Q&A with Burt Bacharach: How the 92-year-old composer has kept working during the pandemic

Q&A with Burt Bacharach: How the 92-year-old composer has kept working during the pandemic

Every Friday, national arts reporter Geoff Edgers hosts The Washington Post’s first Instagram Live show from his barn in Concord, Mass. He has interviewed, among others, comedian Tiffany Haddish, basketball icon Kareem Abdul- ­Jabbar, singer Annie Lennox and broadcaster Dan Rather. Recently, Edgers chatted with legendary 92-year-old composer Burt Bacharach.

Join Burt Bacharach in a Concert for Democracy

Burt Bacharach will be performing a special online concert this Sunday evening, Oct. 11, to support efforts to defeat President Trump in the swing state of Wisconsin. Make a donation and see Burt perform — a win-win if there ever was one.

Chip in to attend a Burt Bacharach Concert for Democracy

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Burt Bacharach and Daniel Tashian: The Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Burt Bacharach & Daniel Tashian: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

The Tiny Desk is working from home for the foreseeable future. Introducing NPR Music’s Tiny Desk (home) concerts, bringing you performances from across the country and the world. It’s the same spirit – stripped-down sets, an intimate setting – just a different space. Burt Bacharach is a legend in the world of popular music.

Hear Burt Bacharach and Daniel Tashian discuss their new record on ‘Sodajerker’ podcast

Burt and Daniel were special guests on Episode 168 of the “Sodajerker On Songwriting” podcast. Click the link below to hear the interview.

Episode 168 – Burt Bacharach and Daniel Tashian

The legendary Burt Bacharach and his brilliant co-writer Daniel Tashian drop in for a conversation about their stunning new EP, Blue Umbrella, and life as songwriters in the middle of a pandemic. The pair explain how they’ve continued their collaboration remotely between Los Angeles and Nashville, and how they’ve drawn on Burt’s vast experience as an arranger to bring the songs to life.

The Drop: Burt Bacharach and Daniel Tashian

The day before the release of their new collaborative EP of original songs, Blue Umbrella, the GRAMMY Museum hosted a live online conversation with Burt Bacharach and Daniel Tashian. The discussion was moderated by Scott Goldman and took place on July 30th for fans to tune in and watch live from home via Zoom.

The Drop: Burt Bacharach & Daniel Tashian | GRAMMY Museum

The day before the release of their new collaborative EP of original songs, Blue Umbrella, the GRAMMY Museum hosted a live online conversation with Burt Bach…