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Danny Bennett

Monday, September 02, 2013

Danny Bennett has spent the past thirty years managing the career of his dad, Tony Bennett. As Danny says, “I don’t just handle a career, I manage a legacy.” 

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Renée Fleming

Monday, May 21, 2012

Renée Fleming talks about the challenges of singing opera and the pleasure of being in the audience where she has "literally been sobbing at the end."

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Zarin Mehta

Monday, August 27, 2012

Zarin Mehta, former president and executive director of the New York Philharmonic, grew up in 1940’s Bombay before it became the booming city of Mumbai.

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Alex and Jamie Bernstein

Monday, December 24, 2012

Jamie and Alex Bernstein speak to Alec about their maestro father, Leonard Bernstein. They knew him in the tux and tails, but they also knew him as the dad who loved games.

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Billy Joel

Monday, July 30, 2012

Alec sits down with fellow Long Islander Billy Joel—at the piano—for a conversation about life and the musical choices he’s made.

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Peter Frampton

Monday, July 16, 2012

Grammy-winning guitarist Peter Frampton says, “Sound is very inspirational to me." And it always has been—Frampton started playing guitar before he was 8 years old.

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Herb Alpert

Monday, March 26, 2012

When legendary trumpeter Herb Alpert started playing with his band Tijuana Brass, Woody Allen and George Carlin were the opening acts.  

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Fred Armisen and Paula Pell

Monday, May 05, 2014

Alec Baldwin sits down with two veterans of Saturday Night Live— an actor and a writer. 

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Chris Rock and Herb Alpert

Monday, November 25, 2013

Alec goes backstage with comic actor Chris Rock after a matinee of The Motherf**ker With The Hat to hear what it was like for Rock to be in his first play.  Alec also talks with Herb Alpert, legendary trumpeter and music producer. In 1966, Alpert’s band The Tijuana Brass sold over 13 million records, outselling The Beatles. 

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