McRae worked with progressive jazz musician Fred Katz to create a not-so-standard setting for renditions of standards.
Updating the repertoire of popular song, from Prince to the Replacements.
Singer Frank Sinatra and arranger Axel Stordahl teamed up for some of the most influential ballad recordings of mid-20th-century American popular song.
Building the modern pop-rock American songbook: Cassandra Wilson sings the Monkees, Neil Young, and more.
New and recent releases from Kurt Elling, Melody Gardot, Curtis Stigers, and a never-before-issued 1968 nightclub recording of pianist Bill Evans.
A tribute to the songwriter featuring interpretations of his music from Frank Sinatra, Dusty Springfield, Johnny Rivers, Nina Simone, and more.
Afterglow takes a popular-song journey across the 1960s and 70s American pop landscape through the work of two songwriters.
The latest release from Kurt Elling and a new CD from Quartet West, featuring guest vocalists Cassandra Wilson, Melody Gardot, Norah Jones, and Diana Krall.
New music this week from Cassandra Wilson, Freddy Cole, and more.
Bop songstress, girlfriend of comedian Lennie Bruce, and 1/3 of Lambert, Hendricks and Ross, Annie Ross was the 1950s' epitome of jazz-vocal hip.