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Jazz Gallery; George Gershwin's 100th Birthday Party


Ritz - George Gershwin 100th birthday party 27 Sept 1998

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Jazz Gallery
George Gershwin's 100th Birthday Party
Series Description

Hosts Henrietta Robinson, Jack Woker and Ron Gill are your overnight radio jazz DJ's.

These local authorities of the genre keep the weekend's wee hours alive with cool/hip/straight-ahead jazz sounds.

Program Description

Host Jack Woker serves up a jazzy blend of Gershwin tunes from honky-tonk to crazy-rhythm classics.

Note: In a related live event on Oct. 2nd, Jazz Gallery's Ron Gill hosted a Gershwin 100th Birthday Dance Party at the Ritz Hotel. Featuring the Ritz-Carlton Rooftop Orchestra under the direction of Dave Burdett, the event took place on the rooftop over looking the Boston Public Garden.

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