Cy Coleman - Quotes

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We're doing a workshop over the first two weeks of December, I believe, with Graciella Daniele directing it. ---->>>

Someone skipped on the rent and they left behind a huge upright piano, which got moved into our apartment so the other apartment could get rented out. I took to it and started playing. ---->>>

I used to perform all the time but I haven't performed in New York in a very long time. ---->>>

I'm lucky to be in a profession where you can keep getting better. ---->>>

I have a bunch of albums I would love to get re-released. ---->>>

My background was in performing originally. ---->>>

Since I was the solo artist as well as the writer for the songs, I figured I had enough credits on it already. ---->>>

So I went into jazz and performed in jazz clubs all over the country. ---->>>

To put it in musician's terms, my chops are good. ---->>>

When I was four years old, my mother owned some tenements in the Bronx. ---->>>

I decided during my teens that I wasn't going to have the life of a concert pianist, much to the chagrin of a lot of people who had put a lot of money into me! ---->>>

I'm trying to get hold of them... the trouble is a lot of the companies that recorded and produced the albums went bust, so I don't know where to get the masters. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 06-14, 1929
Die: 11-18, 2004
Occupation: Composer

Cy Coleman (born Seymour Kaufman; June 14, 1929 – November 18, 2004) was an American composer, songwriter, and jazz pianist. (wikipedia)