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About last night: Celebrating the ‘unforgettable’ play about Nat King Cole

March 13, 2019

At the after-party following the West Coast premiere of “Lights Out: Nat ‘King’ Cole” at the Geffen Playhouse in Westwood, Cole’s twin daughters summed up their thoughts about the play. “Unforgettable, in every way,” said Timolin Cole, reciting a little from her father’s famous song. Her sister, Casey Cole, added that the play “captured the essence and […]

Congressman Adam Schiff issues “A Tribute to Nat ‘King’ Cole”

March 13, 2019

Coinciding with today’s opening of Lights Out: Nat “King” Cole, the Geffen Playhouse is proud to share the following news with you. Rep. Adam B. Schiff issued a proclamation into the Congressional Record honoring Nat “King” Cole and his legacy. Please see below for more details. February 13, 2019 A Tribute to Nat “King” Cole I […]

When Nat King Cole Moved In

March 13, 2019

The entertainer found his dream home in picturesque Hancock Park—but the neighborhood had a dark side. In July 1948, singer Nat “King” Cole and his new wife, Maria, were just beginning their lives together. The legendary crooner of standards including “The Christmas Song,” “Nature Boy,” “Mona Lisa,” and “Unforgettable” had spent the last decade of his young […]

Nat King Cole’s Daughters Celebrate the Legend’s 100th

February 20, 2019

Nat King Cole’s Daughters Celebrate the Music Legend’s 100th Birthday: ‘He Touched the Soul’ With the death of their sister Natalie Cole on New Year’s Eve 2015, twins Timolin and Casey Cole, 57, have inherited the responsibility of carrying on the legacy of their father Nat King Cole, the legendary jazz singer and pianist. “We assume the authority of […]

PBS to Air Nat ‘King’ Cole Special, Marking Centennial

February 20, 2019

My Music: Nat “King” Cole’s Greatest Songs is set to air March 2 on PBS, just ahead of the singer’s 100th birthday on March 17. The tribute to the Alabama-born pianist and vocalist will be hosted by actor Martin Sheen. While issuing dozens of recordings during his truncated life, Cole for about a year beginning in […]