Sound Advice


Anything Goes

Chandos Oklahoma! and Audrey Silver Oklahoma

Lucie Arnaz, DIVA Jazz Orchestra, Mary Bridget Davies

Jeff Harnar and Harmony

Sweeney Todd

Rare songs by Arlen and Charnin, Linda Purl, and Masumi Ormandy

Bonnie & Clyde, Jack Jones, and Anya Turner & Robert Grusecki

The Wizard of Friendship, Fanny Brice, and The Flasher!

Kane Kalas, John Allee, Brian Gari, and Michael Costantino

Operation Mincemeat and Ride cast recordings

Molly Ryan, Lucy Wijnands, Lizzie Thomas, Angie Wells, Joanie Pallatto, Ellie Martin

New York, New York, Matthew Scott, Other Lives, and Chloe Jean

Eleri Ward, Legends of Broadway and Vaudeville, Chet Baker

Camelot and South Pacific

The Magnificent Seven, Jo Lawry, Sonica, and Emilie-Claire Barlow

Champian Fulton, Danielle Wertz, Sharon Sable & Joe Holt, Bill Evans Treasures

Shucked and KPOP

My Heart Says Go, Farah Alvin, and Allegra Levy

Chip Deffaa's George M. Cohan and Al Jolson

Parade, John Pizzarelli, and Hailey Brinnel

Madame Clicquot, The Year After, Matt Barber, and Ben Cassara

The Michael Friedman Collection

Regretting Almost Everything, Franglais, and Jeanne

Mary Foster Conklin, Maria Jacobs, Marina Pacowski

Judy Garland Lost Vegas Show, Luis Russell at the Swing Cats Ball, Bill Warfield and the Hell's Kitchen Funk Orchestra

Ann Hampton Callaway, Dr. Future, and Kirsten Lambert

Baby, MacGyver, and Darmon Meader

Kimberly Akimbo and The King and I

Colin Donnell & Patti Murin: Something Stupid and Libby York: DreamLand

Cryer & Ford: Hidden Treasures, Eric Hoffman & Ken Hatfield, and Claudia Acuña

Lyle and Ella Fitzgerald Live at Montreux

Between the Lines, Aubrey Johnson & Randy Ingram, and Akiko Aoki

Musicality of Bart, Jolson Sings Berlin, Acute Inflections


Funny Girl, A Beautiful Noise: The Neil Diamond Musical, Harry Connick Jr., and The Skivvies

2022 Sounds of the Holidays, Part 2

2022 Sounds of the Holidays, Part 1

Victoria Clark, Liz Callaway, and Sondheim Unplugged Vol. 3

Paul Marinaro, Judy Niemack, and Judy Whitmore

Knoxville and Chip Deffaa's Tin Pan Alley

The Violet Hour and Diana Panton

Tomorrow Morning, Monster High, Roberta Donnay, and Vanessa Racci

Christine Ebersol and Kate Baker

Nica Carrington, Tracye Eileen, David Francis

A Commercial Jingle for Regina Comet, ChimyTina, and San Gabriel 7

Eleri Ward, Elizabeth Ward Land, Celia Berk, and Vicki Burns

Wuthering Heights, Catherine Russell, and Katherine Farnham

The Pleasure Garden, It Happened in Key West, Beverley Church Hogan, and Dan Olivo

Fanny Brice, Julie Benko, Turner & Grusecki, Dave Brubeck Trio

Molly Brown, 13, Anne of Green Gables, Carol and Jasper

Songbirds Sheila Jordan, Carol Sloane, Ada Bird Wolfe, Kristen Lee Sergeant

Liza Minnelli, My Fair Lady, Ann Kittredge, Angela O'Neill and the Outrageous8

Joe Iconis, Jo Harrop, John Minnock, and Jackie Messina

Jeff Harner, Assassins, Maureen Taylor, Katriona Taylor, Liz Terrell, Sally Terrell

Mrs. Doubtfire and Trevor: A New Musical

A Strange Loop OBC and Chip Deffaa's My Man

Molly Mary Mahoney: My Cousin Cole, Kristina Koller: Get Out of Town, Susan Hodgdon: So in Love with Cole

George M. Cohan, Mark Winkler, Gary Brumburgh, Susie Blue and the Lonesome Fellas

Freedom Riders: The Civil Rights Musical and Courtney Freed: Big Crazy Love

Flying Over Sunset OBC and Liam Forde: Great to Be Here

Stephen Schwartz: Snapshots and Burt Bacharach & Steven Sater's Some Lovers

Melissa Errico, Laura Stilwell, and Analise Scarpaci

Sondheim Unplugged Vol. 2 and West Side Story soundtrack

Four Phantoms, Billy Stitch & Jim Caruso, and Paul Jost Quartet

Spencer Day: Broadway by Day, Dee Daniels, and Dee Bell

New York Festival of Song: From Rags to Riches and People: Hinda Hoffman Meets Soul Message

Sondheim Unplugged Vol. 1 and Eleri Ward: A Perfect Little Death

Dawn Derow, Karen Mason, and David Finck


2021 Sounds of the Holidays, Part 2

2021 Sounds of the Holidays, Part 1

Once Upon a Step, Maxine Linehan, and Aaron Myers

Randy Rainbow, Goosebumps, and Michael Stephenson Meets The Alexander Claffy Trio

Nicole Henry, Joanie Pallatto, Lucy Yeghiazaryan, Vanisha Gould

Broadway by the Year and Champian Fulton and Stephen Fulton

Madeleine Peyroux, Cathy Segal-Garcia, and Susan Krebs

Lillias White and Ronny Whyte

Glenn Close/Ted Nash, John Pizzarelli, Emmet Cohen, Troy Roberts/Tim Jago

Rebecca Kilgore, Judy Wexler, Roseanna Vitro, Kayle Brecher

Lea Salonga, Lorraina Marro, Marya Zimmet, Angela Wrigley Trio

In the Light and Naughty Marietta

Osmond Chapman Orchestra and Amber Weekes

Chip Deffaa's Say It With Music: The Irving Berlin Saga and Evan Arntzen and band: Countermelody

On Cole Porter's Birthday ...

Fangirls and Ride the Cyclone

Veronica Swift, Steven Feifke Big Band, Alyssa Allgood, and Rebecca Angel

Commemorating Duke Ellington and more ...

The Wellsongs Project and Zachary James and Charity Wicks: On Broadway

Marguerite, Angela's Ring: An Opera Revue of the European Debt Crisis, and Starry

Rebecca Luker & Sally Wilfert, Jane Monheit, Nicolas King, The Royal Bopsters, and Rebbeca DuMaine and the Dave Miller Trio

Kyle Taylor Parker, Champian Fulton, Ryan Shaw, and Richard Baratta

Legacy: Two Song Cycles by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty and Chip Deffaa's Irving Berlin: Sweet and Hot

Valentine's Day Romantic Round-up

Maury Yeston and Eddie Perfect (Beetlejuice) Demos

Marilyn Michaels, Marty Elkins & Mike Richmond, and Mayita Dinos

Estella Scrooge, A Country Christmas Carol ... on Air, "First Snow"


Something's Afoot and The Rocky Horror Skivvies Show

Holiday Music 2020 - Part Two

Holiday Music 2020 - Part One

Anyone Can Whistle 1997 studio cast recording and So Many People: The Sondheim Sessions

The Liz Swados Project and In the Green

Laura Benanti, Harvey Schmidt, Billy Stritch, and Lisa Viggiano

Diana Ross & The Supremes Sing and Perform "Funny Girl": The Ultimate Edition

Rags and Rags Parkland Sings The Songs of the Future

Diane Schuur, Sue Anne Gershenzon, and Sean Harkness/Lina Koutrakos/Marcus Simeone

Nick Cordero, The Grubbs Quintet, Geraldine Fitzgerald

Lost Broadway Volumes 7 & 8

You Me & Cole, Gay Marshall, Kim David Smith, Dana Sandler

D.C. Anderson, Kurt Elling, Branden & James

Our Table, Marty Thomas, Robbie Rozelle, and Lauren Turner

David Jenness, Andy Williams

Janet Dacal, Lauren Henderson, Laura Noejovich, Fleur Seule

Emojiland, Linda Lavin, and Linda Purl

The Prince of Egypt

Anything Can Happen in the Theater and Celebration

The Never-Ending Line, Platinum Girls, Suzanna Ross, Sinne Eeg, and Kayle Brecher

The satisfying sounds of Sondheim (a special 90th birthday column)

Kiss Me, Kate, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Brian Gari

I Love My Wife: Backers Audition, Catherine Russell, Calabria Foti, Tanya Hall, Alpher & Litt

Irving Berlin, Bardfly, Kelley Suttenfield, and Kelley Johnson

Shoulder To Shoulder Centennial Tribute To Women's Suffrage, Wendy Scherl: You'll See, Ingenue: Deanna Durbin, Judy Garland, And The Golden Age of Hollywood

Beetlejuice, Alice By Heart, Wanda's World


Carols for a Cure Vol. 21 and The New Yorkers

Holiday 2019

Hayden Tee, The Tina Turner Musical OLC, Tierney Sutton Band

Broadway's Carols for a Cure, The New Yorkers

Christmas at Birdland, Randy Rainbow, Accent: Christmas All the Way, Kevin Dozier, Rebecca Angel

Mark William, Nora York, Patrick Barnitt

Dog Man: The Musical, Mandy Patinkin: Children and Art, Diana Panton

Ann Christie World Premiere Recording

Michael Longoria: Like They Do in the Movies, Dick Hyman & Ken Peplowski Counterpoint: Lerner & Loewe, Adrian Cunningham & The Fred Hersch Trio Play Lerner & Loewe

Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley: Broadway & Beyond, KT Sullivan & Mark Nadler: Thanks For The Memory, Chip Deffaa's The Irving Berlin Duets Album, Volume 1

Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish: The 2018 Cast Recording

Kyle Taylor Parker, and Rebecca DuMaine, John Miller

Kafka's Metamorphosis: The Musical! and Pick Up My Pieces: Gabrielle Stravelli Sings Willie Nelson

Philemon and Cleopatra: The Musical Experience

Laura Benanti, Jan Daley, Dave Damiani & Bobby Rydell, and The 2019 Tony Award Season

Sara Zahn: Both Sides of Bernstein and Ellynne Rey: The Birdsongs Project

The Prince of Grand Street and Ann Hampton Callaway: Jazz Goes to the Movies

The Prom, Renascence, and Deborah Shulman: The Shakespeare Project

The Hello Girls, Struck, and Stacy Sullivan: Tornado Alley

We Are the Tigers and Lullabies of Broadway: Act II

Unbreakable and Mythic

Max von Essen, Brian Gari, and Tom Culver

Songs for a New World

Brigadoon and Hundred Days

The Boy Who Danced on Air and Who's Your Baghdaddy?


Holiday Music 2018, Part 2: Carols for a Cure, Laura Dickinson, and A Treasury of Jewish Christmas Songs

Holiday Music 2018, Part 1: Michael Longoria, Steve Ross, Norm Lewis and more

Miss You Like Hell, Session Girls, and Tonya & Nancy Cast Recordings

Philip Chaffin's "Will He Like Me?" and Hadestown Off-Broadway cast recording

Jason Robert Brown: How We React and How We Recover and Let's Go in to a Picture Show

Desperate Measures Off-Broadway Cast

"Jones & Schmidt: Hidden Treasures" and "Play It Again, Marvin"

Prince of Broadway

My Fair Lady 2018 revival cast

The Ballad of Little Jo & Kris Kringle

The Band's Visit and Once on This Island

Bubble Boy and Zipperz

Kid Victory and Mad Libs Live!


SpongeBob SquarePants

Barnum Backers' Audition and The Broadway Tenors

War Paint and Bandstand

Groundhog Day OBC and "Legally Bound"


Hello, Dolly! and Come from Away

Lynne Shankel, Red Eye of Love, Thérèse Raquin


Dear Evan Hansen

Top Ten Cast Recordings of 2016


The Landing and Jay Armstrong Johnson

Tuck Everlasting and Rothschild & Sons

Waitress OBC recording

Close to You: Burt Bacharach Reimagined and Lavon Hardison

Cheyenne Jackson and Marcus Simeone

Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory; and Lauren White

Emily Skinner and Alice Ripley: Unattached

Arlington and Brooklyn Crush cast albums

Paint Your Wagon and José Llana: Altitude

Irving Berlin in Person and Janet Planet: Just Like a Woman

Bright Star OBC Recording

Jasper in Deadland

Stacy Sullivan, Sylvia McNair, and Sari Kessler

Michael Longoria: Broadway Brick by Brick & "Tales of Tinseltown"

Sissle and Blake Sing Shuffle Along

Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs and Hilary Kole: The Judy Garland Project

Amazing Grace, Marlene VerPlanck, and Dane Vannatter

Fiddler on the Roof, Tony Yazbeck, Natalie Douglas, Norm Drubner

A New Brain, Carol Lipnik: Almost Back to Normal and Sam Broverman: Feelings of Affection

The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Merman's Apprentice, Nancy LaMott Sings Zippel

The Color Purple

Daddy Long Legs, Our Mutual Friend, and Clinton the Musical

Allegiance and Telly Leung: Songs for You

Top Ten Vocal Albums of 2015

Top Ten Cast Albums of 2015


The Wiz Live!, Finding Neverland x 2


Sinatra Tributes

Irving Berlin: This Is the Life, Irving Berlin & Co.

School of Rock OBC and Sandra Piller

2015 Holiday Recordings

Lady, Be Good, Annaleigh Ashford and Barbara Fasano

Anthony de Mare Liaisons, Steve Ross Good Thing Going, Aaron Morishita Singing Sondheim

John Kander: Hidden Treasures, 1950-2015

Songs from Seven Brides for Seven Brothers; Melissa Errico: Live From 54 Below

Cry-Baby "Original Studio Cast Recording"; The Royal Bopsters Project

A Chorus Line: 40th Anniversary Celebration

It Shoulda Been You: Original Broadway Cast; Maxine Linehan: Beautiful Songs

Judy Kuhn: Rodgers, Rodgers & Guettel; Eric Michael Gillett: Careless Rhapsody; Karrin Allyson Sings Rodgers & Hammerstein

Micky Dolenz: Live at 54 Below; Myriam Phiro: Voyages

Chip Deffaa's Irving Berlin Ragtime Revue; Isabela Moner: Stopping Time

Lost West End

Pinocchio: 1957 TV Cast; Mark Winkler: Jazz and Other Four Letter Words; Mark Christian Miller: Crazy Moon

Doctor Zhivago: Original Broadway Cast; Nicholas Rodriguez: The First Time...

Donna McKechnie: Same Time, Another Place

Stevie Holland: Life Goes On; Dheepa Chari: Patchwork; Ellen Lafurn: C'est La - Furn

The Scottsboro Boys London cast

Fly by Night Off-Broadway cast and Ken Greves' Night People

Something Rotten! OBC and Bob Mundy Something Beautiful

The Visit OBC and Gigi Broadway Revival cast

Cover Me: The Songs of Brian Gari, Oleg Frish: Duets with My American Idols,
Art Lillard's Heavenly Big Band: Certain Relationships

Misia Studio Cast and Marin Mazzie: Make Your Own Kind of Music >Liberty Off Broadway cast and Shapiro Sisters: Live Out Loud

The Golden Apple Lyric Stage Cast

Fun Home OBC, Toko Confidential Studio Cast and Andrew Heller Sinatra My Way

An American in Paris and Perry Beekman: 'S Wonderful

Cy Coleman: You Fascinate Me So

On the Twentieth Century Broadway Revival Cast

Gloria Reuben and Carol McCartney

June Bisantz, Lauren White and Cynthia Felton

Marcus Simeone: Alone...with Tracy Stark and Peter Oprisko with Sean Baker & His Orchestra: Lost in a Kiss

Jack the Ripper London Cast

Fortress of Solitude Off-Broadway Cast

The Memory Show Off-Broadway Cast

Alysha Umphress Swings Jeff Blumenkrantz & Anika Larsen: Sing You to Sleep

On the Town 2014 Broadway Revival Cast

The Last Five Years Soundtrack

Mary Testa & Michael Starobin: Have Faith and Marlene VerPlanck: I Give Up, I'm in Love

Kristin Chenoweth Coming Home, Hilary Kole A Self-Portrait

Top Ten Vocal Albums of 2014

The Top Ten Cast Albums of 2014

Antonia Bennett Embrace Me, Sandy Bainum It Might Be Fun, Julie Budd They Write The Songs


Tappin' and Yappin'! and Among the Stars

The Man Who Saved Christmas and Mark Jennett's Everybody Says Don't

Carols for a Cure Vol. 16, John Scheider & Tom Wopat, Micah Young

Tamar of the River and Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Betty Buckley's Ghostlight and Ellynne Rey's A Little Bit of Moonlight

Suzanne Jamieson Selmo's Shine: Lullabies For Everyone

And the World Goes Round Studio Cast

Roberta and Theater Boys

Ann Hampton Callaway's From Sassy To Divine: The Sarah Vaughan Project and Diane Schuur's I Remember You: With Love to Stan and Frank

George Ball's Think of Me and Michael Bell's As Time Goes By

The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World Off Broadway Cast

Where the Sky Ends: The Songs of Michael Mott

Ivor Novello's Valley of Song

A Second Chance Off Broadway and Swan Esther Concept Album

Aaron Weinstein: Lucky Day and Nick Ziobro: A Lot of Livin' to Do

Forbidden Broadway Comes Out Swinging and Heathers Off Broadway Casts

Lady Day a Emerson's Bar and Grill OBC

Love's Labour's Lost and Lost Broadway 6: Jerome Kern

Rocky OBC and Nice Fighting You: Ahrens & Flaherty: A 30th Anniversary Celebration, Live At 54 Below

The Last Session OLC

Himself and Nora and Shirley Jones & Jack Cassidy: Marriage Type Love

Bullets Over Broadway OBC

If/Then and Violet

Bridges of Madison County and One Touch of Venus

Here Lies Love

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical and Beautiful Dreamer

Sheldon Harnick Hidden Treasures

Billy Porter and Beata Pater

Michael Cerveris & Loose Cattle and Andrew Heller

Going Up and Andy Capp

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder and Privates on Parade

Jarrod Spector, Jennifer Holliday, Sierra Boggess

Cabaret Month

Yank! and Fun Home

First Date and Irving Berlin's America

Murder for Two, Karen Oberlin & Sean Harkness, Shaynee Rainbolt & Donn Trenner

Big Fish and A Night with Janis Joplin

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Barbara Levy Daniels, Lyn Stanley, and Norm Drubner

The Girl I Left Behind Me Original Cast and Il Divo's A Musical Affair: Broadway and Beyond

Bebe Neuwirth: Stories ... in NYC Live at 54 Below and Christine Ebersole: Strings Attached

Top Ten Vocal Albums of 2013

Top Ten Cast Albums of 2013

Marry Me a Little, Far From Heaven and Lizzie


2013 Holiday Albums Part One, Part Two and Part Three

Philip Chaffin Songs of Dorothy Fields

Matilda OBC

Hands on a Hardbody OBC

The Last Five Years and the Next Broadway Generation

Lauras: Osnes, Benanti and Ainsworth

Aaron Tveit and Maud Hixson

Passion Off Broadway Cast

Pippin Revival Cast

Closer Than Ever

Dogfight and Murder Ballad

Annie Revival Cast

Kinky Boots OBC

Two Cinderellas

Steve Ross and Friends: Coward Off the Record and Fancy Nancy

See Rock City and The Laura Nyro Project

Change of Heart: Feinstein Sings Previn and The Heart of The Matter for Monheit

Leading Ladies Recorded Live: Andrea McArdle; Faith Prince

Here We "R": Johnny Rodgers Band, Molly Ringwald, Chita Rivera

Two Females Far Apart: Shana Farr and Teresa Fischer

Cabaret Ladies: Christiane Noll and Ruth Carlin

Live Recordings from Norbert Leo Butz & Tom Culver

Tom Wopat: I've Got Your Number

Bobby Belfry, Barb Jungr, Bye Bye Birdie

Cabaret Month: T. Oliver Reid, Moria Danis, "The Brownings"

Chaplin OBC and Fiddler Karaoke

Female Vocalists in Duo Delights: Maria Jacobs, Jessica Molaskey & David Frishberg, Joan Watson-Jones

One Good Kern deserves another: Rebecca Luker and "The Land Where the Good Songs Go"

The Return of  ... Edwin Drood

Divas Patti & Patricia: LuPone & Racette Live in Concert

Top Ten Vocal Albums of 2012

Top Ten Cast Albums of 2012

Leap of Faith and Now. Here. This


Marta Sanders: Panache and Grace Cosgrove Sings Laura Nyro

Brian Stokes Mitchell: Simply Broadway, Telly Leung: I'll Cover You, Robert Cuccioli: The Look of Love and Natalie Toro single

Victor Herbert: Collected Songs

The Holiday Guys Happy Merry Hanu-Mas, Sandy Bainum: This Christmas and Jason Paul Curtis: Lovers Holiday

Anthony Newley's Last Song: The Final Recordings, Singin' in the Rain OLC, Andrea Marcovicci's Smile

Lost In The Stars: The Music Of Bernstein, Weill & Sondheim and Deanna Kirk's Lost in Languid Love Songs

Nice Work If You Can Get It, 35mm: A Musical Exhibition and Marissa Mulder

Top Hat, Marching Along With Time, Songs By Irving Berlin: 1935-1945 and Celebrating the American Spirit

Carrie, Jekyll & Hyde and The Hills Are Alive!

Pipe Dream, Laura Osnes and Leslie Uggams

Next Thing You Know, Sympathy Jones, Follies Remastered

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Encores! Cast and Stacy Sullivan: It's A Good Day: A Tribute To Miss Peggy Lee

Betty Buckley: Ah, Men! The Boys Of Broadway and Christopher Sanders: Curtain Call

Lost Broadway and More Volume 4: Women Theatre Composers; Only a Kingdom and Scott Alan: Live

Raissa Katona Bennett: Another Kind Of Light and Tommy Cecil & Bill Mays: Side By Side: Sondheim Duos

The Seven Little Foys; Josh Young Still Dreaming of Paradise

Herman on Herman, Linda Belle Halpern: Cravings, Lynn Henderson: Singer at Work and Lua Hadar with a Twist

Nikki Renee Daniels: Home, Ramin Karimloo: The Human Heart and Halie Loren: Heart First

Merrily We Roll Along Encores! cast and By Side by Side by Side by Sondheim

Dave Willetts: Once in a Lifetime and Jose Garcia: Songs for a Lifetime

Evita 2012 Broadway cast, A Perfect Year: The Music of Andrew Lloyd-Webber

Queen of the Mist Off-Broadway cast and Melody Hollis: Welcome to Melodyland

Liza Minnelli: Live at the Winter Garden and Jane Scheckter: Easy to Remember

Lysistrata Jones OBC recording, Jack Jones: Love Ballad, John Pizzarelli: Double Exposure

Sweet Little Devil Studio Cast, Sweeney Todd London cast, Dee Snider: Dee Does Broadway

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess Broadway revival cast, Newsies OBC recording

How to Succeed ... EP, Do Re Mi 1962 London cast recording, Harry Allen Quintet Plays Music from The Sound of Music, Mark Nadler Crazy 1962

One Man, Two Guvnors OLC recording, Julie Reiber: Love Travels, Gay Marshall: Go Back Where You Stayed Last Night!

Bonnie & Clyde OBC recording, Sue Raney: Listen Here and Sue Halloran & Ken Hitchcock: I Can Cook Too!

Meredith Braun: Someone Else's Story and Barb Jungr Sings Bob Dylan

Tracie Bennett Sings Judy, Terese Genecco & Her Big Band: Live From the Iridium, Frank Lamphere: Frank Swings

Once OBC recording

Godspell 2011 Cast, William Blake Live From New York City, Alexandra Kaprielian, and My Time to Fly: Music and Lyrics by Harriet Goldberg

Robert Creighton Ain't We Got Fun, Jerry Costanzo Can't We Be Friends?

Linda Lavin Possibilities, Anastasia Barzee Dimming of the Day, and Dakaboom

Out of Context: The Songs of Michael Patrick Walker, Georgia Stitt: My Lifelong Love, Susan Egan The Secret of Happiness

Silence! The Musical, The Sound of Music Australian Cast, Parker Scott and Wells Hanley

Top Ten Vocal Albums of 2011

Top Ten Cast Albums of 2011

People in the Picture, Melissa Errico, Lee Lessack


Stage Door Canteen, Tears of Heaven

Holiday CDs 2011 Part Two

Holiday CDs 2011

Follies, The Road to Qatar!, Most Likely To: The Senior Superlative Musical

Barbara Cook, Tom Wopat, Euan Morton

Betty Blue Eyes OLC, Michael Feinstein's The Sinatra Project, Robert Davi and Steve Lipman

Krisanthi Pappas and Kathleen France

Death Takes a Holiday and Rebecca Kilgore & The Harry Allen Quartet

Singers Salute Songwriters with Multiple Collaborators: Barbara Streisand, Shannon Forsell, Sam Broverman

A Little Princess, The Lion King Karaoke, Astoria Boulevard

Anything Goes Revival cast recording

Kristin Chenoweth, Kristin Callahan, Jim Van Slyke

Lea Salonga The Journey So Far, Jack Donahue Parade

Perfect Hermany: Jason Graae Sings Jerry Herman, The Trumpet of the Swan, Phil Swann

A Minister's Wife Off-Broadway Cast, Greetings From Yorkville

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown


Lisa Howard, Karen Oberlin and Shepley Metcalf

Priscilla, Brooklyn Rundfunk

Ricky Ian Gordon Sings Ricky Ian Gordon

Songwriters Corner: Kerrigan-Lowdermilk, Will Van Dyke, Jonathan Reid Galt

Evening With Fanny Brice, Sutton Foster and Julian Yeo

Solo CDs: Linda Eder, Mary Jenson and Jane Stuart

Eric Comstock & Randy Napoleon, Bettina Jonic

Alice Ripley's Daily Practice and Christopher Jackson's In the Name of Love

Bukowsical! and Ben Vereen

Barbara Cook & Michael Feinstein, Jim Caruso's Swing Set

Daddy Long Legs and Winter Wonderettes

Christine Ebersole, Shirley Jones and Tom Culver

Top Ten Vocal Albums of 2010

Top Ten Nine Cast /Score Albums of 2010


Mutiny, Out of the Blue, Make Me an Offer

David Campbell on Broadway, Seussical, Enter Laughing

Holidays: Carols for a Cure 2010, Shirley Jones, Christine Lavin, Suzanne Carrico

Glory Crampton, Glory Days, Songs of Sam Davis, Jenny Davis

Michael Feinstein & Joe Negri, Anne Steele, Isabel Rose

The Scottsboro Boys, The Most Happy Fella

Ordinary Days, Delores Scozzesi, Jo Thompson

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Joyce Breach, Jennifer Sheehan

Lost Broadway and More, Livia Devereux

La Cage aux Folles

Beautiful and Damned, Connie Pachal and Jim Conant

Hilary Kole, Roger Cairns

Sondheim on Sondheim, Kathryn Smith

KT Sullivan, Songs of Frank Loesser, Julian Yeo

Sarah Partridge, Christa Justus, Marcus Simeone

Maria Friedman, Anthony Newley, Barb Jungr

Life Begins at 8:40, Jane Krakowski


Talkin' Off-Broadway: Rita Gardner, See What I Wanna See, Suburb, Starboy


Ben Sears & Brad Connor, Lauar Wolfe, Mr Rogers Swings

Michael Feinstein, A.J. Teshin

Christiane Noll, Lua Hadar, Oh My Godmother!

Jessica Molaskey, John Pizzarelli, John-Eric Booth

Gypsy, Shaynee Rainbolt

Pamela Luss, Yvonne Roome, Don Discenza

Sheera Ben-David, Theo Bleckmann, Anna Maria Flechero

Passing Strange, Craig Pomeranz, Sylvia Bennett, BJ Crosby

Klea Blackhurst & Billy Stritch, Rebecca Luker, Jeremy Schonfeld

Annie, Anne Phillips, Andrew Heller

Uptown Express, Bill Solly, Pat Rocco, Clay Callaway

In the Heights, Arabian Nights, Larry Gelb

The Adding Machine, Broadway Musicals of 1962, Sir Robert Charles Griggs

A Catered Affair, Kerry Butler, Melissa Errico, Othella Davis

South Pacific, South Pacific/Kiss Me Kate, Kelli O'Hara, Adrift in Macao, West Side Story Karaoke, Jo West

Christine Ebersole & Billy Stritch, Capathia Jenkins, Don Cherry, David Thorne Scott

Make Me a Song, Ken Page, Ali Braun, Suzanne Fiore

Maureen McGovern, Julian Yeo, Jesse Gelber & Kate Manning, Damn Yankees Karaoke

Carol Hall, Karen Akers, KT Sullivan & Mark Nadler, Melody Breyer-Grell, Kurt Weill Project

Honk!, David Yazbek, The Bobs

Karen Mason, Wesla Whitfield, D.C. Anderson, Louise Rogers, Nancy Stearns

Ring of Fire, Linda Ciofalo, Deborah Shulman, Birds On Broadway

Bad Girls, Dwayne Britton, Gone Missing, Elli Fordyce

Late Nite Comic, Dreamland, Mid-Life!: The Crisis Musical, Annie Get Your Gun, The New Picasso

The Little Mermaid, Enchanted, Elizabeth Ward Land, Joanna Ampil, Steve Dooks

Diane Schuur, Sally Martin, Andrew Heller, DIana McCorry

Xanadu, Walmartopia, All American

Diane Hubka, MaryJo Mundy, Simply Heavenly, Eben Keyes

Broadway Musicals of 1955, Baby Jane Dexter, Mary Wilson, Jonathan Whitton

Nancy LaMott, Billy Stritch, Charmaine Clamor, Chelsea Palermo

Take Flight, Betty Buckley, Forbidden Broadway: Rude Awakening, Bon Chic Bon Genre

Top Ten Vocal Albums of 2007

Top Ten Cast Albums of 2007

Parade, Young Frankenstein, Sweeney Todd, Sweeney Todd Karaoke


Dogs: The Musical, Cynthia Crane, Ritt Henn, Ava Victoria, The Fabulous Pink Flamingos, Jasper Kump, Laura Wolfe

Busker Alley, Amy London, Free As Air, Music of Julian Slade, British Musicals of 1957 Highlights

LoveMusik, Yvonne Roome, Karen Egert, Tom Grounds, Darlene Love, Phil Crosby, Jr.

Broadway's Greatest Gifts: Carols for a Cure, Vol. 9, Laura Bell Bundy, Lynn Loosier, Sue Matsuki & Edd Clark

Victoria Clark, Petula Clark, Julie Esposito, Jenna Esposito, Lee Cadena

Lauren Kennedy, Betty Buckley, Andrea Burns, Sandy Kastel

Asylum: The Strange Case of Mary Lincoln, Annette Sanders, Nancy Stearns

Lorna Luft, Deborah Cox, Linda Kosut, Brian Evans, Jane Norman

Scott Alan, Sessions, Marcus Simeone, Deborah Shulman

Grease, Judy Kuhn, Jim Altamore

West Side Story, Bernie Bierman, Dreamgirls Karaoke

Hats!, Barbara Lusch, Pamela Luss, Maria Guida

The Winter's Tale Project, New York Voices, John Vance, Elin

Anna Karenina, Emily Saxe, Billy Taylor & Gerry Mulligan, Naz Edwards

The Legend of Sleep Hollow, Grab Me a Gondola, A Don't Hug Me Christmas Carol

Transmitter Man, Modern Man, Jack Donahue, Catz in the Hatz

Milla Ilieva, Roberta Duchak, Gary Tole & Legends of Swing

Patti Austin, Suzanne Petri, Jessica Johnson

Legally Blonde, Laura Bell Bundy, The Pirate Queen, Lillie Kae

Face the Music, Little Shop of Horrors, Laurie Gayle Stephenson, Seussical, The Musical Karaoke

Broadway Musicals of 1945, Brandon Cutrell, Beauty and the Beast Karaoke

The Coast of Utopia, Infertility, Marilyn Zavidow

Curtains, 110 in the Shade

When the Lights Go On Again, Someone Like You, A Little Princess

Barbara Cook, Barb Jungr, Chris Barrett, Geoffrey Leigh Tozer

High Fidelity, Drunk With Love, Martha Raye, Amanda Abel

Evil Dead, Jessica Molaskey, Janice Friedman Trio, Lou Watson

Georgia Stitt songs, Judy Garland, Conversation Piece, Carol Channing

Kurt Weill in America, Simply Barbra: The Duets Album, Tracy Stark, John De Marco, Scot Albertson

Grey Gardens Broadway cast, Bubbly Black Girl ..., Ronny Whyte, Ted Howe and Guests

Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me, David Burnham, A Midsummer Night's Music, Andrew Distel

Broadway Musicals of 1929, Marilyn Maye, Three Men and a Baby ... Grand, Steve Maglio, Chevalier on Broadway, Maurice Hines, Mindy Simmons

Summer of '42, Remastered Sondheims, Lea Salonga, Sandy Dennison

Maude Maggart, My Square Laddie, Antoinette Montague

The Brain From Planet X, Jane Stuart, Jordan Bluth

Company 2006 revival, Babbie Green and John Boswell, Company karaoke

Orpheus & Euridice, Justin Hayford, Tierney Sutton, Rusty Ferracane

Happy End, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Leonisa Ardizzone

Tony DeSare, Sony Holland, Sophia Bilides

Loving Repeating, Summer Song, Plain and Fancy, Cranks, Wild Grows the Heather, Salad Days, Julian Yeo

Present Arms, Music in the Air, Marissa O'Donnell

Top Ten Vocal Albums of 2006

Top Ten Cast Albums of 2006


Open House, Mamma Mia!, Jazz Showcase, Bob Stewart, Jamie Davis

Emily Skinner & Alice Ripley, Pops Christmas, Daryl Sherman, Judy Barnett, Seasoned Greetings

Spring Awakening, Charles Strouse, Patti LuPone, Stefano

Jacques Brel, The Fantasticks, Charlotte Rae, Elizabeth Harmetz

Curtain Up on Christmas: Irving Berlin's White Christmas, Carols for a Cure Vol. 8, Susan Egan, Andrea Marcovicci, Russ Lorenson, Signorello

Various Artists: Broadway Unplugged 2, If I Sing: The Songwriters Album, Gaugin/Savage Light, This Is the Life

Looking Back: Theodore Bikel, Four Remastered Classics, South Side Stories, Susie Thorne

Nunsense A-Men!, Joanne Beretta, Sarah Partridge, Jonathan Poretz

Babbie Green & John Boswell, Trixie True, Teen Detective, Church Basement Ladies, How To Talk Minnesotan: The Winter Musical

Virgins, Eartha Kitt, Arielle Dombasle

Broadway, Vintage 1975 and Now: A Chorus Line revival cast, Chicago 10th Anniversary, Tony Andriacchi

Salutes to Songwriters : Simply Sondheim, Barbara Fasano's Written In The Stars Mary Foster Conklin's Blues For Breakfast, Marcus Goldhaber

Seeing Romance, Sweet Jazz and Bargains: I Love You Because, Jim Tomlinson & Stacey Kent, Shopping! The Musical

Broadway Songs and More Broadway Songs: Broadway Musicals of 1963, Broadway! The Big Band Years, Four Karaoke CDs

Anderson and Anderson and: Nancy Anderson, D.C. Anderson, Pamala Stanley

Look For Me and Looking Back: Jenny Giering, Three Reissues, Perry Wood

Grey Gardens, Ann Hampton Callaway, Play It Cool

Musical Journeys & Roads Not Taken: Liza Minnelli, Steve Kirwin and Linda Foster

Warm Singing, Cool Jazz, and Hot Flashes: Annie Dinerman, Tom Lellis, Hot Flashes

Better Late Than Never: Capeman, Diana Ross' Blue, Russ Kassoff, Gail Becker

Creative Types: 3 Musicals: [title of show], The View From Here, The Green Room

Pizzarelli, Pajamas, Pussycats: John Pizzarelli's Dear Mr. Sinatra, OLC Pajama Game, Lisa B.

This Week, Women: Bernarda Alba, Wesla Whitfield, Leslie Henstock

Summer Sounds: Tarzan, The Two Svengalis, George Miserlis, Valarie Pettiford

Extra High Energy on CD: George M. Cohan Tonight!, Just So, Half a Sixpence, In the Same Boat

Lingoland, Bingo, Adi Braun, and Jose Llana

Sweet, Silly, Solly & Stokes: The Drowsy Chaperone, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Annie Ross' Cool for Kids, Billy Solly Greatest Hits, Volume 4

Love and Marriage: The Wedding Singer, Dream True, Nancy Kelly, Every Little Vow (David Austin)

Warm Music for the New Month: London Sunday in the Park with George, John Bucchino It's Only Life, Stevie Holland, Lee Feldman

Great Old Songs and a Couple of Rhapsodies: Jule Styne in Hollywood, Michel Camilo Rhapsody in Blue, Theo Bleckmann Las Vegas Rhapsody, Charles Cochran, Lynne Halliday

Good Songs Well Done: Shaynee Rainbolt, Anne Kerry Ford, Broadway Musicals of 1949, Kelly Friesen

Music Mix For Mid-May: This And That: Harry Connick & Pajama Game, Julia Murney, Russ Lorenson, James Donegan

Ladies From England and From the Land of Jazz: Maria Friedman, Anita O'Day, Sathima Bea Benjamin, Jazz Train

Everything from Torch Songs to Toothpaste: Patti LuPone, Strouse, Schwartz, and Schwartz S.T.A.G.E. Concert, Kevin Spirtas, Genius Famous

The Nurse From Little Rock ... And A Little Rock Music: South Pacific, Kevin Cahoon, Andrew Suvalsky, Love! At the Cafe!

Shiny ... And New. Debut Review: Jonathan Rayson, Lisa Dawn Miller, Amy Hotaling, Joe Norton

Not the Original Cast, But ...: Thrill Me, The Buccaneer, Camelot, Funny Girl karaoke

New, Old, Cold: Euan Morton, Show Boat, Annie Get Your Gun, Don't Hug Me

Song Cycles and Celebrations: Songs From an Unmade Bed, December Songs, Rebecca Spencer, Moira Danis

New Yorkers: Wall to Wall Stephen Sondheim, Broadway Musicals of 1935, Danna Davis, Telly Leung

& All Together Now: Jamie deRoy & Friends, Beckie Menzie & Tom Michael, Eddie Gomez & Mark Kramer, Africa Plumbridge

All Kidding Aside: Emotional Music: Billy Elliot, Lilith: The Rock Opera, Betty Joplin, Sandy Campbell

From A to Zaz: Anne & Gilbert, Breathe, Behind the Iron Mask & Zaz

Less is More? Sweeney Todd, Harry Parr Davies: Songs From His Musicals, Revues & Films, Jane Froman Songbook, Pretty Faces

Here and There: Cat Who Went to Heaven, Bush is Bad, The Water Gipsies and Tyler Stephenson

Hugh Martin ... Plus Debbie (Gravitte), Dewey (Erney), and Debby (Lennon)

5 Musicals - 4 in the South: The Color Purple, Dessa Rose, Lone Star Love, Great American Trailer Park Musical, Truly, Dually

You're the Top: Top Ten Vocal CDs of 2005

Best in Show: Top Ten Cast Albums of 2005


A Holiday Sampler, Lua Hadar, Joan Crowe, John Abernathy

British & Broadwayish: Streamline/Jill Darling, Virtue in Danger, Scot Wisniewski, Andrea McCormick

The Producers ... and Others: The Producers soundtrack, A Bunch of Ratbags, Meredith Patterson, Sarah DeLeo

Holiday Music: Carols for a Cure Vol. 7, Stacy Sullivan, Jane Monheit, Charlie Brown Christmas, The Odd Potato

Stars & Heavens - Nights & Days: Jersey Boys, The Last Starfighter, Karen Mason, Spencer Day, Nicole Dillenberg

Rent and Sentiment: Rent Soundtrack, Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley, Julie Budd, Jennifer Paz

One Singer Salutes Another: Linda Eder, Judy Butterfield, Bette Midler, Harry Noble, Donna Accorso

Songs of Love: Marlene Verplanck, Bill Charlap, Sandy Stewart, Richard Malavet

And Then He Wrote: Sondheim Sings, BJ Ward, Barbara Brussell, Bolcom & Morris, Sarah Brightman, Bernie Bierman

Male Call: Brian Lane Green, Jeff Harnar, Jon Philip Alman, Aaron Weinstein, and Jim Van Slyke

On and Off the Beaten Track: Harvey Schmidt, The Blue Flower, KÀ, Josh Young

Pairings: Feinstein/Shearing, Crosby/Jolson, Inside the U.S.A./The Band Wagon, Stages/Together Again, Sivers/Douglas

Pros and Protogéés - Andrea Marcovicci, Maude Maggart, Sophie Tucker, Jennifer Sheehan

Sing Out, Louise - Ethel Merman, Broadway Unplugged, The Musicality of Strouse, Made in America: Vaudeville Songs

Many Years Ago - Bashville, The Jazz Singer, Marta Eggerth My Life in Song, June Bisantz Evans Sings Chet Baker

All Kinds of Love Songs - Lady in the Dark/Down in the Valley, David Vernon, Ladies Sing for Lovers, Eileen Bertsch

A Mixed Bag of Music - After the Ball, Guy Haines, Mamaleh!, Meredith Ellis

Live and Lively - Tierney Sutton, Linda Purl, Klea Blackhurst, Peas and Honey

Heavenly Music and Hell - Johnny Rodgers, David Yazbek, Bernadette Peters, and Cabaret Hell

Newish and Jewish, Gold and Golden Oldies: The Immigrant, Julie Gold, Boulevard East, Fyvush Finkel

Good and Welcome Company: Lee Lessack, Marc Blitzstein Centennial Concert, The Road to Ruin, Debra Wagoner

Around the World in Musical Theatre: Trés Hanley-Millman, Bruce Dow, Barenaked Ladies' As You Like It, Pinocchio's Marionette Theater Presents

Cool, Kole, Coolidge ... & Stig Sings Big: Jason Robert Brown, Rita Coolidge, Burgertown, Stig Rossen and Madeline Kole

Good, Gutsy, Glorious ... and Gay: Shawn Ryan, Richard Costa, Elaine St. George, Hector Coris, and Antony

Better Music, Better Late Than Never: Bright Lights, Big City, Barbara Lea, Susan Egan, Johnny Mercer & The Pied Pipers, 12 Cellists

Looking Back and Second Looks: Captain Louie, Hair, Broadway Musicals of 1926, Philip Chaffin, and Robin James

Sincerely Yours: Time After Time/Dodsworth, Topsy, Ti DiPasqua; Niceto Festin

Spellers, Spellbinders, Spunk & Spice - Spelling Bee, Light in the Piazza, All Shook Up, Catherine Dupuis, Wicked Hits You Can Sing, Too!

Mixed Bag with Broadway in the Mix - Tony deSare, Toxic Audio, Martha Lorin, Tresa Sauer

Broadway, Berlin, Boone and the Boyz - Altar Boyz, Pacific Overtures, Stephen Sondheim Sings, Broadway Musical Cut-Outs, Irving Berlin's Music Box Revues, Debby Boone, Synthetic Broadway

The Song That Goes Like This - Spamalot, The Woman in White, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Little Women, Muppets Wizard of Oz, Doug Labrecque, Eric Comstock, Tessa Souter

Old Songs by Young Voices - Illyria, NEO Benefit, Shawn Ryan, Maude Maggart, Ray Jessel, Kristin Chenoweth, Winnie the Pooh, Marc Eliot

Taking the MAC and Taking the Mic - Keely Smith, John Pizzarelli, Barbara Carroll, Natalie Douglas, Lisa Asher, Lea DeLaria, Rick Ritzel & Leslie Anderson, Jasper Kump

Cast Albums Beyond Broadway (Fascinating Aida, Newsical, On the Record, Simply Heavenly, Brigadoon)

Music From the Stage for Every Age (The Little Prince, Mary Poppins, Children's Letters to God, When I Grow Up, Striking 12, A Little Princess)

Harold Arlen Celebration

Standards: Sally Mayes, Rachel York, Nancy Lamott, Franc d'Ambrosio, Billy Porter

The Frogs, The Fantasticks Documentary, Super Troupers

Best of 2004 - Part Two

Best of 2004 - Part One


Broadway's Lost Treasures II, Broadway: The American Musical DVD set, Broadway: The Golden Age, Phantom of the Opera soundtrack, Adam Pascal's Civilian, Stevie Holland, Melissa Manchester, Pink Martini, Paul Schwartz' Aria 3

2004 Holiday Collection: Brian d'Arcy James, Vanessa Williams, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, A Very Merry Unauthorized Children's Scientology Pageant, Ann-Margret, and Broadway's Greatest Gifts: Carols for a Cure Vol. 6

Jessica Molaskey, Tim Di Pasqua, Deborah Tranelli, Scott Ailing, John Barrowman, and Scott Dreier

Jacques Brel, Musicals of 1960, Kim Criswell, Rondi Charleston, Man with a Load of Mischief, Pacific Overtures, Johnny Guitar

Assassins, Susan Egan's "Coffee House," Ann Hampton Callaway's "Slow," I Sing, Weird & Wonderful

Barbara Cook's Broadway, Caroline, or Change, A.R. Rahman, Cole Porter, Ace of Clubs, and Young Blue Eyes

Taboo, Fiddler on the Roof, Karen Akers, Fine and Dandy, Bounce, John Pizzarelli, Jack Donahue, Fascinating Aida, Jeanne MacDonald

The Musical of Musicals and The Thing About Men, the re-release of A Year With Frog and Toad, Loli Marquez-Sterling's "Loli But not Alone," Bill Charlap's jazz collections "Somewhere: The Songs Of Leonard Bernstein," Janis Siegel's "Sketches of Broadway," and Jane Olivor's "Safe Return."

Everything Old ... Firebrand of Florence, Wonderful Town, Broadway Musicals of 1953, Rebecca Luker's Leaving Home, Anything Goes (x2), Flahooley, Justin Hayford's Look Who's Been Dreaming, Richard III

Sherry!, Jerry Springer: The Opera, Sharon McNight, John Bucchino, D.C. Anderson, The Water Coolers, Jamie deRoy's Animal Tracks

Best Vocal Albums of 2003

Best Theatrical Albums of 2003


More 2003 Releases: Wicked, Listen to My Heart, Broadway Musicals of 1939, Pamela Myers, Anthony Warlow, Gay Men's Chorus of D.C., Hair Deluxe, How to Succeed Deluxe, Lorelei, and Miss Bette Davis

Holiday CDs and 6 Video Releases: Carols for a Cure: Volume Five, Count Your Blessings, Holiday Pops!, Great Joy: A Gospel Christmas, A Christmas with Family and Friends, Grateful, Broadway's Lost Treasures, Mostly Sondheim, Elaine Stritch: At Liberty, Oklahoma!, Wallowitch & Ross: This Moment, and On Singing On Stage

Fall Cleaning: Little Shop, Boy From Oz, Wig in a Box, Leslie Uggams, Tom Andersen, Michael Feinstein, Marieann Meringolo, Christine Andreas, Sharon McNight, & Deborah Gibson

Cast Recordings: a Lucky 7: Gypsy, Avenue Q, Zanna, Don't!, My Life with Albertine, Das Barbecü, Redhead, and Sweet Charity

The Boys of Summer: William Finn, Noel Coward, Sean McDermott, Tim Sullivan, Brent Barrett, Tom Michael, J. Mark McVey, Colm Wilkinson, Peter Link, Ben Schaechter & Dan Kael

Amour, I Had a Ball, Kooky Tunes, Brownstone, Broadway Musicals of 1925

First Lady Suite, Tell Me on a Sunday, Joyce Breach, Jessica Molaskey's A Good Day

Antonio and a Bevy of Beauties: Nine revival recording, Heather & K.T. Sullivan, Natalie Douglas, the songs of Karen Benedetto, Audrey Lavine

A Little of This ... A Man of No Importance, Fade Out Fade In, Stacy Sullivan, Linda Eder, Tap Your Troubles (Jerry Herman), Believe (the Sherman Bros.), and 3 remastered classics: Hello, Dolly!, Fiddler on the Roof, and Oliver!

7 Reissues: Nine, Anyone Can Whistle, House of Flowers, Candide, Pal Joey, Hair, and Jesus Christ Superstar

Maury Yeston, Lauren Kennedy & JRB, Amanda Green, Karen Oberlin, and Patricia Kaas

Bagels & Opera - Steven Lutvak, Broadway Musicals of 1964, Under the Stars, Betty Buckley's The Doorway, Ute Lemper's But One Day, Maureen McGovern

Soundtracks, Cast Recordings, an Disco Ethel - Chicago, Flower Drum Song, Man of La Mancha, The Music Man, Ethel Merman Disco Album

The Best of 2002: Part Two, Vocal Albums

The Best of 2002: Part One, Theatrical/Show Albums


Three Tribute CDs and Five Reissues: Sweet Appreciation, Wallowitch & Ross, Mandy Patinkin Sings Sondheim, The Grand Tour, Bells Are Ringing, Flower Drum Song, Li'l Abner, My Fair Lady

Six Going Solo - James Naughton, Matt Bogart, Keely Smith, Melissa Langton, D.C. Anderson, and Sarah Brightman

Movin' Out, Roadside, Julie Johnson, and Buffy

Not to be Missed: Sherie Rene Scott, Tracy Stark, Michael Holland, Barbara Carroll, Sue Matsuki, Susannah McCorkle, Eric Pickering, Jennifer Pace, Destination: New York

In a New York State of Mind: Audra McDonald's "Happy Songs," Barbara Cook's "It's Better With a Band," Ann Bergman's "Souvenir," Christine Andreas' "Here's to the Ladies," Barbara Fasano "The Girls of Summer," Michelle Pirret's "Somewhere in the World," the Michael Colby collection "Quel Fromage."

Celebrating Richard Rodgers

Five Cast Recordings: Hairspray, Miss Spectacular, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Into the Woods, Thou Shalt Not, and The First Nudie Musical (DVD)

Solo Turn - Jessica Molaskey, Michael Feinstein, Peter Davenport, Courtenay Day, Geraldine Turner, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Mabel Mercer, and Susan Johnson

Some Things Old - Broadway Musicals of 1943, two Kurt Weill collections, Musicality's of Sondheim, Berlin, Kern, Lerner & Loewe, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Do I Hear a Waltz, and The Nervous Set

Some Things New - The Last Five Years, Sweet Smell of Success, Spitfire Grill, Metamorphoses, Stephen Schwartz, and John DePalma

Something for Everybody - Spend Spend Spend, Elaine Stritch At Liberty, Juno, Lisa Richards' Virgin Tracks, Pinafore, Anything Goes/Bandwagon, and Peggy Lee's Close Enough for Love

Four from London: Michael Crawford, Ruthie Henshall, Pet Shop Boys, and Secret Garden

Susan Egan, Ann Hampton Callaway, Bea Arthur, Best Cabaret Performances, and Richard Rodgers

Dreamgirls, Cy Coleman, Katie Tomlinson, and Louise Pitre

Bring on the Men - Part Two

Bring on the Men - Part One

The Best of 2001


Four More for the Holidays

Holiday CDs Part Two

Holiday Cds Part One

Urinetown, Fermat's Last Tango, tick, tick ... BOOM!, Honk!, and The Me Nobody Knows

7 Artists, 7 Albums

Old, New, Borrowed & Blue

Devoted to Songwriters: Sondheim, Gordon, Finn, and Moross

Play It Cool, The Rocky Horror Show, and Everything's Fine

The Producers, A Class Act, Billion Dollar Baby, and You Never Know

4 Nostalgia

Grateful, 3HREE, and Solitude Lessons

Interview with John Bucchino

Five Live

Seussical and Copenhagen

Witches, Wopat, and Skinner

Full Monty, Mamma Mia!, Alexander's ... Day


Jane Eyre and Too Dead To Swing

Hark, the Christmas CDs Sing!

A White House Cantata

At the Beginning by Stacy Sullivan, Born to Entertain by Lisa Richard, and Witchcraft - The Songs of Carolyn Leigh by Sara Zahn

The Stephen Sondheim Album

The Most Happy Fella

LaChiusa and Lippa Wild Parties


Ron Bohmer, Another Life

Meredith Willson's The Music Man

Lizzie Borden and Alison Fraser

Aida, Adam Pascal, and Sherie Rene Scott

The Wild Party


Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Victor/Victoria on DVD

Liza and Marie Christine

Buckley, Audra, and Blues

Notre Dame de Paris

Swing!, Aida, and Annie

Classic American Musicals Around the World

Top Ten of 1999


Unsuspecting Hearts, A Christmas Survival Guide, Darrin Baker

The Scarlet Pimpernel: Encore and Hedwig and the Angry Inch

After the Fair

As Thousands Cheer, Little By Little, Personals and Secrets Every Traveler Should Know

Fosse, Little Me, and Charlie Brown

Annie Get Your Gun, Footloose, and Parade

Company, A Little Night Music, South Pacific, Girl Crazy and Oh, Kay!

Top Ten of 1998


Caroline, Petula, Helen, Emily, and Alice

Annie, Sound of Music, West Side, Story and On the Town

Triumph of Love, Violet, Zombie Prom, and Follies

Jonathan, Audra, Christiane and Patti

A New Brain, Avenue X, Saturday Night Fever, and The Wizard of Oz

MGM/UA Soundtracks

Jazz on Broadway

Chicago, The London Cast

CD Singles - Fever, Wind, Phantom, and Beauty

Cabaret and Saturday Night

5 Reissues from Sony Classical

2 from RCA and 2 from JAY

4 from Varese Sarabande - Musicals on Film

Ragtime, The Irish, and Judy

Annie, Anna, and Nellie

Jesus, Pajamas, and NYC

Peter Pan, Divorces, and Leading Men

Goodbye Girl and Ragtime Jazz

The Scarlet Pimpernel

Jekyll & Hyde

Kander and Ebb

A Comedy, Cave, and a Bootleg


Top 10 of 1997

Something for the Children

Freaks, AIDS, and Patriots

A Lion, a Cape, and a Pimpernel

A Few Turkeys from the U.K.

Two Former Normas

Three from Down Under

Everything's Coming Up Sondheim

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