In 1957 singer Ella Fitzgerald recorded close to one hundred tracks as her career continued to soar in the wake of signing with Norman Granz’s Verve label.
Kickin' the gong around with Minnie, McVouty, Freddie, and other assorted jazzniks.
Wilson's records blended big-band and small-group elements with pop orchestration and doses of soul that could be both big-city hip and suburban cool.
Links from past to present: signs of the Nina Simone revival.
How Cole Porter and Hoagy Carmichael helped write the Great American Songbook, and how two Indiana vocal groups helped influence the sound of modern pop.
Abbey Lincoln personified the soul of jazz; Herman Leonard caught it with his camera.
A program about the singer, a movie about the artist.
Kurt Elling won his first Grammy Sunday night, for his John Coltrane tribute CD "Dedicated To You."
Mosaic Records will have a collection of mostly-unreleased Crosby recordings out in time for the holidays.
Afterglow takes a look at satirical and political protest music of the 1930s and 40s, performed by Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Billie Holiday and others.