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CDs with: Gershwin, Ira

A star is born.
Overture -- Gotta have me go with you -- The man that got away (with Tommy Noonan) -- Born in a trunk medley. Swanee ; I'll get by ; You took advantage of me ; Black bottom ; The peanut vendor ; My melancholy baby ; Swanee (reprise) -- Here's what I'm here for -- It's a new world -- Someone at last -- Lose that long face.
CD 634
After you've gone.
Benny Goodman Trio: After you've gone / Henry Creamer, Turner Layton (2:46) -- Body and soul / Johnny Green, Robert Sour, Edward Heyman, Frank Eyton (3:26) -- Who / Otto Harbach, Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern (3:11) -- Someday sweetheart / Benjamin Spikes, John Spikes (2:45) -- China boy / Dick Winfree, Phil Boutelje (2:28) -- More than you know / Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose, Vincent Youmans (3:08) -- All my life / Sidney Mitchell, Sam Stept (Helen Ward, vocals) (3:11) -- Oh lady be good / George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin (2:59) -- Nobody's sweetheart / Gus Kahn, Ernie Erdman, Billy Meyers, Elmer Schoebel (2:44) -- Too good to be true / Clay Boland (Helen Ward, vocals) (3:28) -- Benny Goodman Quartet: Moonglow / Will Hudson, Eddie DeLange, Irving Mills (3:22) -- Dinah / Harry Akst, Sam Lewis, Joe Young (2:40) -- Exactly like you / Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields (Lionel Hampton, vocals) (3:16) -- Vibraphone blues / Lionel Hampton, vocals (3:20) -- Sweet Sue, just you / Victor Young, Will Harris (3:17) -- My melancholy baby / George A. Norton, Ernie Burnett (3:24) -- Tiger rag / Nick LaRocca, Larry Shields (3:20) -- Stompin' at the Savoy / Edgar Sampson, Chick Webb, Benny Goodman (2:48) -- Whispering / John Schonberger, Richard Coburn, Vincent Rose (3:22) -- Ida, sweet as apple cider / Eddie Leonard, Eddie Munson (3:43) -- Tea for two / Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar (3:05) -- Runnin' wild / Arthur Gibbs, Leo Wood, Joe Grey (2:36).
CD 2631
An American in Paris : original MGM soundtrack / music composed by George Gershwin.
Overture -- Embraceable you -- By Strauss! -- I got rhythm -- Tra-la-la -- Love is here to stay -- I'll build a stairway to paradise -- Concerto in F. Third movement -- Tra-la-la ; Love is here to stay -- 'S wonderful -- Something to tell you -- An American in Paris -- Finale.
CD 600
Crazy for you : the new Gershwin musical comedy.
CD 2913
Decca presents selections from George Gershwin's folk opera Porgy and Bess
Overture ; and, Summertime -- A woman is a sometime thing ; Introducing Summertime (Edward Matthews, Harriet Jackson) -- My man's gone now -- It take a long pull to get there (Edward Matthews) -- I got plenty o' nuttin' -- Buzzard song -- Bess, you is my woman -- It ain't necessarily so -- What you want wid Bess? -- Strawberry woman's call ; Crab man's call (Helen Dowdy, Gladys Goode; William Woolfolk, Georgette Harvey) -- I loves you, Porgy -- The requiem -- There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York (with Avon Long) -- Porgy's lament and finale -- I got plenty o' nuttin (Avon Long with Leo Reisman's orchestra; recorded Apr. 1942).
CD 2753
Delishious / lyrics by Ira Gershwin.
Piano solo: Rialto ripples / Walter Donaldson, George Gershwin ; The real American folk song (is a rag) / George Gershwin (5:05) -- Do-do-do / Gershwin (2:15) -- Gotta have me go with you / Harold Arlen (1:48) -- Nice work if you can get it (2:25) ; Fidgety feet (1:25) / Gershwin -- I can't get started / Vernon Duke (3:14) -- Rice and shoes / Vincent Youmans (4:04) -- For the life of me / Arthur Schwartz (3:08) -- I'll build a stairway to paradise (2:12) ; Just to know you are mine (3:29) ; Blah, blah, blah (1:25) ; Blah, blah, blah (Russian version) (1:09) ; They can't take that away from me (3:57) / Gershwin -- Arthur Francis medley. You started something / Vincent Youmans ; Just like you / Paul Lannin ; When all your castles come tumbling down / Milton Schwarzwald ; Fascination / Louis Silvers ; Hot Hindoo / Lewis Gensler (8:58) -- Cheerful little earful / Harry Warren (1:55) -- The saga of Jenny / Kurt Weill (4:27) -- Long ago and far away / Jerome Kern (3:12) -- Younger generation / Aaron Copland -- (2:10) -- You're a builder upper / Harold Arlen (2:27) -- Who cares? (2:55) ; Just another rhumba (3:02) ; Love is here to stay (2:03) ; Delishious (3:36) / Gershwin.
CD 1948
Funny face : original soundtrack / [music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin ; additional songs by Roger Edens and Leonard Gershe].
Overture (Funny face ; 'S wonderful / G Gershwin, I. Gershwin. Think pink! / R. Edens, L. Gershe) -- How long has this been going on? -- How long has this been going on? (instrumental reprise) -- Funny face -- Bonjour, Paris! / R. Edens, L. Gershe -- Clap yo hands -- He loves and she loves -- Bonjour, Paris! (instrumental reprise) -- On how to be lovely / R. Edens, L. Gershe -- Basal metabolism -- Let's kiss and make up -- 'S wonderful.
CD 708
Funny face. Selections
Overture (Funny face ; 'S wonderful / G Gershwin, I. Gershwin. Think pink! / R. Edens, L. Gershe) -- How long has this been going on? -- How long has this been going on? (instrumental reprise) -- Funny face -- Bonjour, Paris! / R. Edens, L. Gershe -- Clap yo hands -- He loves and she loves -- Bonjour, Paris! (instrumental reprise) -- On how to be lovely / R. Edens, L. Gershe -- Basal metabolism -- Let's kiss and make up -- 'S wonderful.
CD 708
George & Ira Gershwin's Lady, be good!.
Overture (5:53) -- Hang on to me (5:12) -- A wonderful party (3:02) -- End of a string (3:53) -- We're here because (2:12) -- Fascinating rhythm (7:31) -- So am I (3:12) -- Oh, lady be good! (3:44) -- Finale Act I (4:22) -- Linger in the lobby (2:15) -- The half of it, dearie, blues (5:37) -- Juanita (1:59) -- I'd rather Charleston (5:54) -- Reprises (2:38) -- Little jazz bird (3:29) -- Carnival time (1:29) -- Swiss miss (3:08) -- Finale ultimo (3:49).
CD 2754
George & Ira Gershwin's Strike up the band (1927) ; Appendix, Strike up the band (1930).
Strike up the band (1927). Overture (5:58) -- Fletcher's American Cheese Choral Society (5:25) -- 17 and 21 (4:11) -- Typical self-made American (3:22) -- Meadow serenade (3:37) -- Unofficial spokesman (7:05) -- Patriotic rally (2:27) -- The man I love (6:06) -- Yankee doodle rhythm (3:18) -- 17 and 21 (reprise) (1:28) -- Finaletto act I (7:26) -- Strike up the band (3:57) -- Oh this is such a lovely war (4:11) -- Hoping that someday you'd care (2:55) -- Come-Look-At-The-War Choral Society (0:58) -- Military dancing drill (2:20) -- How about a man? (2:24) -- Finaletto act II (4:49) -- Homeward bound ; The girl I love (reprise) (5:41) -- The war that ended war (5:56) -- Finale ultimo (1:38) -- Appendix, Strike up the band (1930). Interlude, Strike up the band (1:51) -- I mean to say (3:50) -- Soon (2:41) -- If I became the president (3:14) -- Hangin' around with you (4:32) -- Mademoiselle in New Rochelle (5:16) -- I've got a crush on you (3:49).
CD 659
George and Ira Gershwin's Girl crazy.
Overture (5:14) -- Bidin' my time, no. 1 (1:22) -- The lonesome cowboy (2:25) -- Could you use me? (4:28) -- Bidin' my time, no. 2 (2:54) -- Bronco busters (3:26) -- Barbary Coast (4:13) -- Embraceable you (3:53) -- Embraceable you (encore) (1:58) -- Goldfarb! that's I'm (0:51) -- Bidin' my time, no. 3 (3:04) -- Sam and Delilah (5:44) -- I got rhythm (3:08) -- I got rhythm (encore) (1:27) -- Finale, act 1 (3:13) -- Entr'acte (4:35) -- Land of the gay caballero (4:14) -- But not for me (2:58) -- But not for me (comic reprise) (2:03) -- Treat me rough (1:58) -- Boy! what love has done to me (5:20) -- Cactus time in Arizona (3:14) -- Finale ultimo (1:09).
CD 1750
George Gershwin / [Ira Gershwin, principal lyricist].
Swanee (Al Jolson) -- I'll build a stairway to paradise (Paul Whiteman and his orchestra) -- Do, do, do (Gertrude Lawrence and Harold French) -- The man I love (Lee Wiley) -- Embraceable you (Nat "King" Cole) -- But not for me (Judy Garland) -- Changing my tune (Mel Tormé and the Mel-Tones) -- Bidin' my time (Mary Martin) -- How long has this been going on? (Ella Fitzgerald) -- Fascinating rhythm ; They can't take that away from me (Fred Astaire) -- A foggy day (in London town) (Chris Connor) -- My cousin in Milwaukee (Nancy Walker) -- Soon (Kaye Ballard) -- 'S wonderful ; My man's gone now (Sarah Vaughan) -- Nice work if you can get it (Mel Tormé) -- Isn't it a pity? (Mabel Mercer) -- It ain't necessarily so (Cab Calloway) -- Hang on to me (Travis Hudson and Ronny Whyte) -- Love walked in (Bobby Short) -- Someone to watch over me (Lena Horne) -- Our love is here to stay (Michael Feinstein) -- Somebody loves me (Maureen McGovern).
CD 1854
George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess
Buzzard song (4:07) -- Bess, you is my woman now (5:10) -- Gone / Gil Evans (3:37) -- Gone, gone, gone (2:03) -- Summertime (3:17) -- Bess, oh where's my Bess (4:28) -- Prayer (Oh Doctor Jesus) (4:39) -- Fisherman, Strawberry, and Devil Crab (4:06) -- My man's gone now (6:14) -- It ain't necessarily so (4:23) -- Here comes de honey man (1:18) -- I loves you, Porgy (3:39) -- There's a boat that's leaving soon for New York (3:23) -- I loves you, Porgy (take 1, 2nd version) (4:14) -- Gone (take 4) / Gil Evans (3:40).
CD 2615
George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess
Introduction ; Jasbo Brown blues (5:07) -- Summertime (2:41) -- Oh, nobody knows when de Lord is gonna call (6:16) -- A woman is a sometime thing (2:12) -- Here come de honey man (4:58) -- Here comes Big Boy (6:57) -- Oh, little stars, little stars (4:12) -- Wake up an' hit it out (4:36) -- Gone, gone, gone (3:32) -- Overflow (2:32) -- Well, well, well, a saucer-burying setup (3:35) -- My man's gone now (4:44) -- How's de saucer stan' now, my sister? (2:06) -- Leavin' for the Promise' Lan' (4:33). It takes a long pull to get there (3:19) -- Mus' be you mens forgot about de picnic (0:39) -- I got plenty o' nuttin' (2:47) -- Lissen there, what I tells you (1:12) -- I hates yo' struttin' style (1:08) -- Mornin', Lawyer (4:20) -- Dey's a Buckra comin' (2:23) -- The buzzard song (3:21) -- Lo, Bess, goin' to the picnic? (3:20) -- Bess, you is my woman (6:01) -- Oh, I can't sit down (1:37) -- What's de matter wid you, sister? (2:34) -- I ain't got no shame (2:42) -- It ain't necessarily so (3:11) -- Shame on all you sinners (2:18) -- Crown (4:07) -- What you want wid Bess? (2:30) -- Lemme go, hear dat boat (1:22) -- Honey, dat's all de breakfast I got time for (2:30) -- Take yo' hands off me, I say (2:32) -- Strawberry woman ; Honey man ; Crab man (3:11) -- Now de time, oh, Gawd (3:26) -- I loves you, Porgy (3:46). Why you been out on that wharf so long, Clara? (2:24) -- Oh, Doctor Jesus ; Summertime (reprise) (4:48) -- What make you so still, Bess ; Oh, dere's somebody knockin' (1:53) -- You is a nice parcel of Christians (4:17) -- A read-headed woman (1:39) -- Jake's boat in de river (3:00) -- Clara, Clara (3:47) -- You low-lived skunk (1:58) -- Summertime (reprise) ; Death of Crown (4:26) -- Wait for us at the corner, Al 4:08) -- What is your name (3:46) -- Oh, Gawd, They goin' make him look on Crown's face (1:55) -- There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York (4:08) -- Catfish Row interlude (3:22) -- Good mornin', sistuh! Good mornin', brudder! (2:21) -- It's Porgy comin' home (6:18) -- Oh, Bess, where's my Bess (2:28) -- Bess is gone (1:49) -- Oh, lawd, I'm on my way (1:38).
CD 2752
Girl crazy
Overture (5:14) -- Bidin' my time, no. 1 (1:22) -- The lonesome cowboy (2:25) -- Could you use me? (4:28) -- Bidin' my time, no. 2 (2:54) -- Bronco busters (3:26) -- Barbary Coast (4:13) -- Embraceable you (3:53) -- Embraceable you (encore) (1:58) -- Goldfarb! that's I'm (0:51) -- Bidin' my time, no. 3 (3:04) -- Sam and Delilah (5:44) -- I got rhythm (3:08) -- I got rhythm (encore) (1:27) -- Finale, act 1 (3:13) -- Entr'acte (4:35) -- Land of the gay caballero (4:14) -- But not for me (2:58) -- But not for me (comic reprise) (2:03) -- Treat me rough (1:58) -- Boy! what love has done to me (5:20) -- Cactus time in Arizona (3:14) -- Finale ultimo (1:09).
CD 1750
He loves and she loves.
How long has this been goin' on? (5:00) -- Nice work if you can get it (2:47) -- Hi-ho! (2:37) -- Feeling I'm falling (4:04) -- Yankee doodle rhythm (1:49) -- He loves and she loves (4:03) -- Innocent ingenue baby (3:40) -- Hangin' around with you (2:58) -- Isn't it wonderful (2:26) -- Till then (2:33) -- My cousin in Milwaukee (2:33) -- Liza (3:57) -- Fascinatin' rhythm (2:38) -- Little jazz bird (2:49) -- Oh, de Lawd shake de heavens/Leavin' fo' de promis' lan' (4:37) -- The half of it, Dearie, blues (3:52) -- Oh, lady be good (3:04) -- The man I love (3:37) -- Oh, so nice (3:21) -- Who cares (1:14).
CD 1825
Jamaica / [music by Harold Arlen ; lyrics by E.Y. Harburg]. Porgy and Bess.
Jamaica. Savannah ; Savannah's wedding ; Pretty to walk with ; Push the button ; Incompatibility ; Little biscuit ; Cocoanut sweet ; Pity the sunset ; Take it slow, Joe ; Yankee dollar ; Monkey in the mango tree ; Ain't it the truth ; What good does it do ; Leave the atom alone ; Napoleon ; For every fish ; I don't think I'll end it all today ; Savannah : finale (51:49) -- Porgy and Bess. A woman is a sometime thing ; Summertime ; Oh, I got plenty of nothin ; I wants to stay here ; Bess, you is my woman ; It ain't necessarily so ; Street calls. Strawberry woman ; The honey man ; Crab man ; My man's gone now ; Bess, oh where is my Bess ; There's a boat that's leavin soon for New York (36:52).
CD 2986
Lady, be good!
Overture (5:53) -- Hang on to me (5:12) -- A wonderful party (3:02) -- End of a string (3:53) -- We're here because (2:12) -- Fascinating rhythm (7:31) -- So am I (3:12) -- Oh, lady be good! (3:44) -- Finale Act I (4:22) -- Linger in the lobby (2:15) -- The half of it, dearie, blues (5:37) -- Juanita (1:59) -- I'd rather Charleston (5:54) -- Reprises (2:38) -- Little jazz bird (3:29) -- Carnival time (1:29) -- Swiss miss (3:08) -- Finale ultimo (3:49).
CD 2754
Musicals. Selections
Overture/I can't be bothered now/Blah, blah, blah (8:50) -- Boy wanted/Soon (4:42) -- Sweet 'n' low down (2:35) -- He loves and she loves (5:00) -- 'S wonderful (5:48) -- Strike up the band (2:28) --Entr'acte/In the swim (2:50) -- Nice work if you can get it (3:33) -- My one and only (3:37) -- Little jazz bird (3:43) -- Funny face (2:16) -- Kickin' the clouds away (4:28) -- How long has this been going on? (4:18).
CD 630
My one and only : original cast recording / [music by George Gershwin ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin ; book by Peter Stone and Timothy S. Mayer].
Overture/I can't be bothered now/Blah, blah, blah (8:50) -- Boy wanted/Soon (4:42) -- Sweet 'n' low down (2:35) -- He loves and she loves (5:00) -- 'S wonderful (5:48) -- Strike up the band (2:28) --Entr'acte/In the swim (2:50) -- Nice work if you can get it (3:33) -- My one and only (3:37) -- Little jazz bird (3:43) -- Funny face (2:16) -- Kickin' the clouds away (4:28) -- How long has this been going on? (4:18).
CD 630
Of thee I sing
Of thee I sing : Overture -- Wintergreen for President -- Who is the lucky girl to be? -- The dimple on my knee -- Because, because -- Never was there a girl so fair -- Some girls can bake a pie -- Love is sweeping the country -- Of thee I sing -- Finale Act I, A kiss for Cinderella -- Hello, good morning -- Who cares? -- The illegitmate daughter -- The Senator from Minnesota -- The Senate -- Jilted, I'm about to be a mother -- Posterity is just around the corner -- Trumpeter blow your golden horn -- Finale ultimo, Of thee I sing. Let 'em eat cake : Overture -- Tweedledee for President -- Union Square -- Shirts by the millions -- Comes the revolution -- Mine -- Climb up the social ladder -- The union league -- On and on and on -- Finale act I, Introduction -- I've brushed my teeth -- The General's gone to a party -- Mothers of the nation -- Let 'em eat cake -- Blue, blue, blue -- Who's the greatest? -- The league of nations -- No comprenez, no capish, no versteh -- When nations get together -- Why speak of money? ; Who's the greatest? (reprise) -- Up and at 'em -- The trial of Throttlebottom: That's what he did ; I know a foul ball ; Throttle Throttlebottom -- The trial of Wintergreen: It isn't what you did -- Mine (reprise) -- First lady and first gent -- Hanging Throttlebottom in the morning -- Fashion show -- Finale ultimo, Of thee I sing (reprise).
CD 1823
Of thee I sing ; Let 'em eat cake / music, George Gershwin ; lyrics, Ira Gershwin.
Of thee I sing : Overture -- Wintergreen for President -- Who is the lucky girl to be? -- The dimple on my knee -- Because, because -- Never was there a girl so fair -- Some girls can bake a pie -- Love is sweeping the country -- Of thee I sing -- Finale Act I, A kiss for Cinderella -- Hello, good morning -- Who cares? -- The illegitmate daughter -- The Senator from Minnesota -- The Senate -- Jilted, I'm about to be a mother -- Posterity is just around the corner -- Trumpeter blow your golden horn -- Finale ultimo, Of thee I sing. Let 'em eat cake : Overture -- Tweedledee for President -- Union Square -- Shirts by the millions -- Comes the revolution -- Mine -- Climb up the social ladder -- The union league -- On and on and on -- Finale act I, Introduction -- I've brushed my teeth -- The General's gone to a party -- Mothers of the nation -- Let 'em eat cake -- Blue, blue, blue -- Who's the greatest? -- The league of nations -- No comprenez, no capish, no versteh -- When nations get together -- Why speak of money? ; Who's the greatest? (reprise) -- Up and at 'em -- The trial of Throttlebottom: That's what he did ; I know a foul ball ; Throttle Throttlebottom -- The trial of Wintergreen: It isn't what you did -- Mine (reprise) -- First lady and first gent -- Hanging Throttlebottom in the morning -- Fashion show -- Finale ultimo, Of thee I sing (reprise).
CD 1823
Of thee I sing : 1952 revival cast recording / [music by George Gershwin ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin].
Prelude ; Wintergreen for president -- Who is the lucky girl to be? -- The dimple on my knee -- Because, because -- Finaletto: Never was there a girl so fair ; Some girls can bake a pie -- Love is sweeping the country -- Of thee I sing -- Finaletto: Supreme Court judges ; Here's a kiss for Cinderella ; I was the most beautiful blossom ; (Reprise) Some girls can bake a pie ; (Reprise) Of thee I sing -- Hello, good morning -- Mine -- Who cares? -- Finaletto: Garçon s'il vous plait ; The illegitimate daughter ; (Reprise) Who cares? ; (Reprise) Because, because -- The Senate roll call ; Impeachment -- Finaletto: Jilted ; I'm about to be a mother -- Trumpeter blow your horn -- Finale.
CD 1647
Porgy & Bess : original Broadway cast / all songs written by George Gershwin, DuBoss [i.e. DuBose] Heyward, Ira Gershwin ; except "The requiem" written by George Gershwin.
Overture ; and, Summertime -- A woman is a sometime thing ; Introducing Summertime (Edward Matthews, Harriet Jackson) -- My man's gone now -- It take a long pull to get there (Edward Matthews) -- I got plenty o' nuttin' -- Buzzard song -- Bess, you is my woman -- It ain't necessarily so -- What you want wid Bess? -- Strawberry woman's call ; Crab man's call (Helen Dowdy, Gladys Goode; William Woolfolk, Georgette Harvey) -- I loves you, Porgy -- The requiem -- There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York (with Avon Long) -- Porgy's lament and finale -- I got plenty o' nuttin (Avon Long with Leo Reisman's orchestra; recorded Apr. 1942).
CD 2753
Porgy & Bess / George Gershwin.
CD 1824
Porgy and Bess
Overture ; and, Summertime -- A woman is a sometime thing ; Introducing Summertime (Edward Matthews, Harriet Jackson) -- My man's gone now -- It take a long pull to get there (Edward Matthews) -- I got plenty o' nuttin' -- Buzzard song -- Bess, you is my woman -- It ain't necessarily so -- What you want wid Bess? -- Strawberry woman's call ; Crab man's call (Helen Dowdy, Gladys Goode; William Woolfolk, Georgette Harvey) -- I loves you, Porgy -- The requiem -- There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York (with Avon Long) -- Porgy's lament and finale -- I got plenty o' nuttin (Avon Long with Leo Reisman's orchestra; recorded Apr. 1942).
CD 2753
Porgy and Bess
CD 1824
Porgy and Bess
Selections from Porgy and Bess. Act I. Introduction (:58) ; Summertime (2:33) ; A woman is a sometime thing (1:57) ; Gone, gone, gone (2:50) ; Overflow (1:30) ; My man's gone now (4:03) ; Leavin' for the Promise Lan' (2:14) -- Act II. I got plenty o'nuttin' (2:39) ; Bess, you is my woman now (5:34) ; Oh, I can't sit down (1:40) ; I ain't got no shame (:43) ; It ain't necessarily so (3:47) ; I loves you, Porgy (3:18) -- Act III. Opening scene (world premiere recording with newly discovered dialogue) (7:11) ; Lonely boy (world premiere recording orchestrated by Steven Reineke) (1:21) ; Oh, Bess, O where's my Bess (2:40) ; Oh Lawd, I'm on my way (1:40) -- Blue Monday (24:19).
CD 1895
Porgy and Bess / [as performed by] Miles Davis.
Buzzard song (4:07) -- Bess, you is my woman now (5:10) -- Gone / Gil Evans (3:37) -- Gone, gone, gone (2:03) -- Summertime (3:17) -- Bess, oh where's my Bess (4:28) -- Prayer (Oh Doctor Jesus) (4:39) -- Fisherman, Strawberry, and Devil Crab (4:06) -- My man's gone now (6:14) -- It ain't necessarily so (4:23) -- Here comes de honey man (1:18) -- I loves you, Porgy (3:39) -- There's a boat that's leaving soon for New York (3:23) -- I loves you, Porgy (take 1, 2nd version) (4:14) -- Gone (take 4) / Gil Evans (3:40).
CD 2615
Porgy and Bess / [music by] George Gershwin ; [libretto by DuBose Heyward ; lyrics by] Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward ; [founded on the play Porgy by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward].
Introduction ; Jasbo Brown blues (5:07) -- Summertime (2:41) -- Oh, nobody knows when de Lord is gonna call (6:16) -- A woman is a sometime thing (2:12) -- Here come de honey man (4:58) -- Here comes Big Boy (6:57) -- Oh, little stars, little stars (4:12) -- Wake up an' hit it out (4:36) -- Gone, gone, gone (3:32) -- Overflow (2:32) -- Well, well, well, a saucer-burying setup (3:35) -- My man's gone now (4:44) -- How's de saucer stan' now, my sister? (2:06) -- Leavin' for the Promise' Lan' (4:33). It takes a long pull to get there (3:19) -- Mus' be you mens forgot about de picnic (0:39) -- I got plenty o' nuttin' (2:47) -- Lissen there, what I tells you (1:12) -- I hates yo' struttin' style (1:08) -- Mornin', Lawyer (4:20) -- Dey's a Buckra comin' (2:23) -- The buzzard song (3:21) -- Lo, Bess, goin' to the picnic? (3:20) -- Bess, you is my woman (6:01) -- Oh, I can't sit down (1:37) -- What's de matter wid you, sister? (2:34) -- I ain't got no shame (2:42) -- It ain't necessarily so (3:11) -- Shame on all you sinners (2:18) -- Crown (4:07) -- What you want wid Bess? (2:30) -- Lemme go, hear dat boat (1:22) -- Honey, dat's all de breakfast I got time for (2:30) -- Take yo' hands off me, I say (2:32) -- Strawberry woman ; Honey man ; Crab man (3:11) -- Now de time, oh, Gawd (3:26) -- I loves you, Porgy (3:46). Why you been out on that wharf so long, Clara? (2:24) -- Oh, Doctor Jesus ; Summertime (reprise) (4:48) -- What make you so still, Bess ; Oh, dere's somebody knockin' (1:53) -- You is a nice parcel of Christians (4:17) -- A read-headed woman (1:39) -- Jake's boat in de river (3:00) -- Clara, Clara (3:47) -- You low-lived skunk (1:58) -- Summertime (reprise) ; Death of Crown (4:26) -- Wait for us at the corner, Al 4:08) -- What is your name (3:46) -- Oh, Gawd, They goin' make him look on Crown's face (1:55) -- There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York (4:08) -- Catfish Row interlude (3:22) -- Good mornin', sistuh! Good mornin', brudder! (2:21) -- It's Porgy comin' home (6:18) -- Oh, Bess, where's my Bess (2:28) -- Bess is gone (1:49) -- Oh, lawd, I'm on my way (1:38).
CD 2752
Porgy and Bess. Selections
Overture ; and, Summertime -- A woman is a sometime thing ; Introducing Summertime (Edward Matthews, Harriet Jackson) -- My man's gone now -- It take a long pull to get there (Edward Matthews) -- I got plenty o' nuttin' -- Buzzard song -- Bess, you is my woman -- It ain't necessarily so -- What you want wid Bess? -- Strawberry woman's call ; Crab man's call (Helen Dowdy, Gladys Goode; William Woolfolk, Georgette Harvey) -- I loves you, Porgy -- The requiem -- There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York (with Avon Long) -- Porgy's lament and finale -- I got plenty o' nuttin (Avon Long with Leo Reisman's orchestra; recorded Apr. 1942).
CD 2753
Porgy and Bess. Selections
Selections from Porgy and Bess. Act I. Introduction (:58) ; Summertime (2:33) ; A woman is a sometime thing (1:57) ; Gone, gone, gone (2:50) ; Overflow (1:30) ; My man's gone now (4:03) ; Leavin' for the Promise Lan' (2:14) -- Act II. I got plenty o'nuttin' (2:39) ; Bess, you is my woman now (5:34) ; Oh, I can't sit down (1:40) ; I ain't got no shame (:43) ; It ain't necessarily so (3:47) ; I loves you, Porgy (3:18) -- Act III. Opening scene (world premiere recording with newly discovered dialogue) (7:11) ; Lonely boy (world premiere recording orchestrated by Steven Reineke) (1:21) ; Oh, Bess, O where's my Bess (2:40) ; Oh Lawd, I'm on my way (1:40) -- Blue Monday (24:19).
CD 1895
Porgy and Bess. Selections; arranged
Buzzard song (4:07) -- Bess, you is my woman now (5:10) -- Gone / Gil Evans (3:37) -- Gone, gone, gone (2:03) -- Summertime (3:17) -- Bess, oh where's my Bess (4:28) -- Prayer (Oh Doctor Jesus) (4:39) -- Fisherman, Strawberry, and Devil Crab (4:06) -- My man's gone now (6:14) -- It ain't necessarily so (4:23) -- Here comes de honey man (1:18) -- I loves you, Porgy (3:39) -- There's a boat that's leaving soon for New York (3:23) -- I loves you, Porgy (take 1, 2nd version) (4:14) -- Gone (take 4) / Gil Evans (3:40).
CD 2615
S'wonderful! : the songs of George & Ira Gershwin.
Swanee (Jolson) -- I got plenty of nuttin' (Lawrence Tibbett) -- Love walked in (Armstrong) -- Embraceable you (Garland) -- Liza (All the clouds'll roll away) (Chick Webb & his orchestra) -- How long has this been going on? (Lee) -- Nice work if you can get it (Dorsey) -- Funny face (Jack Smith) -- Oh, lady be good (Coleman Hawkins) -- Somebody loves me (Benny Carter & his orchestra) -- Someone to watch over me (George Gershwin) -- I've got a crush on you (Lee Wiley) -- S'wonderful (Benny Goodman & his orchestra) -- I'll build a stairway to paradise (Paul Whiteman & his orchestra) -- I got rhythm (Waller) -- The man I love (Helen Forrest) -- They all laughed (Astaire) -- Summertime (Robeson) -- I was doing all right (Fitzgerald) -- Fascinating rhythm (Buddy Lee) -- They can't take that away from me (Holiday).
CD 876
Selections from Porgy and Bess ; Blue Monday / Gershwin.
Selections from Porgy and Bess. Act I. Introduction (:58) ; Summertime (2:33) ; A woman is a sometime thing (1:57) ; Gone, gone, gone (2:50) ; Overflow (1:30) ; My man's gone now (4:03) ; Leavin' for the Promise Lan' (2:14) -- Act II. I got plenty o'nuttin' (2:39) ; Bess, you is my woman now (5:34) ; Oh, I can't sit down (1:40) ; I ain't got no shame (:43) ; It ain't necessarily so (3:47) ; I loves you, Porgy (3:18) -- Act III. Opening scene (world premiere recording with newly discovered dialogue) (7:11) ; Lonely boy (world premiere recording orchestrated by Steven Reineke) (1:21) ; Oh, Bess, O where's my Bess (2:40) ; Oh Lawd, I'm on my way (1:40) -- Blue Monday (24:19).
CD 1895
Songs of George & Ira Gershwin
Swanee (Jolson) -- I got plenty of nuttin' (Lawrence Tibbett) -- Love walked in (Armstrong) -- Embraceable you (Garland) -- Liza (All the clouds'll roll away) (Chick Webb & his orchestra) -- How long has this been going on? (Lee) -- Nice work if you can get it (Dorsey) -- Funny face (Jack Smith) -- Oh, lady be good (Coleman Hawkins) -- Somebody loves me (Benny Carter & his orchestra) -- Someone to watch over me (George Gershwin) -- I've got a crush on you (Lee Wiley) -- S'wonderful (Benny Goodman & his orchestra) -- I'll build a stairway to paradise (Paul Whiteman & his orchestra) -- I got rhythm (Waller) -- The man I love (Helen Forrest) -- They all laughed (Astaire) -- Summertime (Robeson) -- I was doing all right (Fitzgerald) -- Fascinating rhythm (Buddy Lee) -- They can't take that away from me (Holiday).
CD 876
Songs. Selections
Swanee (Jolson) -- I got plenty of nuttin' (Lawrence Tibbett) -- Love walked in (Armstrong) -- Embraceable you (Garland) -- Liza (All the clouds'll roll away) (Chick Webb & his orchestra) -- How long has this been going on? (Lee) -- Nice work if you can get it (Dorsey) -- Funny face (Jack Smith) -- Oh, lady be good (Coleman Hawkins) -- Somebody loves me (Benny Carter & his orchestra) -- Someone to watch over me (George Gershwin) -- I've got a crush on you (Lee Wiley) -- S'wonderful (Benny Goodman & his orchestra) -- I'll build a stairway to paradise (Paul Whiteman & his orchestra) -- I got rhythm (Waller) -- The man I love (Helen Forrest) -- They all laughed (Astaire) -- Summertime (Robeson) -- I was doing all right (Fitzgerald) -- Fascinating rhythm (Buddy Lee) -- They can't take that away from me (Holiday).
CD 876
Songs. Selections
How long has this been goin' on? (5:00) -- Nice work if you can get it (2:47) -- Hi-ho! (2:37) -- Feeling I'm falling (4:04) -- Yankee doodle rhythm (1:49) -- He loves and she loves (4:03) -- Innocent ingenue baby (3:40) -- Hangin' around with you (2:58) -- Isn't it wonderful (2:26) -- Till then (2:33) -- My cousin in Milwaukee (2:33) -- Liza (3:57) -- Fascinatin' rhythm (2:38) -- Little jazz bird (2:49) -- Oh, de Lawd shake de heavens/Leavin' fo' de promis' lan' (4:37) -- The half of it, Dearie, blues (3:52) -- Oh, lady be good (3:04) -- The man I love (3:37) -- Oh, so nice (3:21) -- Who cares (1:14).
CD 1825
Strike up the band
Strike up the band (1927). Overture (5:58) -- Fletcher's American Cheese Choral Society (5:25) -- 17 and 21 (4:11) -- Typical self-made American (3:22) -- Meadow serenade (3:37) -- Unofficial spokesman (7:05) -- Patriotic rally (2:27) -- The man I love (6:06) -- Yankee doodle rhythm (3:18) -- 17 and 21 (reprise) (1:28) -- Finaletto act I (7:26) -- Strike up the band (3:57) -- Oh this is such a lovely war (4:11) -- Hoping that someday you'd care (2:55) -- Come-Look-At-The-War Choral Society (0:58) -- Military dancing drill (2:20) -- How about a man? (2:24) -- Finaletto act II (4:49) -- Homeward bound ; The girl I love (reprise) (5:41) -- The war that ended war (5:56) -- Finale ultimo (1:38) -- Appendix, Strike up the band (1930). Interlude, Strike up the band (1:51) -- I mean to say (3:50) -- Soon (2:41) -- If I became the president (3:14) -- Hangin' around with you (4:32) -- Mademoiselle in New Rochelle (5:16) -- I've got a crush on you (3:49).
CD 659
Sunday at the Village Vanguard / Bill Evans Trio.
Gloria's step (take 2) / Scott LaFaro (6:10) -- Gloria's step (take 3) (6:48) -- My man's gone now / Heyward, Gershwin (6:25) -- Solar / Miles Davis (8:57) -- Alice in Wonderland (take 2) / Fain, Hilliard (8:32) -- Alice in Wonderland (take 1) (6:57) -- All of you (take 2) / Cole Porter (8:20) -- All of you (take 3) (8:00) -- Jade visions (take 2) / LaFaro (3:57) -- Jade visions (take 1) (4:06).
CD 3016
The "Kansas City" sessions / Lester Young.
Way down yonder in New Orleans #2 / Henry Creamer, Turner Layton (3:00)-- Way down yonder in New Orleans / Henry Creamer, Turner Layton (2:57) -- Countless blues / Milt Gabler (3:01) -- Countless blues #2 / Milt Gabler (2:59) -- Them there eyes #2 / Maceo Pinkard, William Tracey, Doris Tauber (2:57) -- Them there eyes / Maceo Pinkard, William Tracey, Doris Tauber (2:58) -- I want a little girl / Billy Moll, Murray Mencher (2:53) -- I want a little girl #2 / Billy Moll, Murray Mencher (2:54) -- Pagin' the devil / Walter Page, Milt Gabler (2:57) -- Pagin' the devil #2 / Walter Page, Milt Gabler (2:55) -- Three little words #2 / Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby (3:19) -- Three little words / Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby (2:52) -- Jo Jo / Joe Bushkin (3:17) -- I got rhythm #3 / Ira Gershwin, George Gershwin (3:15) -- I got rhythm #2 / Ira Gershwin, George Gershwin (3:15) -- I got rhythm / Ira Gershwin, George Gershwin (3:16) -- Four o'clock drag / Milt Gabler (2:51) -- Four o'clock drag #3 / Milt Gabler (2:50) -- Laughing at life / Nick Kenny, Charles Kenny, Cornell Todd, Bob Todd (3:05) -- Good mornin' blues / Jimmy Rushing, Count Basie, Eddie Durham (2:51) -- I know that you know / Anne Caldwell, Vincent Youmans (3:04) -- Love me or leave me / Gus Kahn, Walter Donaldson (2:47).
CD 2619
The complete Blue Note recordings / Thelonious Monk.
Disc 1. Humph / Thelonious Monk (2:50) -- Evonce (alt. tk.) / Indrees Sulieman, Ike Quebec (3:00) -- Evonce/ Indrees Sulieman, Ike Quebec (3:01) -- Suburban eyes / Ike Quebec (2:58) -- Suburban eyes (alt. tk.) / Ike Quebec (2:55) -- Thelonious / Thelonious Monk (2:58) -- Nice work if you can get it (alt. tk.) / George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin (3:01) -- Nice work if you can get it / George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin (3:00) -- Ruby my dear (alt. tk.) / Thelonious Monk (3:03) -- Ruby my dear / Thelonious Monk (3:05) -- Well you needn't / Thelonious Monk (2:55) -- Well you needn't (alt. tk.) / Thelonious Monk (2:52) -- April in Paris (alt. tk.) / Vernon Duke, E.Y. Harburg (2:39) -- April in Paris / Vernon Duke, E.Y. Harburg (3:17) -- Off minor / Thelonious Monk (2:58) -- Introspection / Thelonious Monk (3:10) -- In walked Bud / Thelonious Monk (2:54) -- Monk's mood / Thelonious Monk (3:05) -- Who knows / Thelonious Monk (2:40) -- 'Round midnight / Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams (3:09) -- Who knows (alt. tk.) / Thelonious Monk (2:39). Disc 2. All the things you are / Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern (2:57) -- I should care (alt. tk.) / Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston (3:00) -- I should care / Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordhal, Paul Weston (2:59) -- Evidence / Thelonious Monk (2:31) -- Misterioso / Thelonious Monk (3:19) -- Misterioso (alt. tk.) / Thelonious Monk (2:43) -- Epistrophy / Thelonious Monk, Kenny Clarke (3:05) -- I mean you / Thelonious Monk (2:44) -- Four in one / Thelonious Monk (3:27) -- Four in one (alt. tk.) / Thelonious Monk (3:26) -- Criss cross / Thelonious Monk (2:55) -- Criss cross (alt. tk.) / Thelonious Monk (2:55) -- Eronel / Thelonious Monk (3:01) -- Straight no chaser / Thelonious Monk (2:54) -- Ask me now (1) (alt. tk.) / Thelonious Monk (4:26) -- Ask me now (1) / Thelonious Monk (3:12) -- Willow weep for me (2) / Ann Ronell (3:00). Disc 3. Skippy / Thelonious Monk (2:59) -- Skippy (alt. tk.) / Thelonious Monk (3:07) -- Hornin' in (alt. tk.) / Thelonious Monk (3:06) -- Hornin' in / Thelonious Monk (3:12) -- Sixteen (first tk.) / Thelonious Monk (3:28) -- Sixteen (second tk.) / Thelonious Monk (3:37) -- Carolina moon / Benny Davis, Joe Burke (3:26) -- Let's cool one / Thelonious Monk (3:45) -- I'll follow you / Roy Turk, Fred Ahlert (3:46) -- Reflections / Thelonious Monk (7:01) -- Misterioso / Thelonious Monk (9:22). Disc 4. Crepuscule with Nellie / Thelonious Monk (3:00) -- Trinkle tinkle / Thelonious Monk (10:08) -- In walked Bud / Thelonious Monk (11:22) -- I mean you / Thelonious Monk (13:53) -- Epistrophy / Thelonious Monk, Kenny Clarke (5:19).
CD 1838
The quintessential Billie Holiday. Volume VI, 1938 / Billie Holiday.
You go to my head / Haven Gillespie, J. Fred Coots (2:52) -- The moon looks down and laughs / Burt Kalmar, Sid Silvers, Harry Ruby (2:54) -- If I were you / Buddy Bernier, Bob Emmerich (2:34) -- Forget if you can / Jack Manus, Ken Upham, Leonard Joy (2:49) -- Having myself a time / Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger (2:29) -- Says my heart / Frank Loesser, Burt Lane (2:49) -- I wish I had you / Bud Green, Al Stillman, Claude Thornhill (2:47) -- I'm gonna lock my heart (and throw away the key) / Jim Eaton, Terry Shand (2:07) -- The very thought of you / Ray Noble (2:44) -- I can't get started / Ira Gershwin, Vernon Duke (2:46) -- I've got a date with a dream / Mack Gordon, Harry Revel (2:42) -- You can't be mine (and someone else's too) / J.C. Johnson, Chick Webb (2:20) -- Everybody's laughing / Sammy Lerner, Ben Oakland (3:02) -- Here it is tomorrow again / Patrick Gibbons, Roy Ringwald (2:44) -- Say it with a kiss / Johnny Mercer, Harry Warren (2:33) -- April in my heart / Helen Meinardi, Hoagy Carmichael (3:05) -- I'll never fail you / Irv Taylor, Victor Mizzy (2:58) -- They say / Edward Heyman, Paul Mann, Stephen Weiss (3:10).
CD 1530
Waltz for Debby / Bill Evans Trio.
Promenade : Cote Bamako I / Famoudou Don Moye (4:11) -- Bush magic / Famoudou Don Moye, Malachi Favors Maghostut (5:05) -- Urban magic / Art Ensemble of Chicago (15:39) -- Sun precondition two / Famoudou Don Moye (3:45) -- Theme for Sco / Joseph Jarman (21:53) -- New York is full of lonely people / Lester Bowie (7:37) -- Ancestral meditation / Art Ensemble of Chicago (6:56) -- Uncle / Roscoe Mitchell (17:29) -- Peter and Judith / Roscoe Mitchell (2:39) -- Promenade : Cote Bamako II / Famoudou Don Moye (5:57) -- Odwalla/Theme / Roscoe Mitchell (5:14).
CD 3017