Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Strike Up the Band!
George Gershwin 3:11
2 Someone to Watch Over Me
George Gershwin 2:42
3 The Rhythm Series (Medley): Clap Yo’ Hands / Fidgety Feet / Fascinating Rhythm / I Got Rhythm
George Gershwin 3:34
4 A Foggy Day / Nice Work If You Can Get It
George Gershwin 3:19
5 The Man I Love
George Gershwin 3:06
6 Rialto Ripples
George Gershwin, Will Donaldson 2:12
7 Preludes for Piano: No. 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso
George Gershwin 1:42
8 Preludes for Piano: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato
George Gershwin 3:43
9 Preludes for Piano: No. 3. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso
George Gershwin 1:16
10 Porgy and Bess (Suite): Introduction / Jasbo Brown Blues / Summertime
George Gershwin 6:49
11 Porgy and Bess (Suite): It Ain’t Necessarily So
George Gershwin 4:56
12 Porgy and Bess (Suite): Bess, You Is My Woman Now
George Gershwin 4:09
13 Porgy and Bess (Suite): I Loves You, Porgy
George Gershwin 2:54
14 Porgy and Bess (Suite): A Woman Is a Sometime Thing / I Got Plenty o’ Nuttin’
George Gershwin 2:57
15 Porgy and Bess (Suite): Oh, Lawd, I’m on My Way
George Gershwin 3:16

Credits

CD 1

trumpet:
Frederic Mills (1987-03-02 – 1987-03-06) (tracks 1–15)
Ronald Romm (1987-03-02 – 1987-03-06) (tracks 1–15)
tuba:
Charles Daellenbach (1987-03-02 – 1987-03-06) (tracks 1–15)
trombone:
Eugene Watts (1987-03-02 – 1987-03-06) (tracks 1–15)
French horn:
David Ohanian (1987-03-02 – 1987-03-06) (tracks 1–15)
arranger:
Luther Henderson (tracks 1–15)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 3–4, 6, 10, 13–15)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 5)
George Gershwin (composer) (1926) (tracks 2, 7–9)
George Gershwin (composer) (1927) (track 1)
George Gershwin (composer) (1934 – 1935) (track 11)
George Gershwin (composer) (1936) (track 12)
editor:
Thomas MacCluskey (engineer) (tracks 1–15)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (tracks 11, 13, 15)
DuBose Heyward (tracks 11, 13, 15)
Ira Gershwin (1924) (track 5)
Ira Gershwin (1926) (track 2)
Ira Gershwin (1927) (track 1)
producer:
Jay David Saks (classical/opera producer) (tracks 1–15)
recording engineer:
Paul Goodman (engineer) (1987-03-02 – 1987-03-06) (tracks 1–15)
phonographic copyright by:
BMG Music (not for release label use!) (1987 –) (tracks 1–15)
publisher:
New World Company (track 5)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 5)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 2)
Jerome H. Remick & Co. (1917) (track 6)
recorded at:
RCA Studio A (New York) in New York, New York, United States (1987-03-02 – 1987-03-06) (tracks 1–15)
arrangement of:
Three Preludes: No. 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (original version for piano) (track 7)
Three Preludes: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (original version for piano) (track 8)
Three Preludes: No. 3. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (original version for piano) (track 9)
arrangements:
It Ain't Necessarily So (for piano and violin, arr. Heifetz) (track 11)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for solo piano, arr. by Keith Jarrett) (track 2)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for trumpet and piano, Turrin) (track 2)
Strike Up the Band (for solo piano) (track 1)
The Man I Love (for piano solo) (track 5)
The Man I Love (for solo piano, transcr. by Percy Grainger) (track 5)
instrumental recording of:
Porgy and Bess: Act II, Scene III. “I loves you, Porgy” (1987-03-02 – 1987-03-06) (track 13)
Someone to Watch Over Me (Oh, Kay!) (1987-03-02 – 1987-03-06) (track 2)
Strike Up the Band (1927 Gershwin song) (1987-03-02 – 1987-03-06) (track 1)
The Man I Love (1987-03-02 – 1987-03-06) (track 5)
is the basis for:
It Ain’t Necessarily So (jazz standard originally from Porgy and Bess; catch-all for unspecified pop and jazz arrangements) (track 11)
later translated versions:
Mia zwa (track 5)
その人は誰 (track 2)
later versions:
medley of:
Clap Yo' Hands (track 3)
Fidgety Feet (track 3)
I Got Rhythm (track 3)
orchestrations:
Strike Up the Band! (unknown orchestration of the song) (track 1)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 5)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 2)
Oh, Kay! (1926 musical) (track 2)
Porgy and Bess: Act II (tracks 11, 13)
Strike up the Band (1927 Gershwin musical) (track 1)
Catfish Row (Suite from Porgy and Bess) (track 12)
partial instrumental recording of:
Catfish Row: II. Porgy Sings (1987-03-02 – 1987-03-06) (track 12)
recording of:
A Foggy Day / Nice Work If You Can Get It (1987-03-02 – 1987-03-06) (track 4)
Preludes for Piano: No. 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (1987-03-02 – 1987-03-06) (track 7)
Preludes for Piano: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (1987-03-02 – 1987-03-06) (track 8)
Preludes for Piano: No. 3. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (1987-03-02 – 1987-03-06) (track 9)
Rialto Ripples (1987-03-02 – 1987-03-06) (track 6)
The Rhythm Series (1987-03-02 – 1987-03-06) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:

Release

copyrighted by: BMG Music (not for release label use!) (1987 –)
ASIN: DE: B0000268S6 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/2716704 [info]

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/477285 [info]