We explore the classical music origins of jazz and pop standards like “Baubles, Bangles, and Beads,” “Lover, Come Back To Me,” and “Full Moon and Empty Arms.”
Lena Horne (1917–2010) had close working relationships with composers like Harold Arlen and Billy Strayhorn.
We celebrate the centennial of a cult figure in the world of vocal jazz, bop singer and arranger Dave Lambert.
A look at new releases by Diana Krall, Jazzmeia Horn, and Chris Thile.
"Born To Be Blue," "A Stranger In Town," "Welcome To The Club" and other songs written and performed by Mel Tormé.
Miss Peggy Lee was one of the biggest singing stars of the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, and she also wrote many of her popular tunes.
"Blues In The Night," "Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive," and many others written and performed by Johnny Mercer.
A jazz musician equally known for his singing and songwriting, we explore the varied career of Bloomington's own Hoagy Carmichael
In honor of Ella Fitzgerald's centennial on April 25, 2017, we look at the singer's work for Verve records, where she recorded her famous songbook series.