Pink Martini On Mountain Stage

Pink Martini performs on Mountain Stage. (Mountain Stage)
Pink Martini performs on Mountain Stage. (Mountain Stage)

Pink Martini appears on Mountain Stage, recorded live on the campus of Ohio University in Athens. Formed in Portland, Ore., by pianist Thomas Lauderdale, Pink Martini is a self-described "little orchestra" with many international influences. Any given set the band plays features a wide range of musical styles from all over the world and songs in many languages. The group occasionally features guest vocalists, but is most widely known for showcasing the larger-than-life voice of Lauderdale's former Harvard classmate, China Forbes.

An unabashed fan of The Sound of Music, Lauderdale jumped at the chance to work with the great-grandchildren of Captain Georg and Maria von Trapp: Sofi, Melanie, Amanda and August von Trapp. The result of that collaboration is Pink Martini's latest album, Dream a Little Dream.

Set List

  • "Let's Never Stop Falling In Love"
  • Pink Martini with the von Trapps.
    Pink Martini with the von Trapps.

  • "Sympathique"
  • "Ich Dich Liebe"
  • "Die Dorfmusik"
  • "In Stiller Nacht"
  • "Kuroneko No Tango"
  • Pink Martini with the von Trapps.
    Pink Martini with the von Trapps.

  • "Storm"
  • "Hushabye Mountain"
  • "Zundok Bushi"
  • "Dream A Little Dream"
  • "Hey Eugene"
  • Pink Martini with the von Trapps.
    Pink Martini with the von Trapps.

  • "Get Happy/Happy Days Are Here Again"
  • "Lonely Goatherd"
  • "Brazil"
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