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Andy Razaf

Date of Death: February 03, 1973

Birth Place: Washington, DC, USA

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Andy Razaf Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 1979 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

Andy Razaf, Eubie!

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Catherine Russell & Sean Mason Join Forces On New Album MY IDEAL Due Out in August

GRAMMY-nominated vocalist Catherine Russell and pianist Sean Mason will release their new album 'My Ideal' in August. Learn more about the artists and see when the album will be released.
JUDY GARLAND: A CELEBRATION 3 CD/2 LP Set To Be Released in July

Trapeze Music & Entertainment Limited/Acrobat Music has announced the release on July 5, 2024 of the 3-CD 73 track album Judy Garland: A Celebration, selections of which are included on the first volume of an LP of the same name. C
New York Festival of Song to Release NYFOS Records: 'THE SINGLES, VOL. 1'

On Friday, March 8, 2024, New York Festival of Song (NYFOS) will release an album drawn from its archives, NYFOS Records: The Singles, Vol. 1 featuring guest artists performing together with pianist and NYFOS Artistic Director Steven Blier on NYFOS Records. Learn more here!
Frank Sinatra's 'Platinum' Out Today Celebrating 70th Anniversary of Sinatra's Capitol Recordings

The  44-track set features a cross-section of his most beloved songs and sought-after rarities. From the swinging “I’ve Got You Under My Skin” and ebullient “Come Fly With Me” to the breathtaking “Moonlight in Vermont” and torch song “Only The Lonely,” the set also includes previously unreleased tracks culled from the Capitol vaults.
Frank Sinatra 'Platinum' Out Next Month to Celebrate 70th Anniversary Of Capitol Recordings

Available on 4LP, 2CD, and digital formats, the 44-track collection features a cross-section of Sinatra’s most beloved songs and sought-after rarities. From the swinging “I’ve Got You Under My Skin” and ebullient “Come Fly With Me” to the breathtaking “Moonlight in Vermont” and torch song “Only The Lonely,” the set also includes unreleased tracks.
AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' to Open Ebony Repertory Theatre 15th Anniversary Season

Ebony Repertory Theatre will present the Tony Award-winning musical AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ as its 15th Anniversary Season Opening Production. 
Exclusive: Watch the New Lyric Video for Barbra Streisand's 'Cry Me a River', Featured on New Album- Live At The Bon Soir

BroadwayWorld is very excited to debut the lyric video for Barbra's show-stopping rendition of 'Cry Me A River,' directed by Matt Amato. Watch as Matt cleverly includes lyrical easter eggs and references to Barbra's historic career throughout the video. Can you find them all?
Broadway Streaming Guide: August 2022 - Where to Watch 13: THE MUSICAL & More New Releases!

This August, Broadway fans will be kept busy with new movies, television shows, albums, and concerts to binge. From Netflix's new film adaptation of 13: the Musical to a new album from Funny Girl star Julie Benko, check out what's coming to streaming services this month!
See Jason Robert Brown & Shoshana Bean, the Four Alternate Queens of SIX and More at 54 Below in August

Next month, 54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. See Jason Robert Brown & Shoshana Bean, John Lloyd Young and more.
THE EYES OF THE WORLD: FROM D-DAY TO VE DAY Announced At The John F. Kennedy Center Opera House

Following sold-out performances at Carnegie Hall, historian and narrator John Monsky brings his groundbreaking American History Unbound series to The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Opera House with The Eyes of the World: From D-Day to VE Day on Saturday, June 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Club44 Records Releases New Album from Carol Sloane, Live at BIRDLAND

CLUB44 RECORDS has announced the new album Carol Sloane, Live at Birdland, which is available on streaming platforms and on CD in stores and online today, Friday, April 8. This release marks the veteran vocalist’s 60th anniversary as a recording artist, and her first album in over a decade. Recorded at the legendary New York jazz boite in September 2019, she was joined by an all-star trio, including the late Mike Renzi on piano, Jay Leonhart on bass, and Scott Hamilton on saxophone. The album features liner notes by award-winning writer James Gavin and is produced by Joel Moss and Mark D. Sendroff. Stream, download or order the album at club44.lnk.to/LiveAtBirdland.
Club44 Records to Release CAROL SLOANE 'LIVE AT BIRDLAND'

CLUB44 RECORDS has announced the new album Carol Sloane, Live at Birdland, which will be available on streaming platforms and on CD in stores and online Friday, April 8. This release marks the veteran vocalist’s 60th anniversary as a recording artist, and her first album in over a decade.
TRAV'LIN �" THE 1930s HARLEM MUSICAL ROMANCE Gets Regional Premiere at Winter Park Playhouse

Trav'lin - The 1930s Harlem Musical Romance, a joyful celebration of love in the Jazz Age with a classic jazz and blues score, is receiving its Southeast regional premiere to kick off the Mainstage Series at Florida's Winter Park Playhouse.
Tony Hightower to Release Sophomore Album LEGACY

Singer/Songwriter Tony Hightower is taking up the mantle to be a bridge that ushers R&B audiences into Jazz - Real Jazz. With years of experience as a singer, drummer, and actor (easily recognizable from his work in Tyler Perry movies/TV/stage productions), Atlanta-native Hightower is still just getting started.
Carnegie Hall Announces Programming Additions for the 2021�"2022 Season

As Carnegie Hall prepares to kick off its much-anticipated 2021–2022 season, the Hall today announced new concert offerings that have been added to its schedule. These events are part of the Hall’s 2021–2022 season line-up that includes more than 100 performances presented on the Hall’s three stages and across New York City.
Memorial Day JAMIE DEROY & FRIENDS Presents Songs From Tony Award Winning Musicals Part 3

It's Tony season every day for Jamie deRoy but for her viewers the Tony's will be topic on Monday, May 31st
Jazz Power ON Honors Charlie Parker At 100

Charlie Parker 100: Jazz Power ON, hosted by Eli Yamin, musician, educator and Managing Artistic Director of Jazz Power Initiative, celebrates the bebop genius of saxophonist Charlie “Bird” Parker.
What are the Best Audition Songs for Altos? We've got the Top 20

Updated September 2023: Here are the best ideas for altos of songs to audition with and shows which should be familiar to your casting director but that they won't have heard twenty times already that day - be it your local community musical theatre, high school, college, or that big Broadway audition.
TRAV'LIN Musical Receives Regional Premiere At Arvada Center 4/5-4/28

Trav'lin - The 1930s Harlem Musical, a joyful celebration of the Jazz Age with a classic jazz and blues score, is receiving its regional premiere at The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities' Main Stage Theatre.  The show will run April 5 through 28 with the official opening on April 9.
Hammer Theatre in San Jose Announces Spring 2019 Season

The Hammer Theatre Center continues to bring thrilling cultural performances, world-class theatre, and fun-filled family acts to downtown San Jose as it announces an impressive line-up of events for spring 2019.

Andy Razaf FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many shows has Andy Razaf written?

Andy Razaf has written 10 shows including Tan Manhattan (Lyricist), Keep Shufflin' (Lyricist), Hot Chocolates (Bookwriter/Lyricist), Lew Leslie's Blackbirds (Lyricist), Bubbling Brown Sugar (Lyricist), Ain't Misbehavin' (Lyricist), Eubie! (Lyricist), Fosse (Lyricist), Swing! (Composer/Lyricist), Stairway to Paradise (Sketches/Composer/Lyricist).

What awards has Andy Razaf been nominated for?

Andy Razaf has been nominated for the Tony Award for Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for the show "Eubie!".

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