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Tag Archives: Gershwin

Exclusive Interview: Pianist Haochen Zhang on NYC Lunar New Year Concert and ‘Rhapsody in Blue’

Pianist Haochen Zhang. Photo credit: Benjamin Ealovega

The Cliburn Award-winning Chinese-American pianist will perform George Gershwin's 'Rhapsody in Blue' at Lincoln Center's Lunar New Year concert on Jan. 28.

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From Russia to America: Pianist, Composer, and Transcriber Vyacheslav Gryaznov Delights in Musical Storytelling

While the pianist's impression is by no means comprehensive due to the short time he has spent here, the notion that the Russian pedagogical culture could be producing lazy students while the United States’ could be producing lazy teachers may not be so far-fetched.

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Music Reviews: Jim Cullum’s ‘Porgy and Bess Live’ and The Oatmeal Jazz Combo’s ‘Instant Oats’

One of the long-running Jim Cullum Jazz Band's great achievements is its jazz-band version of 'Porgy and Bess,' now available on a two-CD set, including narration by William Warfield, who played Porgy on stage many times.

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