Listen to Samples of
DOUBLE STANDARDS - EP
with CELIA BERK
Arrangements, Musical Direction, Piano: Alex Rybeck
Bass: Michael Goetz
Drums, Percussion: Dan Gross
Moonglow Harmonies: Rich Flanders
Engineer: Alex Nizich
Mix: Paul Rolnick
AND THE ANGELS SING- Rich Flanders & Celia Berk
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer; Music by Ziggy Elman
Based on a Yiddish folk song. An Instrumental called “Frailach in Swing” was recorded by Ziggy Elman’s band in 1938. The Benny Goodman recording was a #1 hit song in 1939.
MOONGLOW- Rich Flanders & Celia Berk
Lyrics by Eddie DeLange; Music by Will Hudson and Irving Mills
First recorded by Joe Venuti and his Orchestra in 1933.
ISN'T IT ROMANTIC - Rich Flanders & Celia Berk
Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Music by Richard Rodgers
Introduced by Jeanette McDonald and Maurice Chevalier in the 1932 film “Love Me Tonight.”
WASN'T IT ROMANTIC - Rich Flanders & Celia Berk
Lyrics by Marshall Barer; Music by Hugh Martin
Written for a 1960’s musical called “A Little Night Music” and intended to mark Jeanette McDonald’s return to Broadway. The musical eventually premiered in concert form in 1998 as “Happy Lot” with Michael Feinstein, Betty Garrett and Melissa Converse, and was dedicated to McDonald.
Check out some tunes below!
LOOK AROUND- Rich Flanders
Recorded live at Broadway Concerts Direct in Blooming Grove NY, 11/15/14. Recording/mixing by Stuart J. Allyn. Musical Director, Eric Sedgwick
ANYPLACE IS PARADISE- Rich Flanders
Recorded live at Broadway Concerts Direct in Blooming Grove NY, 7/18/15. Recording/mixing by Stuart J. Allyn. Musical Director, Matthew Martin Ward
BLUE SHADOWS ON THE TRAIL- – Rich Flanders
From Album/CD Yondering: Songs of The American West. 2008. Produced by JAZ Music Productions