THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK - Dix Hills Performing Arts Center
305 North Service Road - 631-656-2148
Dix Hills, NY 11746
Description: Hear the music of the first 50 years of American popular music. The vocal stars of that era include Al Jolson, Judy Garland, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and more. The national venues were the vaudeville stage, Tin Pan Alley, the radio and record player, in the Heartland of America, Hollywood's silver screen, and the Broadway Stage. The treasure trove of songs is comprised of the music of George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Van Heusen, Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein and Cole Porter.