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June 19, 2015


Jose James - Yesterday I Had the Blues

Recent Releases for 2015

We're rounding up some recent vocal jazz releases from Kurt Elling, Diana Krall, Jane Monheit, and more.

April 17, 2015



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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First Fusion: Jazz-Rock Before Bitches Brew

cover for the Free Spirits' Out Of Sight And Sound LP

In the late 1960s, young musicians such as The Free Spirits, the Fourth Way, and other now-forgotten fusioneers made the first attempts to blend jazz with rock.

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