George Gershwin

The Gershwins: A Sudden End

Episode 11

Episode date - September 29, 2017

How Music Changed

    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

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