Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap 1/18/11
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CDs Now Available:
Originals - Musical Comedy 1909-1935
(Sony Masterworks Broadway/ArkivMusic on CD-R/mp3/iTunes)
"I've Got Rings on My Fingers," (1909, Blanche Ring), "Turn Off Your Light, Mr. Moon-Man," (1911, Jack Norworth and Nora Bayes), "That Haunting Melody," (1911, Al Jolson), "Fo' de Lawd's Sake, Play a Waltz," (1920, Elsie Janis), "Second Hand Rose," (1921, Fanny Brice), "Mr. Gallagher and Mr. Shean," (1922, Ed Gallagher and Al Shean), "Manda," (1924, Noble Sissle with Eubie Blake), "Like He Loves Me," (1926, Beatrice Lillie with Vincent Youmans), "Rio Rita and the Rangers' Song," (1927, J. Harold Murray), "Sometimes I'm Happy," (1927, Louise Groody & Charles King with Frank Banta), "Hungry Women," (1928, Eddie Cantor), "Why Was I Born?," (1929, Helen Morgan), "You're the Top," (1934, Cole Porter), "You and the night and the music," (1934, Libby Holman), "What a Wonderful World," (1935, Eleanor Powell). Mono. CD with a booklet is available at Arkiv Music.
Our First Mistake
(Sh-K-Boom - new on CD)
The music of Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk ( The Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown and Henry and Mudge. Michael Arden, Matt Doyle, Meghann Fahy, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Morgan Karr, Kelli O'Hara, Laura Osnes, Natalie Weiss, Katie Thompson, Vienna Teng and The Spring Standards. Produced by Brian Lowdermilk and Andy Manganelle.
The Tom Lehrer Collection
(Shout Factory - CD/DVD
Highlights from across Lehrer's 40-year-long recording career. Material from his live albums for Reprise (An Evening Wasted with Tom Lehrer and Revisited), That Was the Year That Was, early-'70s material recorded for The Electric Company, radio performances, a rare 1960 single and more. The first-ever DVD features unreleased performances, including a complete 1967 Oslo concert, animated clips from The Electric Company, and other TV performances. Released April 2010.
(LML Music - new on CD/mp3/iTunes)
Original studio recording. Misty Cotton, Julie Dixon Jackson, Bets Malone and Darcie Roberts. holiday sequel to the off-Broadway hit The Marvelous Wonderettes. Created by Roger Bean. CD available at LML Music>
BOOKs Now Available:
Bernstein Broadway Songs (Easy Piano)
(Hal Leonard - Paperback Book)
Easy arrangements of a dozen Bernstein gems: "America," "I Feel Pretty," "A Little Bit in Love," "Lonely Town," "Make Our Garden Grow," "Maria," "New York, New York," "Ohio," "Some Other Time," "Somewhere," "Take Care of This House," "Tonight."
Recordings RECENTLY MADE AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER:
75 Glenn Miller Masterpieces
(Sepia - new on 2 CDs)
1959 3-LP set For the Very First Time: 50 Never Before Released Performances by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra. Vocalists include Ray Eberle, Marion Hutton, and The Modernaires. Soloists include Clyde Hurley and Johnny Best, trumpets; Ernie Caceres, alto saxophone; “Tex” Beneke, tenor sax; “Chummy” MacGregor, piano; and “Moe” Purtill, drums. Plus two more medleys and ten full-length songs or instrumentals (including several of Miller's biggest hits, such as "Perfidia" "Chattanooga Choo Choo," and "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree"), along with a listing of the complete personnel of the Glenn Miller Orchestra for all of these performances.
Aladdin OLC / Cinderella London Studio Cast
(Sepia Records - new on CD)
Aladdin, Cole Porter and S.J. Perelman's 1958 musical for TV debuted in 1960 in the West End directed by Harold Fielding. David Fallon, Eddie Fargent, Philip Hogan, Bob Monkhouse, Doretta Morrow, Ronald Shiner, Ian Wallace, Alan Wheatley. "There Must Be Someone for Me," "No Wonder Taxes Are High," "Come to the Supermarket," "Make Way," "Aladdin," "Opportunity Knocks But Once," "Ridin' High," "Wouldn't It Be Fun," "I Am Loved," "Cherry Pies Ought to Be You," "Trust Your Destiny to a Star," "I Adore You." 1957 London studio cast album of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella with Helen Clare, Elizabeth Larner, Denis Quilley, Dudley Rolph and the The London Variety Theatre Orchestra. Overture. "In My Own Little Corner," "Marriage Type Love," "Impossible," "No Other Love," "Waltz for s Ball," "A Lovely Night," "Ten Minutes Ago," "Stepsisters' Lament," "Do I Love You Because You're Beautiful?"
All About Eve: Anniversary Edition
(Fox - new on Blu-Ray)
1950 film starring Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Gary Merrill, Celeste Holm, Marilyn Monroe. Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Limited edition Blu-ray book packaging with some special features: commentary, featurettes and a stills gallery (most of the ray bonuses were featured on the 2003 DVD release).
Gypsy Meets Gypsy: Sandra Church and Gypsy Rose Lee
(Sepia - new on CD)
Sandra Church: Let Me Entertain You : "Let Me Entertain You," "Wild Rose," "How Come You Do Me Like You Do," "That's What I Like," "Ooh, That Kiss," "Zip," "You've Got to See Mama Ev'ry Night," "She Didn't Say Yes," "When My Sugar Walks Down the Street," "My Heart Belongs to Daddy," "How'd You Like to Spoon With Me," "Fan Tan Fanny." 1958 Gypsy Rose Lee: That's Me All Over: "I Can't Strip to Brahms," "A House Is Not a Home," "I Can Cook Too," "Ring of Keys," "That's Good Enough for Me," "The Other Woman," "Psychology of a Strip-Tease Dancer," "Flings," "Mrlivingston," "The Heart Is Quicker Than The Eye," "I Sleep Easier Now," "I Haven't A Thing To Wear." Bonus track "Gypsy at Home" with Jule Styne at the piano.
Margaret Whiting's Great Hits
(Sepia Records - new on CD)
Collection of 27 tracks.
Michael Bruce: The Album
(Speckulation Entertainment - new on CD))
Award-winning composer Michael Bruce (Ed, Holes, Christmas in New York 2007, Helen of Troy, Pirates of the Caribbean, Rigged, Hey Diddle Diddle ...) debut album of songs performed by West End performers, including Julie Atherton, Paul Spicer, Sarah Lark, Mark Evans, Jessie Buckley, Emily Tierney, Charlotte Wakefield, Sarah Earnshaw, Alex Jessop. Pre-order at Dress Circle and Amazon UK.
Paul Spicer: Love Songs and Lullabies
(Speckulation Entertainment - new on CD)
West End star Paul Spicer (Avenue Q, The Witches of Eastwick, Taboocelebrates ten years of performing on the professional stage with the launch of his debut album. Pre-order at Dress Circle and Amazon UK.
OTHER NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Moved to January 25:
Cheek to Cheek: Cook & Feinstein
(DuckHole Records - new on CD)
Barbara Cook and Michael Feinstein Live From Feinstein`s at Loews Regency. "I’ve Got the World on a String," "Cheek to Cheek," "I’ve Got You Under my Skin," "The World Keeps Changing/There’ll Be Some Changes Made," "The Very Thought of You/Tea for Two," "Ac-Cent-Tchuate the Positive," "Ever After," "Where Do You Start?," "You Could Drive A Person Crazy," "Without A Song," "Here's To Life," "You're Gonna Hear From Me," "Give Me The Simple Life," "Shine On Harvest Moon."
Thanks to Max Preeo for his contributions.
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