DATE:  February 2, 2007       
CONTACT: Lari Young 361.825.2787; or Steve Paschal 361.825.2336
Tom Tiratto to bring “Big Band Salute to Frank Sinatra” to A&M-Corpus Christi in Special Valentine’s Night Performance

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The music of Ol’ Blue Eyes will come alive on Valentine’s Day evening when Las Vegas-style entertainer Tom Tiratto brings his “Big Band Salute to Frank Sinatra” to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Performing Arts Center at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14.

For more than 15 years, actor and vocalist Tom Tiratto and his orchestra have thrilled audiences throughout the United States and abroad with his re-creation of the music and glamour of the late, great Sinatra. Tiratto, whose many television appearances include “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” captures Sinatra’s many moods with his renditions of many of his signature hits including “I've Got You Under My Skin,” “New York- New York,” ”My Way,” “My Kind Of Town,” and many others.

“Tom Tiratto’s Big Band Salute to Frank Sinatra” is part of the Furgason Bravo! Series and is underwritten in part by the Furgason Endowment, Clear Channel Radio, and the Mid-America Arts Alliance with generous underwriting by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Texas Commission on the Arts, and foundations, corporations and individuals throughout Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Tickets are available online or by calling the PAC box office at 361.825.2787. Ticket prices are $5 for students and children, and range from $10 to $30 for adults.