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Gershwin by Simone Dinnerstein / KUHA: Houston - Classical Classroom

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"Indie-Classical", "Alt Classical", "Nonclassical"... whatever you want to call it, George Gershwin may have been one of the first people to do it. On KUHA: Houston - Classical Classroom, Pianist Simone Dinnerstein explains Gershwin's sound, its French influences, and what makes it uniquely classical.

Her recent Sony Classical release - Broadway-Lafayette celebrates the time-honored transatlantic link between France and America.        LISTEN TO THE SEGMENT

Music in this episode:
"Rhapsody in Blue" by George Gershwin, from Simone Dinnerstein's new album, Broadway-Lafayette.
"An American in Paris" by George Gershwin.

Audio production by Todd "Teeny" Hulslander with editing by Mark DiClaudio, and one giant leap by Dacia Clay.