Jimmy Borges: Here’s to Life!
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.
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.”