DICK HYMAN + BRUCE BROUGHTON + Carole Bayer Sager
1927 Richard “Dick” Hyman (born March 8, 1927, New York City) is an American jazz pianist/keyboardist and composer, best-known for his versatility with jazz piano styles. Over a 50 year career, he has functioned as pianist, organist, arranger, music director, and, increasingly, as composer. His versatility in all of these areas has resulted in well over 100 albums recorded under his own name and many more in support of other artists.
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1945 Bruce Broughton (born March 8, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.) is an American composer, who has written music for theatrical releases, television feature films, concert tours and computer games. His first major film score, for the Lawrence Kasdan Western Silverado, brought him an Oscar nomination. His very next project, a classically styled score for Barry Levinson's Young Sherlock Holmes, earned a Grammy nomination for the soundtrack album.
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1947 Carole Bayer Sager (born March 8, 1947, New York, United States) is an American lyricist, songwriter and singer and painter. Nobody Does It Better, Don't Cry Out Loud, That's What Friends Are For, Come in from the rain, Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do). Many of Sager's early songs were co-written with her former husband, composer Bacharach. She has also collaborated with Neil Diamond, Marvin Hamlisch, Michael Masser, Peter Allen, Melissa Manchester, Sheena Easton, Bruce Roberts, Neil Sedaka, David Foster, Albert Hammond, Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones, Michael McDonald, James Ingram, Donald Fagen, Babyface and Clint Eastwood (for the film True Crime).
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Friday August 18 is Hawaii Statehood Day - *We will be sharing many of the popular songs of The Islands this week to commemorate Hawaii Statehood celebrations. More about Statehood Day*