Johnny Mercer Reimagined—New Takes on Beloved Classics

Concerts & Performances
Date Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 8:00 pm Organization Categories Concerts & Performances
Place UM Gusman Concert Hall Address 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables Phone 305-284-4940

Johnny Mercer Reimagined-Songwriters’ New Takes on Beloved Classics. Songwriters and performers from the Frost School’s Bruce Hornsby Creative American Music Program take a fresh spin on classic songs by Johnny Mercer and showcase new songs inspired by his brilliant writing. Mercer penned over 1,000 songs such as “Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive,” “Autumn Leaves,” “Come Rain or Come Shine,” “Days of Wine and Roses,” “Hooray for Hollywood,” “Moon River,” “My Shining Hour,” “One for My Baby,” “Skylark,” and “That Old Black Magic,” to name a few. Tickets start at $20.