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Wayne Brady On 'Song Travels'

Jun 15, 2012

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Wayne Brady became a household name by improvising on the popular TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway? The singer, actor, dancer and comedian has also appeared in the stage productions Rent and Chicago, and he became host of the game show Let's Make a Deal in 2009.

On Song Travels, Brady discusses his two major musical influences: Sammy Davis Jr. and Sam Cooke. With his musical director Cat Gray at the piano, Brady performs the Cooke classic "You Send Me," and host Michael Feinstein joins Brady in a duet of "It's Only a Paper Moon."

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Set List

  • "You Send Me" (S. Cooke) Wayne Brady, voice; Cat Gray, piano
  • "A Change Is Gonna Come" (S. Cooke) Wayne Brady, voice
  • "Love Me or Leave Me" (Donaldson/Kahn) Sammy Davis Jr., voice
  • "Frankie and Johnny" (Traditional) Wayne Brady, voice
  • "Come Back to Me" (Lane/Lerner) Wayne Brady, voice; Cat Gray, piano
  • "You and Me" (W. Brady/J. Jones/J. Kugell) Wayne Brady, voice
  • "It's Only a Paper Moon" (Arlen/Harburg/Rose) Wayne Brady, voice; Michael Feinstein, voice/piano

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