George & Ira Gershwin: Lady, Be Good! [1992]

George & Ira Gershwin: Lady, Be Good! [1992]

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by George Gershwin
     
 
A reconstruction of the 1924 George and Ira Gershwin musical featuring period recordings by Fred and Adele Astaire, George Gershwin himself, and others. The songs include "Fascinating Rhythm" and "The Man I Love."

Overview

A reconstruction of the 1924 George and Ira Gershwin musical featuring period recordings by Fred and Adele Astaire, George Gershwin himself, and others. The songs include "Fascinating Rhythm" and "The Man I Love."

Product Details

Release Date:
11/10/1992
Label:
Nonesuch
UPC:
0075597930825
catalogNumber:
79308

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

George Gershwin   Primary Artist,Piano
Marty Krystall   Woodwind
Bucky Pizzarelli   Ukulele
Bruce Dukov   Violin,Concert Master
Michelle Nicastro   Vocals
Steven Blier   Piano
William Booth   Trombone
Jennifer Burr   Alto (Vocal)
Kenneth Burward-Hoy   Viola
Wade Culbreath   Bells,Swiss Hand Bells
Larry Daggett   Bass (Vocal)
Arni Egilsson   Bass
John Ellis   Woodwind
Jimmy Ercole   Woodwind
Stephen Erdody   Cello
Wade Ferntheil   Bells
Bob Findley   Trumpet
Mary Garripoli   Alto (Vocal)
Julie Gigante   Violin
Evelyn Halus   Soprano (Vocal)
Scott Harlan   Tenor (Vocal)
Clayton Haslop   Violin
Dan Higgins   Woodwind
Peter Kevoian   Bass (Vocal)
Carol Kline   Soprano (Vocal)
Kevin Koelbl   Bass (Vocal)
Janet Lakatos   Viola
Warren Luening   Trumpet
Janet Lukaros   Viola
Lydia Lyons   Alto (Vocal)
Marcus Miller   Tenor (Vocal)
Todd Miller   French Horn
John Musto   Piano
Dan Neufeld   Viola
Norbert Nielubowski   Woodwind
Tina Paradiso   Soprano (Vocal)
John Pizzarelli   Ukulele,Vocals
Larry Raben   Tenor (Vocal)
Larry Raven   Tenor (Vocal)
John Reynolds   French Horn
Jay Rosen   Violin
James Sawyer   Trombone
Carol Swarbrick   Vocals,Alto (Vocal)
Scott Thompson   Tenor (Vocal)
Paul Viapiano   Banjo
John Wakefield   Bells,Swiss Hand Bells
James Walker   Woodwind
Roberta Wall   Soprano (Vocal)
Bryan Miller   Bass (Vocal)
Mark David Miller   Tenor (Vocal)
Donald Williams   Trombone,Drums
Ivy Austin   Vocals
Eric Stern   Conductor
Carol Weiss   Vocal Director
Jason Alexander   Vocals
Ann Morrison   Vocals
Mike Maguire   Vocals
John A. Reynolds   French Horn
Lara Teeter   Vocals
Barbara Hunter   Cello
Brian Miller   Bass (Vocal)
Michael Nowak   Viola
Tomas Raney   Percussion
Karen Jones   Violin
Jo Ann Turovsky   Harp
Lily Ho Chen   Violin

Technical Credits

Stan Freberg   Composer
Leonard Bernstein   Composer
George Gershwin   Composer
Miklós Rózsa   Composer
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky   Composer
Chris Hillman   Composer
Gram Parsons   Composer
Trevor Rabin   Composer
Michel Legrand   Composer
Johnny Costa   Art Direction
Larry Wilcox   Arranger,Orchestration,Adaptation
Richard Rodgers   Composer
Harold Rome   Composer
John Kander   Composer
Jerry Ross   Composer
Robert Russell Bennett   Orchestration
Michelle Nicastro   Contributor
Richard Adler   Composer
Leslie Bricusse   Composer
William Daly   Orchestration
Ira Gershwin   Librettist,Composer
Charles Grant   Orchestration
Robert Hurwitz   Executive Producer
Arthur Jackson   Lyricist
Tommy Krasker   Producer,Liner Notes
Mark Mancina   Composer
John McClure   Producer
Shawn Murphy   Engineer
John Pizzarelli   Arranger
David Shire   Composer
Max Steiner   Orchestration
Carol Swarbrick   Contributor
Russell Warner   Arranger,Orchestration,Adaptation
Ivy Austin   Contributor
Carol Weiss   Arranger
Jason Alexander   Contributor
Ann Morrison   Contributor
Deena Rosenberg   Liner Notes
Fred Thompson   Book
Evan Ross   Liner Notes
Paul Lannin   Orchestration
Reginald "Guy" Bolton   Book
Johnny Mueller   Liner Notes
Julie Hughes   Casting
Barry Moss   Casting
Lara Teeter   Contributor
Michael Maguire   Contributor
Robin Langford   Contributor
John Mueller   Liner Notes
John William Costa   Artwork
Janet Gari   Composer

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George & Ira Gershwin: Lady, Be Good! 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This cd rocks. It's a re-recording of the enitre Gershwin show using musicians like John Pizzarelli. I usually hate when people redo old shows, but this recording is so complete. It even keeps the sound of Fred Astaire's taps when possible. The writing is hilarious. This is a great cd for listening to Ira's lyrics. So many of these songs have been forgotton, it's pretty cool just to have a little more Gershwin to whistle. My favorite on this cd is Little Jazz Bird. If you love Gershwin's broadway shows, you have to hear this. It's amazing.