HAIR Broadway Cast Recording With Never Before Released Tracks Hits Stores 6/23
The new Broadway Cast Recording of the hit musical HAIR: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical, featuring never-before-released tracks from the show's iconic score, will be available in stores beginning on Tuesday, June 23rd. The Ghostlight Records recording, featuring the 37-member cast and band, will also be released digitally via iTunes on May 26th. The album was recorded on Monday, April 6th at New York City's Legacy Studios and is produced by Kurt Deutsch and Joel Moss with Bill Rosenfield acting as Executive Producer.
One of the most iconic of Broadway scores, HAIR features more modern "hit" songs than any show in history: "Aquarius," "Let The Sun Shine In," "Easy To Be Hard," "Good Morning Starshine," and the title song became chart-topping hits, Grammy winners, Gold or Platinum records, or all of the above. The original Broadway cast recording of HAIR remains one of greatest selling pop albums of all time and among the most beloved in music history.
The new Broadway production of HAIR is nominated for eight 2009 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical, as well as eight Drama Desk Awards and three Drama League Awards. The Outer Critics Circle recently honored the production with its 2009 award for Outstanding Revival of a Musical.
The full cast of HAIR includes Sasha Allen, Ato Blankson-Woo, Steel Burkhardt, Jackie Burns, Briana Carlson-Goodman, Allison Case, Gavin Creel, Lauren Elder, Allison Guinn, Chasten Harmon, Anthony Hollock, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Kaitlin Kiyan, Andrew Kober, Josh Lamon, Megan Lawrence, Caissie Levy, Nicole Lewis, Ryan Link, John Moauro, Darius Nichols, Brandon Pearson, Paris Remillard, Megan Reinking, Bryce Ryness, Michael James Scott, Saycon Sengbloh, Maya Sharpe, Kacie Sheik, Theo Stockman, Will Swenson and Tommar Wilson.
The HAIR band, a veritable Who's Who of New York musicians, includes Nadia DiGiallonardo (Conductor/Keyboard), Lon Hoyt (Assistant Conductor/Keyboard), Steve Bargonetti (Guitar), Andrew Schwartz (Guitar), Wilbur Bascomb (Bass), Allen Won (Woodwinds), Elaine Burt (Trumpet), Ronald Buttacavoli (Trumpet), Christian Jaudes (Trumpet), Vincent MacDermot (Trombone), Joe Cardello (Percussion), and Bernard Purdie (Drums).