The autobiography of a musical wonder.
Al Lerner, composer, arranger, and consummate musician, played a repertoire of classical, jazz, and show times that delighted audiences for over five decades. His performances spanned the globe, accompanying some of the greatest artists of the Big Band era and the musical world. A world-class pianist and conductor, Lerner was a man for all occasions, and he knew how to entertain.
Al Lerner was a musical wonder. For decades, he performed songs by Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Rodgers and Hart, and classic show tunes from Broadway to the movies. Lerner wrote more than 200 songs, among them, "So Until I See You" for Jack Paar's Tonight Show.
Chapters include Dick Haymes, Glen Mccarthy, Howard Hughes, Frankie Laine, Buddy Rich, Al Martino, Rudy Vallee, George Gobel, Joan Crawford, Jimmy Doolittle, Richard Pryor, Tony Martin, Eddie Fisher, and Glenn Miller.
Illustrated. 148 pages.