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.
Known as "the GI Sinatra," Johnny Desmond won a wide following in the World War II years as the singer for Glenn Miller's military orchestra.
Johnny Mathis, David Baker, Marian Cobine and others join this tribute to the life and music of Indiana jazz legend Al Cobine.
Singer Gregory Porter's debut on Blue Note Records, tributes to the music of Joni Mitchell and Miles Davis, and more.
Celebrating the centennial of the singer, actor, and last surviving member of Duke Ellington's early-1940s big band.
George Harrison sings Hoagy Carmichael, Paul McCartney performs Irving Berlin, Ringo Starr taps the Johnny Mercer songbook, and more.
At the height of the swing era many big bands included small singing ensembles in their performances and recordings.
Singer Frank Sinatra and arranger Axel Stordahl teamed up for some of the most influential ballad recordings of mid-20th-century American popular song.