Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap 5/31/11

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CDs Now Available:

Kelli O'Hara AlwaysAlways: Kelli O'Hara
(Ghostlight Records - new on CD/iTunes/Amazon mp3)
CD Universe
A collection of tunes Kelli O'Hara has been performing at her concerts around the world. "What More Do I Need?, "Something Wonderful," "How Glory Goes, "He Loves Me, "Always, "Finishing The Hat, "This Nearly Was Mine, "Once I Was" (Ricky Ian Gordon), "Another Life" (Jason Robert Brown, from The Bridges of Madison County), "They Don't Let You In The Opera (If You're A Country Star)" (David Rossmer & Dan Lipton), "You're Always Here" (Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey), "The Party's Over, "I Could Have Danced All Night." Matt Beck (guitar, banjo, mandolin), Howard Joines (percussion), Dan Lipton (piano), Antoine Silverman (violin/fiddle), Mark Vanderpoel (upright bass). Recorded at MSR Studios, NYC, 2/19/11. Liner notes by Harry Connick, Jr.

CaledoniaCaledonia The Homecoming: Euan Morton
(Lyric Partners - new on CD/iTunes/mp3Caledonia - The Homecoming - Euan Morton
Euan Morton's tribute to his homeland, Scotland. Songs include "The Dark Island," "My Love Is Like A Red, Red Rose," "Loch Lomond," "Danny Boy," "Auld Lang Syne" and "Caledonia."

Jamie deRoy Wish on the MoonJamie deRoy: Wish on the Moon
(Harbinger Records - new on CD/mp3)
Musical compendium of songs from deRoy's cabaret show. "Jews Don't Camp" (David Buskin), "The House on Maple Hill" (Julie Gold)< "In My Own Little Corner" (Rodgers & Hammerstein), "Daddy's Girl" (deRoy, Lanny Meyers, Jane R. Snyder), "Wish on the Moon" (Shelly Markham, Barry Kleinbort, deRoy), "All the Time" (Barry Manilow, Mary Panzer) with Lennie Watts, "He Was Too Good to Me" (Rodgers & Hart), "It's Over" (Boz Skaggs, David Paich) with The Accidentals, "I've DOne Enough Dyin' Today" (Larry Gatlin), "Sixy Going on Sevent" (Rodgers & Hammerstin, parody lyric by Barry Kleinbort), "The Windmills of Your Mind" (Michel Legrand, Alan and Marilyn Bergman), "House at Pooh Corner" (Kenny Loggins) with Scott Coulter. Available at CD Baby.

Piano Music of Ricky Ian GordonPiano Music of Ricky Ian Gordon: John Nauman
(Blue Griffin - new on CD)
Pianist John Nauman. Five Dances: "Tango," "Waltz," "Bear Dance," "Barcarolle," Joy"; "Desire Rag"; The Caste System: "I. Rhythmic," "II. Very Slow and Hesitant," "III. Mechanically"; "They Dance"; "Ring-a-Ding-Ding for Piano Four Hands" (with Sergei Kvitko). Produced and engineered by Sergei Kvitko.

Tom RoccoTom Rocco: My Big, Fat, Proposition 8 Wedding
(new on CD/mp3)
Live-recording of MAC-Award winning NYC cabaret artist and musical theater performer, Tom Rocco's, cabaret show. Kathy Lash duets on "I'm a (wo)Man." Deana Muro on piano, Paul Thompson on bass and R.J. Heid on drums. Available at CD Baby.


DIGITAL DOWNLOADs Now Available:

How to SucceedHow to Succeed Without Really Trying
(Decca Broadway - New at iTunes/Amazon mp3How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (The Musical Comedy) [Booklet Version] - Daniel Radcliffe & John Larroquette
2011 Broadway revival production. Frank Loesser score. Cast includes Daniel Radcliffe, John Larroquette, Tammy Blanchard, Christopher J. Hanke, Rob Bartlett, Mary Faber, Ellen Harvey, Michael Park. Digital booklet included. CD will be released June 7.

I Want Somebody"I Want Somebody (Bitch About)"
(Sony Masterworks - new single on iTunes/Amazon mp3I Want Somebody (Bitch About) - Single - Kristin Chenoweth
Kristin Chenoweth single from upcoming album.

Rise Above 1 from Spider-Man"Rise Above 1" from Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark
(Interscope - new single on iTunes and mp3Rise Above 1 (feat. Bono and The Edge) - Single - Reeve Carney featuring Bono and The Edge
Single from the musical performed by Reeve Carney with Bono and The Edge. Full cast recording to be released June 14.


BOOKs Now Available:

Good PeopleGood People
(Theatre Communications Group - Paperback Book)
Play by David Lindsay-Abaire. 112 pages.


Recordings RECENTLY MADE AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER:

Barry Manilow 15 minutesBarry Manilow: 15 Minutes
(Stiletto Entertainment - new on CD)
CD Universe
New album filled with all original compositions. Produced by Manilow and Michael Lloyd. 16 tracks.

CarouselCarousel 1955 Studio Cast
(Masterworks/Arkiv - new on CD-R/mp3/iTunes)
Rodgers and Hammerstein score. Metropolitan Opera stars Patrice Munsel and Robert Merrill, Florence Henderson, George S. Irving, Gloria Lane and Herbert Banke. Conducted by Lehman Engel.

Music From Spider-ManMusic From Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark
(Interscope - new on CD)
CD Universe
Score by Bono and The Edge. Reeve Carne, Jennifer Damiano, T.V. Carpio, and Patrick Page. 14 new tracks. Produced by Steve Lillywhite. Also features a single version from the musical entitled "Rise Above 1" with Reeve Carney, Bono and The Edge, is available on on iTunes and Amazon mp3.

OTHER NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Added, no release date:

Lucky Guy
(new on CD)
Original Off-Broadway cast recording of Willard Beckham score for musical that played the Little Shubert. Leslie Jordan, Varla Merman, Kyle Dean Massey, Jim Newman, Savannah Wise.





Thanks to Max Preeo for his contributions.

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