Latest George Gershwin Stories

2011-08-20 00:00:32

State-of-the art technology lets Triangle audiences hear Gershwin himself play. Durham, NC (PRWEB) August 19, 2011 Zenph Sound Innovations and Raleigh Little Theatre announce dates for their newest live production, Zenph Presents Jazz Legends: Gershwin At The Piano. The show provides the thrill of actually being in the room to hear and watch George Gershwin play. The Wall Street Journal described Zenph's work as "a technological miracle," and The Newport Daily News reviewed the Gershwin...

2010-06-29 06:00:00

BURBANK, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- It's an unprecedented meeting of two legendary musical minds, separated by 70 years. Pioneering musical genius Brian Wilson, co-founder of the Beach Boys, has teamed up with George Gershwin, in Wilson's Disney Pearl debut CD, Brian Wilson Reimagines Gershwin. Featuring timeless classics like "Rhapsody in Blue," "I've Got Rhythm" and "Summertime," the album makes history with "The Like in I Love You" and "Nothing But Love," two new songs Wilson...

2010-03-11 06:06:00

HONOLULU, Hawaii, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Hiromi Kanda doesn't just sing the standards, she embodies them. On her new album, Hiromi in Love--to be released March 16th on the Music Gate label --and the sensational videos that accompany the recordings, due April 13th on DVD, the stirring vocalist transforms each classic into a work of art. With an elegant visual style that matches the grandeur of the songs--timeless Great American Songbook gems such as "My Funny Valentine," "In the Wee...

2009-02-23 13:44:22

Singer Stevie Wonder is to debut his latest song at a special concert at the Library of Congress in Washington, the library said. Honored as this year's Gershwin Prize recipient by the Library of Congress, Wonder will perform Monday for the first time his new track, which was specially commissioned by the library and is to be performed alongside a full orchestra. The invitation-only concert is being produced by American Idol band leader Rickey Minor and kicks off a week of festivities...

2009-01-14 06:00:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- To pay tribute to the melting pot ideal in the music of George Gershwin and the seminal spirit of the 2008 presidential election, MusicalFare Theatre, an award-winning musical theater company based in Buffalo, N.Y., has premiered "American Rhapsody." The Buffalo News hailed the production, on stage through Feb. 8, as "a gushing love letter to George Gershwin with a gigantic CC to Barack Obama" and declared it "masterfully conceived." So inspired by...

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