Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rhapsody in Blue
Freddy Martin and His Orchestra 3:11
2 A Foggy Day
Dorothy Donegan 2:11
3 But Not for Me
Margaret Whiting 3:00
4 Embraceable You
The Nat King Cole Trio 3:24
5 Fascinatin' Rhythm
Vic Damone 2:10
6 I Got Rhythm
Ann Richards 4:08
7 I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise
Liza Minnelli 2:08
8 It Ain't Necessarily So
Ella Mae Morse 2:19
9 Let's Call the Whole Thing Off
Marian McPartland 2:44
10 Nice Work If You Can Get It
Jeri Southern 1:58
11 Of Thee I Sing
The Andrews Sisters 2:17
12 'S Wonderful
Julie London 1:35
13 Someone to Watch Over Me
Jean Turner 2:37
14 Strike Up the Band
Tony Bennett 1:33
15 Summertime
Gordon MacRae 3:00
16 Swanee
Judy Garland 2:05
17 They All Laughed
Dakota Staton 2:09
18 They Can't Take That Away From Me
Peggy Lee 2:31
19 How Long Has This Been Goin' On
June Christy 4:58
20 That Certain Feeling
Jo Ann Greer 2:02
21 Who Cares (As Long as You Care for Me)
Kate Smith 2:25
22 I Got Plenty of Nuttin'
Kenny Gardner 2:49
23 The Man I Love
Keely Smith 3:17
24 I've Got a Crush on You
Anna Maria Alberghetti 2:44

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
Sid Feller (track 17)
Joe Lovano (track 4)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 8, 15–16, 22)
George Gershwin (composer) (1922) (track 7)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (tracks 5, 23)
George Gershwin (composer) (1925) (track 20)
George Gershwin (composer) (1926) (track 13)
George Gershwin (composer) (1927) (tracks 12, 14)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (tracks 4, 19, 24)
George Gershwin (composer) (1930) (tracks 3, 6)
George Gershwin (composer) (1931) (tracks 11, 21)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (tracks 2, 9–10, 17–18)
engineer:
John Kraus (track 12)
lyricist:
Irving Caesar (track 16)
Ira Gershwin (tracks 5, 8, 15, 22)
DuBose Heyward (tracks 8, 15, 22)
Buddy DeSylva (1922) (track 7)
Ira Gershwin (1922) (track 7)
Ira Gershwin (1924) (track 23)
Ira Gershwin (1925) (track 20)
Ira Gershwin (1926) (track 13)
Ira Gershwin (1927) (tracks 12, 14)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (tracks 4, 19, 24)
Ira Gershwin (1930) (tracks 3, 6)
Ira Gershwin (1931) (tracks 11, 21)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (tracks 2, 9–10, 17–18)
producer:
Bobby Troup (track 12)
vocals:
Julie London (track 12)
Dakota Staton (track 17)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (tracks 12, 15)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 2, 6–7, 12, 15)
New World Company (track 23)
New World Music Corp. (tracks 4, 24)
WB Music Corp. (tracks 4, 23–24)
Warner Bros., Inc. (track 13)
Warner/Chappell (track 15)
Warner/Chappell Music Holland BV (tracks 6, 15, 18, 23)
Harms, Inc. (1922) (track 7)
New World Music Co. (1927) (track 19)
Harms, Inc. (1929) (track 5)
New World Music Co. (1930) (tracks 3, 6)
New World Music Corp. (1931) (track 11)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (track 22)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track 15)
WB Music Corp. (1935) (track 15)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1937) (tracks 9–10, 17–18)
was commissioned by:
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (track 8)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (New York City) in New York, New York, United States (1958-02-02 – 1958-02-09) (track 17)
arrangements:
Fascinating Rhythm (for piano solo) (track 5)
I Got Rhythm (for brass ensemble, Harvey) (track 6)
I Got Rhythm (for piano solo) (track 6)
I’ll Build a Stairway to Paradise (for piano solo) (track 7)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for trumpet and piano, Turrin) (track 13)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for solo piano, arr. by Keith Jarrett) (track 13)
Strike Up the Band (for solo piano) (track 14)
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (track 15)
Swanee (for piano solo) (track 16)
That Certain Feeling (for piano solo) (track 20)
The Man I Love (for solo piano, transcr. by Percy Grainger) (track 23)
The Man I Love (for piano solo) (track 23)
Who Cares? (for piano solo) (track 21)
’s Wonderful (for solo piano) (track 12)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Basal Metabolism (Funny Face, 1957 film cast) (track 19)
Doin’ Time (track 15)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (track 15)
The Bones of You (track 15)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (track 15)
later translated versions:
A Newö heit (track 2)
Abraçável você (track 4)
Fascinante ritmo (track 5)
I hob Rhythmus (track 6)
Jour de brouillard (track 2)
Mia zwa (track 23)
Nua ned fia mi (track 3)
Sommartid (track 15)
Summa is (track 15)
Um dia de garoa (track 2)
Wundervoll (track 12)
その人は誰 (track 13)
later versions:
It Ain't Necessarily So (from 'Porgy and Bess') (arrangement for 48 violas) (track 8)
orchestrations:
Strike Up the Band! (unknown orchestration of the song) (track 14)
part of:
A Damsel in Distress (1937 film score) (tracks 2, 10)
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (tracks 3, 6–7, 12, 18, 21, 23)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (tracks 3–4, 6, 10, 13, 18)
Funny Face (1927 musical) (track 12)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (tracks 3–4, 6)
Lady, Be Good (full musical) (track 5)
Of Thee I Sing (1931 musical) (tracks 11, 21)
Oh, Kay! (1926 musical) (track 13)
Porgy and Bess (track 22)
Rosalie (track 19)
Shall We Dance (1937 film soundtrack) (tracks 9, 17–18)
Strike up the Band (1927 Gershwin musical) (track 14)
Tip-Toes (track 20)
Treasure Girl (1928 musical) (track 24)
recording of:
But Not for Me (track 3)
Embraceable You (track 4)
Fascinatin' Rhythm (track 5)
How Long Has This Been Going On? (Funny Face, 1957 film cast) (track 19)
I Got Plenty o’ Nuttin’ (Porgy and Bess) (track 22)
I Got Rhythm (track 6)
It Ain’t Necessarily So (Porgy and Bess) (track 8)
Of Thee I Sing (track 11)
Someone to Watch Over Me (Oh, Kay!) (track 13)
Strike Up the Band (1927 Gershwin song) (track 14)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track 15)
Swanee (track 16)
The Man I Love (track 23)
Who Cares? (Of Thee I Sing) (track 21)
’s Wonderful (track 12)
They All Laughed (1958-02) (track 17)
referred to in medleys:
The Rhythm Series (tracks 5–6)
Porgy and Bess Suite (tracks 8, 15, 22)