MP3 Evangeline The Musical - by Paul Taranto and Jamie Wax
Featuring Ana Andricain (Beauty and the Beast), this sweeping Broadway-style original score tells the story of Longfellow''s heroine, with genres ranging from traditional power ballads to moving choral numbers and Cajun-style humor songs.
18 MP3 Songs
EASY LISTENING: Musicals/Broadway, EASY LISTENING: Love Songs
PAUL TARANTO (music and lyrics) comes from a musical family and has extensive composing and conducting experience with concert bands, orchestras and choirs. A member of ASCAP, he was commissioned by the State of Louisiana Division of the Arts to write a musical, Passages, to commemorate the Bicentennial of the Louisiana Purchase. He studied composition under the internationally-renowned Dinos Constantinides at Louisiana State University. Most recently he has been the musical director for LSU Theatre productions of Little Shop of Horrors and You''re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, as well as the musical benefit Guys on Broadway for Cystic Fibrosis. He has worked proudly in the field of music education for the last 20 years. Evangeline was his first full-length musical.
JAMIE WAX (book and lyrics) is a playwright, lyricist and performer whose works have been produced throughout the country. He is the author of five plays including his one-man shows Goin'' To Jackson and the A Gift For Lyman Bourke, as well as the political-comedy Homespin. He composed the music and lyrics for Goin'' To Jackson and A Gift for Lyman Bourke, as well as the lyrics for the musical Princess Sara, based on the popular children''s book. As an actor he has appeared as "Eugene" in all three plays of Neil Simon''s trilogy of Brighton Beach Memoirs, Biloxi Blues and Broadway Bound; as "Brad Majors" in The Rocky Horror Show; "Puck" in A Midsummer Night''s Dream; as "Young Dylan Thomas" in A Child''s Christmas in Wales, and most recently as "Pilate" in Jesus Christ Superstar. His film work includes the feature film Favorite Son, and the Hallmark Hall of Fame presentation, The Old Man. He was commissioned by the State of Louisiana Division of the Arts to write the musical, Passages, to commemorate the Bicentennial of the Louisiana Purchase.