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Dennis Tufano: American Music Legend
by Kroozin' Karen
March 2009

Whenever Dennis Tufano steps out onto a stage, a magical transformation takes place. The spellbound audience is rendered speechless, momentarily transfixed by Dennis Tufano's powerful, resonating, illustrious vocals. A multitalented star of stage, film and music, this triple threat continues captivating audiences around the world with his brilliant vocals, sophisticated demeanor and God-given talents. As an email fan group dedicated to him proudly proclaims "Dennis Tufano Rocks!" 

Blessed with a mesmerizing Broadway caliber voice and a magnificent stage presence, Dennis Tufano epitomizes the quintessential stage performer. Commanding the stage with professionalism and confidence comparable to that of the late, great Bobby Darin and Frank Sinatra, Dennis Tufano consistently achieves perfection with every note he sings.

Dennis Tufano’s impressive vocal range puts him in the same league as Frank Sinatra, while his energetic rock-n-roll flair ranks him right up there with The Beatles and Elvis Presley. Dennis Tufano's powerful, pleading ballads bring a unique sophistication and elegance to the stage, while his rock-n-roll side is fun-loving, down to earth, electrifying and enthusiastic.

A Chicago native, Dennis Tufano has kept himself busy touring the United States and the world, with his Classic Rock show, and as the headliner in the highly acclaimed stage musical As Long As I’m Singing which features his interpretations of songs made popular by the late music legend Bobby Darin. Dennis Tufano has been praised by his fans and the press for keeping the musical legacy of Bobby Darin alive through his incredible stage show. 

Dennis Tufano recently received a well deserved standing ovation on T.J. Lubinsky’s My Music, My Generation: The 1960s for a national audience on PBS-TV. He literally brought down the house with an electrifying and energetic performance of Kind of a Drag. Always pitch-perfect, completely on key, and blessed with a youthful demeanor and handsome American idol looks, Dennis Tufano performs his rock-n-roll like a young teenager, making one wonder how Dennis could possibly be old enough to take part in one of T.J. Lubinksy's PBS-TV oldies shows!

Dennis Tufano is a genuine legend in his own right as the original voice of the #1 selling rock-n-roll group The Buckinghams. When you buy any of The Buckingams hit records, the voice of Dennis Tufano shines through loud and clear. The singer/songwriter can also be heard on the Tufano and Giammarese records, where he perfected his innate gift for songwriting.

Dennis Tufano has performed on stage with Olivia Newton-John and appeared on her now classic TV program Olivia In Concert.  Along with Mindy Sterling , he sang Without Us the original theme song to the classic NBC-TV sit-com Family Ties for the pilot episode and first season.

Dennis Tufano continues to rock the house with hits from his days as the former lead singer of The Buckinghams, including Kind of a Drag, Don't You Care, Hey Baby They're Playing Our Song  and Mercy, Mercy, Mercy. A jack of all trades he has performed in several movies and served on multiple film crews.

With the Buckinghams and as part of Tufano and Giammarese, Dennis Tufano has performed on The Ed Sullivan Show, Dick Clark's American Bandstand, The Smothers Brothers, The Midnight Special, Teen Town  and All Time Hits, to name a few.

 Dennis Tufano is a true Chicago Gold legend. Please be sure to check out his official web site www.dtsings.com and be sure to join Dennis Tufano Rocks, an ever growing group of loyal fans that support Dennis Tufano and his music at Yahoo groups: http://launch.groups.yahoo.com/group/DennisTufanoRocks/

Reprinted with the kind permission of Kroozin' Karen.

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