The Gershwin Connection

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The Gershwin Connection
The Gershwin Connection 1991 Album.png
Studio album by Dave Grusin
Released 1991
Recorded 1991
Genre Jazz
Length 64:56
Label GRP
Producer Dave Grusin, Larry Rosen
Dave Grusin chronology
The Bonfire of the Vanities (soundtrack)
(1991)String Module Error: Match not found1991
The Gershwin Connection
The Firm (soundtrack)
(1993)String Module Error: Match not found1993

The Gershwin Connection is an album by American pianist Dave Grusin released in 1991, recorded for the GRP label. The album reached #1 on Billboard's jazz chart. The medley Bess, You Is My Woman Now/I Loves You Porgy received the 1992 Grammy Award for Best Arrangement of an Instrumental.


The Gershwin Connection received extremely positive reviews. Scott Yanow at All Music called the album "a very tasteful and respectful set -- a classy package".[1] Leonard Feather in the Los Angeles Times gave it a four-star review and praised this "delightfully modest, jazz-oriented set, with Grusin's piano at its most graceful and tasteful".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "That Certain Feeling" - 1:12
  2. "Soon" - 4:03
  3. "Fascinating Rhythm" - 5:01
  4. "Prelude II" - 5:39
  5. "How Long Has This Been Going On?" - 5:13
  6. "There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New York" - 5:40
  7. "My Man's Gone Now" - 6:52
  8. "Maybe" - 3:51
  9. "Our Love is Here to Stay" - 3:14
  10. "'S Wonderful" - 3:47
  11. "I've Got Plenty O' Nuthin'" - 6:06
  12. "Nice Work if You Can Get It" - 3:30
  13. Medley: "Bess, You Is My Woman Now/I Loves You Porgy" - 5:48



Chart (1991) Peak
Billboard Jazz Albums[3] 1


  1. ^ Yanow, S AllMusic review
  2. ^ Feather, L Los Angeles Times review
  3. ^ "Dave Grusin US albums chart history". Retrieved 2013-03-09. 

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