Many of the chestnuts from the Great American Songbook were the result of collaboration between composer and lyricist. Great American Songwriting Teams Part One draws from this deep well of songs. In addition to earnest performances of these songs, expect to hear some back stories of the songs and the collaborators themselves.
Some collaborators featured in Part One:
George & Ira Gershwin, Richard Rogers & Lorenz Hart, Harold Arlen & Yip Harburg, Harold Arlen & Ted Koehler, Hoagy Carmichael & Johnny Mercer, Jerome Kern & Johnny Mercer, Jerome Kern & Dorothy Fields, Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn, Fats Waller & Andy Razaf.
Run time 60 min.
Personnel – vocalist, saxophone, piano, upright bass
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