Breaking the record as the oldest living artist to debut at No.1 on the Billboard charts with his acclaimed Duets II, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Tony Bennett[/lastfm] is giving fans an intimate look inside the recording sessions in a new PBS special titled Tony Bennett: Duets II, a presentation of Thirteen Great Performances.

With the help of his many famous friends who collaborated on the album, the special will feature performances of Tony’s greatest hits by himself and artists like Michael Buble, Queen Latifah, John Mayer, Norah Jones and many more!

Recently nabbing three Grammy awards this year for Best Traditional Pop Vocal, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, and Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s), Tony is continuing his huge success of Duets II in a new program that gives a behind the scenes look at the recording sessions.

The PBS special Tony Bennett: Duets II, a presentation of Thirteen Great Performances will feature acts like [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]John Mayer[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=””]Michael Bublé[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]k.d. lang[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Sheryl Crow[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Willie Nelson[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Queen Latifah[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Norah Jones[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Josh Groban[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Faith Hill[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Alejandro Sanz[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Carrie Underwood[/lastfm] and more singing Tony’s greatest hits.

The special airs on Friday, January 27, 2012, at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings here). Watch a performance of Tony Bennett featuring Norah Jones on “Speak Low” in the video below!

[Source: PBS]


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