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George Gershwin: The Gold Collection by George Gershwin

This is a collection of Gershwin for people who enjoy Gershwin, and it is a very nice introduction to the music of George Gershwin for those who are new to him! There are various selections ranging over a period of decades, and one of them is a 4:43 minute version of Gershwin's classic, "Rhapsody in Blue," performed by George Gershwin. Other artists include Al Jolson singing "Liza," a fine interpretation of "Summertime" performed by Sidney Bechet, Sophie Tucker, Count Basie, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Peggy Lee. An enjoyable excursion into the musical world of George Gershwin.

Additional Info

  • Artist / Group Name: George Gershwin
  • CD Title: George Gershwin: The Gold Collection
  • Genre: Straight-Ahead / Classic
  • Year Released: 1998
  • Record Label: Fine Tune
  • Musicians: George Gershwin (Piano), Al Jolson (Vocal), Sidney Bechet, Sophie Tucker, Count Basie, Sarah Vaughan (Vocal), Ella Fitzgerald (Vocal), Billie Holiday (Vocal), Peggy Lee (Vocal)
  • Rating: Five Stars
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