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Theater Review (Broadway): ‘An American in Paris’

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The new musical proves that Broadway and the ballet are friends, and that even if we can't have a new George Gershwin or Leonard Bernstein, the originals can still energize today's biggest stage talents and please finicky audiences. Read More »

Music Review: Jazz-Crossover Albums from Roger Davidson, Gary Gray, and Pascal Bokar

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These albums are excellent reminders that genre labels have their limits, a testament not to anyone's lack of imagination but to the universality of this thing we call music. Read More »

Theater Review (LA): ‘The Ghost of Gershwin’

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This new musical with songs in the style of the legendary composer is a hit-or-miss homage to the '30s Broadway musical. Read More »

Music Review: Ted Rosenthal Trio – ‘Rhapsody in Gershwin’

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'Rhapsody in Gershwin' is small ensemble jazz at its transformative best. Read More »

Music Review: Zoot Sims – ‘Zoot Sims and the Gershwin Brothers’ [Remastered & Expanded]


The tenor sax great leads an all-star combo in a swinging exploration of the music of the Gershwins. Read More »

Music Review: Bobby Hutcherson – Somewhere In The Night

Somewhere In The Night records a straightforward mainstream jazz set with players at the top of their game. Read More »

DVD Review: Rhapsody in Blue (1945)

The biographical elements of this George Gershwin biopic are lacking, but the music is sublime. Read More »

Book Review: Vocal Complete: Female Voice Jazz Standards by Alfred Publishing

Be a star at your next audition with Vocal Complete: Female Voice Jazz Standards. Read More »

Concert Review: The Zombies at City Winery, NYC 9/27/11

The Zombies Bring Their Timeless British Psych-Pop To NYC. Read More »

Music DVD Review: Eyran Katsenelenbogen and Andrei Ivanovitch – Classical Meets Jazz: Pictures at an Exhibition, American Premiere in Jordan Hall

Jazz meets Mussorgsky with stunning results. Read More »