A Gershwin Night
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Cat No: 2053094
Number of Discs: 1
Release Date: 28th August 2015
WorksAn American in Paris
I Got Rhythm
Rhapsody in Blue
Strike up the Band
Cole after Midnight
ArtistsMarcus Roberts Trio
Multi award winning blind pianist Marcus Roberts is known as one of the foremostpianists of contemporary jazz. Roland Guerin is not only an instructor for Applied Jazz Bass at the University of NewOrleans, he also toured extensively with Jazz greats such as Gerry Mulligan, George Benson and Jimmy Scott, and he made recordings with Ellis Marsalis and Allen Toussaint among others. Drummer Jason Marsalis is the son of pianist Ellis Marsalis and the youngest brother of Wynton, Branford and Delfeayo. Together, the four brothers and their father Ellis comprise New Orleans' venerable first family of jazz.
The concert includes the three most popular orchestral works by Gershwin.
Bonus: Seiji Ozawa and Marcus Roberts in conversation
“Ozawa has energy, fire, excitement, and if I dare bring up this controversialcategory: glamour.” - Michael Steinberg, The Boston Globe
“Marcus Roberts demonstrates his technical virtuosity and passionate intelligence inimpressive fashion. And yes, with soul.” – Times Magazine
Recorded live at Waldbühne Berlin, 29 June 2003.
Picture format: 1080/60i Full HD – 16:9
Sound formats: PCM Stereo, DTS HD
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles (Bonus): German, French
Original Language: English
Booklet notes: English, German, French
Running time: 110 mins (Concert) / 19 mins (Documentary)
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