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Fascinatin' Rhythm: The Golden Age of Cabaret, 09/05/20

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From The Vaults
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Blossom Dearie

Episode # 2036 (repeat of 1825)

6/23      The Golden Age of Cabaret  Back in the 1950s, the spice of Manhattan night life wasn’t the Copa or the Latin Quarter, but an often short-lived batch of tiny clubs where those on the in gathered to hear singers of style and sophistication who brought songs alive by singing with intelligence and fidelity, and underlining the words with jazz-tinged piano playing. Here’s an hour with cabaret royalty—Mabel Mercer, Blossom Dearie, and Bobby Short.