By Andrew Gans
06 Oct 2011
Entitled Love, Sweet Love, the evening will benefit The Blue Ribbon of the Music Center and The ASCAP Foundation. Paul Williams serves as Master of Ceremonies.
Among those scheduled to be part of the tribute are long-time collaborators Burt Bacharach and Dionne Warwick along with Herb Alpert, Liz Callaway, Kristin Chenoweth, Jackie DeShannon, Lani Hall, Albert Hammond, Michele Lee, Smokey Robinson, Valerie Simpson, B.J. Thomas, Steve Tyrell, Dwight Yoakam and the LACHSA Vocal Jazz Ensemble.
"Hal David is a true American treasure," said Constance Towers Gavin, president, The Blue Ribbon, in a statement. "Few individuals have brought as much joy into the lives of generations throughout the world as our honoree. For all of us who know him, Hal is every bit as unforgettable as the words he has given us. How fitting to celebrate this milestone birthday here at our beautiful Music Center."
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