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Upcoming CD Releases for October 2011

Welcome to BroadwayWorld.com's new upcoming release calendar for Broadway and theatre related CDs and digital albums for October, 2011. For a complete schedule of upcoming releases as well as searchable databases of thousands of the top theatre books, cds and videos, click here.

Judy Garland:The London Studio Recordings 1957-1964 - Judy Garland
Released on First Hand Records on 10/1/11

From 1955 through 1964, Judy Garland was one of the most celebrated, acclaimed, and best-selling album artists on the EMI/Capitol roster. On several occasions during those years, she had the opportunity of recording at the Abbey Road studios. This forthcoming multiple disc set assembles her work done there between October 1957 and August 1964, including previously unreleased alternate takes. It's ... (more...)

Carol Channing: Jazz Baby - Carol Channing
Released on DRG on 10/1/11

Carol Channing's reputation was built upon her turns in comic stage performances. And Jazz Baby is exactly what you would expect from a swinging, jazz album starring the distinctive voice of Hello Dolly! The collection includes songs from some of her most famous Broadway musicals, including Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Thoroughly Modern Millie. The title track announces Channing's personal connect... (more...)

Phantom of the Opera - 25th Anniversary Celebration Box Set
Released on Universal Music on 10/3/11

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the London opening of the world's greatest entertainment phenomenon, The Phantom Of The Opera 25th Anniversary Celebration box set is a sumptuous 4-CD and 1 DVD set that tells its story. This collection, overseen by Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group, contains the original recording of The Phantom Of The Opera. Listen again to timeless standards such as ... (more...)

Ocean's Kingdom - Paul McCartney
Released on Hear Music / MPL / Telarc on 10/4/11

Marking his first foray into the world of dance, Paul McCartney has announced the general release of Ocean's Kingdom, commissioned by the New York City Ballet. The recording will be released by Hear Music/Telarc and is conducted by John Wilson, produced by John Fraser and performed by The London Classical Orchestra. Ocean's Kingdom is the first time Paul has written an original orchestral scor... (more...)

Seasons Greetings: A Jersey Boys Christmas
Released on Rhino on 10/4/11

More than five years after its debut, the musical Jersey Boys continues to bring audiences around the world to their feet with the rags-to-riches tale of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. A global phenomenon, the record-breaking production has won awards for Best Musical on three continents, including the 2006 Tony® Award, while the platinum-selling Original Cast Recording album won a Grammy® Aw... (more...)

Death Takes a Holiday - Original Off-Broadway Cast
Released on PS Classics on 10/11/11

Two-time Tony Award-winner Maury Yeston (Nine: The Musical, Titanic) unveils his next great score with DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY, which The New York Times hailed as "one lush, soaring number after another ... a gorgeously sung, melody-rich score." Other critics concurred: Bloomberg News called it "one of the most beautifully written and sung scores [theatregoers have] heard in a long time"; Variety sa... (more...)

You're Not Alone - Sean McDermott
Released on Lml Music on 10/11/11

"You're Not Alone" is a collection of inspirational, pop and original music ranging from "Danny Boy" to "Walking in Memphis". Sean McDermott's sound is a unique combination of Broadway and Pop with powerful vocal moments that will uplift the listener to a place of joy and inspiration.... (more...)

Hark! - The Broadway Boys
Released on P.S. Classics on 10/18/11

The Broadway Boys have returned to the studio to cut their sophomore album, HARK! With their unique blend of pop/gospel/funk/jazz styles and a keen theatricality, The Broadway Boys have recorded an album bursting with holiday spirit and joy. This collection of music covers everything from turn-of-the-century English hymnals to contemporary gospel tunes. Every number has been branded with The Broad... (more...)

Melissa Errico: Legrand Affair - Melissa Errico
Released on Ghostlight Records on 10/18/11

‘Legrand Affair' is a collection of songs written by the legendary Michel Legrand, performed by Errico with a 100-piece symphony orchestra in Brussels, and produced by Phil Ramone. Their goal was to juxtapose something enormous with something intimate…to create epic, larger-than-life, cinematic art…but at the same time, make it feel akin to the most sensual kiss you've ever experienced. ... (more...)

Broadway Stories - Sandi Patty
Released on Stylos Entertainment on 10/18/11

Accompanied by The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (conduced by Jack Everly), Multi Platinum Icon Sandi Patty readies to release her debut Broadway album. ... (more...)

Babes in Arms
Released on Sony on 10/18/11

This 1951 recording of the songs from Babes in Arms was the first serious attempt to record one of the most successful, hit-laden original Broadway scores created by composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Lorenz Hart. Between their first collaboration on a song in 1919 and Hart's death in 1943, the team wrote almost thirty Broadway musicals and original songs for five film musicals. Babes in Arms h... (more...)

Follies in Concert - O.B.C.R.
Released on Masterworks on 10/24/11

Re-release of 1985 original cast CD. Featuring Licia Albanese, Carol Burnett, Liz Callaway, Betty Comden, Barbara Cook, Adolph Green, Andre Gregory, George Hearn, Howard McGillin, Erie Mills, Liliane Montevecchi, Phyllis Newman, Mandy Patinkin, Daisy Prince, Lee Remick, Arthur Rubin, Elaine Stritch, and Jim Walton. ... (more...)

Footloose the Musical - Original Broadway Cast
Released on Ghostlight Records on 10/25/11

Ghostlight Records is set to release an updated and re-mastered version of the Original Broadway Cast Recording of Footloose the Musical. The album will be available digitally on October 4, 2011 and in stores and physical retailers on October 25, 2011. To hear song previews and pre-order the CD, visit http://sh-k-boom.com/footloosethemusical.shtml. The original 1998 release of Footloose's cast... (more...)

Apples - Original London Cast
Released on on 10/31/11

Synopsis: Adorned with a painting by Peter Blake, ‘Apples' is the sole album recorded by Ian Dury for WEA Records, originally released in 1989. It accompanied his stage show of the same name, performed at London's Royal Court Theatre that year. The album was recorded before the show opened and includes twelve of the twenty songs that featured in the show. The Players include Paul Weller's drumm... (more...)

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