Italian-American Crooners, like Sinatra, Martin, Como, and Bennett, shaped the landscape of popular song in the 1940s and 50s.
We feature Nina Simone, the "High Priestess of Soul," in her most natural element: live on stage at Carnegie Hall, Town Hall, and the Newport Jazz Festival.
Afterglow's salute to falling leaves and pumpkin spice with the best autumn songs from the Great American Songbook.
In the 1940s, Nat King Cole transformed from a work-a-day pianist in L.A. to a national superstar.
We're exploring the best "Stardust Melodies" from the Great American Songbook.
On this show, we'll hear the soulful Sam Cooke and Aretha Franklin interpret the Great American Songbook.
Canadian pianist Oscar Peterson would have turned 90 this week. We'll be saluting him by showcasing his work with Ella Fitzgerald, Fred Astaire, and more.
Mose Allison and Ray Charles each created their own distinct brand of jazz, R&B, southern blues, and boogie-woogie in the late 1950s and 1960s.
This week, our spotlight is on just a few of the many singers who sang with Count Basie, including Jimmy Rushing, Billy Eckstine, Sarah Vaughan, and more.
June Christy's 1954 album "Something Cool" was a landmark in the "Cool School" of vocal jazz.