Melissa Errico: Singer & Actress

Melissa Errico is an actress and singer of the Broadway stage.  She has starred in seven Broadway musicals and released 3 albums.  This in-depth interview explored the release of Melissa Errico’s album “Legrand Affair,” which is a collection of songs composed by Michel Legrand.  Produced by the late Phil Ramone and performed by Melissa Errico accompanied by a 100-piece symphony orchestra in Brussels.

“Legrand Affair” even features new material composed by Michel Legrand with lyrics by Alan and Marilyn Bergman specifically for Errico.  As Errico says in this interview, in many ways the focus was not entirely on her.  The album is almost like a duet of her and Michel Legrand.  This interview not only gives us great insight into Melissa Errico, a great singer…but, also helps us understand a little bit of the genius of this incredible writer of melody–Michel Legrand.

Alan & Marilyn Bergman: Lyricists

Two of the most important song lyricists in the entire world, Alan & Marilyn Bergman join Paul to talk about their storied life in music.  Alan & Marilyn Bergman wrote songs with some of the greatest composers in music: Michel Legrand, Johnny Mandel, David Shire, Sérgio Mendes, Dave Grusin, John Williams, Marvin Hamlisch and others.  Their songs have been sung by the likes of Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Gladys Knight, Johnny Mathis, Vic Damone, Tony Bennett, Michael Jackson, Fred Astaire and hundreds of others.

The words of Alan and Marilyn Bergman are here to stay!