New York Rhapsody - Amy Keys (vocals); Andra Day (vocals); Dan Lutz (bass); Herbie Hancock (piano); Jason Isbell (vocals);...
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  1. Our Town, excerpts (3) from the orch. suite arranged for piano: Story of Our Town
  2. New York Morning, song
  3. Empire State of Mind, song
  4. Rhapsody in Blue, for piano & orchestra (orchestrated by F. Grofé)
  5. New York Minute
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  1. Our Town, excerpts (3) from the orch. suite arranged for piano: Story of Our Town
  2. New York Morning, song
  3. Empire State of Mind, song
  4. Rhapsody in Blue, for piano & orchestra (orchestrated by F. Grofé)
  5. New York Minute
  6. Somewhere (Dirty Blvd.), song (after Bernstein & Reed)
  7. Spiderman, film score: Theme
  8. Tonight, song (from "West Side Story")
  9. Moon River (for the film Breakfast at Tiffany's)
  10. In Evening Air, for piano (arr. from film "The Cummington Story)
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This Sony Classical release presents superstar pianist Lang Lang in a new role: that of pop accompanist. The album consists of a set of songs about New York (thankfully, "New York, New York" is omitted), featuring not only likely pop suspects like Madeleine Peyroux, but such novelties as alt-country songwriter Jason Isbell in a creditable reading of New York Morning. Perhaps the most unlikely item is Lou Reed's Dirty Blvd., mashed with Somewhere (from West Side Story) and sung by Jeffrey Wright and Lisa Fischer, ...

New York Rhapsody 2016, Sony Classical

UPC: 889853329229

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