Acclaimed pianist, musicologist, and humorist John Eaton shares insights, fascinating observations, and performs selections from some of America’s legendary composers of Broadway and Hollywood musicals in this engaging and entertaining series. And, of course, he always takes requests!
Hooray for Hollywood!
Everyone wrote for the movies: Harold Arlen for The Wizard of Oz, Jimmy Van Heusen for the Hope and Crosby “Road” pictures, George Gershwin for Fred Astaire’s movies, and Henry Mancini and Burt Bacharach for film scores.
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S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)