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Monthly Archives: June 2008

Review: “It’s Only Life” (Los Angeles Times, 6/26/08)


Daisy Prince has directed a gorgeous production of John Bucchino’s revue. Lots of wonderful songs and five wonderful singers, and I did three vocal arrangements (two of which are on the PS Classics CD, one of which is new for this production). Philip Brandes’s review here. It’s Only Life Rubicon Theater, Ventura CA Brimming with intimate character portraits, sophisticated intelligence and emotional sincerity, the impeccably crafted songs of John Bucchino have garnered admiration in cabaret-style performance settings. Yet despite his recent close call with “A Catered Affair,” wider recognition has so far eluded the composer and lyricist. That relative obscurityRead More »