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Jazz pianist/composer/lyricist Ezra Weiss has adapted Alice in Wonderland to help children discover jazz. This musical tells the story of Lewis Carroll’s iconic masterpiece with songs inspired by legendary jazz musicians including Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, B.B. King, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Ornette Coleman, Shirley Horn, Bessie Smith, and Charles Mingus.
Contents: Overture, Look at the Time, Look at the Time Underscore, A Caucus Race, A Long and Sad Tail, Look at the Time Reprise, Who Are You?, An Invitation to Play Croquet, The Duchess’ Blues, The Craziest Cat in Town, Entr’acte, Tea for Four Underscore, The Time Song, It’s Always Time for Tea, Three Little Sisters, Scene Change from Tea Party, Five Plus Seven Equals Two, Rabbit’s Trumpet Fanfare #1, Off with His Head, Croquet Match, Rabbit’s Trumpet Fanfare #2-5, The Knave’s Letter, Finale, Alice’s Last Notes, Bows