Thursday, April 5, 2012

TODAY: Pink Martini at Straz in Tampa

Pink Martini, playing today at the Straz Center in Tampa, takes audiences back in time and around the globe with a fresh, fun, one-world spirit.

The group's 12 musicians sing in about twice as many languages; mixing originals by leaders Thomas Lauderdale (piano) and China Forbes (lead vocals) — pictured — with obscure covers such as "Amado Mio" from the classic 1946 film noir "Gilda" starring Rita Hayworth.

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Forbes wrote and sings the great ditty "Hey, Eugene!"

It's about a boy who didn't call.


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