Nice Work If You Can Get It: My Life in Rhythm and Rhyme

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Hyperion, Oct 12, 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - 416 pages
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Looking back on his beginnings as a performer, one of America's most popular cabaret singers pays tribute to the Gershwins and the other composers who inspired him, reflecting on what made their music great. Tour.

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Nice work if you can get it: my life in rhythm and rhyme

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Prior to emerging as a popular tuxedoed cabaret artist, Feinstein worked as Ira Gershwin's personal archivist. This book affords a fascinating glimpse into the bizarre Gershwin household late in Ira's ... Read full review

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This book taught me how to appreciate and sing a well-written lyric without weakening it! Such an interesting look into the values of the Gershwin family, through the eyes of an archivist who bacame a ... Read full review

Contents

Plologue IN THE MAGIC CAVE
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Ckaptell WHY OH WHY OH WHY OH WHY DID I EVER
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Ckaptel2 ONCE THERE WERE TWO OF THEM
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About the author (1995)

Michael Feinstein is an entertainer and educator known as one of the leading experts on classic American popular music. A five-time Grammy nominee, he performs, records, and lectures extensively and has been awarded three honorary doctorate degrees. Learn more about Michael Feinstein at MichaelFeinstein.com.

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