Last week Maury Yeston joined iHeartRadio Broadway's SJ Arnegger to chat about his new album Maury Sings Yeston: The Demos. The album, which commemorates Yeston's 75th Birthday is available now from PS Classics in digital and streaming formats and includes a 29-page booklet with complete lyrics, historical photos, and detailed liner notes. A 2-disc CD set will be released in stores and online on Friday, December 11. The 40 tracks of Yeston singing and playing his compositions draw from a wide range of sources, from his Tony Award–winning scores for Nine and Titanic and his stage adaptation of Death Takes a Holiday to the unproduced Queen of Basin Street, the concept album Goya, and several theatrical works still in progress. Nearly half the songs, here performed with the boundless enthusiasm and unique passion of the composer, are being heard by the public for the first time. Maury Sings Yeston is produced by Bart Migal.
On top of the new album, Yeston talks about the next generation of musical theatre composers, what it's like creating music during a pandemic and what we can expect from his next project - a musical based on the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge.