Chase, Espinosa, Levy, Noll, Thoms and More Join Composer Alan at Birdland June 15

News   Chase, Espinosa, Levy, Noll, Thoms and More Join Composer Alan at Birdland June 15
 
Composer-lyricist Scott Alan returns to the famed jazz club Birdland June 15.

The evening, which is titled Just Me . . . and Them: The Songs of Scott Alan, features Alan, with just a piano, performing selections from his two CDs, "Dreaming Wide Awake" and "Keys." Show time is 7 PM.

Alan's special guest performers are Will Chase, Eden Espinosa, Caissie Levy, Christiane Noll, Tracie Thoms and the Broadway Boys, who include Brad Bass, Mike Harrison, Morgan Karr, Maurice Murphy, Jesse Nager, Marty Thomas and Gave Voilett.

The evening also celebrates the re-release of "Keys," which features two brand-new tracks: "Please Don't Let Me Go," performed by Caissie Levy and "Nothing More," performed by Alan. The Special Edition CD also features six karaoke tracks from "Keys": "West," "And There it Is," "Blessing," "Behind These Walls," "Again" and "The Distance You Have Come." The CD is available exclusively at CDBaby.com; Alan will sign copies of the CD following the concert.

Scott Alan wrote the book, music and lyrics for the musical Detour, which was seen in Los Angeles. His current theatre projects include Piece, which was featured at the 2003 Palo Alto TheatreWorks festival, the 2005 NAMT festival and the 2007 Festival of New Musicals at Village Theatre; and the song cycle The Warmth of the Womb. He also produces the monthly Monday Nights, New Voices concert at the Duplex. Alan's music is available on his website, scottalan.net, and at iTunes.

Birdland is located in Manhattan at 315 West 44th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues. General seating is $25; premium seating is $40. To make reservations, visit www.ovationtix.com or call (212) 581-3080.

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