Vocalist Jerry Costanzo To Perform at Perry Como 100th Birthday Concert
Mark your entertainment calendar, as vocalist and popular song stylist Jerry Costanzo will perform on Sunday, July 22, at Hofstra University to celebrate the 100th birthday of music legend Perry Como.
The concert “Til The End Of Time” ~ Perry Como at 100 ~ will be held at The John Cranford Adams Playhouse, on the South campus of Hofstra University, on Saturday, July 21, 8pm, and Sunday, July 22, at 2pm.
John Cranford Adams Playhouse Box Office is located at 118 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549-1180. For more information, visit
As one of six guest vocalists, Jerry Costanzo will be performing with The Big Apple Big Band, who is debuting at this world premiere event.
His show set will begin on Sunday, July 22, at 2 pm. Mr. Costanzo’s nice and easy vocal style compliments the iconic style of Perry Como and his vast song repertoire.
Mr. Costanzo will celebrate Mr. Como's birthday by singing a variety of his tunes, most notably Prisoner Of Love, I Concentrate On You, and Without A Song.
Perry Como consistently delivered a distinctive, warm, smooth, easy listening style and approach to all of his songs. He had 13 number #1 hit songs, with the first being “Till The End of Time”. His records sold more than 100 million copies in the six decades of his illustrious singing career. He remained humble, and always projected a wholesome nice guy image that appealed to audiences worldwide.
Commenting on the relaxing effect Perry Como’s music has on people, Dean Martin once yavch joked that he "used to go over to Perry's to borrow a cup of sleep".
For tickets and information, contact the John Cranford Adams Playhouse Box Office at 516-463-6644. Tickets go on sale beginning June 19, 2012.
Mr. Costanzo has released a hot, new swinging single, “Can I Steal A Little Love", which is currently airing on Long Island’s favorite radio station,
WHLI 1100AM, as well as on New York's Penthouse Radio station. He updates the song “Can I Steal A Little Love” with a new arrangement by Andy Farber and backed by a 16-piece Big Band, adding a fresh vocal interpretation to Phil Tumienello’s lyrics.
His latest CD, “Can’t We Be Friend's?” from Daywood Drive Records, includes favorite standards such as “East of the Sun”, “Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps”, and “Penthouse Serenade.” All were featured on broadcast and internet radio nationwide, as well as New York’s own WHLI 1100AM, where he was spotlighted as “Artist of the Week.”
His first CD, “Destination Moon” as well as “Can’t We Be Friend's?” can be purchased via iTunes, Amazon and most digital distributors. "Can’t We Be Friend's?” is also available for purchase via Daywood Drive Records, http://shop.daywooddrive.com/
“Can I Steal A Little Love” can be purchased via, iTunes, CD Baby,
For more information visit http://www.jerrycostanzo.com
Jerry Costanzo is available for media interviews. Contact Karen Morris, Sand Castle Communications, sandcastlecomm@