An executive producer based in Austin, Texas, Bruce Furst serves as the president of the Ashber Corporation. Bruce Furst has worked with several leading music industry artists, including Christina Aguilera, Luther Vandross, and Tony Bennett, who all appear on his 2006 album production, Christmas Classics: Yesterday, Today & Forever.
Anthony Dominick Benedetto, better known as Tony Bennett, started his professional singing career in the 1940s. Since then he has amassed several platinum and gold albums as well as 17 Grammy awards. Among his many successful works, he has recorded two “Duets” CDs, marking his 80th and 85th birthdays, which feature a wide range of musicians, from Paul McCartney to Lady Gaga.
In September 2014, Tony Bennett collaborated again with Lady Gaga to produce a new album of jazz standards, titled Cheek to Cheek. Later in December, they appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and started their touring schedule. The duo will perform in a variety of US and European venues, such as Hollywood Bowl and the Royal Albert Hall, through July 2015.
With over 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry, Bruce Furst boasts significant expertise in film and music licensing.