The Sound of Movies

tue 7 may 2013 17:00 

In the series Jazz in Film: Films with music by GEORGE GERSHWIN, as well as lyrics by his brother Ira Gershwin.

1. a. Two songs from The Goldwyn Follies (1938)
– I was doing alright – Love walked in.
(voc: Ella Logan, Virginia Verrill & John Hall.
The Samuel Goldwyn Orchestra conducted by Alfred Newman).
b. Title song from The Man I Love (1947).
(voc: Peg La Centra. The Warner Bros. Studio Orchestra).
2a. Title song from Strike Up the Band (1940).
(voc: Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Six Hits And A Miss. M-G-M Studio Orchestra conducted by Georgie Stoll).
b. Song from Broadway Rhythm (1944): Somebody loves me.
(voc: Lena Horne. The M-G-M Studio Orchestra
conducted by Johnny Green.
c. Song from Ziegfield Follies (1946):
Liza (All the clouds’ll roll away).
(voc: Avon Long. The M-G-M Studio Orchestra
conducted by Lennie Hayton).
d. Title song from But Not For me (1959).
(voc: Ella Fitzgerald. Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra).
3. Porgy & Bess (composed in 1935) – Jazz version from 1958.
(lyrics: DuBose Heyward & Ira Gershwin).
Mundell Lowe And His All Stars.
With: Art Farmer, trumpet. Don Elliott, vibraphone. Tony Scott, clarinet & baritone saxophone. Ben Webster, tenor saxophone. Mundell Lowe, guitar. George Duvivier, double bass. Osie Johnson & Ed Shaughnessey, drums & vibraphone.
Recorded: New York 16 & 17 July 1958.