Jazz Nocturne - American Concertos of the Jazz Age

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GERSHWIN / JOHNSON / RESER / SUESSE
Jazz Nocturne - American Concertos of the Jazz Age
Tatiana Roitman / Gary Hammond / Dan Yappie / Peter Mintun / Michael Gurt / Hot Springs Music Festival Symphony Orchestra, Richard Rosenberg

[ Naxos American Classics / CD ]

Release Date: Wednesday 4 May 2011

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A fantastic selection of concertos from the American Jazz Age including Gershwin's immortal A Rhapsody in Blue, heard here in its complete original version for jazz band, orchestrated by Ferde Grofé. Grofé also orchestrated the Concerto in Three Rhythms by Dana Suesse (dubbed 'Girl Gershwin' by The New Yorker. The second theme from her Jazz Nocturne became a popular hit when Bing Crosby crooned it under the title My Silent Love.

Tracks:

Gershwin:
Rhapsody in Blue
(arr. F. Grofe for piano and jazz band)
Tatiana Roitman (piano), Créole Serenaders

Johnson, J P:
Yamekraw, A Negro Rhapsody
(arr. W.G. Still for piano and orchestra)
Gary Hammond (piano)

Reser:
Suite for Banjo and Orchestra
Dan Yappie (banjo)

Suesse:
Jazz Nocturne
Peter Mintun (piano)

Concerto in Three Rhythms
Michael Gurt (piano)