Video (2min) — Marvin Hamlisch and The Yankees

I used to say: These are the priorities of Marvin Hamlisch: 1-Music 2-New York Yankees 3-Me   He Loved his Yankees!”  Terre Blair Hamlisch. When Marvin was performing, in the old days before Smartphones, during the play-off season, messages were being relayed from the side door of the stage onto the stage. There would be somebody pointing with their hands: …

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Review: New Hamlisch tribute has intimate feel — Kevin Cole’s “Play it Again, Marvin!”

A new Hamlisch tribute put together by pianist and frequent collaborator Kevin Cole debuted June 28 at Heinz Hall. The new show might be the most beautiful and moving portrait yet of the man and his music. It also was very well performed by Cole, vocalists Brian d’Arcy James, Sylvia McNair, conductor J. Ernest Green and the Pittsburgh Symphony.”   …

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WORLD PREMIERE! — The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presented PLAY IT AGAIN, MARVIN! (6/28/2014)

UPDATE: REVIEWS “New Hamlisch Tribute Has Intimate Feel” “Post Gazette: “Play it Again, Marvin!” Pittsburgh, PA — The music, humor, warmth and life of Marvin Hamlisch once again graced the Heinz Hall stage when “Play It Again, Marvin! A Marvin Hamlisch Celebration” made its world premiere with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on June 28 at 8 p.m.    “The reason I …

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Washington, DC — The Shenson Chamber Music Concert Series salute to Marvin Hamlisch — Thanks to The National Museum of Women In the Arts and Singer Mary Millben!

Happy Birthday Maestro Marvin Hamlisch! On May 28, 2014 Washington, D. C., The Shenson Chamber Music Concert saluted Marvin Hamlisch. Singer Mary Millben and the musical ensemble performed music from Maestro Hamlisch’s vast body of work at the National Museum of Women in The Arts, including “The Way We Were” (from the 1973 film of the same name)  and “What …

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Marvin’s Broadway

I also had to put to rest the child in me that still saw things in black and white, success or failure. I struggled to understand that there are a lot of shades in between, that success or failure is only one of life’s several yardsticks: It’s only fame. It’s just a paint job. It doesn’t have anything to do with …

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Song: “What I Did For Love” — The Music of Marvin Hamlisch

Song: “What I Did For Love” Rendition by The New York Philharmonic with NYE2012 Cast for PBS / Live From Lincoln Center (from Musical: A Chorus Line) Rendition by: Audra McDonald, Megan Hilty, Kelli O’Hara, Raul Esparza, Brian D’Arcy James, Maria Friedman, Beth Behrs, Josh Groban and The New York Philharmonic conducted by Maestro Paul Gemingnani. New York Philharmonic — …

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JUNE 28TH — The Pittsburgh Symphony and Kevin Cole perform: “Play It Again, Marvin !” — Video: Pianist Kevin Cole Performs Marvin Hamlisch Medley

JUNE 28TH — The Pittsburgh Symphony and Kevin Cole perform: “Play It Again, Marvin !” Pianist Kevin Cole, renowned for his interpretation of Gershwin and performances from The Great American songbook canon, is one of many illustrious musiciansinterviewed in Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love. TICKETS Kevin Cole, host J. Ernest Green, conductor Maria Friedman, vocalist Sylvia Mcnair, vocalist …

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Celebrating D-Day: “We are the children of your sacrifice. We are the sons and daughters you saved from tyranny’s reach.

Washington, D.C. — Celebrating D-Day. (June 6, 1944 — June 6, 2014) — “On these beaches the forces of freedom turned the tide to the twentieth century”     “We are the children of your sacrifice. We are the sons and daughters you saved from tyranny’s reach. We grew up behind the shield of the strong alliances you forged in blood …

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