Christmas Cheer from Symphony
As usual the Symphony of the Americas put a smile on everyone's face and a warm glow in every heart with their annual Christmas concert in Ft. Lauderdale.
Star of the show, under the usual masterful baton of James Brooks-Bruzzese (shown here in his festive red vest and bow tie) was guest soloist Frank Loconto. He was the lead singer with The Lane Brothers from 1957-1979, a group best known for the 1958 recording Boppin' In A Sack (you can hear it on YouTube). The title refers to a 'sack dress' that was popular at the time; it looked like a sack because it did not taper in at the waist. Not exactly high fashion, but it made for a groovy song! Read full review at www.sunnewsmiami.com