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Pink Martini On Mountain Stage




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Pink Martini appears on Mountain Stage, recorded live on the campus of Ohio University in Athens. Formed in Portland, Ore., by pianist Thomas Lauderdale, Pink Martini is a self-described "little orchestra" with many international influences. Any given set the band plays features a wide range of musical styles from all over the world and songs in many languages. The group occasionally features guest vocalists, but is most widely known for showcasing the larger-than-life voice of Lauderdale's former Harvard classmate, China Forbes.

An unabashed fan of The Sound of Music, Lauderdale jumped at the chance to work with the great-grandchildren of Captain Georg and Maria von Trapp: Sofi, Melanie, Amanda and August von Trapp. The result of that collaboration is Pink Martini's latest album, Dream a Little Dream.

Set List
  • "Let's Never Stop Falling In Love"
  • "Sympathique"
  • "Ich Dich Liebe"
  • "Die Dorfmusik"
  • "In Stiller Nacht"
  • "Kuroneko No Tango"
  • "Storm"
  • "Hushabye Mountain"
  • "Zundok Bushi"
  • "Dream A Little Dream"
  • "Hey Eugene"
  • "Get Happy/Happy Days Are Here Again"
  • "Lonely Goatherd"
  • "Brazil"
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