John Bucchino’s songs have been recorded and performed by Judy Collins, Patti LuPone, Yo-Yo Ma, Audra MacDonald, Liza Minnelli, Art Garfunkel and many others.
“Mr. Bucchino occupies a special niche. His flowing, finely made piano ballads describe an urban single life in which relationships come and go... with high expectations, high anxiety and open hearts.”Stephen Holden The New York Times
"As its title suggests, Bucchino's revue takes a look at those moments when life throws us a curve. His lyrics are smart and intelligent (not always the same thing) and his melodies complex yet accessible and yes, even hummable. Performed by a sterling cast imported from New York and directed by the brilliant Daisy Prince, It's Only Life provides a truly gorgeous and thrilling evening of musical theater."Steven Stanley StageSceneLA.com
“A new American pop master... Bucchino merges the artfulness and sophistication of America’s master songwriters (Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, George Gershwin) with the contemporary style and plaintive folk quality of the top singer/songwriters who emerged in the 1970s, such as Carole King and James Taylor.”The Houston Chronicle
The Sydney Morning Herald
"An original, inspirational and distinctive voice."
"...at his frequent, superlative best he can be as moody as Schubert or jazzed as Bernstein.”The Village Voice
"John Bucchino's songs are the continuation in the evolution of classic American popular song. He is a man of great talent."Michael Feinstein
"If Tennessee Williams was alive and writing tunes he'd be John Bucchino."Rex Reed The New York Observer
“Brimming with intimate character portraits, sophisticated intelligence and emotional sincerity, the impeccably crafted songs of John Bucchino... mine deep revelations about idealism, disillusionment and their ultimate reconciliation.Philip Brandes The Los Angeles Times
“For lovers of musical theatre, It's Only Life is one of the rare genuine must-sees. And if you're someone who has been thinking about giving musical theatre a shot, you'd be hard pressed to find a better starting point.”Daniel G Taylor Stage Whispers
“Mr. Bucchino possesses a singular voice and an absolute integrity of expression.”Barry Singer The New York Times
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