Wednesday, February 15, 2017

REMEMBERING NAT KING COLE

Who died this date in 1965. Click on the photo to see a 1983 ad featuring Cole at the famed Copacabana....Nathaniel Adams Coles (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965), known professionally as Nat King Cole, was an American singer who first came to prominence as a leading jazz pianist. He was widely noted for his soft baritone voice, performing in big band and jazz genres, and was a major force in popular music for three decades. Cole was one of the first African Americans to host a national television variety show, The Nat King Cole Show. READ MORE HERE http://bit.ly/2lQpHmb

CLICK ON THE LINK TO HEAR COLE SINGING CHESTNUTS ROASTING ON AN OPEN FIRE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2R8XrETBGtw 

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