4/20/2018: Media Roundtable; Johnny Mathis
Friday on First Coast Connect our weekly Media Roundtable featured Florida Times-Union Reporter Dan Scanlan, WJCT Business Analyst John Burr, Folio Weekly Editor Claire Goforth and Beaches Leader Columnist Jon McGowan (01:06).
And a living musical legend is coming to the Florida Theatre next week. Melissa interviews the great Johnny Mathis (46:00).
Our panel talked about,
- The latest series of controversies and major news surrounding the possible sale of JEA.
- The possibility of the Duval County School Board hiring more than 100 armed safety assistants.
- New uniforms for the Jaguars, changes coming to the stadium and new renderings of plans for an entertainment zone in Lot J and the proposed Shipyards development.
He is a living legend with more than 60 years in the music business. Singer and songwriter Johnny Mathis has sold millions of records worldwide. He’s recorded nearly 80 albums since first stopping the charts back in the 1950’s with hits like “Chances Are” and “Too Much, Too Little, Too Late.”
A sublime vocalist - known as the voice of romance- and one of the most enduring and timeless performers in musical history, Mathis has had three songs inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.
His latest album, Johnny Mathis Sings The Great New American Songbook, features Mathis singing current hits from artists like Adele, Pharrell, and Bruno Mars.
Johnny Mathis plays the Florida Theatre next Thursday April 26th.