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Jimmy Borges: Here’s to Life!

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  Jimmy Borges has spent a lifetime singing his way from Kalihi valley through many of the top venues in America, from San Francisco’s Hungry I to New York’s Latin Quarter, and many cities abroad as well.  HPR’sNoeTanigawa reports Borges saved up his favorite material for his just-released CD.

Jimmy Borges performs with the Hawai‘i Pops, some of those original Sinatra arrangements, this coming Saturday .  

Find the CD, “Jimmy Borges” at Mountain Apple Company.  Kudos to the musicians and arrangers:  Dan Del Negro, Matt Catingub, Stephen Jones, Betty Loo Taylor, Noel Okimoto, Steve Moretti, DeShannon Higa, and Zanuck Lindsey.

Connect with Jimmy on his Facebook page.

Jimmy Borges performs a Sinatra tribute with the Hawai‘i Pops November 28th at the Hilton Coral Ballroom.

On December 12, 1915, Francis Albert Sinatra was born in Hoboken, New Jersey. A hundred years later to the day, HPR celebrates the birthday of this iconic entertainer with a special broadcast from 3 - 6 pm of  Sinatra: The Man and the Music – 100th Birthday Edition.
 
For this 100th Birthday marathon, host and creator of HPR's long-running Sinatra program Guy Steele presents newly released recordings of the singer. Tune in to HPR-2, stream live, or listen wherever you are in the world via the station’s mobile app “Hawaii Public Radio.”

Noe Tanigawa covers art, culture and ideas for Hawaiʻi Public Radio.
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