George Gershwin/Svend Asmussen – Embraceable You

Posted on June 14th, 2020 by

At the desk performance by Peter Sheppard Skaerved 23 03 20 ‘I am married to a Dane, who became an American, so Asmussen, who became a great Jazzman, whilst remaining at heart a ‘Spillem√¶nd’, is a wonderful model. This is from the collection of solo transcriptions he published in a few years before he died – full of allusions to Bach, Grappelli, Louis Armstrong, Telemann, Ellington … but most of all, about his love of playing the violin. It’s a joy to play’