2010 Brian Wilson Reimagines Gershwin
The legendary American rock era composer and former Beach Boy, Brian Wilson releases his newest album on August 17, paying tribute to the legendary American Jazz era composer, George Gershwin. Brian Wilson Reimagines Gershwin includes covers of the songwriter's classics "Summertime," "I Got Rhythm" and "Rhapsody In Blue,"--one of Wilson's earliest musical memories as a child. At the request of the Gershwin estate, Wilson also completed two unfinished Gershwin piano compositions for the album.
2008 That Lucky Old Sun
Wilson was commissioned by London's Southbank Centre to help kick off the venue's 2007 season and prepared That Lucky Old Sun, a concept album based on the American vocal standard and included the participation of his SMiLE band, as well as long-time collaborator Van Dyke Parks. That Lucky Old Sun premiered at the Royal Festival Hall in September 2007 and was released as a studio album the following year. The second disc of the LuckyRead More »from Brian Wilson