A co-production of Greenberg Artists and Schirmer Theatrical, LLC, The Paul Simon Songbook explores Simon's unique artistry as a songwriter, from his years with Simon and Garfunkel through his solo albums Graceland and Rhythm of the Saints. Songs include "Bridge Over Troubled Water," "Me and Julio Down By The Schoolyard," "The Sound of Silence," and "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover."
This production includes all arrangements, three vocalists, and a projection design. Technical rider is available upon request. For more information visit Schirmer Theatrical, and for bookings visit Greenberg Artists.
- 2(pic).2.2.asx.2/220.127.116.11/2perc.dmkit/hp.pf(kbd)/gtr.eb/str(10/8/6/6/4) - see description in Programme Note below
- 3 Vocalists
- Jeff Tyzik
Production comes with a guitarist, an electric bass player, a drummer and vocalists.
Orchestra/Presenter to supply:
2 Flutes (doubling piccolo)
1 Alto Sax
4 F Horns
3 Bb Trumpets
2 percussionists - playing mostly hand held toys, mallet instruments, congas and minimal timpani
Pianist (doubles keyboard) - Pianist must be a jazz/rock pianist who reads chords and can improvise playing on an Acoustic Grand Piano and a synth (preferably Motif)m with Electric piano (Fender Rhodes sound), Brassy Synth sound and B3 Organ patches.
Minimum string count - 10/8/6/6/4 - preferably with clip-on mics