Adam Swanson is one of today's foremost pianists specializing in the lush piano styling's of the 1920s and 1930s. Jazz Nocturne offers a scintillating program of favorites and obscurities of the art deco era, from songs associated with Bing Crosby and Russ Columbo to tuneful medleys from 1930s film musicals to jazz-flavored 'classical' works by James P. Johnson, George Gershwin, and Dana Suesse. Swanson plays his own virtuosic arrangements with ease and sophistication, making this a perfect disc for critical listening or your next Jazz Age dinner party. The disc includes a deluxe 16-page color booklet with rare photographs, sheet music covers, and detailed notes by the artist. 78 minutes.
Adam Swanson is one of today's foremost pianists specializing in the lush piano styling's of the 1920s and 1930s. Jazz Nocturne offers a scintillating program of favorites and obscurities of the art deco era, from songs associated with Bing Crosby and Russ Columbo to tuneful medleys from 1930s film musicals to jazz-flavored 'classical' works by James P. Johnson, George Gershwin, and Dana Suesse. Swanson plays his own virtuosic arrangements with ease and sophistication, making this a perfect disc for critical listening or your next Jazz Age dinner party. The disc includes a deluxe 16-page color booklet with rare photographs, sheet music covers, and detailed notes by the artist. 78 minutes.
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Format: CD
Label: RIVERMONT
Rel. Date: 11/18/2014
UPC: 620953503924

Jazz Nocturne
Artist: Adam Swanson
Format: CD
New: Available In Store 17.99
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Available Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. Malaguena
2. Jazz Nocturne
3. Russ Columbo Medley
4. My Bluebird's Singing the Blues
5. Jane Withers Medley
6. 'College Humor' Medley
7. 'Double or Nothing' Medley
8. 'Doctor Rhythm' Medley
9. Toronto Blues 1
10. Cumberland Stroll 1
11. Afternoon of a Black Faun 1
12. Deep Purple 1
13. Yamekraw: Negro Rhapsody 1
14. George Gershwin Medley

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Adam Swanson is one of today's foremost pianists specializing in the lush piano styling's of the 1920s and 1930s. Jazz Nocturne offers a scintillating program of favorites and obscurities of the art deco era, from songs associated with Bing Crosby and Russ Columbo to tuneful medleys from 1930s film musicals to jazz-flavored 'classical' works by James P. Johnson, George Gershwin, and Dana Suesse. Swanson plays his own virtuosic arrangements with ease and sophistication, making this a perfect disc for critical listening or your next Jazz Age dinner party. The disc includes a deluxe 16-page color booklet with rare photographs, sheet music covers, and detailed notes by the artist. 78 minutes.