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Richard T Hanson

THIS JOINT IS JUMPIN’ Swingin’ With The Big Bands

THIS JOINT IS JUMPIN’      Swingin’ With The Big Bands     Hey all you hep-cats and rug cutters! This Joint is Jumpin’  is a sentimental journey down musical memory lane where Americans hit the dance floor and jitterbugged to the Big Band sounds of Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, Jimmy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Harry James, Chick Webb, Xavier Cugat, and Cab Calloway.   Tracing the...

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Classes Return Fall 2021

  I will be returning to The Learning Curve Fall 2021 with a new series of classes celebrating the American Musical Theatre and the Great American Songbook. Curtain Up! Light The Lights! Stay tuned for Another Openin’, Another Show!

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Broadway, Up With A Twist!

  Broadway, Up With A Twist! It’s happy hour with Richard Hanson and you’re invited! Each week sit back, relax and enjoy a cocktail with the composers of the Great American Songbook: George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Rodgers & Hart, Harold Arlen, and Frank Loesser. The way we party may have changed, but the music of the great tunesmiths of Broadway and Tin Pan Alley continue...

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Dance Fever!-The Hollywood Dance Machine

    DANCE FEVER! The Hollywood Dance Machine Dance Fever! celebrates the greatest dance sequences in the history of the Hollywood Movie Musical. For almost 100 years, the Hollywood Dream Machine showcased the greatest dancers of the 20th Century, who fired the imagine of audiences who sat in the dark, watching celluloid images leap and spiral on the silver screen. Dance Fever! explores...

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