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Pianist and Historian Peter Mintun performs this song by George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin and Gus Kahn, on his Welte Mignon player piano. “Harlem Serenade” was introduced by Ruby Keeler in the 1929 show Ziegfeld Show Girl (whose score included “Liza” and “Do What You Do”).

  • 2009
  • PBS Episode(s): 3
  • Performance: “Harlem Serenade” by George & Ira Gershwin & Gush Kahn, performed by Peter Mintun
  • Performance Type: Other
  • Performance Venue: Peter Mintun’s home
related song(s)
Harlem Serenade
related songwriter(s)
George Gershwin
Ira Gershwin
Gus Kahn
related collection(s)
The Peter Mintun Collection