George Gershwin started as a song plugger on Tin Pan Alley and became one of the most important American composers of the 20th Century. Unforgettable songs written for stage and screen that spanned both popular and classical worlds. Fasinatin Rhythm, Lady Be Good, Embraceable You, Summertime, and The Man I Love. What's your favorite Gershwin tune? Hear it tonight as we celebrate Gershwin's 114th birthday. Jazz awakes at 8.