Classic Video: Leonard Bernstein Plays Rhapsody in Blue

Leonard Bernstein was a classical music triple threat: a world-class composer, conductor and pianist rolled up in one.

And even today Bernstein is a name that like Gershwin, Copland and Barber is virtually synonymous with American music. So it’s a yankeelicious treat to see and hear Leonard Bernstein as piano soloist in Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue – Part 1 above, Part 2 below.