Cy Coleman

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Born: June 14, 1929; New York, NY [The Bronx]   Died: November 18, 2004; New York, NY  
Cy Coleman did have smll impact on jazz scene, but his major importance comes as composer and force in theater. He had a recital at Steinway Hall at the age of six, and was playing Manhattan super clubs at 17. Coleman formed a trio in 1948 while still a student at New York College of Music. He began to attract attention with two hit singles he wrote done by Frank Sinatra in the '50s; "Try to Change Me Now" and "Witchcraft." He also penned Read more "Firefly" for Tony Bennett in 1958. The musical "Wildcraft" which he did with lyricist Carolyn Leigh starred Lucille Ball in 1960. Then came string of stage successes, including "Little Me," "Sweet Charity" and "Seesaw." Since then, Coleman's had other stage hits, notably "Barnum." He's also had songs featured in films, covered by Barbra Streisand and many others. Coleman has also periodically recorded albums. Mark Murphy did LP of Coleman material in 1977. Read less
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  • 1.
    Great American Songbook / King's Singers
    Label: Signum U.k.   Catalog: 341 Release Date: 10/29/2013   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Cy Coleman,  Richard Rodgers,  Cole Porter,  Arthur Hamilton  ... 
    Conductor:  David Firman
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers,  Jutland Symphony Orchestra
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  • 2.
    Manhattan Playboys: American Light Classics
    Label: Musical Concepts   Catalog: 1206 Release Date: 06/04/2013   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Erich Wolfgang Korngold,  Robert Farnon,  Leroy Anderson,  Cy Coleman  ... 
    Conductor:  Iain Sutherland
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    Broadway Magic - 1970s
    Label: Sony   Catalog: 40699 Release Date: 04/23/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Leonard Bernstein,  Stephen Sondheim,  Jerry Bock,  Richard Rodgers  ... 
    Performer:  Elaine Stritch,  Hal Linden,  Danny Kaye,  Jack Gilford  ... 
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  • 4.
    Witchcraft: The Songs Of Cy Coleman / Martin, Bennett
    Label: Linn Records   Catalog: AKD359 Release Date: 03/01/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Cy Coleman
    Performer:  Claire Martin,  Richard Rodney Bennett
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  • 5.
    Love Is The Thing / Lena Horne
    Label: Rca   Catalog: 66473 Release Date: 12/02/2010   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Matt Dubey,  Victor Young,  Harold Arlen,  Leonard Bernstein  ... 
    Performer:  Lena Horne
    Conductor:  Lennie Hayton,  Marty Paich,  Marty Gold
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lennie Hayton Orchestra,  Orchestra
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  • 6.
    100 Greatest Musicals
    Label: Silva   Catalog: 1328 Release Date: 11/09/2010   Number of Discs: 6
    Composer:  Jerome Kern,  George Gershwin,  Richard Rodgers,  Irving Berlin  ... 
    Performer:  Jill Washington,  Jason Howard,  Lesley Garrett,  David Shannon  ... 
    Conductor:  Paul Bateman,  Ivor Bolton,  James Fitzpatrick,  Andrew Greenwood  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Music Works
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  • 7.
    City Of Angels - Original Cast Recording
    Label: Sony   Catalog: 765733 Release Date: 05/04/2010   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Cy Coleman
    Performer:  Gregg Edelman,  Lee Musiker,  Amy London,  James Naughton  ... 
    Conductor:  Kathy Sommer
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
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  • 8.
    Greatest Hits / The King's Singers
    Label: Emi Classics   Catalog: 14587 Release Date: 02/05/2008   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Camille Saint-Saëns,  Lady John Douglas Scott,  Sir Edward Elgar,  Joseph Canteloube  ... 
    Performer:  José Luis Garcia,  Howard Shelley,  Manuel Barrueco,  Georg Hörtnagel  ... 
    Conductor:  Carl Davis
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers,  English Chamber Orchestra,  Tragicomedia Instrumental Ensemble
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  • 9.
    Wildcat / Original Cast
    Label: Rca   Catalog: 60353 Release Date: 08/20/2007   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Cy Coleman
    Performer:  Bill Walker,  Charles Braswell,  Don Tomkins,  Paula Stewart  ... 
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    Little Me / Original Broadway Cast
    Label: Rca   Catalog: 61482 Release Date: 06/25/2007   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Cy Coleman
    Performer:  Joey Faye,  Swen Swenson,  Nancy Andrews,  Sid Caesar  ... 
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  • 11.
    Bennett: Words And Music
    Label: Chandos   Catalog: 10411 Release Date: 02/13/2007   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Richard Rodney Bennett,  Willard Robison,  Cy Coleman,  George Gershwin  ... 
    Performer:  Richard Rodney Bennett
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  • 12.
    Empire Brass - Greatest Hits
    Label: Telarc   Catalog: 80438 Release Date: 11/18/1997   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Francisco de la Torre,  Traditional,  Cy Coleman,  George Gershwin  ... 
    Performer:  Ken Amis,  Kurt Wortman,  Jeffrey Curnow,  Douglas Wright  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
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  • 13.
    Queens Of The Night - Bassoon Classics
    Label: Gall (Formerly Gallo)   Catalog: 658 Release Date: 12/12/1995   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Harry Warren,  Mike Stoller,  Roy Turk,  Kal Mann  ... 
    Performer:  Raoul Esmerode,  Antoinette Baehler,  Kim Walker,  Lorelei Dowling  ... 
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  • 14.
    Empire Brass On Broadway
    Label: Telarc   Catalog: 80303 Release Date: 05/22/1992   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Cy Coleman,  Charles Strouse,  Richard Rodgers,  Cole Porter  ... 
    Performer:  Rolf Smedvig,  Scott Hartman,  Sam Pilafian,  Richard Jensen  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
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