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Monica Mancini

Monica Mancini

Her famous last name can open lots of doors for her, as can her many friends in the entertainment business. But Monica Mancini doesn’t need connections; her voice and delivery have proven to be all she needs.

Mancini has been on the scene for years as a studio singer in Los Angeles, following in her mom’s footsteps, who also worked with Mel Torme and Tex Beneke. “Every singer has thoughts about becoming the next Barbra Streisand, and I often had those thoughts myself,” she says. “But I wasn’t sure where my market was or what I could do differently.” But when her father, composer Henry Mancini, died, she had the opportunity to perform symphony dates, doing Mancini tributes. “That’s what gave me the idea to sing his music in the first place and what led to this recording.”

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