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Cy Coleman

Cy Coleman did have smll effect on jazz picture, but his main importance shows up as composer and force in theater. He previously a recital at Steinway Hall at age six, and was playing Manhattan very night clubs at 17. Coleman produced a trio in 1948 while still students at NY University of Music. He begun to attract interest with two strike singles he composed performed by Frank Sinatra within the ’50s; “Make an effort to Transformation Me Today” and “Witchcraft.” He also penned “Firefly” for Tony Bennett in 1958. The musical “Wildcraft” which he do with lyricist Carolyn Leigh starred Lucille Ball in 1960. After that arrived string of stage successes, including “Small Me,” “Nice Charity” and “Seesaw.” Since that time, Coleman’s had additional stage strikes, notably “Barnum.” He’s also experienced songs presented in films, included in Barbra Streisand and many more. Coleman in addition has periodically documented albums. Tag Murphy do LP of Coleman materials in 1977.

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