The Brill Building – The Most Famous Song Writing Factory in the World

At 1619 Broadway the Brill Building housed some of the best songwriters in US musical history. We will track the history of the building through its song writers – from Benny Goodman to Paul Simon (as Jerry Landis), Burt Bacharach to Barry Mann. Neil Sedaka, Phil Spector and many more and associated musicians and bands.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Hybrid (F2F & Online simultaneously)

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Introduction and ‘assembly line’ pop.
  • The early days - 1940’s and bid band – Goodman, Miller, Dorsey etc
  • Aldon Music founded by Nevins and Kirshner. How they turned song writing into a machine
  • The 1950's: Leiber and Stoller, the Coasters and the Drifters and others
  • The 1960's: The great songs and the drivel. Famous artists – Paul Simon, Carol King, Neil Sedaka, Phil Spector, Burt Bacharach
$145 Limited / $131

<p>At 1619 Broadway the Brill Building housed some of the best songwriters in US musical history. We will track the history of the building through its song writers – from Benny Goodman to Paul Simon

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16 Nov
$145 Limited / $131

<p>At 1619 Broadway the Brill Building housed some of the best songwriters in US musical history. We will track the history of the building through its song writers – from Benny Goodman to Paul Simon

...
16 Nov

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