HALLELUJAH: LEONARD COHEN, A JOURNEY, A SONG
Q&A with Music Writer Larry "Ratso" Sloman & Composer John Lissauer
Saturday, July 2, 5:30 show
Larry “Ratso” Sloman is the author of numerous books [including On the Road with Bob Dylan] and music journalist who regularly interviewed Leonard Cohen for nearly 30 years [1974 – 2001]. Sloman’s never-before-heard, unedited interview tapes are featured in HALLELUJAH: LEONARD COHEN, A JOURNEY, A SONG.
John Lissauer is a composer, record producer, conductor and performer. At the age of 19, he arranged the first recordings of Al Jarreau. A long-time collaborator with Leonard Cohen, John produced and arranged Cohen’s albums New Skin for the Old Ceremony and Various Positions, which featured the first, iconic recording of “Hallelujah.” In 2019, John was inducted into the GRAMMY Hall of Fame for producing, arranging and conducting the first recording of "Hallelujah."