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The Jazzy, Challenging, Elegant Gershwin

June 15, 2012

On their recent release (Naxos 8.559705), JoAnn Falletta and the Buffalo Philharmonic are wrapped up in the music of the great American composer George Gershwin. Falletta believes this music is a natural fit for the Buffalo Philharmonic. “Those rhythms, the kind of swinging quality that Gershwin has, the easiness of it. It’s not easy to play, but there’s kind of a swing that feels natural, that feels American, that’s in our vernacular. It was really tailor-made for the BPO. It was so much fun to do this.” Read complete article

Source: Julie Amacher, Minnesota Public Radio, 15 May 2012

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