.
“Tim Rushlow is a genuine and rare talent who is able to authentically cross over musical genres. My father, the late Bobby Darin, was able to do that as well and it's just fantastic to see Tim interpret some of my father's songs," said Dodd Mitchell Darin. "It will be exciting to see where his talents lead him. I'll be watching as I know it's going to be great. I wish Tim all the best!"
Following the successful 2014 release of Rushlow’s big band Classic Christmas album, which rose well into the top 20 on Billboard’s Holiday Albums chart, the passionate showman began plotting his next move to show his admiration for the jazz industry. The product is Tim Rushlow & His Big Band -- LIVE, which has already been picked up by American Public Television as a national pledge drive for 2016 and 2017.
Tim Rushlow & His Big Band -- LIVE has premiered on public television in markets like St. Louis (KETC), Atlanta (WPBA), Mississippi (WMPB) and Nashville (WNPT), the latter of which led to two back-to-back sold out shows at The Franklin Theatre this past December. Additional markets and air dates for the show will be announced. Check local listings for updates.
To keep up with Tim Rushlow and see him alongside his 18-piece big band live in concert, visit www.TimRushlow.com. Watch the preview of Tim Rushlow & His Big Band -- LIVE on YouTube and follow him on Facebook and Twitter.
Tim Rushlow & His Big Band -- LIVE Track Listing:
1. Plenty Of Money And You
2. Beyond The Sea
3. Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart
4. Ain’t That A Kick In The Head
5. The Coffee Song
6. Raining In My Heart
7. Love Me
8. What Might Have Been
9. Luck Be A Lady
10. The Lady Is A Tramp
11. That’s Life
12. Mack The Knife
Tim Rushlow & His Big Band On Tour (more dates to be added):
Feb 02 The Sheldon Concert Hall – St. Louis, Mo.
Feb 11 Island View Casino Resort – Gulfport, Miss.
April 08 Center Stage Theatre – Atlanta, Ga.
ABOUT TIM RUSHLOW:
A versatile entertainer who sold millions of records during his time as lead singer of country music super group Little Texas, Tim Rushlow is a master song interpreter with a deep, abiding love for the classics. During the band’s impressive run in the ’90’s, he and the rest of the Little Texas members charted over a dozen hits including “God Blessed Texas,” “What Might Have Been,” and the number one smash “My Love.” Following the band’s breakup, Tim embarked upon a solo career with Atlantic Records and released a self-titled CD that yielded the heartwarming Top Ten hit “She Misses Him,” about a couple’s touching battle with Alzheimer’s. Following a few more endeavors in musical groups and pairings, in 2009 Tim decided to refocus his energies on honing his performing skills as a solo act, launching a well-received acoustic tour at smaller listening rooms around the country. The challenge of engaging audiences and laying his emotions bare on the stage in front of intimate crowds night after night fired up Tim’s creativity to a new level and renewed his love for the classic sounds he grew up listening to and first cut his musical teeth on like Bobby Darin, Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, Dean Martin, and Andy Williams. And the experience soon inspired him to take his career in a whole new direction as the modern-day crooner he had always envisioned himself to be.
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