Broadway Records to Release Concert Recording of New Musical "Session Girls"; Michael J. Moritz Jr. Music Directs
Broadway Records will release the concert cast recording of Session Girls both in stores and digitally on September 28th. The concert, recorded live at Feinstein’s/54 Below, features music direction by Michael J. Mortiz Jr. and a cast of Broadway performers including Tony nominee Lauren Worsham (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder), Jill Abramovitz (Fiddler on the Roof), and Oyoyo Joi (The Book of Mormon).
The concert also features Megan McGinnis (Daddy Long Legs), Emily Padgett (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Lisa O'Hare (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder), Bart Shatto (War Paint), Ryan Andes (Big Fish), Jeff Hiller (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), Robbie Rozelle, and Brian Charles Rooney (Threepenny Opera).
Session Girls is a new musical written by Mia Moravis. Grammy and Tony Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning Michael J. Moritz, Jr. will produce the live recording for Broadway Records. Grammy and Tony Award-winning Broadway Records President Van Dean will co-produce.
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The album is produced and mixed by Michael J. Moritz Jr.
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Esteemed composer and lyricist team, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty celebrated their 30th anniversary with a handful of live shows at 54 Below, which compiled some of their best known songs into a star studded concert series. Michael J Moritz Jr produced and mixed this compilation album of their anniversary celebration, which was released on June 3, 2014 on Broadway Records.
Best known for his turn as Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys and Barry Mann in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Jarrod Spector brought his solo show to 54 Below. Michael J Moritz Jr produced and mixed Jarrod's new live album A Little Help From My Friends, which has been released on March 25, 2014 on Broadway Records.
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Michael J Moritz Jr produced and mixed Bebe Neuwirth's new album, Stories in NYC...:Live at 54 Below. The album was released on November 15, 2013 by Broadway Records.
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