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Michael Feinstein: Michael & George: Feinstein Sings Gershwin

Read "Michael & George: Feinstein Sings Gershwin" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Predominantly composed with the warm and familiar intimacy of his famed cabaret sets, Michael Feinstein’s latest release panders a bit to the popular and loses some credibility in the process. A noted expert on the life, times and music of Mr. Gershwin who has performed this material many times before, Feinstein fittingly joins the throngs paying ...

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Michael Feinstein: Michael & George: Feinstein Sings Gershwin

Read "Michael & George: Feinstein Sings Gershwin" reviewed by Jim Santella

In person, Michael Feinstein approaches his audience with a shy, polite, unassuming manner. He accompanies himself at the piano and adds interesting interludes to complement his delivery of a lyric. Between numbers his rapport reveals a genuine love for the American popular song; particularly the volumes by Irving Berlin, Harry Warren, and George Gershwin. At the ...

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Michael Feinstein: Michael & George: Feinstein Sings Gershwin

Read "Michael & George: Feinstein Sings Gershwin" reviewed by Jack Bowers

By now, most people who have some knowledge of popular music (the “standards,” that is, not what passes today for popular), know also that Michael Feinstein is, as the sleeve note to Michael & George asserts, “widely recognized as one of the foremost experts [on] and interpreters of [George] Gershwin’s music. ....” On Michael & George ...