The matching sheet music folio for Rosanne Cash‘s 2014 multi-grammy winning album, The River & The Thread is now available from Hal Leonard! 2015 Grammy wins for Best American Roots Performance and Best American Roots Song for “A Feather’s Not a Bird” and Best Americana Album. The collection features piano/vocal/guitar arrangements for this song plus 10 others: Etta’s Tune, 50,000 Watts, The Long Way Home, Modern Blue, Money Road, Night School, The Sunken Lands, Tell Heaven, When The Master Calls The Roll, & World of Strange Design. Order yours HERE.
Happy 50th Anniversary to Bobby Hebb‘s masterpiece “Sunny”. The tune was a worldwide smash during the summer of 1966 and is one of the most performed works of the past century. The song’s popularity led to a U.S. tour for Hebb as the main supporting act for The Beatles on their last commercial tour ever. It has been recorded by hundreds of luminaries including: Frank Sinatra, Steve Wonder, Marvin Gaye, James Brown and Jose Feliciano. Sunny one so true, we love you!
William Bell returns to Stax Records for his latest album, This Is Where I Live available today! Produced by John Leventhal and featuring “Walking On A Tightrope” written by Leventhal and Rosanne Cash. “a heartening proclamation of devotion…Bell owns it as much as anything he’s ever sung” – Chicago Reader
“This feels like the album Bell should have made in 1967″ – Greil Marcus
Multi-Tony Winner Sutton Foster will star in a revival of Sweet Charity for the New Group’s 2016-2017 season this Fall. With a book by Neil Simon, Music by Cy Coleman, Lyrics by Dorothy Fields, the 1966 musical celebrates its’ 50th anniversary and is one of the most iconic Broadway musicals of the 1960s. The original production was nominated for 9 Tony Awards winning one for Bob Fosse for Best Choreography and would go on to have a long run in the West End as well as many revivals and international productions.
Sutton has spent the past five years in leading roles on Broadway and TV (Bunheads, Younger) and was a Tony winner for Anything Goes and Thoroughly Modern Millie. The production will be directed by Leigh Silverman (who also worked with Foster in the 2014 staging of Violet) and Joshua Bergasse (Smash, On The Town) will choreograph. The production will run November & December 2016 and will be presented by The New Group in association with Kevin McCollum. Click HERE for more info.