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Scott Alan's Debut CD 'Dreaming Wide Awake' Now Available

Composer Scott Alan's debut CD, "Dreaming Wide Awake: The Music of Scott Alan" is now available through CDBaby, iTunes and Scott Alan's official website,

Those featured on the CD include: Shoshana Bean (Wicked), Stephanie J. Block (Wicked), Liz Callaway (Miss Saigon), Danny Calvert (Altar Boyz), Eden Espinosa (Wicked), Jonathan Groff (Spring Awakenings), Jackie Hoffman (Xanadu), Cheyenne Jackson (Xanadu),  Carly Jibson (Crybaby), Adriane Lenox (Chicago),  Shayna Steele (Hairspray), Josh Strickland (Tarzan), Tracie Thoms (Rent movie) and recording artists Katie Thompson and Jill Zadeh.

The CD was arranged and musically directed by Jesse Vargas (Bare; Clay Aiken tour) and was produced by Alan and Vargas at Track 9 studios, New York City.

Track listing:
I'm a Star - Eden Espinosa
Surrender - Cheyenne Jackson
Magic - Adriane Lenox
Let Love Begin - Tracie Thoms
Home - Shoshana Bean
Now - Jonathan Groff
Never Neverland (Fly Away) - Stephanie J. Block
At Seventeen - Carly Jibson and Jackie Hoffman
If I Own Today - Shayna Steele featuring Michael McElroy and Capathia Jenkins
Kiss the Air - Danny Calvert
Say Goodbye - Katie Thompson
The Journey - Josh Strickland and Jill Zadeh
Goodnight - Liz Callaway

Scott Alan wrote the book, music and lyrics for the musical Detour, which ran for an extended, sold out, 10 week run at the Complex Theater in Los Angeles, California. Many of Broadway's elite has sung his music in concert, benefits and recordings. Starting as a solo performer signed to a label deal, he moved on and quickly found his home working as an assistant Musical Director in Los Angeles alongside some of the best, including Ricky Minor and Diane Louie. His love for theater brought him back to New York where he is working on his newest musical project, Piece, with book writer Tara Smith, which has been presented at both the NAMT festival and Seattle's Village Theatre Festival.

As a producer, Alan conceived the popular monthly "Monday Nights, New Voices" series at The Duplex Cabaret Theatre, which features some of today's biggest Broadway stars and composer/lyricists honoring upcoming theatre talent, including emerging writers. On June 12, 2006, Alan served as head artistic producer and director, in conjunction with The York Theatre, on the Neo2 Benefit for The York Theatre. 

For more information on Scott Alan, visit the composers' website at  

Photo: Jesse Vargas (arrangements, musical director), Shoshana Bean (featured performer) and Scott Alan (composer, lyricist)

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