On My Way/Come In From The Cold
On My Way is from the musical Violet by Jeanine Tesori and Brian Crawley.
Come In From The Cold is one of my compositions. It is dedicated to Wanda and Ed Eichler, one of my sisters and her husband, as they were major funders for the 2Voices10Fingers project. You can read more about that project here: 2Voices10Fingers.
Snowflakes Fall by Alex DiMattia
Alex is a singer/songwriter with local roots. Born and raised in Malvern, he now resides in NYC. Visit Alex at his website here.
I Hate Christmas by Sam Pottle and David Axelrod
This little gem is from Sesame Street. Yes, it is. Sung by Oscar the Grouch. The title says it all.
Love, Part I
The Nearness of You by Hoagy Carmichael
One of the classics of the Great American Songbook
Close to You by Burt Bacharach and Hal David, arranged by Heidi Hayes
Aba Daba Honeymoon by Arthur Fields and Walter Donovan
The Boy From.... by Stephen Sondheim and Mary Rodgers
Bust Your Windows by Jasmine Sullivan
I'm Still In Love With Love by Jim Territo
This performance was the US premiere of this lovely song. Jim is an NYC-based composer. Visit his website here.
Navigating The Middle by Heidi Hayes
This song is part of a larger project I am currently writing with the working title of....surprise....Navigating The Middle. The project has already received partial funding from 1812 Productions of Philadelphia. Stay tuned!
Errol Flynn by Amanda McBroom and Gordon Hunt
Happy Days Again arranged by Heidi Hayes
I used two songs from the Great American Songbook - Get Happy by Harold Arlen and Happy Days Are Here Again by Milton Ager and Jack Yellen – in this arrangement. My version was inspired by the duet famously sung by Judy Garland and Barbra Streisand which you can view here.
Ah, The 70's
Vincent by Don McLean
Carole, Joni & James by Heidi Hayes
How Sweet It Is by Holland, Dozier and Holland (of Motown fame)
Here's To Life by Artie Butler and Phyllis Molinary
We'll Meet Again by Ross Parker and Hughie Charles
As I told the audience, I was charmed by Stephen Colbert's performance of this song. One of the illustrious audience members who joined me on stage, Eric Johnson, found this video of Vera Lynn, who originally made the song famous, singing it at the age of 93. Thanks, Eric!
Encore: What A Wonderful World by George Douglas and George David Weiss
Thanks again to all who attended this sold-out show.
I had a marvelous time and hope you did also!
Cabaret At Darlington Arts Center
January 17, 2015