- 1 week ago
Playing tracks by
Billie Holiday, Eric Dolphy, Latin Percussion Jazz Ensemble, Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong, Chip Wickham and more.
Every first Sunday of the month I am doing a musical session at Upstairs Hotel in Ostend. In this first session, the red thread was the standard "Summertime". Jazz standards are musical compositions that are an important part of the musical repertoire of jazz musicians, in that they are widely known, performed, and recorded by jazz musicians, and widely known by listeners. "Summertime" is an aria composed in 1934 by George Gershwin for the 1935 opera Porgy and Bess. The song soon became a popular and much recorded jazz standard, described as "without doubt ... one of the finest songs the composer ever wrote... https://www.upstairshotel.com/nl