Gershwin Reimagined: An American in London ()


As the title suggests, this not an album of George Gershwin's music, but one that uses it as the stimulus for further creative activity. The key figure is American jazz pianist Shelly Berg, a professor at the University of Miami. Taking Gershwin's music as a starting point, he and his group adorn it with what he calls trio jazz variations. You can sample around the Rhapsody in Blue to get the effect. This involves a certain amount of re-orchestration, most of which is by Berg himself. The orchestrations of the Three ...

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  1. Rhapsody in Blue
  2. Home Blues
  3. I Loves You Porgy / My Man's Gone Now
  4. Fascinating Rhythm
  5. Three Preludes
  6. I Got Rhythm
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Gershwin Reimagined: An American in London
2018, Decca Gold

UPC: 028948174072


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