In the mid-1950s two eventual icons of American popular music teamed up for a series of classic jazz-vocal recordings.
Music from Catherine Russell, Keith Jarrett and Charlie Haden, Freda Payne, Dee Alexander and others.
Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart were one of the most successful songwriting teams in the history of American popular music.
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.