Sunday, September 14th, 2008
This Sunday on EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN
we present an
EXTENDED ON-AIR FUNDRAISNG BROADCAST
A Tribute to
THE GENIUS OF
Featuring An Extensive Interview With:
Author of "Lush Life" A Biography Of Billy Strayhorn
Plus Interviews with
SATHIMA BEA BENJAMIN
Along with Segments of DUKE ELLINGTON interviewing STRAYHORN
Plus, We present selected performances from
our IN STUDIO "Tribute to Billy Strayhorn" Concert featuring:
RALPH BRANDE, ERIC COMSTOCK, LAURIE KRAUZ,
BARBARA LEA & KAREN OBERLIN.
Some of the singers & musicians
that will be part of the mix:
ELLA FITZGERALD, ANDY BEY, ROSEMARY CLOONEY,
AL HIBBLER, KAY DAVIS, LOUIS ARMSTRONG,
BETTY ROCHE, FRED HERSCH, JOYA SHERRILL,
OZZIE BAILEY, SATHIMA BEA BENJAMIN, TONY BENNETT,
LENA HORNE, DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESRA,
BILLY STRAYHORN & More!
And some of the Songs:
"Lush Life", "My Little Brown Book", "Something To Live For",
"Your Love Has Faded", "Maybe", "A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing",
"Chelsea Bridge", "Day Dream",
"Passion Flower", "Satin Doll", "Lotus Blossom",
"Just Sittin' And A Rockin' ", "Take The 'A' Train"
and YOUR REQUESTS!
Email your favorite Strayhorn song to me
and I'll share it with our listening audience.
(Please include your name, city, state, or country
& and why it's your favorite lyric)
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& EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN
Call 212.209.2950 with Your Pledge during this broadcast.
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For your pledge of support we will send you:
HIGHLIGHTS from THE GENIUS OF BILLY STRAYHORN -
A 3 CD PACKAGE