It’s a bit early to be officially Summertime, but the exams are over, the days are long and sunny, the World Cup’s on and … well who really needs an excuse to listen to Sidney Bechet’s all-time classic 1939 BlueNote version of George Gershwin’s great song?

2 Responses to “Summertime”

  1. telescoper Says:

    Talking of the World Cup, I’m now wondering what Schadenfreude is in both French and Spanish….

    …but today at least I can apply it in the original language!

  2. […] of George Gershwin’s classic Summertime by the great Sidney Bechet. This isn’t the classic Blue Note recording of 1939 I have posted already but a live version which I think is even better. Enjoy that unmistakeably gorgeous tone on the […]

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