Burt Bacharach collaborating with Daniel Tashian for 1st record in 15 years

Burt Bacharach collaborating with Daniel Tashian for 1st record in 15 years (stream a track)

Pop legend Burt Bacharach has teamed with Grammy-winning Kacey Musgraves collaborator (and Silver Seas cofounder) Daniel Tashian for a new EP titled Blue Umbrella that’ll be out July 31 on Big Yellow Dog Music. It’s the first record from Bacharach, who turned 92 in May, in 15 years.

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Daniel Tashian, Burt Bacharach Collaborate On ‘Blue Umbrella’ EP

Daniel Tashian, Burt Bacharach Collaborate On ‘Blue Umbrella’ EP

Burt Bacharach and Daniel Tashian have collaborated on a Blue Umbrella EP, out July 31 on Big Yellow Dog Music. The project marks Bacharach’s first album in 15 years. The album was recorded in Nashville and features Tashian on vocals and Bacharach on piano, along with musicians Dennis Crouch, Fred Eltringham, Tom Bukovac, and Jim Hoke.

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Burt Bacharach stays vital at 92

Friday Five: Lil Baby shares ‘The Bigger Picture,’ Burt Bacharach stays vital at 92, and more

The five best songs we heard this week. Every Friday, EW’s music team runs down the five best songs of the week. In today’s edition, Lil Baby gives fans “The Bigger Picture,” Burt Bacharach collaborates with Daniel Tashian, the Mavericks show mighty musicianship, the late Pop Smoke gets a stunning jail phone feature from Rowdy Rebel, and Bully balances sounding raw and effortless.

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Burt Bacharach’s first new music in 15 years

The headline isn’t exactly accurate, but great news about Burt’s new collaboration with Daniel Tashian.

Burt Bacharach’s first new music in 15 years

Burt Bacharach, 92, has worked mostly under the radar since 2005, since he released his last album, the politically tinged “At the Time.” Now, as if on cue, …

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Tour of Japan canceled due to coronavirus outbreak

Just received official word that Burt’s tour of Japan, which was set to begin on April 1, has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. No word yet on if or when they will  be rescheduled. As always, check out the On Tour pages for the latest official news on Burt’s live performance schedule.

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Virtual ‘Love Sweet Love’ from Quarantined Berklee College Music Students

Virtual ‘Love Sweet Love’ From Quarantined Berklee College of Music Students

If there’s a sliver of a silver lining in these uncertain times, it’s music – from free virtual concerts to suggested playlists. One of the most inspiring efforts we’ve seen this week comes from a virtual performance of Burt Bacharach and Hal David’s “What the World Needs Now Is Love” by students from Boston Conservatory at Berklee and Berklee College of Music.

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Burt Bacharach, Strong at 92, Still Writing Hit Songs

Burt Bacharach, Strong At 92, Still Writing Hit Songs

Burt Bacharach, composer, songwriter, record producer, pianist and singer, is considered one of the world’s most important contemporary composers. His hits include Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on my Head, Arthur’s Theme, Close To You, Do You Know The Way To San Jose, I Say A Little Prayer, I’ll Never Fall In Love Again, Walk On By, and What The World Needs Now Is Love.

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Costello album featuring Burt Bacharch wins Grammy

Look Now, the Elvis Costello & the Imposters album that features three songs co-written by Costello and Burt Bacharach, won the Grammy tonight for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album.

2020 Grammy Awards winners list

The 2020 Grammy Awards are underway, with early awards going to Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X, Vampire Weekend, Tanya Tucker and others. Alicia Keys is hosting the live ceremony from Staples Center in Los Angeles, where Lakers fans have also congregated to mourn the late Kobe Bryant.

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