Program News

Musical Theatre Melodies - 4th Feb - "Sweet Little Devil" & "Blue Monday"

Rob Morrison's next "Musical Theatre Melodies" broadcast on Tuesday, 4th February at 9 p.m. will feature a 90th Anniversary tribute to George Gershwin and B.G. (Buddy) DeSylva's Sweet Little Devil, from the 2013 New York studio cast recording, with Bethe Austin, Danny Burstein, Philip Chaffin, Sara Jean Ford, Jason Graae, Rebecca Luker and Sally Wilfert.

This will be followed by Gershwin and DeSylva's 1922 one act "jazz opera" Blue Monday, from the 1976 U.S. studio cast recording, with Joyce Andrews, Thomas Bodgan, Patrick Mason, Jeffrey Meyer and Walter Richardson. 

And the evening will conclude with the 1924 recording of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, performed by Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra with George Gershwin at the piano.