Great Performances (1971– )

Celebrating Gershwin: The Jazz Age 

Part one of a two-part tribute to the composer that blends newsreel clips, home movies, stills and musical performances.
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Episode credited cast:
Leonard Bernstein ... Himself
Gregg Burge ... Himself
The Copasetics The Copasetics ... Themselves
Peter Donohoe Peter Donohoe ... Himself
Madeline Kahn ... Herself - Performer
Nigel Kennedy Nigel Kennedy ... Himself
Larry Kert Larry Kert ... Himself
Cleo Laine Cleo Laine ... Herself
The Manhattan Rhythm Kings The Manhattan Rhythm Kings ... Themselves
Maureen McGovern ... Herself
Julia Migenes ... Herself
Erie Mills Erie Mills ... Herself
Orchestra of St. Luke's Orchestra of St. Luke's ... Themselves
Bobby Short ... Himself
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Part one of a two-part tribute to the composer that blends newsreel clips, home movies, stills and musical performances.

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Language:

English

Release Date:

27 November 1987 (USA) See more »

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KQED See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Soundtracks

King of Swing
Written by George Gershwin and Al Stillman
Performed by Gregg Burge and The Copasetics
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