Porgy & Bess - Fini Bearman - F-IRECD76 (2014)
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'Uniquely original' singer and composer Fini Bearman presents her highly anticipated second album Taking unexpected twists and turns, the band tells this timeless love story and explores this much loved music in a fresh and exciting light. Calling on various recorded interpretations including the eponymous album by Miles Davis and Gil Evans, this music is influenced by artists as diverse as Robert Plant, Alison Krauss, and Jimi Hendrix.


Fini Bearman voice
Matt Calvert guitar
Ross Stanley organ / keyboard
Jon Cox bass
John Blease drums


1 Gone Gone Gone 5.38
2 My Man's Gone Now 5.03
3 I Got Plenty Of Nuthin' 4.12
4 Porgy, I'm Your Woman Now 4.33
5 It Ain't Necessarily So 6.09
6 I Loves You Porgy 6.24
7 There's A Boat That's Leavin' Soon 7.08
8 Prayer (Summertime) 7.15

All compositions and lyrics by George & Ira Gershwin


Recorded at the Fish Factory, London UK, 12-13 November 2012
Engineering Robert Harder
Mixing Alex Bonney
Mastering Peter Beckmann
Producer Matt Calvert
Photography Marian Alonso Perez
Album Artwork Joshua Drewe
Graphic Design Bianca Baldacci