The Rat Pack Music Alliance Advisory Board   

Special Mentions:

Sal Scognamillo, Executive Chef, Patsy's Italian Restaurant, New York City.

Favorite restaurant of Frank Sinatra.

Russ Kassoff, Pianist to Frank Sinatra (80'-91') by request! including The Ultimate Event ('89-'90) and Together Again ('88) tours featuring Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., and Liza Minnelli. Toured the world with Liza from 1982 - 2000. Music Director, Pianist to Rita Moreno since 2003. and on FaceBook at

Brook Babcock, grandnephew of Jimmy Van Heusen and president of the Van Heusen Music Corporation.

Chuck Granata, Producer of Nancy Sinatra's program "Nancy For Frank" on Siriusly Sinatra, Sirius-XM Radio. Author of Sessions with Sinatra: Frank Sinatra and the Art of Recording

Dana Polan, New York University Professor of Cinema Studies, Author of nine books in film and media. Taught about Frank Sinatra at NYU, lectured about him at Ohio State University  and Notre Dame.

Darren Grubb, Co-Author of the book about the life and career of comedian Tom Dreesen - Still Standing, My Journey from Streets and Saloons to the Stage, and Sinatra

Harry Bring, Television Executive Producer, Criminal Minds, Producer, The X-Files; son of Composer and Big Band Leader, Louis Bring.

Howard Murray, Television Sitcom Director, Big Bang Theory, King of Queens, Grace Under Fire; son of comedian, Jan Murray.

Jennifer Vincent, Bassist and Cellist. She plays and has toured with the likes of Betty Carter, Abbey Lincoln, the famed Boy's Choir of Harlem, the Xavier Cougat Orchestra, Harry Whitaker (artistic director and keyboardist for Roberta Flack), Jon Hendricks and the Duke Ellington Orchestra.

Michael Barris, Journalist, author and inspirational speaker. Instructor, "Perfectly Frank," Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ.

Ralph Compagnone, President of ImageLink, Marketing and Production Company

Terry Myers, Band Leader, The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra

Tom Santopietro, Author of eight books including Sinatra in Hollywood: The Film Career of a Screen Icon, and Broadway theater manager

Karen Morris, Independent Producer & Founder of The Rat Pack Music Alliance