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Eight iconic songwriters and composers are chronicled in a new podcast series. “Setting the Standard: Stories from the Great American Songbook” uses the songs to deep dive into their life and times.
“We’re launching Setting the Standard to give a voice to the creative minds behind many of the Great American Songbook’s most influential standards, songs, and showtunes,” said Ashley Winton,WCM Senior Vice President of Creative Services. “We’re launching Setting the Through original content, interviews, and more, we hope to provide an authentic look at one of the most transformative eras in music history.”
Launching on October 25th, Setting the Standard will feature eight episodes – each on a different legendary songwriter – starting with three-time Oscar-winning and pioneering film composer Harry Warren. Additional episodes will continue to roll out this year and spotlight prolific composers and