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VIDEO: Tom Jones joins Katherine Jenkins and David Foster for surprise duet on stage in LA

From southwales-eveningpost.co.uk

By South Wales Evening Post | Posted: October 16, 2014

Welsh star Tom Jones surprised fans in LA this week, by joining fellow singer Katherine Jenkins of stage for a tune.

Mezzo soprano Katherine was appearing at the Vibrato Grill and Jazz as part of a three night tour in Los Angeles, accompanied by pianist David Foster.

As she finished the first verse of Sir Tom’s famous hit Green, Green Grass of Home, the man himself joined the newlywed from Neath on-stage.

Excitedly tweeting after the show, Katherine said it was “Welsh girl heaven” to perform the song with Tom Jones.

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Source: VIDEO: Tom Jones joins Katherine Jenkins for surprise duet on stage in LA | South Wales Evening Post.

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Listen to Katherine Jenkins’ new album Believe

 

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Katherine Jenkins’ new album Believe is out in the UK on October 26. You can hear it all week on Telegraph.co.uk ahead of its release.

Released by Warner Bros., it is produced by David Foster, who is credited with a role in the success of Josh Groban and Michael Buble.
Foster has also worked with some of the biggest voices in pop music, such as Whitney Houston, Celine Dion and Barbra Streisand.

“Last year when the opportunity to work with David came up, for me it was a dream come true,” said Jenkins.
“I’ve always loved his style, what he brings to the music, and it’s been an absolutely amazing experience working with him. This is the album I’ve always dreamt of making”.
The album also features a duet with award-winning tenor Andrea Bocelli.
‘I Believe’, arranged by F...

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Is Katherine Jenkins set for big break Stateside?

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Wales News
Sep 18 2009 by Robin Turner, Western Mail

SOPRANO Katherine Jenkins looks set for her big break in the US, thanks to a television Christmas special.

The Neath star is to sing a duet with tenor Andrea Bocelli in his festive show on the PBS network.
The show, which will also feature Mary J Blige, Natalie Cole and The Muppets, looks set to bring the 29-year-old to a big American audience, with PBS boasting 65 million viewers.

Although Jenkins has insisted she does not want to move from the UK, it will certainly boost sales of her new album, Believe, the first she has recorded in the US.

The Welsh diva had a huge ovation from the 5,000-strong crowd at Hollywood’s Kodak Theatre this week where the Christmas show was recorded in front of a live audience.

Bocelli picked Jenkins to...

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Videos: David Foster and Friends – Mandalay Bay 5/9/09

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Teenage star Charice Pempengco was one of the many performers who appeared at a concert organized by David Foster on Saturday, May 9.

The 17-year-old joined Cher, Clay Aiken, Donny Osmond, Brian McKnight and Paul Anka at the David Foster & Friends concert at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas to raise money for the David Foster Foundation, an organization established by the legendary composer and music producer in 1986 to provide financial and emotional help to the families of children needing organ transplants.

During the show, Charice thanked Foster and Oprah Winfrey for their help in her career.

“I would like to mention these people who are very special in my life,“ she said. “First, he is my fan, my producer, my mentor...

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Video Interview: David Foster and Friends backstage

 

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From ETonline.com:

ET was exclusively behind the scenes with producer and songwriter extraordinaire David Foster for his star-studded show in Las Vegas last week, and we’ve got video of Cher and Donny Osmond backstage! Plus, Clay Aiken opens up about the courageous Farrah Fawcett.
Special guests who performed at David’s May 7 extravaganza at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino included Cher, Donny, Clay, Brian McKnight, Katherine Jenkins, Charice and Paul Anka.
‘Hit Man: David Foster and Friends,’ a one-night-only concert featuring David with Josh Groban, Katharine McPhee, Celine Dion and many more singing stars, is available on DVD now.

 

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Interview: Katherine Jenkins will be working with David Foster

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Katherine Jenkins: ‘I am so grateful my fans stood by me’
by Karen Price, WalesOnline

As Katherine Jenkins prepares to launch her career in America she unveils her plans to Karen Price and reveals why her fans’ support through her recent tough times means so much

TODAY Katherine Jenkins starts a whole new chapter in her life. She leaves behind the spring chill in the UK to jet to California for a few weeks in the warm sunshine.

But it will be no holiday. Instead the chart-topping mezzo soprano will be launching her bid to take America by storm.

After signing a £5...

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David Foster to produce mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins

 

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According to HelloMagazine.com welsh-born classical music sensation Katherine Jenkins “will spend three months in the US working with celebrated singer-songwriter David Foster on an album specifically aimed at the American market, with greater emphasis placed on her cross-over repertoire.”

Jenkins had signed the biggest classical recording deal in history, for £5.8 million ($12.7 million), with Warner Music.

Link to the full article: HelloMagazine.com

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