The King’s Singers new album, “Great American Songbook” is now on sale. The two disc album contains seventeen brand-new a cappella and eight orchestral arrangements by renowned jazz composer and arranger Alexander L’Estrange, and is a tribute to some of the most enduring and influential American popular songs of the 20th century, featuring the best of Cole Porter, Richard Rogers and Lorenz Hart, Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen and more.
The album will be launched at the Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday 16 October in an intimate late night performance. For further information and to book tickets for the concert, please click here. Following this. the group will then be sharing the music from the disc in live performances across the globe. The album is available for purchase from The King’s Singers webstore and to download from I Tunes.
In conjunction with the launch of the album, second baritone Christopher Gabbitas has written a blog for Gramophone magazine about how the group performs and records music from across all genres, and the challenges and rewards that this presents. The full article is available here.