Recorded NYC 22nd, 23rd, 24th January & 18th March 1957 - source

Annotation last modified on 2012-10-19 17:15 UTC.


12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Fascinatin' Rhythm
A2 Medley: A Foggy Day / Soon
A3 Clap Yo' Hands
A4 Embraceable You
A5 Mine
A6 Somebody Loves Me
B1 I Got Plenty o' Nuttin'
B2 Summertime
B3 Bess, You Is My Woman Now
B4 My Man's Gone Now
B5 Nice Work If You Can Get It
B6 For You, for Me, for Evermore
B7 Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away)
12" Vinyl 2
# Title Rating Length
C1 's Wonderful
C2 Love Is Here to Stay
C3 They Can't Take That Away From Me
C4 The Man I Love
C5 Love Walked In
C6 Oh, Lady Be Good
D1 Preludes #2 & 3
D2 Maybe
D3 Someone to Watch Over Me
D4 They All Laughed
D5 Bidin' My Time
D6 I Got Rhythm


12" Vinyl 1

Joe Lovano (track A4)
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks A5, B1–B4, B7)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (tracks A1, A6)
George Gershwin (composer) (1926) (track A3)
George Gershwin (composer) (1927) (track A2)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track A4)
George Gershwin (composer) (1936 – 1937) (track B6)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (tracks A2, B5)
Buddy DeSylva (track A6)
Ira Gershwin (tracks A1, A5, B1–B4, B7)
DuBose Heyward (tracks B1–B4)
Gus Kahn (track B7)
Ballard MacDonald (track A6)
Ira Gershwin (1926) (track A3)
Ira Gershwin (1927) (track A2)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (track A4)
Ira Gershwin (1936 – 1937) (track B6)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (tracks A2, B5)
Chappell & Co. (track B2)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks A2, B2)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track A4)
Warner/Chappell (track B2)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1926) (track A3)
Harms, Inc. (1929) (track A1)
New World Music Corp. (1929) (tracks A2, B7)
New World Music Corp. (1933) (track A5)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (track B1)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track B2)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935) (track B2)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1937) (track B5)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1946) (track B6)
Clap Yo’ Hands (for piano solo) (track A3)
Fascinating Rhythm (for piano solo) (track A1)
Liza (for piano solo) (track B7)
Somebody Loves Me (for piano solo) (track A6)
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (track B2)
instrumental recording of:
Bess, You Is My Woman Now (Porgy and Bess) (track B3)
Clap Yo' Hands (track A3)
Embraceable You (track A4)
I Got Plenty o’ Nuttin’ (Porgy and Bess) (track B1)
Mine (track A5)
My Man’s Gone Now (aria from Porgy and Bess, use this for non-opera or instrumental recordings) (track B4)
Somebody Loves Me (track A6)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track B2)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Doin’ Time (track B2)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (track B2)
The Bones of You (track B2)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (track B2)
later translated versions:
A Newö heit (track A2)
Abraçável você (track A4)
C'est l'été (track B2)
Fascinante ritmo (track A1)
Jour de brouillard (track A2)
Sommartid (track B2)
Summa is (track B2)
Um dia de garoa (track A2)
later versions:
Fascinating Rhythm (track A1)
medley including a recording of:
Soon (track A2)
part of:
A Damsel in Distress (1937 film score) (tracks A2, B5)
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (tracks B6–B7)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (tracks A4, B5)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (track A4)
Lady, Be Good (full musical) (track A1)
Let 'em Eat Cake (track A5)
Porgy and Bess (track B1)
Strike up the Band (1927 Gershwin musical) (track A2)
The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (movie score) (track B6)
referred to in medleys:
The Rhythm Series (tracks A1, A3)
Porgy and Bess Suite (tracks B1–B3)

12" Vinyl 2

George Gershwin (composer) (tracks C2, D2)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (tracks C4, C6)
George Gershwin (composer) (1926) (tracks D1, D1, D3)
George Gershwin (composer) (1927) (track C1)
George Gershwin (composer) (1930) (tracks C5, D5–D6)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (tracks C3, D4)
Ira Gershwin (tracks C2, D2)
Ira Gershwin (1924) (tracks C4, C6)
Ira Gershwin (1926) (track D3)
Ira Gershwin (1927) (track C1)
Ira Gershwin (1930) (tracks D5–D6)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (tracks C3, C5, D4)
Chappell & Co. (track C1)
Chappell & Co., Inc. (tracks C1, C3)
Chappell Music (track C2)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks C1–C2, C6, D6)
Ira Gershwin Music (tracks C1, C3, C6)
New World Company (track C4)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks C1, C3–C4, C6)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track D3)
Warner/Chappell Music Holland BV (tracks C3–C4, D6)
New World Music Corp. (1926) (track D2)
New World Music Co. (1930) (tracks D5–D6)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1937) (tracks C3, D4)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1938) (tracks C2, C5)
arrangement of:
Three Preludes: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (original version for piano) (track D1)
Three Preludes: No. 3. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (original version for piano) (track D1)
I Got Rhythm (for piano solo) (track D6)
I Got Rhythm (for brass ensemble, Harvey) (track D6)
Love Walked In (for solo piano, transcr. by Grainger) (track C5)
Oh, Lady Be Good (for solo piano) (track C6)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for solo piano, arr. by Keith Jarrett) (track D3)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for trumpet and piano, Turrin) (track D3)
The Man I Love (for piano solo) (track C4)
The Man I Love (for solo piano, transcr. by Percy Grainger) (track C4)
’s Wonderful (for solo piano) (track C1)
instrumental recording of:
Bidin' My Time (from Girl Crazy) (track D5)
I Got Rhythm (track D6)
Love Walked In (track C5)
Maybe (track D2)
Oh, Lady Be Good! (track C6)
Someone to Watch Over Me (Oh, Kay!) (track D3)
The Man I Love (track C4)
They All Laughed (track D4)
’s Wonderful (track C1)
is based on:
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Lady Be Good (French parody) (track C6)
later translated versions:
I hob Rhythmus (track D6)
Mia zwa (track C4)
Oh, dama, tem dó (track C6)
Wundervoll (track C1)
その人は誰 (track D3)
later versions:
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (tracks C1, C3–C4, D6)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (tracks C3, D3, D5–D6)
Funny Face (1927 musical) (track C1)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (tracks D5–D6)
Lady, Be Good (full musical) (track C6)
Oh, Kay! (1926 musical) (tracks D2–D3)
Shall We Dance (1937 film soundtrack) (tracks C3, D4)
The Goldwyn Follies (tracks C2, C5)
recording of:
Preludes for Piano: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (track D1)
Preludes for Piano: No. 3. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (track D1)
referred to in medleys:
Love Medley (track C5)
The Rhythm Series (track D6)