The StandardsSony Masterworks | OKeh
Sony Masterworks releases Gloria Estefan's The Standards. Celebrating great tunes from the American Songbook, The disc reaches out to Estefan's global fan base via international song classics sung in English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and French, some with new lyrics written by Estefan herself. The album also features collaborations with world class, award-winning artists like singer songwriter Laura Pausini, violinist Joshua Bell and saxophonist Dave Koz.
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Gloria, Emilio Estefan receive Library of Congress: Gershwin Prize
The Library of Congress bestowed its annual Gershwin Prize for Popular Song last night at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington D.C., and it was a historic night on two fronts. Gloria and Emilio Estefan became the first husband-and-wife pair to receive the prestigious honor together, as well as the first Hispanic-Americans to receive the award. "As Cuban Americans, I wish our parents were here to see this,...
Gloria Estefan's engrossing story, is now playing Costa Mesa's Segerstrom Center / Los Angeles Times
"On Your Feet" not only is the triumphant story of two Cuban immigrants hacking their way through the pop music jungle, it's also where its featured singer luckily winds up after a near-tragic accident. Gloria Estefan and her husband, Emilio Estefan Jr., took the world of Latin-flavored music by storm in the 1980s, but a tour bus crash in 1990 nearly wrote a premature ending to her story. It's al...
'On Your Feet' in Chicago / nwitimes.com
Grammy-winning songs, dynamic dance numbers and a positive message about achieving dreams blend in 'On Your Feet!," the latest production at Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre. "On Your Feet!," running through April 8, tells the story of the life and career of Gloria and Emilio Estefan. The musical had its pre-Broadway debut at Chicago's Oriental Theatre in the summer of 2015 and later that ye...
Gloria Estefan to be Inducted Into the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame
Multitalented singer-songwriter, actress, entrepreneur and BMI Icon Gloria Estefan will be inducted into the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame (LSHOF) on Saturday, October 18, at the Ritz Carlton South Beach Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida. A career filled with remarkable resilience and commercial and critical success, Estefan's talent goes beyond her fantastic vocals. She is also an author of two chi...
Gloria Estefan musical planned for Broadway run / The New York Times: ArtsBeat
"On Your Feet!," a new musical about the lives of the Grammy Award-winning singer Gloria Estefan and her husband, Emilio, will open on Broadway in fall 2015 under the direction of Jerry Mitchell ("Kinky Boots"), the producers announced on Tuesday. A try-out run is planned for Chicago next summer. The producers include the Nederlander Organization, which operates nine of Broadway's 40 theaters, virtua...
Gloria Estefan's new Broadway musical 'On Your Feet' will debut in 2015
Gloria Estefan has revealed that her Broadway musical 'On Your Feet' will debut in 2015. The 56-year-old Cuban-born American singer-songwriter announced the name of her bilingual stage show and added that it will be accompanied by a reality show which will follow her as she auditions women to play her as a teenager in the show, the New York Daily News reported. The musical show will be narrating ...
Gloria Estefan gets 2014 GRAMMY Nomination for 'The Standards'
Congratulations to Crossover Media Artist: Gloria Estefan on her 2014 GRAMMY Nomination for: 'The Standards' on Sony/Okeh, in the Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album category. The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards will air Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, on CBS....
Gloria Estefan plays London's Royal Albert Hall
Gloria Estefan, the most successful crossover artist in the history of pop music, will perform songs from her forthcoming album The Standards for the first time in the UK, as well as a selection of her iconic hits from London's Royal Albert Hall TONIGHT!! Thursday October 17. "It's always been a dream of mine to perform at the Royal Albert Hall because of it'...
Gloria Estefan joins cast of music stars to perform for PBS: 'In Performance at the White House' series this October
Now in its 36th year the long-running PBS will air: 'In Performance at the White House - Música Latina' on October 8th. Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, the series will feature: Gloria Estefan, Ricky Martin, Arturo Sandoval Natalie Cole, Lila Downs, Raul Malo, Prince Royce, Romeo Santos, Alejandro Sanz and Marco Antonio Solis. and wil...
Closet crooner of classic American standards: Gloria Estefan / The New York Daily News review
Who knew Gloria Estefan, crossover queen of the pop-Latin sound, was actually a closet crooner of classic American standards?Yet the Cuban-American singer's latest album, "Standards," released Sept. 10, showcases the deep affection Estefan holds for the music she grew up with. READ THE Daily News FEATURE
Gloria Estefan: The Standards / NPR - Weekend Edition Sunday Feature
LISTEN TODAY!! TO THE NPR: Weekend Edition Sunday FEATURE with Gloria Estefan and host Rachel Martin discussing her new Sony/Okeh release: "The Standards," a collection of classic Latin and American romantic songs. Cuban-born Estefan speaks about the album and her long career....
USA Today: Exclusive stream: Gloria Estefan sings 'The Standards'
When Gloria Estefan's family fled Cuba more than 50 years ago, her mother was forced to leave something very precious behind: her record collection, consisting of Latin and American pop standards. Luckily, Estefan remembers, her maternal grandmother was able "to send the records, slowly," to their new home in Miami, "and that's what I was weaned on - singers like Nat King Cole, Sinatra, Johnny Ma...
Gloria Estefan: The Standards / Newsday (NYC metro) Interview
Gloria Estefan knew that to sing standards -- a whole album of them -- requires real life experience. So even though it sort of became "the thing" for pop artists to pop out such albums, she waited. The Havana native, who fled to the United States with her family after the Cuban Revolution, first started singing in the 1970s with the band Miami Latin Boys -- soon to become Miami Sound Machine -- and made...
Gloria Estefan wil participate in 'Latino Americans' PBS documentary
Gloria Estefan is one of the celebrities invited to participate in the "Latino Americans" project, a PBS documentary which will portray the history and consequences of the Latino community in the history of the United States over the past 500 years. According to People en Español magazine, the Cuban singer is one of the celebrities interviewed in this project, which will be broadcast this fall...
Gloria Estefan set to perform this October at Festival Miami
South Florida resident and Grammy award-winner Gloria Estefan will perform this October at the 30th Anniversary Season of the University of Miami's Frost School of Music's Festival Miami. On her new album, simply titled Gloria Estefan The Standards, she recorded songs that were written by some of the most well-known songwriters of all time, including Jerome Kern, Chaplin and Gershwin. Featur...
Gloria Estefan: THE STANDARDS. Premiering on PBS this August
Over the course of her illustrious career, Gloria Estefan, the seven-time Grammy Award-winning international superstar, has recorded many classics from the American Songbook and collaborated with musical icons such as Frank Sinatra, BB King, Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras and, most recently, with the legendary Tony Bennett. It has been a lifelong dream of Gloria's to record an enti...