Laurence Maslon
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Reviews
The Melody Man

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

Swinging Cats

An ambitious effort to illuminate Old World influences on American popular culture falls short.

The Wizards of Oz

Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg. Music by Harold Arlen. Performance by Judy Garland. How the “Song of the Century” was born.

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