Category Archives: Jazz standards

K.J. McElrath Wins The 2016 PAMTA Award For Best Original Song!

  So happy to announce that K.J. McElrath, along with his writing partner and director, Steve Coker, won the 2016 Portland Area Musical Theatre Award (PAMTA) for Best Original Song called “You Pull My Strings” from their period noir/vampire/werewolf musical, … Continue reading

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Cabaret Through Time Fridays At McElrath Cabaret: Charles DeForest–Join Us!

  Welcome to McElrath Cabaret!  We hope you enjoy our cabaret blog.  If you like this post, Like us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter, and subscribe to our blog via email or RSS–thank you!   We are now also on LinkedIn–which has a … Continue reading

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Cabaret Tip Tuesday At McElrath Cabaret: KJ McElrath Gives Tips For Great Lyric Writing–Join Us!

  Welcome to McElrath Cabaret!  We hope you enjoy our cabaret blog.  If you like this post, Like us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter, and subscribe to our blog via email or RSS–thank you!     We appreciate your support! Welcome to Cabaret Tip … Continue reading

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Cabaret Through Time Fridays At McElrath Cabaret: Cabaret Entertainment Tips Gleaned From Sophie Tucker and Al Jolson–Join Us!

  Welcome to McElrath Cabaret!  We hope you enjoy our cabaret blog.  If you like this post, Like us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter, and subscribe to our blog via email or RSS–thank you!   We appreciate your support!     Fridays are … Continue reading

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Ask A Cabaret Question Wednesday At McElrath Cabaret–How Do You Create A Vocal Interpretation For A Song? Thoughts from John “Coach” Moawad–Join the Conversation!

Welcome to McElrath Cabaret!  We hope you enjoy our cabaret blog.  If you like this post, Like us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter, and subscribe to our blog via email or RSS–thank you!     We appreciate your support. A video featuring the … Continue reading

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Cabaret Through Time Fridays At McElrath Cabaret: Just A Couple Of Favorite Cabaret Videos Tonight–Join Us!

Welcome to McElrath Cabaret!  We hope you enjoy our cabaret blog.  If you like this post, Like us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter, and subscribe to our blog via email–thank you!   We appreciate your support!   Normally, Fridays are the day when … Continue reading

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Cabaret Through Time Fridays At McElrath Cabaret: Jackie and Roy–Join Us!

Welcome to McElrath Cabaret!  We hope you enjoy our cabaret blog.  If you like this post, Like us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter, and subscribe to our blog via email–thank you!   We appreciate your support!     Fridays are the day when … Continue reading

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Ask A Cabaret Question Wednesday At McElrath Cabaret–What Is Your Cabaret Onstage Persona? Join the Conversation!

If you like this post, Like us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter, and subscribe to our blog via email–thank you!     We appreciate your support.   Classic cabaret, Broadway and film entertainer Pearl Bailey, here with Nat King Cole in a fun … Continue reading

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Cabaret Through Time Fridays At McElrath Cabaret: Bobby Short On Video–Join Us!

Welcome to McElrath Cabaret!  We hope you enjoy our cabaret blog.  If you like this post, Like us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter, and subscribe to our blog via email–thank you!   We appreciate your support!   Welcome! Fridays are the day when … Continue reading

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Thursday Featured Cabaret Website : Cabaretdio At McElrath Cabaret

Welcome to McElrath Cabaret!  We hope you enjoy our cabaret blog.  If you like this post, Like us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter, and subscribe to our blog via email–thank you!   We appreciate your support. Karen Akers singing “But Not For Me”–what … Continue reading

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