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By George - Gershwin Swings

An exploration of the swinging side of George Gershwin's music, featuring Artie Shaw, Glenn Miller, Lalo Schifrin and Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band.

An exploration of the swinging side of George Gershwin's music - featuring Artie Shaw, Glenn Miller, Lalo Schifrin and Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band.

Plus tracks from classic albums The Jazz Soul of Porgy & Bess, Brass on Fire and the best in big band vocals from Julie London, Peggy Lee and Woody Herman.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • The Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band

    By Strauss

    • All Smiles.
    • Universal 9814790.
  • Roy Eldridge

    Embraceable You

    • Little Jazz Giant.
    • Avid AMBX 137.
  • Glenn Miller

    I Got Rhythm

    • Evolution of A Band.
    • Columbia CK 48831.
  • Benny Goodman

    How Long Has this Been Going On

    • Benny & The singers.
    • Memoir CDMOIR 516.
  • Artie Shaw

    Oh Lady Be Good

    • Jazz Greats.
    • RCA Victor 74321499712.
  • Artie Shaw

    S'Wonderful

    • Bluebird & Victor Session.
    • Mosaic 244.
  • Woody Herman

    Swanee

    • The Jazz Singer.
    • Collectables 1667927.
  • Shelly Manne

    The Real American Folk Song (Is a Rag)

    • Manne – That’s Gershwin.
    • Capitol ST 2313.
  • Manny Albam

    Strike up The Band

    • Brass on Fire.
    • Solid State SS18000.
  • Julie London

    But Not For Me

    • Around Midnight.
    • Blue Note EMI 3698102.
  • Lalo Schifrin

    Prelude No 2

    • Talkin’ Verve.
    • Verve 5471852.
  • Bill Potts

    Summertime

    • The Jazz Soul of Porgy & Bess.
    • Fresh Sound FSR-CD 663.
  • Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band

    Rhapsody in Blue

    • That’s How We Roll.
    • Proper TEL 3236302.
  • Bill Potts

    There's A Boat That's Leaving for New York

    • The Jazz Soul of Porgy & Bess.
    • Fresh Sound FSR-CD 663.

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