Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
1.2 Summertime (New York, November 30, 1949) 2:49 Charlie Parker (disc 10) Charlie Parker 204138
10.2 Summertime 2:49 Portrait Charlie Parker Past Perfect (Infringing DE reissue label run by TIM The International Music Company AG) 204128-325
4.16 Summertime 2:47 Masters of Music: Charlie Parker Charlie Parker Weton-Wesgram MOM610
10.2 Summertime 2:49 Now's The Time Charlie Parker Membran Music Ltd. 222921


alto saxophone: Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist)
recording of: Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (instrumental, cover)

Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess)

composer: George Gershwin (composer)
lyricist: Ira Gershwin
DuBose Heyward
publisher: Chappell & Co.
Chappell & Co., Inc.
Chappell Music Ltd.
Dubose and Dorothy Heyward Memorial Fund Publishing
George Gershwin Music
Warner/Chappell Music Holland BV
Warner/Chappell North America Limited
Ira Gershwin Music (1935)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935)
arrangements: 12 Songs: Summertime
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements)
is based on: Porgy and Bess: Act I, Scene I. “Summertime” (Clara)
is the basis for: And the Living Is Easy
Doin’ Time
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement)
The Bones of You
later translated parody versions: Tschibuti
later translated versions: C'est l'été
Summa is
referred to in medleys: Porgy and Bess Suite