4/30/17 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Sarah Vaughan – Someone to watch over me (1978)

The Divine One Sarah Vaughan sing the George and Ira Gershwin classic Someone to Watch Over Me.   Continue reading

9/16/16 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Summertime- Kathleen Battle


Summertime, Kathleen Battle and the Montréal Symphony Orchestra with conductor Charles Dutoit- 1994       Continue reading

8/22/16 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: American In Paris- Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron

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 An American in Paris is a 1951 musical film inspired by the 1928 orchestral composition An American in Paris by George Gershwin. Starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guétary, and Nina Foch, the film is set in Paris, and was directed by Vincente Minnelli from a script by Alan Jay Lerner. The music is by George Gershwin, with lyrics by his brother Ira, with additional music by Saul Chaplin, the music director. Continue reading

6/27/15 O&A Its Saturday- Anything Goes: Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga- LIVE!

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Cheek to Cheek, a collaborative album Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, consists of jazz standards by popular jazz composers, such as George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, and Irving Berlin. The album, inspired by Bennett and Gaga’s wish to introduce the songs to a younger generation, they believe the tracks have universal appeal. Continue reading