The Gershwins: A Sudden End
Episode date - September 29, 2017
Our series dedicated to the music of George and Ira Gershwin comes to a startling end with the premature and sudden death of George. It is an especially tragic end, as nobody could see it coming, least of all George.
As this show demonstrates, the brothers’ were still churning out some of their best work, and this unexpected event can only leave us guessing as to what the world missed due to his sudden passing.
Featured tracks include;
Shall We Dance? – Ella Fitzgerald
A Foggy Day – Frank Sinatra
Nice Work If You Can Get It – Sarah Vaughan
Love Is Here to Stay – Frank Sinatra
Our Love Is Here to Stay – Dinah Washington
The Man that Got Away – Judy Garland
They Can’t Take That Away from Me – Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong