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The Songbook Story Club

The Songbook Story Club

By Deb Silver
Real-life stories, deep conversations and the power that music has to move us from The Great American Songbook and beyond. Hosted by Deb Silver, International Jazz Singer, Composer and Professional Vocal Coach.

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Seven Decades in the Greatest Business on Earth

The Songbook Story Club

Hope and Deep Listening
Patty Chamberlain - is a brilliant creative; Opera Singer and Librettist, she has written the musical story show "Grab Your Coat and Get Your Hat" about the life, loves and 400 songs penned by Dorothy Fields in which she plays the lead role. Patty dives into the importance and necessity of music and performance during and after the current pandemic. 
August 09, 2020
Seven Decades in the Greatest Business on Earth
Chuck Karel [Part 2] - Understudied for Anthony Quinn in Zorba, performed on the road and in the movie 'The Music Man". Chuck shows his skills at delivering a brilliant but tricky lyric and "Finally" talks about meeting his Real Love 
August 09, 2020
Ya Gotta Know the Territory!
Chuck Karel [Part 1] - Broadway and Opera performer has been on stage singing, acting and moving well enough to land the role of one of the 12 galloping waiters in the original Broadway show "Hello Dolly" with Carole Channing, he has appeared in 8 Broadway shows and has than 30 Verdi Baritone rolls well under his belt . Now in his 7th decade on the boards, Chuck shares marvelous stories about his life on stage, compliments from Richard Rogers, dancing with Ginger Rogers, mentorship from Meredith Wilson (Music Man) and his beloved teacher John Charles Thomas. 
August 09, 2020
The Daddy Special
Neville Silver is a musician, optometrist, squash champ and my Dad.  We chat! We jam and we love America.
August 09, 2020
Bobby, Bobby, Bobby!
Bobby Peaco - 9 MAC Awards, 3 Bistro Awards, pianist, arranger and composer joins Deb Silver in South Florida. Both NYC transplants chat about Broadway, cabaret and delightful notes in Bobby's extraordinary career, Jerry Herman (Hello Dolly!) called Bobby Peaco “The best show pianist I have ever heard.”
August 07, 2020
Sisterly Love
My Sister Kaz Silver joins me today for an in depth look at our family musical legacy and life in the fast lane of a busy NYC Jingle Singer, Voice-Over and studio recording vocalist.
August 05, 2020
All The Time In The World
My Guest is Ed Wardle-Davis. Welcome to the healing world of Traditional Medicine, Jujitzu and the 4 minute mile, with Louie Armstrong and Her Majesties Service. Check out: Back Pain Be Gone!
July 30, 2020
Welcome! My name is Deb Silver
This is just for me and you; a little information about the future of this podcast and some history of how I landed here! Looking forward to spending time exploring the wonders of The Great American Songbook.
July 09, 2020