Craig Heesch
News Posted: March 2019

Craig his wife Varna Heesch, and his musical director Dan Waldis are just completing an original musical, The Sinatra Story, depicting the life of Frank Sinatra and his music. Craig will sing the songs that take us through Sinatra’s life and career with the music that he made popular. You will hear some of the sounds of the great Big Bands like Benny Goodman, Glen Miller Woody Herman, Stan Kenton and more.

The show will also highlight Craig's vocal impersonations of some of the most famous vocalists during Sinatra’s life such as Tony Bennett, Nat King Cole, Mel Torme, Johnny Ray, Perry Como, Frankie Lane, Dean Martin, Johnny Mathis, Englebert Humperdinck , Steve Lawrence and Eddie Gorme and others.

About DAN WALDIS: Dan is a skilled pianist, arranger, composer extraordinaire! His credits include performances with Bobby McFerrin, Wynton Marsalis, Brandon Fields, Freddie Hubbard, and many more. His arrangements can be heard on “When I Look At You” featuring Joey DeFrancesco, “The Grand Inquisitor” and “Uphill...Both Ways” with Greg Floor, “Beat the Rats”, and Dan’s own “A Little Jazz With Your Mistletoe” recorded live at the Music-in-the-Box concert at the Rose Wagner Center for the Performing Arts. He teaches lecture classes and private students Salt Lake Community College and University of Utah.