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The Life and Music of Johnny Mercer –
“And the Angels Sing”*

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
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Today Harvey Granat’s entertaining 92St Y series focuses on Johnny Mercer (1909-1976). The prolific lyricist had 230 collaborators which both Granat and his guest, Robert

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Cafe Society Swing – The Legacy of Barney Josephson – Go! You’ll Thank Me

Monday, December 22nd, 2014
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This is a simply wonderful show. Monologues, replete with anecdotes and quotes, illuminate Barney Josephson’s story from creation of his club Café Society to its

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