Frank...A Musical Journey

"Frank . . . A Musical Journey" is a musical journey reflecting upon key points in the singer's life, and the songs that defined those times for him. Read More

About Rick Michel

A versatile entertainer with a genuine passion for the Great American Songbook, Rick Michel has been performing professionally in a variety of different mediums since the late 1970s. Read More

About The Music

It's full of wonderfully crafted storytelling, for one thing. When the likes of Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer combined creative forces in composing "One For My Baby," they produced one of the best "saloon songs" of all time. Read More

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09/26/2014
Entering their nineteenth season, ABC’s” Dancing with the Stars” remains a guilty little bit of reality television for many. As Alfonso Ribeiro, Lea Thompson, Tommy Chong and the rest of the participants expose themselves to potential accolades and ridicule I can’t help but wonder how Frank Sinatra would have faired dancing on such a program. (...)
09/26/2014
Entering their nineteenth season, ABC’s” Dancing with the Stars” remains a guilty little bit of reality television for many. As Alfonso Ribeiro, Lea Thompson, Tommy Chong and the rest of the participants expose themselves to potential accolades and ridicule I can’t help but wonder how Frank Sinatra would have faired dancing on such a program. (...)
09/21/2014
I was watching The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon this week and they had Barbra Streisand on promoting her new album, Partners. It is an album of duets with people like Michael Buble, Blake Shelton, Lionel Richie, Stevie Wonder and Elvis Presley. Streisand sang on the show and since they needed partners for her to sing with, Fallon did the parts of Presley, Shelton and Buble during the medley. (...)
09/12/2014
Is there any greater song than “Ol’ Man River”? I know there are many, many spectacular compositions, but when you combine lyrics, meaning, emotion, symbolism and melody are there any that are able to measure up to this song that has taken on a life of its own? (...)
08/29/2014
Artists are rarely only interested in one form of the arts, often dabbling in another artistic genre out of a genuine love for that particular art form. David Bowie, Johnny Depp, Jim Carrey, and Joni Mitchell are accomplished painters. Jon Bon Jovi, Christina Aguilera, Eminem, Will Smith, Justin Timberlake, and even Justin Bieber are also actors. I am too. I also sculpt. Many disciplines are intertwined, hence the term triple threat – someone proficient at singing, dancing, and acting. Can anyone say Fred Astaire? (...)
08/08/2014
Picture this: someone tailors a song specifically for you, it becomes an enormous hit, and then everyone wants to make the song about them. To me, that would mean these people want to be you. This is what happened to Frank Sinatra in regards to the song, My Way, and honestly, who wouldn’t want to be him? (...)