The Melody Man

A reflection on Jerome Kern, the man who created the American standard.

Appeared in: Volume 10, Number 1 | Published on: August 22, 2014
Laurence Maslon is an arts professor at New York University’s Graduate Acting Program and is the host of the weekly radio program Broadway to Main Street, which airs on Peconic Public Broadcasting.
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  • Anthony

    The Seven Lively Arts. Many years ago I was told that culture and art belong to the people and in all advanced societies the cultural front is a special place (obviously essay’s author thinks so).

  • PKCasimir

    The song referred to in the first part of the article is “Some Girl on Your Mind.” It lasts roughly six and a half minutes. It takes a while to wow you.

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