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'Porgy and Bess' creator changed musical theater

...NEW YORK - Twenty years ago, George Gershwin was best remembered for Porgy...evidence of the spirit and drive of George Gershwin's music and the wit, whimsy...pays the best kind of homage to George Gershwin: heartfelt but not hammy; sentimental...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/25/ent_240049.shtml
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Gershwin deserves a tribute

...introducing Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin. You probably know this music...held the Aiken Fall Classic -- George Gershwin Centennial at the Etherredge...you don't quite know how. George Gershwin knew the answer was in your mind...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/27/met_240191.shtml
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Around the block

...Spangled Banner and other patriotic favorites, and songs from The Sacred Harp, Old American Songs, William Dawson, George Gershwin, and West Side Story.The free concert will begin at 1:30 p.m. in the museum's rotunda.For more information...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-07-02/around-block
Summer brings God's gift of Sabbath

...If we fast forward a few thousand years, we might get a sense of what it was like in ancient times. In 1935, George Gershwin gave us the signature lullaby from Porgy and Bess: "Summertime and the living is easy." And so it is with us...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-06-21/summer-brings-gods-gift-
New singers bring back timeless tunes

...music is sung close up, perhaps even whispered across cocktail tables. Eyes glisten to Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Duke Ellington. Throw in some new love-tinged tunes and a few foreign lyrics, and that's the scene at small...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/16/mus_378631.shtml
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Ragtime, jazz take spotlight at Westobou

...ragtime pianist Ethan Uslan and classic 1920s tunes from ragtime composer Scott Joplin and American composer and pianist George Gershwin."It is going to be a big, gala fun time," Rob Nordan, the orchestra director, said.The concert begins at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/westobou/2010-09-19/ragtime-jazz-take-spo
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Ramblin' Rhodes

...Allison, a student at Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School and daughter of Florence Jones, will sing Summertime from George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess at the 22nd annual Georgia Music Hall of Fame awards show on Saturday. The awards show at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/15/app_296071.shtml
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Brubeck and Marsalis perform at jazz festival

...festival's closing day to sit in with Brubeck's quartet for two tunes. Marsalis' trumpet warmly caressed the George Gershwin ballad "Embraceable You" - enhanced by Brubeck's sensitive piano accompaniment. And they surprised the audience...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/17/mus_445873.shtml
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This day in the millennium -- February 12

...Colored People was founded. 1915 -- the cornerstone for the Lincoln Memorial was laid in Washington, D.C. 1924 -- George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" premiered in New York. 1940 -- the radio play "The Adventures of Superman" debuted on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/12/met_253184.shtml
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Cole Porter biopics like night and day

...musical than biopic, which is only as it should be for the story of a songwriter routinely listed with Irving Berlin, George Gershwin and Jerome Kern as among America's greatest composers. In Porter's lifetime -- he died in 1964 at 73 -- he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/02/ent_424033.shtml
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