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Tony Bennett Helps Build Student Studio

Record studio owner Dae Bennett once wowed our nation’s children and shocked their parents by helping to create “O.P.P.”, the Naughty by Nature hit that had everyone saying “Yeah, you know me!” Now, with a bit of monetary help from father Tony – yes, that Tony – he’ll help children learn the recording business at his new Bennett Studios, so they can record the classics of the future, maybe “O.P.P. 2002.”

The Tony Bennett Center for Media Arts, named in honor of the famous crooner and generous papa who underwrote its construction, will serve as a place for high school students in Tony’s former hometown of Englewood, N.J. to learn the record-making business hands-on. Students will have the opportunity to participate from start to finish in the creation of a published CD; interns will have the opportunity to learn all aspects of record studio business.

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