Aug 102019

maria joão has been a favorite of mine for a number of years, and she & david linx really shine in this original & refreshing versions of songs from porgy & bess.  it’d be great to see her in a full production of the show, wouldn’t it?

brussels jazz orchestra feat. david linx & maria joão
bremer musikfest
bremen, germany

01 intro for porgy (duet) (mário laginha, arranged frank vaganée)
02 i’ve got plenty of nothing (duet)*
03 a woman is a sometime thing*
04 oh, doctor jesus (duet)*
05 clara, clara, don’t you be downheartet*
06 bess, you are my woman now (duet)*
07 summertime (duet)*
08 oh lord, i’m on my way*
09 i love you, porgy (duet)*
10 a red-headed woman (duet)*
11 buzzard song*
12 summertime*
13 coda for bess (duet) (mário laginha, arranged frank vaganée)

* (m.: george gershwin, arranged frank vaganée, w.: ira gershwin, edwin du bose heyward)

min 89:29

fm (analog cable) – audacity – xact

the orchestra played 3 sets, this is a “best of”.

sample: t05 clara, clara, don’t you be downheartet.mp3

  6 Responses to “brussels jazz orchestra feat. david linx & maria joão “porgy & bess”- 1 sept 2019, bremen, germany”

  1. fiornxrsfcvh

  2. HUGE THX!…

  3. I hope you don’t mind me leaving a comment here because I’m just one of many users of your website, I would like to make a request. Do you have any recordings that Geoffrey Keezer on piano? If you have, could you please share it for me?

    • quite happy to entertain requests. yes, i do have a few. let me give them a listen and i’ll get back to you.


      • If possible, I’d like to listen to him playing some standards. Anyway, I’m looking forward to your post. Thank you so much!

  4. thank you very much…

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