- Existence: 1956-
Michael Feinstein (1956- ) is an American singer, pianist, and music revivalist.
Michael Feinstein was born in 1956 to Edward Feinstein and Florence Mazie. He began his music career at age five, when he began learning the piano. Since then, Feinstein has worked with noted musicians such as Ira Gershwin, Burton Lane, Jule Styne, and many others. He sings, plays the piano, and records records with such musicians, preserving the music of other composers while creating his own.
Feinstein also collects sound recordings of vocalists, pianists, and motion picture soundtracks. His project, Great American Songbook Initiative, collects music from many American composers and educates young people about the power of music.
Citation:UPB files, April 9, 2013 (born 1956; American singer; American pianist; music revivalist)
Wikipedia.com, April 10, 2013 (father Edward Feinstein; mother Florence Mazie; learned piano at age five; worked with Ira Gerswhin; Burton Lane; Jule Styne; records with famous musicians; preserves music; composes and performs his own music; collects sound recordings of vocalists, pianists, and soundtracks; Great American Songbook Initiative project; educating young people)
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Collection contains CDs of studio recordings recording collected by Michael Feinstein. The recordings are of motion picture soundtracks. Dated approximately 2013.