The double album, priced at $50, will also include a special collector's edition booklet. The CD recording, released June 23, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Broadway Chart and at #63 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart. It was recorded on Monday, April 6 at New York City's Legacy Studios and is produced by Kurt Deutsch and Joel Moss with Bill Rosenfield acting as Executive Producer. The show features a book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado and music by Galt MacDermot. The new album features never-before-released tracks, along with the show's signature tunes.
The full cast featured on the album includes Sasha Allen, Ato Blankson-Wood, Steel Burkhardt, Jackie Burns, Briana Carlson-Goodman, Allison Case, Gavin Creel, Lauren Elder, Allison Guinn, Chasten Harmon, Anthony Hollock, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Kaitlin Kiyan, Andrew Kober, Josh Lamon, Megan Lawrence, Caissie Levy, Nicole Lewis, Ryan Link, John Moauro, Darius Nichols, Brandon Pearson, Paris Remillard, Megan Reinking, Bryce Ryness, Michael James Scott, Saycon Sengbloh, Maya Sharpe, Kacie Sheik, Theo Stockman, Will Swenson, and Tommar Wilson.
The band includes Nadia Digiallonardo (Conductor/Keyboard), Lon Hoyt (Assistant Conductor/Keyboard), Steve Bargonetti (Guitar), Andrew Schwartz (Guitar), Wilbur Bascomb (Bass), Allen Won (Woodwinds), Elaine Burt (Trumpet), Ronald Buttacavoli (Trumpet), Christian Jaudes (Trumpet), Vincent MacDermot (Trombone), Joe Cardello (Percussion), and Bernard Purdie (Drums).
The new Broadway production of Hair, directed by Diane Paulus and choreographed by Karole Armitage, won Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards for revival of a musical.The limited edition LP is available for pre-sale beginning today. To purchase, or for more information, visit www.sh-k-boom.com.