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Andy Razaf

 
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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!

Andy Razaf News

Exclusive: Watch the New Lyric Video for Barbra Streisand's 'Cry Me a River', Feature Photo Exclusive: Watch the New Lyric Video for Barbra Streisand's 'Cry Me a River', Featured on New Album- Live At The Bon Soir
by Team BWW - Oct 7, 2022

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 Rel Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: August 2022 - Where to Watch 13: THE MUSICAL & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Aug 7, 2022

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  Photo See Jason Robert Brown & Shoshana Bean, the Four Alternate Queens of SIX and More at 54 Below in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022

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 O Photo THE EYES OF THE WORLD: FROM D-DAY TO VE DAY Announced At The John F. Kennedy Center Opera House
by A.A. Cristi - May 3, 2022

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 Photo Club44 Records Releases New Album from Carol Sloane, Live at BIRDLAND
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 8, 2022

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' Photo Club44 Records to Release CAROL SLOANE 'LIVE AT BIRDLAND'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2022

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 â€" THE 1930s HARLEM MUSICAL ROMANCE Gets Regional Premiere at Winter Park P Photo TRAV'LIN â€" THE 1930s HARLEM MUSICAL ROMANCE Gets Regional Premiere at Winter Park Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 13, 2022

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 Photo Tony Hightower to Release Sophomore Album LEGACY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2021

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 2021â€"2022 Season Photo Carnegie Hall Announces Programming Additions for the 2021â€"2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 19, 2021

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 Pa Photo Memorial Day JAMIE DEROY & FRIENDS Presents Songs From Tony Award Winning Musicals Part 3
by Stephen Mosher - May 26, 2021

It's Tony season every day for Jamie deRoy but for her viewers the Tony's will be topic on Monday, May 31st


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?
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Eubie! .