American Parlor Songbook

Background

Come into the Parlor for clever songs, charming stories, and hilarious sketches each week. Hosted from the piano by acclaimed composer JP Houston, with his wife, actress Julie Van Dusen. JP and Julie are joined by special guests from national music acts to raconteurs and stand‐ups. APS is recorded in front of live audiences at venues across Southern California.

We get crooked in this episode about crime. JP sings about copyright infringement and tells a story about prank calls. Julie joins in for a send up of HBOs The Brink. Guests Chikster and April Hava Shenkman take us back to Hollywood’s golden age, Steven Benaquist interviews the crime dog, and The Bastards of Belleville […]