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Saffron Hall
Audley End Road
Saffron Walden
CB11 4UH


George GershwinSwanee
George GershwinThe man I love
George GershwinLady, be good: 'Oh, Lady Be Good!'
George GershwinPorgy and Bess: Selection
George GershwinAn American in Paris
George GershwinRhapsody in Blue for orchestra


James Pearson – Music Director

Ronnie Scott's Ensemble

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Programme Note

The music of George Gershwin has always been a source of inspiration for jazz musicians.

In this special concert, Ronnie Scott’s music director James Pearson leads a world-class ensemble as they reimagine timeless Gershwin melodies in the styles of jazz legends. Hear ‘Swanee’ as Paul Whiteman may have played it, ‘The Man I Love’ in the style of Oscar Peterson and ‘Lady Be Good’ as Benny Goodman might have performed in duo with Stéphane Grapelli. And finally, no tribute to Gershwin would be complete without a medley from Porgy and Bess, the overture to An American in Paris and the iconic Rhapsody in Blue.

Ronnie Scott's Ensemble

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