Jorge Bolet's nephew visits JU

The great Cuban pianist, Jorge Bolet, has a living legacy in Jacksonville! His name is Nico Bolet, and today, Nico visited with the piano students and faculty at Jacksonville University. After viewing a video of Jorge Bolet performing Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, from a broadcast in 1961 (the Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra was conducted by Paul Whiteman, who gave, with Gershwin himself, the first ever performance of Rhapsody in Blue in 1925), we were treated to stories and memories of "Uncle Jorge." I'll be posting photos soon.

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