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Digital Music Now Available:
"Lessons to be Learned"
(new digital single)
Song written by Marsha Malamet and sung by Melissa Manchester. Released 1/27/23.
(Arthur Circle Music - new album)
Duets for voice and guitar. Eric Hoffman and Ken Hatfield. Vinyl version to be released June 2023. "See You Tomorrow (À Demain)," "Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most," "Stirrings Still," "Down Here on the Ground," "Juniper Street," "You Can Never Hold Back Spring," "Most Every Day," "Answer Me, My Love," "Lonely Nocturne," "Any Place I Hang My Hat Is Home," "The Time I Spend with You." Released 1/24/23.
Books Now Available:
Try Not to Hold It Against Me
(Beaufort Books - Hardcover Book/Kindle Edition)
Memoir by motion picture, television, and Broadway producer Julian Schlossberg. Foreword by Elaine May. 374 pages.
Oscar Hammerstein II and the Invention of the Musical
(Yale Univ Press - Hardcover Book)
By Laurie Winer. "Diving deep into Hammerstein's life, examining his papers and his lyrics, critic Laurie Winer shows how he orchestrated a collective reimagining of America, urging it forward with a subtly progressive vision of the relationship between country and city, rich and poor, America and the rest of the world. His rejection of bitterness, his openness to strangers, and his optimistic humor shaped not only the musical but the American dream itself. His vision can continue to be a touchstone to this day." 368 pages.
Music to Be Released This Friday, February 3:
Jim Snidero: Far Far Away
(Savant - new on CD/digial)
Jim Snidero (saxophone), Kurt Rosenwinkel (guitar), Orrin Evans (piano), Peter Washington (bass), and Joe Farnsworth (drums). Instrumentals. "Far Far Away," "Infinity," "It Might as Well Be Spring," "Nowhere to Hide," "Obsession," "Pat," "Search for Peace," "Little Falls."
Newly Listed Recordings:
Music by Elton John; lyrics by Jake Shears. Cast from Almeida Theatre debut production. Details TBA.
Newly Listed Books:
Eleanor Powell: Born to Dance
(Univ of Kentucky Press - Hardcover Book/Kindle Edition)
By Paul Broussard and Lisa Royère. Follows the American dance legend from her premature birth into a single-parent home in Springfield, Massachusetts, to her first Broadway performance at age fifteen, through her days as a blazing icon in the world of Hollywood, and finally, to her inspiring comeback. From rare documents, letters, and production files; and drawing on the authors' intimate personal relationships with Powell. 352 pages.
Compiled by Talkin' Broadway Staff.
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