He reaches a broad audience with clarity, insight, passion, and humor.
"He brings enormous energy, wit, and authority. He has the stage presence of a
performer with an expert’s command of his subject matter.”
Susan Dodge Peters
Curator of Education
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester
doesn’t sing and he doesn’t dance, but he knows all there is to know about American popular music.
“Michael Lasser is a walking encyclopedia of…American song.”
Principal Pops Conductor
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Watch for the upcoming publication in 2019 of
Michael Lasser's newest book City Songs & American Life,
America’s Songs: The Stories Behind the Songs of
Broadway, Hollywood, and Tin Pan Alley
2006 (Co-Authored with Philip Furia)
America's Songs II: from the 1890's to
the Post-War Years 2013
A note from Michael Lasser: "I'm very
gratified that Mary Ellin Barrett, Irving Berlin's daughter, has
written me to say how wonderfully the books
bring her father and his songs to life."
with his nationally-syndicated public radio show, Fascinatin’
in talks and concerts at museums, universities, and libraries all over the country.
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