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December 23, 2008

Frank Sinatra and Antonio Carlos Jobim

These two gents would be my guests on the opening night of Sessa's Supper Club. Imagine holding your date tight and gently swirling around the dance floor while Sinatra and Jobim serenaded you.


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Posted by Sam Sessa at 10:26 AM | | Comments (5)
Categories: Bars & Clubs


One of my top 10 albums is the first one Sinatra did with Jobim. Every song is brilliantly executed. In fact, DMFS made an exact replica of the album art (front and back) for our CD. I'd say about 1 in 50 people get the reference. It's a shame that more people don't take the time to explore older music.

except, of course, that they'd have to appear as zombies: both are dead.

among the living, i'd invite Tony Bennett...


Actually, because of the length of time since their passing, they would have to appear as materialized apparitions. You'll need to turn up the heat as it would probably get chilly.

Amongst the living, Harry Connick, Jr. would be a good choice.
It Had To Be You:
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore:

or maybe k. d. lang
Constant Craving:

How about John Pizzarelli?
"Don't Get Around Much Anymore":
"My Heart Beats For You":
"Dindi" (a Jobim song):

swoon worthy. open your supper club stat

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