Martha Crawford, vocals
David Austin, Musical Director and piano
Chuck Bennett, bass
Jim Zimmerman, drums
Join Martha and her guests on a journey that celebrates the wit and wisdom of the groundbreaking gals who created the lyrics that make their timeless songs, so meaningful and memorable.
From Dorothy Fields, whose fifty-year career spanned Tin Pan Alley in the 20’s , Hollywood in the 30’s, and Broadway in the 70’s, to Carolyn Leigh, Cy Coleman’s frequent collaborator. From writer Dorothy Parker, and Beat-era poet and club-owner Fran Landesman, to the great vocalists Annie Ross, Peggy Lee and more…
Their words have amused, inspired, and consoled us. Their songs continue to be re-interpreted by a wide variety of contemporary artists, and their enduring popularity has made them part of the soundtrack of our lives.