John Bucchino

John Bucchino

John Bucchino's songs have been performed and recorded by renowned pop, theatre, cabaret and classical artists including Liza Minnelli, Barbara Cook, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Judy Collins, Yo Yo Ma, Art Garfunkel, Patti LuPone, Deborah Voight, Michael Feinstein, Audra McDonald, The Boston Pops, the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir in venues including Carnegie Hall, The Metropolitan Opera, The Hollywood Bowl, The Sydney Opera House and The White House.

Among his honors are The Johnny Mercer Songwriter Award, The ASCAP Foundation Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award, The Jonathan Larson Award, The Kleban Award, The Los Angeles Ovation Award (for the revue It's Only Life), The DVD Premiere Award (for the song “Better Than I”), and the first annual Fred Ebb Award.

He has written scores for the musicals Urban Myths, Lavender Girl, Broadway’s A Catered Affair (winner of the Drama League Award for Best Musical, with a book by Harvey Fierstein), It's Only Life, and the Dreamworks animated film Joseph, King of Dreams, and lyrics for the children’s musical Simeon's Gift (with a book by Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton and music by Ian Fraser).

Recordings of his work include Grateful, the Songs of John Bucchino (with companion songbook), Solitude Lessons (another collection of original songs), On Richard Rodgers' Piano (solo piano interpretations of Rodgers songs on the composer’s own Steinway), and the PS Classics releases of the It's Only Life (with companion songbook) and A Catered Affair cast albums. As part of their Julie Andrews Collection, Harper Collins published a children's book, based on John’s song, called “Grateful, A Song of Giving Thanks” which was awarded the Parents’ Choice Gold Award.

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Learn How To Say Goodbye
  • "Learn How To Say Goodbye" - 03:47
  • 5 stars / 3
  • johnbucchino
John Bucchino 2 The After Party 08/14/09
  • John Bucchino 2 The After Party 08/14/09 - 02:52
  • 5 stars / 7
  • hdjk28
John Bucchino plays My Favorite Things
  • John Bucchino plays "My Favorite Things" - 02:43
  • 5 stars / 11
  • johnbucchino
Smile For Me Sometime
  • Smile For Me Sometime - 04:06
  • 5 stars / 3
  • johnbucchino
Benj Pasek and Justin Paul sing John Bucchinos Love Will Find You
  • Benj Pasek and Justin Paul sing John Bucchino's "Love Will Find You" - 02:09
  • 5 stars / 2
  • midtownmoxie
One White Dress from John Bucchinos show A Catered Affair
  • One White Dress from John Bucchino's show 'A Catered Affair' - 03:04
  • 5 stars / 15
  • jacquelinehester
JAMISON STERN - On My Bedside Table
  • JAMISON STERN - 'On My Bedside Table' - 04:35
  • 5 stars / 14
  • babblngbrook
Paper and Pen
Rory Donovan - What You Need by John Bucchino
  • Rory Donovan - "What You Need" by John Bucchino - 03:25
  • 5 stars / 11
  • ruaraidh007
Temporary: John Bucchino. Jean Stilwell Patti Loach
  • Temporary: John Bucchino. Jean Stilwell Patti Loach - 04:35
  • 4.76 stars / 17
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