George Gershwin


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Noun1.George Gershwin - United States composer who incorporated jazz into classical forms and composed scores for musical comedies (1898-1937)George Gershwin - United States composer who incorporated jazz into classical forms and composed scores for musical comedies (1898-1937)
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A crowd of nearly 100 heard Bulgrin sing with the woodwind ensemble that included Claudia Cryer on flute, Nancy Hagen on oboe and English horn and Thomas Bulgrin on bassoon, performing a mixture of music ranging from Italian Baroque arias to the jazz standards of Harold Arlen and George Gershwin.
No figure embodies the mood and music of this time like George Gershwin, a Jewish-American musical dynamo whose Rhapsody in Blue would become one of the most widely known compositions to come out of this time.
Susan Porrett, whose TV performances include appearances in Foyle's War, Holby City and most recently, the BBC Christmas production of Mapp & Lucia, narrates the story of the life of George Gershwin.
At the first blush, Joel and George Gershwin, for whom the prize was named, would seem to have a lot in common.
In this charming little edition, Klaus Dietrich presents us with 11 popular tunes by George Gershwin (1898-1937).
Feinstein has a particular penchant for songs written by composer George Gershwin with lyrics by George's brother Ira, and he is also fond of Fred Astaire.
On my way"; the untold story of Rouben Mamoulian, George Gershwin, and Porgy and Bess.
Performing with Vinny Raniolo the two guitarists explore an eclectic selection of their favourite songs - along with their own gypsy jazz compositions, Vignola and Raniolo share their love of Led Zeppelin and George Gershwin, Tchaikovsky, Frank Zappa, Mozart and Black Sabbath.
Marc George Gershwin, nephew of the Gershwin brothers, told Variety that he's optimistic that Medavoy and Geisler will be able to produce a fresh take on the 1935 work.
1924: Rhapsody In Blue by George Gershwin was first performed in New York.
Choreographer Derek Deane has created a new show paying homage to American composer George Gershwin.
The first half of the show saw Wilson and his spectacularly talented live band complete with local string section, Apollo Strings, give a selection of George Gershwin classics a lush, surf-pop makeover.