Giving Thanks – sung by Jeff Blumenkrantz

Bonus Episode #9: Wow, I can’t believe this is the last episode! Doing this podcast has been such a wonderful experience for me. I’ve had the great privilege of hearing my songs performed by the creamiest of the crop, I’ve received beautiful emails from some very kind and supportive listeners, and I’ve even sold a bunch of songbooks along the way. Doing this podcast has left me very inspired to embark on my new projects!

Meanwhile, I’d like to close out this series with a song I wrote a few years ago for my father‘s 60th birthday, which coincided with Thanksgiving that year. It’s called “Giving Thanks,” exactly what I wanted my last episode to be about. Recorded 6/25/06.

My sincerest thanks to the amazing singers (and cellist!) who donated their time and talent to support me in this endeavor, to the lyricists who okayed the inclusion of their songs on the podcast, and to the listeners who invested their time in me, my guests, and my songs. Thank you all for your incredible generosity.

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Until my next songbook or podcast or concert (or full-length musical!), this is the ever-grateful Jeff B., saying “G’byeeeeee!”

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