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Fascinatin' Rhythm

Trib­ute To Irv­ing Berlin-Cel­e­brat­ing arguably Amer­i­ca’s great­est com­pos­er ever, hav­ing writ­ten not only the music, but lyrics to sev­er­al hun­dreds of songs for film and broad­way. Only Cole Porter remains in his class as both superb lyri­cist and com​pos​er​.As Jerome Kern once declared: Irv­ing Berlin has no place in AMer­i­can music — he is Amer­i­can music!”. Some of his clas­sics include White Christ­mas’, East­er Parade’, ALways’, Cheek To CHeek’ God Bless Amer­i­ca’ , I;ve Got my Love To Keep Me Warm’, How Deep Is The Ocean’, and Puttin’ On The Ritz’ just to name a very few.He was born on May 11, 1888, and passed away on Sept. 22, 1989 at the incred­i­ble age of 101 in New York City. Only Eubie Blake, the rag­time and broad­way com­pos­er lived as long in so far as Amer­i­can com­posers go.

Set #1

Artist Song Album
Guido Basso/Petere Appleyard C Fascinating Rhythm Jazz Canadiana
The Francy Boland-Kenny Clarke Big Band, feat. Dave Pike Let's Face The Music And Dance All Smiles
Diana Krall Trio Blue Skies Turn Up The Quiet
Bobby Darin/Billy May Always Oh! Look At Me Now
Joe Pass Cheek To Cheek Blues For Fred
Connie Boswell Alexander's Ragtime Band Sings Irving Berlin-A 50th Anniversary Tribute

Set #2

Artist Song Album
Artie Shaw with The Mel-Tones There's No Business Like Show Business Plays Cole Porter & Irving Berlin
Ralph Sharaon A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody The Magic Of Irving Berlin
Robert Young, feat. Gerry Hebert C I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm In The Key Of Frank
Rob McConnell Tentet, feat. Steve Wallace/Dave Restivo C Remember Music Of The Twenties
Sarah Vaughan & Billy Eckstine Now It Can Be Told Sing The Mest of I. Berlin
Tony Bennett/Ralph Sharon/Dizzy Gillespie Russian Lullaby Bennett/Berlin
Ella Fitzgerals/Paul Weston You're Laughing At Me Sings The I. Berlin Songbook or The Ballads

Set #3

Artist Song Album
Gerry Mulligan & Scott Hamilton Soft Lights And Sweet Music Gerry Meets Scott
Seth MacFarlane/Joel McNeely Isn't Yhis A LOvely day In Full Swing
Rosemary Clooney, feat Ed Bickert What'll I Do Sings The Music Of I. Berlin
The Swingle SIngers The Song Is Ended The I. Berlin SOngbook or Nothing But Blue Skies
Oscar Peterson How Deep Is The Ocean? Plays The I. Berlin Songbook
Fred Astaire/Charlie Shavers-O. Peterson Sextet Steppin' Out With My Baby The I. Berlin Songbook

Set #4

Artist Song Album
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong/O.Peterson I'm Puttin' All My Eggs IN One Basket Ella & Louis
Ralph Sharon Trio I Love A Piano The Magic of I,. Berlin
Ben Patterson Trio, feat. Chris Flory C The Best Thing For You Would Be Me That Old Feeling
Johnny Haratman & John Coltrane They Say It's Wonderful J.Coltrane & J. Hartman
Bob Arthurs & Steve Lamattina My Dear Mother Jazz It-Ukrainian Songs For Three Dads
Tony Bennett My Mom The Playground