George Gershwin

Fishko Files


Thursday, May 30, 2013

With temperatures in New York soaring to 90 degrees today, we figure it is a good time for a re-hearing of a favorite Fishko Files - “Summertime.” WNYC’s Sara Fishko explores the masterful Gershwin tune, and the many ways its interpreters say “summer.”


Classics For Kids

How to Get to Carnegie Hall

Saturday, December 29, 2012

The saying goes, “How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice!” This week on Classics for Kids, learn about some of the famous musicians who made this landmark music hall in New York City famous.


Michael Feinstein Reflects On The Gershwins, Neil Cowley In The Studio

Monday, November 12, 2012

The 'Ambassador of the Great American Songbook' Michael Feinstein reflects on his personal relationship with songwriting legends the Gershwins in a new memoir. Then, Neil Cowley -- the British pianist who played on Adele's mega hit "Rolling In The Deep" -- brings his jazz combo to the studio.

New Sounds

The New Blues

Wednesday, September 20, 1989

Up on this New Sounds, listen to George Gershwin's piano solo work "Piano Prelude 2," Chris Proctor's "Just Another Late Night Blues" and George Winston's "Brenda's Blues."