Past Appearances & Announcements
February 17, 2018 – 18th Annual Newport Beach Jazz Party and Big Band Blowout – Alan performed with Bill Cantos and Chuck Berghofer.
February 7, 2018 – ASCAP President and current Chairman of the Board Paul Williams presented the inaugural ASCAP President’s Award to former ASCAP President Marilyn Bergman for her contributions to ASCAP and for elevating the rights of music creators worldwide, over more than three decades of transformative leadership.
Williams commented: “Marilyn Bergman shaped the legacy of ASCAP with her passionate commitment to championing our music makers and laying the groundwork for the next generation of creatives. She presided over our organization during a time of incredible growth, and reacted to changes in the music landscape with political savvy and acumen. It is an honor to award her with ASCAP’s very first President’s Award.”
Bergman was honored with a performance of “Make Me Rainbows” by Sheléa, accompanied by Katisse Buckingham (saxophone). “Make Me Rainbows” was written by Bergman, her husband Alan Bergman and iconic composer John Williams, and is featured on Sheléa’s forthcoming album tribute to the Bergmans, Pretty World.
September 2017 – Alan Bergman performs their original song “Just Getting Started” with music by Dave Grusin at the end of the Carl Reiner documentary film “If You’re Not In The Obit, Eat Breakfast” for more information click here.
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November 7, 2017 – December 17, 2017 – Chasing Mem’ries: A Different Kind of Musical – In this world premiere with songs written by legendary lyricists Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Tyne Daly stars as a woman not quite ready to let go of the life she’s loved and the love of her life.
November 7, 2015 – the Los Angeles Jazz Society honors Alan and Marilyn Bergman with their 2015 Jazz Tribute Award. For tickets and more information click here.
October 12, 2015 – Lyrically, The Songs of Alan and Marilyn Bergman – Alan performed with Mike Renzi on piano and David Finck on bass at Birdland in New York.
May 18, 2015 – LaGuardia Arts 30th Anniversary Hall of Fame Gala “Lyrics and Legacy” celebrates Alan and Marilyn Bergman.
February 15, 2015 – Alan performed with Tamir Hendelman and The Johnny Mandel Big Band at the Newport Beach Jazz Party
August 16, 2014 – Alan performed (along with other guests) at the Pasadena Pops with Michael Feinstein.
May 17, 2014 – Alan Bergman performed at The Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara. With special Guest Tierney Sutton
December 13, 2013 – An Evening with Alan and Marilyn Bergman at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center
July 28, 2013 – Alan performed at The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center
June 29, 2013 – The Johnny Mercer Award was presented to Alan and Marilyn at Northwestern University in Chicago.
June 12, 2013 – Alan and Marilyn were presented with the Women in Film Crystal Award in Beverly Hills.
February 10, 2013 – Alan performed with Ann Hampton Callaway at Disney Hall
January 27, 2013 – New West Symphony honored Alan and Marilyn with a Visions of America gala celebration.
November 14, 2012
Alan perfomed at Vibrato. Click here for a review of the evening.
June 21 & 22, 2012 – Alan and Marilyn appear on the Tavis Smiley Show on PBS, sharing their stories of their 50 plus years together. (Repeated August 1 & 2, 2012) This is a two part series – Click here to view
May 15 & 16, 2012 – Alan performs with Ann Hampton Callaway and the Boston Pops. (Click here for more info)
May & June 2012 – Visions of America performed with the Boston Pops, featuring five songs written by Alan & Marilyn Bergman and Roger Kellaway For more details about the project, click here
March 1, 2011 – Alan performed at Vibrato’s in Bel Air, CA Read live review by Don Heckman
February 19, 2011 – Alan Bergman to performed at The West Coast Jazz Festival in Newport Beach, CA .
May 19, 2010 – Boston Pops Orchestra premieres Bergman song “We The People” with Patti Austin.
Keith Lockhart, the Boston Pops will be joined by the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, and special guests—actors Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, and Ed Harris and actress Cherry Jones—for the world premiere performance of The Dream Lives On: A Portrait of the Kennedy Brothers—the centerpiece of the Boston Pops’ 125th anniversary season celebration—on May 18, at 8 p.m. (repeated on May 19), at Symphony Hall in Boston, MA. The May 18th and 19th programs will also feature Arlo Guthrie singing “This Land is Your Land” and Brian Stokes Mitchell singing a new arrangement of one of his signature songs, “The Impossible Dream,” with chorus and orchestra.
Patti Austin joins the orchestra on May 19 & 20 for a song set that includes the world premiere of a powerful new song called “We the People,” written by Alan and Marilyn Bergman and Roger Kellaway. “We the People” is the theme song for “Visions of America -a Photo Symphony.”
March 27, 2010 – Alan and Marilyn Bergman joined their long time collaborator, Michel Legrand for an evening “Michel Legrand and Friends at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas”
March 19, 2010
Alan and Marilyn Bergman participate in the 1st video in Exploring the Art’s new Exploring the Arts with the Masters series which is now available on The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ Education website. ETA provides free arts education programming to teachers and students nationwide. The video features, Alan & Marilyn Bergman, along with Tony Bennett in conversation and performance with high school students and ASCAP’s Director of Musical Theatre, Michael Kerker, at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts. ETA is proud to offer students around the country the opportunity to learn from some of the greatest master artists of our time as they speak about their craft and tremendous contributions to The Great American Songbook. The video will remain available online in The Kennedy Center’s archived broadcasts for one year. To learn more about ETA’s new video series, click here.
March 15, 2010 – Up Close and Musical with Alan & Marilyn Bergman
The Actors Fund (The Fund is a safety net, providing programs and services for those who are in need, crisis or transition.) presented a very special Musical Monday. This benefit was held at the Pantages Theatre with special guests Maureen McGovern and Lari White. Musical direction by Bill Cantos for Alan Bergman and Lari White, and Michael Orland for Maureen McGovern..
March 7, 2010 – CBS Sunday Morning Show aired a piece on Alan and Marilyn with interviewer Nancy Giles.
February 2010 – Jack Jones announced he will be releasing an album of Alan and Marilyn Bergman songs. Check his website for an update. http://jackjones.lolipop.jp/
September 18, 2009 – Listen for their new song “Trust Me” – written with Marvin Hamlish in the movie The Informant starring Matt Damon.
September 9 – 19, 2009 – Jack Jones launches OAK ROOM’S 30TH ANNIVERSARY
with a Bergman Songfest at the Algonquin in New York.
November 3 , 2008 – “Nice ‘n’ Easy”: The Lyrics of Alan and Marilyn Bergman at The Paley Center for Media
December 16 , 2008 – Alan Bergman performed at Vibrato, Los Angeles.
August 20-24, 2008 – Alan Bergman performed at Catalina Bar and Grill, Los Angeles.
Michael Feinstein celebrated the 50 year collaboration of the Oscar, Grammy and Golden Globe winning lyricists Alan and Marilyn Bergman. The show will featured Alan Bergman as special guest vocalist, in addition to nightly guest stars. Feinstein performed Bergman standards like “The Windmills of Your Mind,” “How Do You Keep the Music Playing” and “Where Do You Start?,” in addition to rarely heard songs from their catalog. Musical director Alan Broadbent led an all-star quintet.
May 21, 2008
“An Evening Celebrating Alan and Marilyn Bergman” at the Paley Center for Media, New York City.
May 8-17, 2008 – Alan Bergman performed with Michael Feinstein featuring special surprise guests!
Feinstein’s at Loews Regency, New York City.
October 30, 2007- Alan and Marilyn Q&A with ASCAP’s Michael Kerker at Northwestern University in Chicago
October 2007 – Alan Bergman performed in Ireland with the RTE Orchestra and Big Band with Musical Direction by Brian Byrne.