Pianist, vocalist and musical director Brian Gurl , together with vocalist Liz Aiellio ,a multi-woodwind artist, bassist and drummer, will enchant you with a mosaic of captivating, imaginative and exciting renditions of some of the Gershwin’s most famous songs in this one-of-a kind production.
Gershwin With A Twist! tastefully stretchesthe boundaries of traditional Gershwin stylings throughout the performance, featuring a number of outside the box arrangements including a whimsical Doo Wop version of Somebody Loves Me, a Reggae version of I Got Rhythm, a driving rhythm & blues rendition of I’ll Build A Stairway to Paradise, “Gershwin meets Elvis’ in the 50s” and yes... even a rap version of Fascinating Rhythm!
All of these unique arrangement are balanced with the more familiar renditions of each of these songs, making it a delightfully surprising experience!
For those who love and appreciate traditional Gershwin, this production overflows with an abundance of tasteful jazz improvisation, Broadway melodies, ragtime ditties, tender love songs, fabulous piano playing, soaring vocals and an incredible band.
Other highlights include a brilliant piano version of the Rhapsody In Blue, touching interpretations of many of Gershwin’s most popular songs including Summertime, The Man I Love, I’ve Got A Crush On You, Swanee, Our Love Is Here To Stay and many others.
Gershwin With A Twist!
Playful, Unexpected, Vibrant, and Powerful. Don’t Miss it!!!