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Texas jazz director shares stage with George Gershwin

Published: Thu, Feb 9, 2012|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: , , , |

With the help of new technology, Jeff Hellmer, director of jazz studies at the University of Texas at Austin, will share the stage with the legendary George Gershwin for an innovative live music performance. A Yamaha Disklavier PRO piano will re-create a 1924 recording of Gershwin performing “Rhapsody in Blue.” Hellmer will lead the Dallas Wind Symphony in performing alongside Gershwin on the piano. · Go to Texas jazz director shares stage with George Gershwin →

National Jukebox at the Library of Congress

Published: Thu, May 12, 2011|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: , , , |

makes historical sound recordings available to the public free of charge. The Jukebox includes recordings from the extraordinary collections of the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation and other contributing libraries and archives. · Go to National Jukebox at the Library of Congress →