Bennett, who turns 87 this year, is the beloved singer of American popular “classical” music, easy listening standards, show tunes, jazz and, more recently, duets. Judy Garland, Louis Armstrong and Bing Crosby, among other classical singers, were his early influencers. Lately, he has been inspired by duet partners such as Aretha Franklin, Willie Nelson, Michael Buble, Barbra Streisand, Stevie Wonder, k.d. lang and Lady Gaga, all whom he’s featured on recent collaborative albums.
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