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Writing/Essay/Journal
The Steeles believe that working with family is the most gratifying part of doing what they do. They rely on each family member’s unique skills and they grow as musicians by blending their unique styles.

Write about an activity your family does together as a team. What is the history of that tradition? How does each member contribute?

Activity
In the video, The Steeles perform songs from their show “The Colors of Gershwin,” which is music by George Gershwin that has been rearranged to showcase their own distinctive style.

Use the Internet to look up George Gershwin’s renditions of the songs we see The Steeles sing: “Summertime” (from the opera “Porgy and Bess”), “I’ve Got Rhythm” (from the movie “An American In Paris”) and “They Can’t Take That Away from Me” (from the movie “Shall We Dance”). Discuss the differences in the three songs between Gershwin and The Steeles.