John Kander: Hidden Treasures

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Here is the first retrospective of one of Broadway’s most important composers—the man who wrote the music for CabaretChicagoKiss of the Spider Woman and many other acclaimed shows. At 88, John Kander is still writing for the theater, and this extraordinary 2-CD set spans 55 years of his compositions.

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“A ‘Treasure Trove’ of demo recording (and insightful liner notes). MUST have for music theater lovers.” – Steve Ramm, Anything Phonographic​

“There are plenty of reasons to be grateful for this particular feast. Bravo!” – Rob Lester, Talkin’ Broadway

Here is the first retrospective of one of Broadway’s most important composers—the man who wrote the music for CabaretChicagoKiss of the Spider Woman and many other acclaimed shows. At 88, John Kander is still writing for the theater, and this extraordinary 2-CD set spans 55 years of his compositions.

Featured among the 49 tracks are rare demos recorded by Kander and his longtime partner, lyricist Fred Ebb, along with new recordings by Broadway stars Anita Gillette and Karen Ziemba. The deluxe 64-page booklet is lavishly illustrated, with extensive notes by Jesse Green (theater critic of New York magazine) that include comments on the songs by Kander himself. This collection—the newest edition in Harbinger Records’s Songwriter Showcase Series—is a must for musical theater fans, and for anyone interested in the tradition of great American songwriting.

ARTISTS: John Kander, Fred Ebb, Anita Gillette, Karen Ziemba, Brent Barrett, Julia Murney, Alix Korey, Barbara Walsh, Michael Winther, Lewis Cleale, Linda Emond, Paul Anthony Stewart, Greg Pierce, David Loud, John Riddle, Elena Shaddow and others.

Track List:

1-1 John KanderFred Ebb I Love Music 3:11
1-2 John Kander Janie 1:58
1-3 Robert MesrobianRay PittOberlin College Student Cast Excerpt From Requiem For Georgie 3:57
1-4 John Kander Dance With Me 1:53
1-5 John RiddleElena ShaddowDavid Loud There’s A Room In My House 2:31
1-6 John Kander My Coloring Book 2:33
1-7 John KanderFred Ebb Happy New Year 4:02
1-8 John KanderFred Ebb A Simple Thing Like That 5:06
1-9 John KanderFred Ebb The Kid Herself 4:02
1-10 John Kander A Quiet Thing 2:51
1-11 John KanderFred Ebb So What? 3:07
1-12 John KanderFred Ebb Guten Abend 3:08
1-13 John KanderFred Ebb It’ll All Blow Over 4:02
1-14 John KanderFred Ebb Cabaret 3:51
1-15 John KanderFred Ebb In His Own Good Time 3:15
1-16 John Kander Walking Among My Yesterdays 3:16
1-17 John KanderFred Ebb Getting Younger Ev’ry Year 3:37
1-18 John KanderFred Ebb If You Leave Me Now 2:18
1-19 John KanderFred Ebb I Have A Friend 4:01
1-20 John KanderFred Ebb Look There 3:18
1-21 Anita GilletteDavid Loud Only Love 2:15
1-22 John KanderFred Ebb Seven O’Clock 3:14
1-23 John KanderFred Ebb Coffee In A Cardboard Cup 3:08
1-24 John KanderFred Ebb You Old Bastards 2:14
2-1 John KanderFred Ebb Wait For Me, World 4:06
2-2 John Kander Isn’t This Better? 3:10
2-3 John KanderFred Ebb Roxie 4:34
2-4 John Kander Windowpanes Of Rose 2:02
2-5 John KanderFred Ebb It 3:31
2-6 John KanderFred Ebb Good Thing Going 4:11
2-7 John KanderFred Ebb Theme From New York, New York (Original Version) 2:15
2-8 John KanderFred Ebb Theme From New York, New York (Final Version) 2:58
2-9 Michael WintherGrant Wenaus I Get My Music From My Dad 1:55
2-10 Brent Barrett (2) Summer With You 3:27
2-11 John KanderFred Ebb The Man About Town 3:03
2-12 John KanderFred Ebb Not Enough Magic/Round It Goes 4:48
2-13 John KanderFred Ebb Man Overboard 3:02
2-14 John KanderFred Ebb Never You 2:25
2-15 Karen ZiembaDavid Loud Nobody’s Fault 4:13
2-16 Clarke PetersJim Laev The Wheel 2:57
2-17 Linda EmondJohn Kander He Always Comes Home To Me 2:48
2-18 Jim Newman (4)Jim Laev Nice People 3:12
2-19 David StandishMichael McCormick (5)Jim Laev Military Man 3:32
2-20 Brent Barrett (2) The Skin Of Our Teeth 2:55
2-21 Alix KoreyBarbara Walsh You Know Me 2:44
2-22 Julia MurneyPaul Anthony Stewart (2)Paul Masse (2) Look Up 1:54
2-23 Lewis ClealeGreg Pierce (2) You, If Anyone 2:47
2-24 John KanderGreg Pierce (2) People Like Us 1:43
2-25 John KanderFred Ebb Yes 3:58