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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, September 26, 2010 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Paul Whiteman Orchestra feat. George Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue Gershwin Plays Gershwin Naxos happy birthday George Gershwin
Paul Whiteman Orchestra I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise George Gershwin Songbook Smithsonian recorded 1922
Al Jolson Swanee You Ain't Heard Nothing Yet: Jolie's Finest Columbia written 1918 rec. 1920 Gershwin's first big hit
Fred and Adele Astaire w/ George Gershwin on piano Fascinating Rhythm Fascinating Rhythm Naxos from Lady Be Good 1924
Gertrude Lawrence & Harold French Do-Do-Do George Gershwin Songbook Smithsonian Oh, Kay! 1926
Johnny Marvin Funny Face 78" Victor Funny Face 1927, this version rec. 1928
Fats Waller I Got Rhythm The Complete Recorded Works Vol 3 JSP Girl Crazy 1930, this version rec. 1935
George Gershwin Three Piano Preludes Gershwin Plays Gershwin Naxos written 1923 rec. 1928
Nat King Cole Trio Embraceable You Complete Capitol Recordings Mosaic Girl Crazy
Ella Fitzgerald Lady Be Good The Very Best of Ella Verve from Lady Be Good 1924
Eartha Kitt Looking for a Boy Legendary BMG from Tip Toes 1925
Keely Smith Someone to Watch Over Me Capitol Collector's Series Capitol from Oh, Kay!
Sarah Vaughan 'S Wonderful First Class Jazz EMI Funny Face
Ella Fitzgerald He Loves and She Loves The George and Ira Gershwin Songbook Verve Funny Face
Benny Goodman Orchestra Somebody Loves Me S'Wonderful! The Songs of George and Ira Gershwin from George White's Scandals 1924
Lena Horne The Man I Love Stormy Weather RCA from Strike Up the Band 1927
Peggy Lee w/ Benny Goodman Orchestra How Long Has This Been Going On? The Complete Recordings Sony from Rosalie 1928
Frank Sinatra I've Got a Crush on You Nice 'N' Easy Capitol Strike Up the Band
Chet Baker But Not For Me The Best of Chet Baker Sings Blue Note Girl Crazy
Johnny Hartman Bidin' My Time Unforgettable Impulse Girl Crazy
MGM Studio Orchestra An American in Paris Main Title An American in Paris Soundtrack written 1928, this piece inspired the 1951 movie
Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra Summertime The Lady Sings Sony Porgy and Bess 1935, this version rec. 1936
Paul Robeson A Woman is a Sometime Thing The Best of Paul Robeson Porgy and Bess
Shirley Horn I Got Plenty o' Nuttin' I Remember Miles Verve Porgy and Bess
Sammy Davis Jr. It Ain't Necessarily So Boy Meets Girl Verve Porgy and Bess
Oscar Levant Concerto in F An American in Paris Soundtrack written 1925
Fred Astaire Slap That Bass Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers at RKO Rhino Shall We Dance 1927
Dakota Staton They All Laughed The Ultimate Dakota Staton EMI Shall We Dance
June Christy They Can't Take That Away from Me Spotlight on June Christy Capitol Shall We Dance
Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong Let's Call the Whole Thing Off Ella and Louis Again Verve Shall We Dance
Nelson Riddle Orchestra Ambulatory Suite (Walking the Dog) The George and Ira Gershwin Songbook Verve this is my favorite music from Shall We Dance
Frank Sinatra A Foggy Day Songs for Young Lovers Capitol from Damsel in Distress 1937
Mel Torme Nice Work If You Can Get It The Bethlehem Years Bethlehem from Damsel in Distress 1937
Fred Astaire Things Are Looking Up Starring Fred Astaire Columbia from Damsel in Distress
Blossom Dearie Love Is Here to Stay Once Upon a Summertime Polygram from Goldwyn Follies 1938
Chet Baker Love Walked In Chet Baker & Strings Sony from Goldwyn Follies
Judy Garland & Dick Haymes Aren't You Kind of Glad We Did Best of the Decca Years from The Shocking Miss PIlgrim, 1947