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Jersey Soundtrack- Jane Stuart Quartet "Summertime"

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Jane Stuart Quartet performs the classic "Summertime" at the Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Foundation Jazz & Blues Festival in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. Video: The Production House, LLC Toms River, New Jersey Cameras: Tom DeAngelis, JoAnna Fleming, Steve Merkel Jersey Soundtrack opening created by Steve Merkel Editing: Tom DeAngelis learn more about The Production House, LLC at www.theproductionhouse.com "Summertime" was compose by George Gershwin for the 1935 opera Porgy and Bess. The lyrics are credited to DuBose Heyward. Ira Gershwin is co-credited. The song has become a popular and much recorded jazz standard. One of the earliest and most popular recordings was performed by Billie Holiday. In 1936 it reached #12 on the US Pop Charts. In 1966 Billy Stewart's version reached #10 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #7 on the R&B Chart. The song has been covered over 30,000 times.