Oct 15, 2021
By Andy Johnson
He was considered a jazz singer’s best friend.
And to that end, Mike Renzi backed up a whose who of artists including, Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett, the Velvet Fog – Mel Torme, Lena Horne and Peggy Lee.
He was also music director for “Sesame Street” and in 2002 shared a Daytime Emmy Award for his work there.
Mike Renzi has died at his home in Rhode Island at the age of 80..
No cause given.