Jay Allen Sanford 2 p.m., Dec. 5
RIYL: David Patrone, Swingin' With Dean, Jose Sinatra
Influences: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Luciano Pavarotti, Bocelli, Sammy Davis Jr, Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole, Tony Bennett, Bobby Darin, Enrico Caruso, Franco Corelli, Mario Lanza, Giuseppi di Stefano
San Diego native Cesar Roman Palacios first earned local notice performing at the Red Fox Room and with Shirley Allen's band. International Tenor Daniel Hendrick introduced him to Bel Canto (operatic training), which Palacios merged with a fascination with Rat Pack-era lounge music.