1 Baton, No. 2 Pencil, 88 Keys, & Liberace by Bo Ayars

By Bo Ayars

Is there anyplace Bo Ayars hasn’t performed piano?

Is there a person he hasn’t performed with?

In this captivating, funny memoir, Bo Ayars stocks his insider’s view of the late-night lounges, swanky showrooms, small-town theaters, cross-country trains, and big-city arenas the place he has entertained audiences besides the most important names in showbiz: Streisand, Goulet, Elvis, and, after all, Mr. Showmanship himself, Liberace.

From piano bars in Glendale, California, to Las Vegas hotel-casinos, to Radio urban track Hall’s Christmas extravaganza, Bo has tickled the keys and waved the conductor’s baton to make the tune happen—with bands, orchestras, singers, dancers, showgirls, jugglers, circus animals, bar brawlers, puppets, comedians, and presidents.

Filled with a laugh tales and poignant reflections, “1 Baton” takes you behind the scenes and into the highlight of Bo’s impressive existence in music.

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