The essential George Gershwin
—Gershwin, George, 1898-1937.
CD
2003
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A who's who of adult pop and jazz -- Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Tony Bennett, Sarah Vaughan, Miles Davis, and others -- perform 41 classic songs ("Summertime," "I Got Rhythm," "Rhapsody in Blue") of George Gershwin.

Item Details
Genre:
Compact discs.
Jazz vocals.
Jazz.
Popular music.
Other Authors:
Addison, Adele.
Astaire, Fred.
Bennett, Tony, 1926-
Buck and Bubbles.
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.
Calloway, Cab, 1907-1994.
Clark, Buddy, 1911-1949.
Clooney, Rosemary.
Davis, Miles.
Day, Doris, 1922-2019
Feinstein, Michael.
Fitzgerald, Ella.
Franklin, Aretha.
Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986.
Gould, Morton, 1913-1996.
Guétary, Georges.
Hi-Lo's (Musical group)
Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959.
Hunter, Alberta.
Hyman, Dick, 1927-
James, Harry, 1916-1983.
Jolson, Al, d. 1950.
Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996.
Kirsten, Dorothy, 1910-1992.
Kostelanetz, Andre, 1901-1980.
Levant, Oscar, 1906-1972.
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra.
McFerrin, Robert, 1921-2006.
McGovern, Maureen.
Russell, Jane, 1921-2011.
Sanders, Felicia.
Shore, Dinah, 1917-1994.
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998.
Sullivan, Maxine, 1911-1987.
Tormé, Mel, 1925-1999.
Vaughan, Sarah, 1924-1990.
Waters, Ethel, 1896-1977.
Publisher, Date:
New York : Sony Classical/Legacy, p2003.
Description:
2 compact sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes:
Various artists.
Compilation producers, Michael Feinstein, Didier C. Deutsch.
Recorded between 1925 and 2002.
Wheatland: Sights and Sounds - February, 2003.
Compact disc.
Most selections previously released.
Program notes by Tim Page and Diane Warren in container insert.
Contents:
disc 1. Prelude no. 2 for piano / (George Gershwin) (2:39)
I got rhythm / (Ethel Waters) (3:03)
Oh lady, be good / (Buck & Bubbles) (3:28)
Summertime / (Billy Holiday) (2:53)
Nice work if you can get it / (Maxine Sullivan and her orchestra) (2:49)
They can't take that away from me / (Fred Astaire) (3:06)
Swanee / (Al Jolson) (1:33)
Liza / (Benny Goodman) (3:00)
Someone to watch over me / (Frank Sinatra) (3:19)
'S wonderful / (Dinah Shore, Buddy Clark) (2:36)
Do it again / (Jane Russell) (3:15)
Soon / (Dorothy Kirsten) (2:56)
Fascinating rhythm ; Someone to watch over me / (Morton Gould, his piano and orchestra) (8:06)
Man I love / (Billie Holiday and her orchestra) (3:04)
Let's call the whole thing off / (Fred Astaire) (3:13)
Love is here to stay / (Gene Kelly) (4:06)
How long has this been going on? / (Felicia Sanders) (3:04)
Blues / (Harry James and his orchestra) (4:10)
But not for me / (Doris Day) (2:36)
Foggy day / (Rosemary Clooney) (2:51)
I'll build a stairway to paradise / (Georges Guétary) (2:34)
Third movement (Allegro agitato) / (Oscar Levant) (6:25)
disc 2. Of Thee I sing overture / (Buffalo Philharmonic) (4:38)
They all laughed / (Tony Bennett) (2:44)
Of Thee I sing / (Hi-Lo's) (2:40)
Promenade (Walking the dog) / (Los Angeles Philharmonic) (2:54)
I've got a crush on you / (Ella Fitzgerald) (2:17)
Somebody loves me / (Alberta Hunter) (2:54)
Love walked in ; Embraceable you / (Maureen McGovern) (4:09)
Mine / (Dick Hyman) (2:57)
Isn't it a pity / (Mel Tormé) (3:09)
Introduction ; Jazzbo Brown / (André Kostelanetz and his orchestra) (3:02)
It ain't necessarily so / (Aretha Franklin) (3:07)
Bess, you is my woman now / (Robert McFerrin, Adele Addison) (5:12)
I loves you, Porgy / (Miles Davis) (3:40)
My man's gone now / (Sarah Vaughan) (5:42)
There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York / (Cab Calloway) (2:17)
Who cares? / (Tony Bennett) (3:17)
Rhapsody in blue / (George Gershwin) (13:43)
Strike up the band / (André Kostelanetz and his orchestra) (2:41)
Home blues / (Michael Feinstein) (3:51).
Publisher or Distributor Number:
J2K 89913
89913
JK 89914
JK 89915
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