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Jazz America's Gift From Its Birth to George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue & BeyondJazz America’s Gift: From Its Birth to George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and Beyond

Videos that reference things Ken and Richie discussed

Gershwin plays “I’ve Got Rhythm” – live

Gershwin plays “I’ve Got Rhythm” variations for piano and orchestra (1934)

Gershwin plays Gershwin: “Sweet and Lowdown” (piano roll)

“Rhapsody in Blue”: Leonard Bernstein, New York Philharmonic (1976)

Jazz Opera: “Blue Monday” r(enamed “135th Street)

“Porgy and Bess” – The Berlin Philharmonic

“Porgy and Bess” – Miles Davis and Gil Evans (1958)

The origin of the word “jazz” – It’s Gaelic!

The surprising and most comprehensive study of the word’s origin

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Interview with Professor Douglas Henry Daniels "Lester Leaps In", Jazz in Asia, and more

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