While preparing our voyage to cover the 11th Krakow Film Music Festival in May we received some exciting promotional cues from Varèse Saraband people. Since its never too late…

The Varèse Label pulled another rabbit out of their hat to celebrate the work of first class entertainer Marvin Hamlisch (1944-2012), a member of the PEGOT highly select club, meaning he won Pulitzer Prize®, EMMY®, Grammy®, Tony® and Oscar. In Oscar case, he won three the same evening…


While offering a refreshing overview of the startling body of work from Mr Hamlisch world, this CD (and download) release can be ranked in the ‘Robert Townson love spread’ category. You know, when the producer of a CD recording makes you feel it goes way beyond sales. Do you feel the Love?

Well, Conductor J. Ernest Green and the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra did. As well as pianist Kevin Cole, cellist Adrian Daurov and singers Sylvia McNair, Judy Harrison & Doug LaBrecque.

From the pictures we get The way we Were, The Sting, The spy who loved meSophie’s Choice, Ordinary People, The Swimmer, some early Woody Allen (Bananas, Take the Money and Run) and a few others. From Broadway: A Chorus Line, They’re Playing Our Song, The Goodbye Girl and Sweet Smell of Success.

PLAY IT AGAIN, MARVIN! A MARVIN HAMLISCH CELEBRATION  is a delightful comprehensive guide to what a great entertainer the man was about.