Revv52 is excited to bring you the music of New York City!!
The home of sophisticated jazz clubs, the Brill Building that produced some of the finest music of the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, and of course…Broadway. We will have it all for you in an a-cappella and acoustic instrument format with unique arrangements that bring familiar music alive with the power of over 50 voices.
- Duke Ellington, the great jazz artist who lived and performed in Harlem wrote the hit “It Don’t Mean a Thing”.
- Six time Grammy Award Winner, Billy Joel just sold out his 12th consecutive show at Madison Square Garden in June. His songs: “Lullaby”, “The Longest Time”, “And So It Goes” and “New York State of Mind”.
- Broadway songs: “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow” (from the Tony award winning musical BEAUTIFUL about Carole King), “Seasons of Love” (from mega hit musical RENT), “I’ll Never Fall in Love Again” (from Tony awarded musical PROMISES PROMISES). The writer of this last song and six time Grammy winner, Burt Bacharach began his songwriting career at the Brill Building on Broadway in NYC.
- Brill Building songwriter and Grammy winner, Carole King’s “Up On the Roof”.
- Brooklyn born, nine time Grammy winner, Nora Jones wrote “Don’t Know Why”. She performed at the 10th Anniversary of the Living Room club which is described as “an incubator of talent” in NYC.
- Cyndi Lauper’s “True Colours” and “Time After Time”. Lauper is one of the first female artists to harness MTV and currently her musical Kinky Boots rocks Broadway in it’s third year.
- “fun.” is a band based in NYC with a medley of songs: “Some Nights”, “Carry On”, and “We Are Young”.
- People remember Paul Simon from the famous 1981 Central Park Concert with Art Garfunkel: “Mother and Child Reunion”, “Me and Julio Down by the School Yard”.
- “Birdland” is the tribute song to the Jazz Club on 52nd Street and Charlie Parker.
- And more great New York songs
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