Cornell Club of Boston – Concert “Hand in Hand”
July 25, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
CONCERT TITLE: Hand in Hand
DATE: July 25, 2022 TIME: 8:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Zoom (Link in Confirmation Email)
TICKET PRICE: $25 per Zoom connection (includes digital download of new album)
Join Broadway singer-actor Julie Benko and her spouse, jazz pianist Jason Yeager, for an evening of classic and contemporary music from the Great American Songbook in celebration of their upcoming album Hand in Hand.
Julie is a writer, actor, and singer and is currently the standby for Fanny Brice in the historic revival of Funny Girl on Broadway. She has also performed with Broadway and touring productions of Fiddler on the Roof, Les Miserables, and Spring Awakening. Off-Broadway credits include Once, The Fantasticks, Bar Mitzvah Boy, Our Town, Rags, The Golem of Havana, and Spelling Bee. Julie holds an MFA in Acting from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. See www.JulieBenko.com.
Jason, a native of Framingham, is an Assistant Professor of Piano at Berklee College of Music. He has performed on five continents, at storied halls and festivals including Carnegie Hall, the Blue Note, the Panama Jazz Festival, and the Qintai Concert Hall. His latest album, Unstuck in Time: The Kurt Vonnegut Suite, is an album of original material inspired by Vonnegut’s writing. See www.JasonYeager.com.
In addition to a link to the concert, every registration will include a digital download of Julie and Jason’s Hand in Hand album, scheduled to be released on Club 44 Records on August 26. Many of the songs in the concert will be from Hand in Hand.
Hand in Hand album song list:
1. All I’ve Ever Known (from Hadestown)
2. It Might as Well be Spring
3. People (from Funny Girl)
4. Louisiana Fairytale
5. Gainesville (from Randy Newman’s Faust)
6. Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans?
7. Me Myself and I
8. Mercedes Benz
9. Sweet Pea (by Jason Yeager)
10. If I Were a Bell (from Guys and Dolls)
11. Just Begun (by Jason Yeager)
12. Another Life (from The Bridges of Madison County)
13. The Nearness of You