Hollywood, CA - Actress and recording artist, CYNTHIA BASINET (aka c. basinet) known for hits like "Santa Baby" and "Tea for Two" featured in "ENTERTAINMENT: DIVAS, CABARET, JAZZ THEN AND NOW" book, now available thru Amazon and Barnes and Noble.
Book excerpt: "Cynthia Basinet is a phenomenon; a mesmerizing woman with an infinity of talents, visions and intriguing entrepreneurial activities. Unquestionably, Cynthia's voice is one of the most striking and sparkling voices in the world of American Standards. It is an oasis of luxurious vocal beauty, magnetizing sensuality and warmth. This singer is the real thing!"
Book description: The first book of its kind, highly anticipated by stars, professionals and the public, it provides a wealth of information and tips not readily available elsewhere. In addition to the interviews with the stars and the divas, and the fascinating history from the 17th century to this day. It contains resources not found anywhere else, and CD reviews. You will be intrigued by stories, gossip, secrets, and close-up profiles of the most beautiful and exciting chanteuses and femmes fatales. It is the book of the risque, the mystique and the hidden world of Cabaret, Jazz and Divas, a chronicle of the life, history and tales of legends, stars, singers, composers, entertainers, gigolos, acts, Broadway, Vaudeville, Paris, Berlin, shows, musicals, and human drama. You will meet the stars, but you will also discover magnificent and brilliantly talented artists you have never heard about but should!
The author: Maximillien de Lafayette: The book is written by an international authority, who has first hand knowledge of the world of entertainment. He met personally most of the people he is writing about and interviewed them in depth. He is the author of over 100 books and numerous volumes on Divas, singers, cabaret, Jazz and entertainment. He is an historian, critic, noted note-liner and a syndicated columnist. In addition, he had written and directed musical scores, world premiere musicals and plays, performed at prestigious theatres including The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Mr. De Lafayette is the Editor-in-Chief of CabaretVille Magazine http://www.cabaretville.com Publisher of the New York Monthly Herald http://www.newyorkmonthlyherald.com and senior entertainment reviewer at Stars Illustrated http://www.starsillustrated.net
For more on CYNTHIA: Official site
Available thru iTunes:
Cynthia Basinet: The Collection
c. basinet: For You With Love