Tag: Kern & Gershwin

  • Alexander String Quartet – Gershwin & Kern – Release Day!

    Release Day! Gershwin & Kern The Alexander String Quartet & Joan Enric Lluna Foghorn Classics CD2008 The Alexander String Quartet, now in its 31st season and among the world’s premiere chamber ensembles, releases a vibrant new recording of much-loved music by George Gershwin and Jerome Kern on its Foghorn Classics label. The quartet is joined…

  • Song-Pluggers of Gershwin and Kern

    We continue looking through the liner notes of the Gershwin & Kern recording as we approach it’s impending release — August 14th! Today, we share author Eric Bromberger’s notes on Gershwin and Kern as contemporaries: George Gershwin and Jerome Kern were contemporaries, and their careers ran along parallel paths. Both began their careers as “song-pluggers,”…

  • Stream “The Way You Look Tonight” from Gershwin and Kern!

    We’re just over a couple of weeks away from the Gershwin & Kern CD release, but in the meantime, you can get a sample of the album with this full streaming track: Track 6: “The Way You Look Tonight” by Jerome Kern Stream via SoundCloud

  • Looking ahead to the Jerome Kern & George Gershwin Recording

    Coming this August — Gershwin & Kern Recorded at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Belvedere, California and Produced by Grammy Award winning composer Judith Sherman. This recording presents some very familiar and much-loved music in an unexpected format. Ten of Jerome Kern and George Gershwin’s greatest songs — songs almost everyone has heard (and probably sung)…

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