Harbinger Records (a subsidiary of The Musical Theater Project) was founded in 1983 by Ken Bloom and Bill Rudman. We specialize in the Great American Songbook – in particular, songs of stage, screen and cabaret.

Cy Coleman A Jazzman's Broadway

Available for pre-order
Release Date: April 6th
Before he was a noted composer of such shows as Little Me, Sweet Charity, Barnum and On the Twentieth CenturyCy Coleman was the favorite of the New York cabaret and supper club scene. Now, for the first time on CD, Cy and his fellow musicians play the scores of Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg’s hit show Jamaica in addition to songs from the Rodgers & Hammerstein hits Flower Drum Song and South Pacific. Learn more here.

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Barnum Cover ArtFor the first time ever, a glimpse behind the scenes at the birth of a new musical comedy! Before the show could begin, production money for the budget had to be raised. And here is a unique opportunity to hear an actual backers’ audition in a fashionable East Side New York apartment with the actual songwriters performing the score! And as an added bonus, several songs were subsequently cut from the score and appear here for the first time in any medium.
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Shuffle AlongThe only archival recording
of the groundbreaking musical
Shuffle Along, winner of the 2017 Grammy Award for Best Album Notes 
1921’s all-black musical comedy, Shuffle Along, was the most successful Broadway show of its time. The score contained the future standards “I’m Just Wild About Harry” and “Love Will Find a Way.” It marked the emergence of a new black musical theater, and desegregated theatres in New York and across the country. Now, a new Broadway revival of Shuffle Along is opening in April of 2016 with Tony Award-winning stars such as Audra McDonald and Brian Stokes Mitchell. Alongside the new production, Harbinger Records offers the only available archival recording of the groundbreaking musical. Learn more here!

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