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Brill Building pop

Pop music produced by professional songwriters and to be performed by musicians under contract. Named for the Brill Building in New York City, which was home to the offices of several music publishing houses.
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Even when you can't see the cogs whirring, on record he packs in melodies equally indebted to Tom Waits's whiskey-spiked wells as to Brill Building aerodynamism.
The Brill Building and the Creative Labour of the Professional Songwriter" by Simon Barber describes a hothouse environment.
Kauffman, who plays jazz to classical to theater, will play a show called "Brasil, Broadway, Brill Building, Bop and Beyond" on Friday.
Allied Partners and Brickman & Associates sold a minority interest in the Brill Building to Brill Holdings.
Launched in 1979 in New Yorks historic Brill Building, Broadway Video is collaborating with Aspera to provide unique and innovative solutions for point-to-point and consumer-facing live video delivery.
Bacharach was not exactly a frontman, despite his movie-star looks, and the Brill Building songwriting tradition from which he and David emerged was going out of vogue by the late '60s.
SWEET THINGS - FROM THE ELLIE GREENWICH AND JEFF BARRY SONGBOOK (ACE) Greenwich and Barry were the quintessential Brill Building writing team.
Pete was a part of the Brill Building community and worked with greats such as Ike and Tina Turner, The Four Seasons, Tony Orlando, Jackie Wilson, Count Basie and Cab Calloway.
dominated everything from Tin Pan Alley to die Brill Building to Payola l hrough the common i rope of seeking acceptance--a perspective he emphasizes further on the CD.
I wanted to make a show that people would like to be on, instead of groaning and going, 'Yeah, all right, I'll do it,' '' says Seinfeld in his office in Manhattan's famed Brill Building, where soon he will begin another editing session to whittle the Leno episode to a tight 18 or 20 minutes from the two or three hours of recorded chitchat.
I suppose it was a bit like my Brill Building, he smiles.
After working as a struggling songwriter, his career took off in 1957 when he teamed up with lyricist Hal David at the Brill Building, New York's legendary songwriting hub.