Come join us as we celebrate the vibrancy of Mercer’s vocal talents and the intricacies of his lyrical legacy as one of the greatest of the American Songbook contributors. As a co-founder of Capitol Records, he also influenced and promoted the careers of Nat King Cole, Margaret Whiting, Peggy Lee, Stan Kenton, and Mel Torme, among others. Through an examination of written sources, videos, and audio recordings, we will rejoice in Mercer’s rich legacy.