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I Got Rhythm: The Music of George Gershwin

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I Got Rhythm: The Music of George Gershwin

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Various Artists
Producers:
Smithsonian Collection

We gave it an A

A four-CD celebration so extraordinarily rich in talent, one can overlook the omission of such legendary interpreters as Oscar Levant. Performances ranging from the subtle (Billie Holiday’s ”Summertime”) to the monumental (Al Jolson’s ”Swanee”) are rounded out by rare radio recordings of Gershwin himself. One of the year’s best. A

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