Michael Feinstein: Top-of-the-Heap Singer, Equally Important Music Archivist-Historian
- Michael Feinstein has long since established himself as a first-class interpreter of the Great American Songbook. He began the trip to that performing peak when he was ...
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Pianist-singer Michael Feinstein leads a tour through American musical history, from the jazz days of the 1920s through the music of World War II and on into the 1950s and '60s, with the advent of rock 'n' roll. In his quest to celebrate some of America's finest composers, he touches on the works of George and Ira Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer. The passionate preservationist shares personal stories of his efforts to save America's musical heritage, as well as anecdotes about composers and lyricists he's worked with over the years.