Monthly Archives: February 2020

‘Winter Sun’ – a tune on the changes to ‘Summertime’ (with a short history of the tune and its progression)

Like George and Ira Gershwin’s ‘I Got Rhythm’ and W.C. Handy’s ‘Saint Louis Blues’, the song ‘Summertime’, composed in 1934 by Gershwin with lyrics by DuBose Heyward (originally for the opera Porgy and Bess), has been a standard throughout nearly … Continue reading

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