Jason Graae's Jerry Herman Tribute Due on CD in August From Kritzerland

News   Jason Graae's Jerry Herman Tribute Due on CD in August From Kritzerland In honor of Jerry Herman's 80th birthday, Kritzerland will release Jason Graae's concert tribute to the Tony-winning composer-lyricist.

Entitled "Jason Graae: Perfect Hermany," the CD was recorded live at the Colony Theatre in Burbank. The recording features songs from such Herman classics as Hello, Dolly!; The Grand Tour; Mame; La Cage aux Folles; Mack and Mabel; and Milk and Honey, along with Graae's stories and patter. 

Song titles include “I Am What I Am,” “Before The Parade Passes By,” “You’re My Best Girl,” “Tap Your Troubles Away,” “Hello, Dolly” and more.

The concert featured direction by Lee Tannen with musical direction by John Boswell. The CD is produced by Bruce Kimmel and was recorded and mixed by John Adams.

Jason Graae starred on Broadway in A Grand Night for Singing, Falsettos, Stardust and Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?, and appeared in the Hollywood Bowl concert version of The Music Man as Marcellus Washburn. His Off-Broadway credits include roles in Forever Plaid; Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh (Drama Desk nomination); Olympus On My Mind; and All in the Timing. Graae also starred in the Reprise! concerts of Of Thee I Sing!, Anything Goes and The Boys from Syracuse.

"Jason Graae: Perfect Hermany," which is priced at $17.98 plus shipping, is due the third week of August. Pre-orders placed directly through Kritzerland usually ship one to five weeks earlier. Visit www.kritzerland.com.The first 100 copies ordered will be signed by Graae.

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