thebestarts.com Home

Scott Burkell and Paul Loesel

Scott Burkell and Paul Loesel

Scott Burkell (book and lyrics) and Paul Loesel’s (music) songs have been performed at Carnegie Hall (“Michael Feinstein: Now and Then” Series), Lincoln Center (“American Songbook Series”), Joe’s Pub, Birdland, Symphony Space, and the Chicago Humanities Festival. Their songs have been premiered by Kristin Chenoweth (Carnegie Hall), Rebecca Luker (the Kennedy Center), Marin Mazzie, Jason Danieley, Susan Egan, and Liz Callaway.

Recordings of their work have appeared on Lisa Richard’s album "Virgin Tracks," Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley’s "Opposite You" and Stephanie J. Block's solo CD "This Place I Know." Their musical, Six of One, received a Jonathan Larson Performing Arts Foundation Grant, an ASCAP workshop, a CAP21 workshop, and a production in the 2007 Philly Fringe Festival. Love Songs and Other Crap, their musical revue, received a MAC Award nomination, and their new musical, Ella Minnow Pea, premiered at the University of Michigan in fall, 2008.

On February 4, 2009, Burkell and Loesel were featured at the Kennedy Center as part of its "Broadway Tomorrow" series of rising composers. All of the videos on this page are excerpts from that concert.

To learn more about the writing team of Burkell and Loesel, visit their public Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/scottandpaul. Sheet music and other information is available at http://www.scottandpaul.com/.


How to play a video

Click on a thumbnail to select a video. Then scroll up to the video player window and "click" on it to start the video.

Please provide video feedback!

Please take a minute to provide feedback on the videos you watch. To rate, comment on or mark a video as a "favorite", simply click on the video once as it is playing in the video window below. This will open the video within YouTube.

Watch the entire playlist

This list of videos is generated from a YouTube playlist. You can watch the entire playlist by clicking this link and then selecting "Play All Videos" on the right of the screen.



Parsley - Scott Burkell and Paul Loesel - Kennedy Center

About This Video


Parsley - Scott Burkell and Paul Loesel - Kennedy Center
  • Parsley - Scott Burkell and Paul Loesel - Kennedy Center - 03:06
  • 5 stars / 13
  • 1158 Views
  • thebestarts
Stephanie J. Block - The Ballad of Sarsparilla Safirovich
  • Stephanie J. Block - The Ballad of Sarsparilla Safirovich - 04:58
  • 4.91 stars / 44
  • 4141 Views
  • thebestarts
A Sorta Love Song - Scott Burkell and Paul Loesel
  • A Sorta Love Song - Scott Burkell and Paul Loesel - 03:19
  • 5 stars / 17
  • 2472 Views
  • thebestarts
Invention - Stephanie J. Block - by Scott Burkell and Paul Loesel
  • Invention - Stephanie J. Block - by Scott Burkell and Paul Loesel - 04:01
  • 5 stars / 39
  • 5661 Views
  • thebestarts
The Natural Order of Things - Stephanie J. Block and Scott Burkell duet
  • The Natural Order of Things - Stephanie J. Block and Scott Burkell duet - 04:30
  • 4.76 stars / 17
  • 2757 Views
  • thebestarts
There Are Nights - Scott Burkell and Paul Loesel - Kennedy Center
  • There Are Nights - Scott Burkell and Paul Loesel - Kennedy Center - 04:02
  • 5 stars / 6
  • 518 Views
  • thebestarts
Life Starts Clapping - Stephanie J. Block - Paul Loesel
  • Life Starts Clapping - Stephanie J. Block - Paul Loesel - 02:26
  • 4.76 stars / 17
  • 1253 Views
  • thebestarts
Ohio, 1904 - Stephanie J. Block - Burkell and Loesel
  • Ohio, 1904 - Stephanie J. Block - Burkell and Loesel - 04:59
  • 4.84 stars / 25
  • 2230 Views
  • thebestarts
Ordinary Day - Scott Burkell and Paul Loesel
  • Ordinary Day - Scott Burkell and Paul Loesel - 05:19
  • 5 stars / 16
  • 1933 Views
  • thebestarts


How to play a video
  • Click on a thumbnail to select a video
  • Scroll up to the video player window
  • Click the play icon to start the video
Key to video thumbnails
  • Video title - Running time
  • Avg rating / Ratings count
  • View count
  • Link to YouTube channel