Matt Gewolb


David Yazbek’s Other, Unnoticed Career

By Matt Gewolb

David Yazbek’s Other, Unnoticed Career
David Yazbek, the acclaimed composer and pianist, is no stranger to accolades and notoriety. His work on the Broadway musicals “The Full Monty” and “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” has earned him two Tony nominations (“Two Time Tony Award Loser!” his Web site proclaims); he’s won an Emmy for his comedy writing on “Late Show With David Letterman,” and he’s even garnered a Grammy nod as a record producer. It’s a bit surprising, then, that Yazbek’s other career as a pop singer-songwriter has gone relatively unnoticed. His previous pop records, all independently released, have attracted little attention outside a small cultish following.Read More



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