Monthly Archives: February 2019

They Jeered These Songs Before

Critics and audiences have long applauded the work of Ira Gershwin, Harry Warren, Alan Jay Lerner, Cole Porter, Johnny Mercer, Frank Loesser, Lorenz Hart, Sammy Cahn, Irving Berlin, and other lyricists who produced memorable material for Broadway, Hollywood, and recording … Continue reading

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Nonce and Nonsense

Among the highlights in an alumni newsletter I received is a new application of the word cohort. Chief among the accomplishments listed by the director of one school was the graduation of the first cohort in a certificate program and … Continue reading

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