The Brill Building Songwriters

Drew's on Halsted, 3201 N. Halsted, Chicago

A tribute to the hotbed of creativity in songwriting that came out of the Brill Building in New York city during the 1960's . The show is presented by the husband and wife team of Anne and Mark Burnell and will focus on the music that was written during that time which was performed by such artists as James Taylor, Paul Simon, Bobby Darin and many others. In its heyday there were over 165 music businesses in the Brill Building. The writers Carole King, Gerry Goffin, Burt Bacharach Hal David, Neal Sedaka, Howard Greenfield, Cynthia Weil. Barry Mann, Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman, Jerry Lieber, Mike Stoller, Carol Bayer Sager, producer Phil Spector, the singers Mama Cass, Aretha, Carly Simon, Bobby Darin, Ben E. King and the Drifters, James Taylor, Paul Anka, Dionne Warwick, Jim Croce, Paul Simon and so many more.