Michael & George: Feinstein Sings Gershwin

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Michael & George: Feinstein Sings Gershwin
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Studio album by Michael Feinstein
Released September 14, 1998
Recorded 1998
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 54:43
Label Concord
Producer David Tobocman, Bruce Roberts
Michael Feinstein chronology
Nobody But You
(1998)Nobody But You1998
Michael & George: Feinstein Sings Gershwin
(1998)
Big City Rhythms
(1999)Big City Rhythms1999

Michael & George: Feinstein Sings Gershwin is a 1998 album by American vocalist Michael Feinstein of songs composed by George Gershwin. It was Feinstein's third album of Gershwin's music, following Pure Gershwin (1987) and Nice Work If You Can Get It: Songs by the Gershwins (1996).

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

The Allmusic review by Rodney Batdorf awarded the album two stars, yet, somewhat incongruent with this rating, also said the album is "a joyous, irresistible album illustrating that not only is Feinstein's knowledge of Gershwin deep, but also that he knows how to keep the music alive with fresh, vibrant performances and arrangements".[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Embraceable You" - 4:39
  2. "Nobody but You" (Buddy DeSylva, Arthur Jackson) - 3:52
  3. "Love Is Here to Stay" - 4:10
  4. "Do It Again" (DeSylva) - 4:23
  5. "Of Thee I Sing" - 3:47
  6. "Funny Face" - 2:50
  7. "Lonely Boy" (DuBose Heyward) - 4:11
  8. "Shall We Dance?" - 3:41
  9. "Oh, Gee! Oh, Joy!" (P. G. Wodehouse) - 3:10
  10. "Delishious" - 5:25
  11. "I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise" (DeSylva) - 3:20
  12. "Love Walked In" - 4:36
  13. "Comes the Revolution" - 0:57
  14. "Soon" - 3:19
  15. "Swanee" (Irving Caesar)

All music composed by George Gershwin, and all lyrics written by Ira Gershwin. Other lyricists indicated.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bartdorf, Rodney. "Michael & George: Feinstein Sings Gershwin". Allmusic. Retrieved November 20, 2010.