Steve Rossi on the Morning Blend

Thank you Channel 13 Las Vegas for having Steve Rossi on Friday, December 14th 2012. Click on the image below to view the full clip. 

Steve shared his memories of Mae West. He also talked about his show Rich Little’s Jimmy Stewart and Friend which he co-wrote and is there 5 night a week as the director of the show. Rossi on the Morning BlendDuring the broadcast the interview was interrupted for coverage of the tragic school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.  Steve has those families affected by this unthinkable tragedy in his prayers.

Steve Rossi was Mae West Protege – She Anointed his Stage Name!

Check out this story on the Mae West blog. 

Mae West told him that his birthname Joseph Charles Tafarella was not marquee-friendly. Mae West re-christened the singer STEVE ROSSI during their 1950s Las Vegas tour, which ended when the Army drafted him.

Steve Rossi and Mae West in Las Vegas 1954.
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