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Tony Winner and TV Legend, Linda Lavin celebrates New Album, “Love Notes” with Facebook LIVE Event

Following the release on Friday of Linda Lavin’s new album, “Love Notes,” the Tony and Golden Globe winning entertainer and Grammy winning composer, Billy Stritch will celebrate with a continuation of their “Facebook Live” concert series. Featuring special songs and anecdotes, the streaming event will take place on Wednesday, April 1 at 3:00 PM Eastern Time at

“Love Notes,” an elegant and swinging mix of timeless standards, jazz classics and gems of the pop/rock era, features the album’s first single, “Stars Would Fall,” a sophisticated new song by Joel Lindsey and Wayne Haun. The album features liner notes by her longtime collaborators and friends Billy Stritch and Jim Caruso, in addition to a portrait by her husband Steve Bakunas. Love Notes is produced by Billy Stritch, with Wayne Haun serving as executive producer. To order or stream “Love Notes,” please visit

Released on Club44 Records, “Love Notes” highlights Lavin’s burnished vocals, which bring out new and unexpected shades from classic standards by Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Richard Rodgers, Vernon Duke, with surprises thrown in by seminal pop outfits Steely Dan and The Eagles. The album features Billy Stritch on piano and guest vocals, Aaron Weinstein on violin and mandolin, Tom Hubbard on bass, Jeff Barone on guitar, and Daniel Glass on drums.


  1. I’ve Got My Eyes on You / You Do Something to Me (Cole Porter)
  2. Not A Care in the World (Vernon Duke & John Latouche) / Shall We Dance(George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin)
  3. I Wish I Were in Love Again (Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart)
  4. I Can’t Tell You Why (Don Henley, Timothy B. Schmit & Glenn Frey) / I Walk a Little Faster (Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh)
  5. Chega de Saudade (No More Blues) (Antonio Carlos Jobim & Vinícius de Moraes)
  6. Stars Would Fall (Joel Lindsey & Wayne Haun)
  7. Just Squeeze Me (But Please Don’t Tease Me) (Duke Ellington & Leonard Gaines)
  8. Black Cow (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)
  9. Ace in the Hole / Rap Tap on Wood (Cole Porter)
  10. It Don’t Mean a Thing (If it Ain’t Got That Swing) (Duke Ellington & Irving Mills) / I Got Rhythm (George & Ira Gershwin)
  11. You Must Believe in Spring (Michel Legrand, Jacques Demy & Alan and Marilyn Bergman)
  12. How High the Moon (Nancy Hamilton & Morgan Lewis)

Follow Linda Lavin on Twitter @Linda_Lavin and Instagram

Follow Billy Stritch on Twitter @bstritch Instagram and his website 


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