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“Rhapsody in Blue” by George Gershwin

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George and Ira Gershwin "In time the Rockies may crumble, Gibraltar may tumble. They're only made of clay, but our love is here to stay."

If Charlie Parker Was a Gunslinger,There'd Be a Whole Lot of Dead Copycats: A Who's Who of The Jazz Age | George Gershwin

George Gershwin (1898-1937) was an American composer and pianist. His compositions spanned both popular and classical genres, and his most popular melodies are widely known. He began his career as a song plugger, but soon after, he began to compose Broadway theatre works with his brother Ira Gershwin and Buddy DeSylva.

Rhapsody in Blue. This is by far my all-time #1 favorite song, though I do prefer the recording of it being performed in London in the 1970's with Leonard Bernstein as director and pianomaster.


A Gershwin Portrait: The Music of George and Ira Gershwin (Paperback)

A Gershwin Portrait: The Music of George and Ira Gershwin

Dear Gene Kelly, Our love IS here to stay. I got rhythm, I got music, I got my man Who could ask for anything more? I've got daisies in green pastures I've got my man Who could ask for anything more? George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin, American in Paris (1951)

Ella Fitzgerald "Someone to Watch Over Me" One of the greatest American songs performed by one of America's greatest singers,"Someone to Watch Over Me," written in 1926 by George and Ira Gershwin was recorded by Ella Fitzgerald for her 1959 Verve album Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Songbook , arranged and conducted by Nelson Riddle, and available on CD. This sound recording is administered by Kontor New Media, Made in Etaly & UMG.

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“Summertime” – Porgy and Bess Music: George Gershwin   Lyrics: DuBose Heyward & Ira Gershwin Set in a black tenement in South Carolina, this highly lauded yet controversial show is the official…


Smokey Robinson, a Leader of ‘a Musical Revolution,’ to Receive Gershwin Prize

The Library of Congress prize is awarded to a songwriter who exemplifies “the standard of excellence associated with George and Ira…

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Learn about George Gershwin - Free Unit Study

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