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Get Happy: Harold Arlen's Early Years @ 92nd Street Y

This week the 92nd Street Y is beginning their 2017 Lyrics & Lyricists series with the music of Harold Arlen. An array of performers including Catherine Russell and Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks will be presenting Arlen's early works of blues and jazz-influenced music written for Broadway, Hollywood and of course the Cotton Club. This includes standards like "Stormy Weather," "I've got the World on a String," and "Get Happy." Saturday, January 21st through Monday, January 23rd. See link for showtimes: