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April 16, 2015

 

johnnymercer

The Jazz Singer-Songwriters

On this show, we take a look at the many songwriters who performed their own songs, including Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen, and Nina Simone.

October 16, 2013

 

Tierney Sutton's Joni Mitchell tribute After Blue

What’s New: September 2013

Singer Gregory Porter's debut on Blue Note Records, tributes to the music of Joni Mitchell and Miles Davis, and more.

March 4, 2013

 

New popular song vocals

What’s New: February 2013

The latest from some established and up-and-coming performers of modern popular song.

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