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.
New anthologies from two legendary performers of American popular song.
In the early 1970s singer Mark Murphy returned from Europe and began a 20-year run of some of the most artistically successful records of his career.
A centennial celebration of the composer who gave us "Everything Happens To Me," "Violets For Your Furs," and other songs that ranged from wistful to winsome.
Updating the repertoire of popular song, from Prince to the Replacements.
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.