Burt Bacharach and Daniel Tashian will be the focus of a digital program on the Grammy Museum’s website on Wednesday (Aug. 5). The two musicians have been working together on projects, including a five-song EP, Blue Umbrella, being released today (July 31).
Today, Burt Bacharach and Daniel Tashian release their a 5-song EP “Blue Umbrella.” Recorded in Nashville, Blue Umbrella features Tashian, the writer/producer behind Kacey Musgraves’ Grammy-winning Golden Hour, on vocals and Burt on piano backed by some of the city’s finest musicians (Dennis Crouch, Fred Eltringham, Tom Bukovac, Jim Hoke). Check it out below!
Listen to Blue Umbrella on Spotify. Burt Bacharach · Single · 2020 · 5 songs.
Like many current pop records that take their cues from the past, the new EP Blue Umbrella skirts pop’s eternal content problem by concentrating on style. In this case, it’s a great style, and the content comes along with it.
Burt Bacharach has been working on an ending. Not that he’s ready to call it quits on a career that began in the 1950s. Instead, the acclaimed composer is enjoying a burst of creativity at age 92, thanks to his new collaboration with Nashville singer-songwriter Daniel Tashian.
Burt Bacharach and Daniel Tashian Discuss Their Classic-Pop Partnership and Premiere a New Song (Listen)
For Burt Bacharach, what it’s all about is continuing to write and record music. Not many pop legends in their 90s are releasing new music this year instead of fondly gazing at their trophy shelves, but Bacharach, one of the most celebrated songwriters in pop history, has found a new partner and muse in Daniel Tashian, the Nashville-based singer, songwriter and producer.
Pop legend Burt Bacharach has teamed with Grammy-winning Kacey Musgraves collaborator (and Silver Seas cofounder) Daniel Tashian for a new EP titled Blue Umbrella that’ll be out July 31 on Big Yellow Dog Music. It’s the first record from Bacharach, who turned 92 in May, in 15 years.
Burt Bacharach and Daniel Tashian have collaborated on a Blue Umbrella EP, out July 31 on Big Yellow Dog Music. The project marks Bacharach’s first album in 15 years. The album was recorded in Nashville and features Tashian on vocals and Bacharach on piano, along with musicians Dennis Crouch, Fred Eltringham, Tom Bukovac, and Jim Hoke.
The five best songs we heard this week. Every Friday, EW’s music team runs down the five best songs of the week. In today’s edition, Lil Baby gives fans “The Bigger Picture,” Burt Bacharach collaborates with Daniel Tashian, the Mavericks show mighty musicianship, the late Pop Smoke gets a stunning jail phone feature from Rowdy Rebel, and Bully balances sounding raw and effortless.
The headline isn’t exactly accurate, but great news about Burt’s new collaboration with Daniel Tashian.
Burt Bacharach, 92, has worked mostly under the radar since 2005, since he released his last album, the politically tinged “At the Time.” Now, as if on cue, …
Just received official word that Burt’s tour of Japan, which was set to begin on April 1, has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. No word yet on if or when they will be rescheduled. As always, check out the On Tour pages for the latest official news on Burt’s live performance schedule.