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Gershwin for Lovers


Download links and information about Gershwin for Lovers by Marcus Roberts. This album was released in 1994 and it belongs to Jazz genres. It contains 10 tracks with total duration of 55:30 minutes.

Artist: Marcus Roberts
Release date: 1994
Genre: Jazz
Tracks: 10
Duration: 55:30
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No. Title Length
1. A Foggy Day 4:52
2. The Man I Love 5:41
3. Our Love Is Here to Stay 5:46
4. Summertime 6:29
5. Someone to Watch Over Me 2:59
6. It Ain't Necessarily So 6:01
7. Nice Work If You Can Get It 4:43
8. They Can't Take That Away from Me 8:27
9. How Long Has This Been Going On 4:20
10. But Not for Me 6:12



This trio date (which features pianist Marcus Roberts, bassist Reginald Veal and drummer Herlin Riley) is a bit unusual in that Roberts, although he is heard interpreting vintage George Gershwin songs, gives the tunes fairly modern interpretations. There is no striding or James P. Johnson licks. Instead, the talented pianist transforms such songs as "A Foggy Day," "Our Love Is Here to Stay," "It Ain't Necessarily So" and "But Not for Me" into modern hard bop. A typically excellent effort.