The Soul of Richard RodgersSony - Masterworks Broadway
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Tony and Grammy Award-Winner Billy Porter's new studio album, Billy Porter Presents - The Soul of Richard Rodgers, will be released April 14, 2017 and is available for pre-order now, it was announced today by Bee & El and Sony Masterworks Broadway. The album, which features new, soulful takes on classic Richard Rodgers songs, includes solos and duets from the following artists (in addition to Porter himself): Tony and Grammy Award winners Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple), Renée Elise Goldsberry (Hamilton) and Leslie Odom Jr. (Hamilton), Tony Award-winner Patina Miller (Pippin), Grammy Award winners Pentatonix and India.Arie, Tony Award nominees Brandon Victor Dixon (Shuffle Along), Joshua Henry (Violet), and Christopher Jackson (Hamilton), alongside YouTube sensation and Kinky Boots star Todrick Hall and multiple Grammy Award nominees Deborah Cox and Ledisi.
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