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
(1993)
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.

Reception[edit]

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

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

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

References[edit]

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

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