Music and lyrics by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin / arr. John Denton
Jazz Vocal Series
This is a contemporary and funky-ballad treatment of this classic vocal. The key is D minor, the vocal range is A below middle C to 2nd space A. The instrumental parts are very reachable with lead trumpet range to written A above the staff, featuring a written-out tenor solo.
Summertime (from "Porgy and Bess")
George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist); Dubose Heyward (composer); Dorothy Heyward (composer)