Jimmy Van Heusen Tribute to Open Sundays In Summer Cabaret Series in Palm Desert, 5/1
The Sundays In Summer Cabaret Series begins its 7th season on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 2 PM with Internationally renowned singer Tish Oney at the Arthur Newman Theatre in Palm Desert. Ms. Oney, an acclaimed pianist, will accompany herself on the baby grand piano for "Going My Way - The Songs Of Jimmy Van Heusen" as the first of 29 different cabaret concerts to be presented by producer Les Michaels.
"Going My Way" will feature songs and stories about composer Jimmy Van Heusen, who won an Emmy and four Oscars for Best Original Song with lyricists like Eddie DeLange, Sammy Cahn, and Johnny Burke. Of his 800 compositions, over 50 are considered Great American Songbook Standards. His songs are used in over 220 films including the "Road To" series made famous by Bob Hope and Bing Crosby. A few of his many hits are "Swinging On A Star", "All The Way", "High Hopes", "Call Me Irresponsible", "Darn That Dream", "Here's That Rainy Day", and "Come Fly With Me". Mr. Van Heusen was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1971,
Tish Oney has a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from USC's Thornton School of Music. Besides solo performances, Tish tours the US as a guest performer with Symphony orchestras, and is a sought-after teacher of voice, piano, and performance technique.
Singer Tish Oney in "Going My Way - The Songs of Jimmy Van Heusen" is at 2 PM on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at the Arthur Newman Theatre in the Joslyn Center located at 73750 Catalina Way in Palm Desert. Tickets are $11 cash only at the box office, and doors open at 1 PM. For more information you may call 760-325-2731 or visit: www.lesmichaels.com/joslyn.