McKay and Flanigan Will Join Yazbek for American Songbook Concert

News   McKay and Flanigan Will Join Yazbek for American Songbook Concert
 
As previously announced, pop songwriter David Yazbek, who also composed the scores for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and The Full Monty, will offer an evening of his own compositions as part of Lincoln Center's American Songbook series.
Nellie McKay will join David Yazbek at Jazz at Lincoln Center.
Nellie McKay will join David Yazbek at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Photo by Aubrey Reuben

"David Yazbek: Evil Monkey Man" will be presented Feb. 9 at the Allen Room in the Frederick P. Rose Hall at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Show time is 8:30 PM. Yazbek will be joined onstage by Nellie McKay (The Threepenny Opera) and operatic soprano Lauren Flanigan.

A recording artist, vocalist and pianist, Yazbek was Tony Award-nominated for the musicals The Full Monty and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. His first album, "The Laughing Man," won the N.A.I.R.D. Award for Best Pop Album of the Year. He has also served as a writer for "Late Night with David Letterman."

Yazbek's fifth CD of original rock songs, entitled "Evil Monkey Man," is due on the Ghostlight Records label Feb. 26.

The Allen Room, part of Frederick P. Rose Hall, is located at Jazz at Lincoln Center at Broadway at 60th Street. Tickets, priced $35-$70, are available by calling (212) 721-6500 or by visiting www.lincolncenter.org or in person at the Avery Fisher Hall box office or the Frederick P. Rose Hall box office.

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