Harvey Granat Presents: Johnny Burke and Jimmy Van Heusen / with guests Jim Burns, Will Friedwald, and performances by Sara Zahn and Lenore Raphael - 92Y, New York

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Harvey Granat Presents

Johnny Burke and Jimmy Van Heusen

with guests Jim Burns, Will Friedwald, and performances by Sara Zahn and Lenore Raphael
Harvey Granat Presents

Harvey Granat brings his deep love and knowledge of the American Songbook to four delightful new programs, beginning with a spotlight on one of the most successful songwriting teams in history: Johnny Burke and Jimmy Van Heusen.

Harvey is joined by guests Jim Burns, producer, writer and director of the Jimmy Van Huesan documentary, Swinging with Frank and Bing, and Will Friedwald, author of nine books on the American song book. Sara Zahn, cabaret and performing artist, will lend her voice to perform some of the pair’s greatest hits.

This program will take place on Thursday, September 23 from 12-1:30 pm ET.

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Instructors

Harvey  Granat

Harvey Granat

Harvey Granat is a popular cabaret performer, Broadway producer and a historian/educator of the American popular song. He performs at various supper clubs, resorts and cultural venues, including engagements at Feinstein’s at the Regency, Birdland, Canyon Ranch and Lincoln Center Library for the Performing Arts. His shows focus on a composer and/or lyricist, combining his singing of their songs with stories from their lives, many of which come from his personal collection of letters and manuscripts from legendary composers and lyricists. Granat co-produced 4 time Academy Award winner, ...

Will  Friedwald

Will Friedwald

Will Friedwald writes about jazz and nightlife for The Wall Street Journal. He also is the author of eight books on music and popular culture, including the award-winning A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers, Sinatra: The Song Is You, Stardust Melodies, Tony Bennett: The Good Life and Jazz Singing and his most recent book, Straighten Up and Fly Right: The Life and Songs of Nat King Cole. He has written over 600 liner notes for compact discs, received ten Grammy nominations and appears frequently on television a ...

Jim Burns

Jim Burns

Jim Burns directed, wrote and co-produced the PBS documentary Jimmy Van Heusen – Swingin’ with Frank & Bing

Sara Zahn

Sara Zahn

Sara Zahn is a cabaret and recording artist.

Lenore Raphael

Lenore Raphael

Lenore Raphael, is an internationally renowned jazz Pianist, Steinway artist, radio host …

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