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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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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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ON THE TOWN! -The Broadway of Bernstein, Comden & Green

ON THE TOWN! The Broadway of Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden & Adolph Green ON THE TOWN! The Broadway of Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden & Adolph Green On The Town! celebrates the inspired collaboration between a boy from Boston, a girl from Brooklyn, and a boy from the Bronx who created musical theatre masterpieces that changed the face of the American Musical. In 1944,...

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As Time Goes By-The Forgotten Tunesmiths

    AS TIME GOES BY The Forgotten Tunesmiths of The Great American Song Book Shine On Harvest Moon, My Melancholy Baby, For Me and My Gal, Happy Days Are Here Again – who wrote these songs? As Time Goes By celebrates the forgotten composers and lyricists who created musical memories along side George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen, and Cole Porter.   You may not recognize...

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