Placid destinations and idyllic spells away from home.
McRae worked with progressive jazz musician Fred Katz to create a not-so-standard setting for renditions of standards.
Celebrating the legendary singers of American popular song.
Billy Eckstine was a cultural pioneer who became one of the first black male solo singers to find success singing love songs.
New and recent releases from Catherine Russell, the Clayton-Hamilton Orchestra with singer Ernie Andrews, Norma Winstone, and more.
Ella Fitzgerald's lush 1957 ballads album has often been overshadowed by her songbook LPs from the same era.
New and recent releases from Dianne Reeves, Jane Ira Bloom, Cecile McLorin Salvant, and more.
Hoagy Carmichael was already a successful songwriter when he moved to Hollywood in 1936, but it was the movies that made him a familiar face to millions.
Rene Marie pays tribute to Eartha Kitt, Houston Person revisits some sides associated with Louis Armstrong, and more.
In 1981 Frank Sinatra called on the talents of several longtime collaborators and friends to produce what some consider to be the singer's final masterpiece.