Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
1.2 Summertime 4:13 Blue Note 50th Anniversary Collection, Volume 1: “From Boogie to Bop” 1939-1956 Various Artists Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) CDP 7 92465 2
2.8 Summertime 4:11 Blow for Jazz Various Artists Disky DC865882, DC865892, DC865902
1.15 Summertime 4:13 Ken Burns Jazz: Sidney Bechet Sidney Bechet Legacy (Legacy Recordings) CK 61441
1.15 Summertime 4:13 Ken Burns Jazz Sidney Bechet Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) CK 61441
1.10 Summertime 4:08 The Song Before the Song Various Artists Viper (Liverpool indie rock) CD-039
1.2 Summertime 4:11 Blue Note Various Artists EMI Music France (1994–2013)
1.2 Summertime 4:13 Siebzig Jahre Blue Note Various Artists EMI Music Media (EMM in logo above EMI Music Media) 50999 6 95216 2 1
3.11 Summertime 4:13 The Complete American Masters 1931-1953 Sidney Bechet Universal Music Classics & Jazz France 533 616-7
1.14 Summertime 4:11 60 Great Jazz Classics Various Artists CEMA Special Markets (a division of Capitol‐EMI Music, Inc.)


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

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