Glimpses of the Moon - "Can't You Hear That Jazz?" (Sheet Music)

Glimpses of the Moon - "Can't You Hear That Jazz?" (Sheet Music)

Glimpses of the Moon - "Can't You Hear That Jazz?" (Sheet Music)

by: Tajlei Levis, John Mercurio

by: Tajlei Levis, John Mercurio

Glimpses of the Moon - "Can't You Hear That Jazz?" (Sheet Music)

Glimpses of the Moon - "Can't You Hear That Jazz?" (Sheet Music)

by: Tajlei Levis, John Mercurio

by: Tajlei Levis, John Mercurio

Overview

This song is featured at the end of Act 1 where we see Susie get swept up in the facade of a lavish lifestyle with a richer man than her husband when she accepts an invitation to a fancy ball at which, under normal circumstances, she has no place.

'Can't You Hear That Jazz?' from the 2011 musical Glimpses of the Moon

Set amid the whirl of 1922 Manhattan society, this sparkling comedy features a jazzy danceable score and a timeless romantic story. With plenty of friends but little money, Susy Branch and her friend Nick Lansing devise a clever scheme to live beyond their means. They'll marry and live off the wedding gifts, while they help one another secure more suitable millionaire spouses. The plan works perfectly - until they fall in love.

Pages: 8
Scoring: Piano/Vocal/Chords
Tempo: Fast Jazz
Range:  A3 - D5

 

Authors

Tajlei Levis

Tajlei Levis grew up in Manchester Vermont, where she began writing and producing musicals for living room cabarets. Tajlei wrote book and lyrics for Glimpses of the Moon, a Jazz Age musical based on Edith Wharton’s 1922 novel (with composer John Mercurio). Tajlei wrote book and lyrics for a series of vintage New York ...

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John Mercurio

John Mercurio's musical Academy played at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre where it received a Carbonell Nomination for Best Musical and at the Aurora Theatre and the Daegue International Musical Theatre Festival in South Korea. Before that, Academy won the New York Musical Theatre Festiv ...

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