Composer of the Week: Gershwin: A Natural Performer

Composer of the Week: Gershwin: A Natural Performer

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Summary

Donald Macleod explores the colourful life and music of George Gershwin, beginning with a look at how he brought in the crowds on Broadway and in the concert halls. That Certain Feeling. George Gershwin (piano). Swanee. Al Jolson. Oh Lady Be Good. Fred Astaire. The Oscar Peterson Trio. Lullaby. Brodsky Quartet. Rhapsody in Blue. George Gershwin (piano roll), Members of the Columbia Jazz Band, conductor Michael Tilson-Thomas. Fascinating Rhythm (Lady be Good). John Pizzarelli, Jeff White, Lara Teeter, Dick Trevor, Ann Morrison, Susie Trevor, cast ensemble, orchestra conducted by Eric Stern. I'd Rather Charleston (Lady Be Good). Lara Teeter, Dick Trevor, Ann Morrison, Susie Trevor, orchestra conducted by Eric Stern.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Donald Macleod
Producer Johannah Smith
Music