Jacob Bruskin Gershowitz (September 26, 1898 – July 11, 1937) Brooklyn, New York. Gershwin dropped out of school and began playing piano professionally at age 15. Within a few years, he was one of the most sought after musicians in America. A composer of jazz, opera and popular songs for stage and screen, many of his works are now standards.
Featured composer: George Gershwin
House Band: Aleister J. Campbell (g), Daniel Yeabsley (b), Mark Lockett (d)
Date and time: Sunday, 19 May 2019, 2-4pm
Venue: The Third Eye, 30 Arthur Street, Te Aro