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Come fly with four-time Oscar-winning songwriter and Syracuse native Jimmy Van Heusen,
as his music comes to life as never before in classic Hollywood films accompanied by live symphony orchestra.

All-time hits such as Love and Marriage, All The Way, Come Fly With Me and My Kind of Town are featured as originally debuted on film by Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald and Sammy Davis, Jr., among others.

The unique film-with-symphony concert, including special live guest vocalists, tells the story
of the remarkable life and music of Jimmy Van Heusen, who test-piloted fighter planes while creating some of the most beloved melodies of the Great American Songbook. His storied musical partnership with close friend and Rat Pack pal Frank Sinatra resulted in over 80 of his songs recorded by Sinatra, more than by any other songwriter.

Sean O’Loughlin is music director and arranger of the program, who will take his customary place at the podium conducting the Syracuse Orchestra. Producer and writer is Jim Burns, who directed and wrote the PBS documentary Jimmy Van Heusen – Swingin’ with Frank & Bing. Executive producer is Brook Babcock, grandnephew of Jimmy Van Heusen and president of Van Heusen Music Group.