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February 22, 2019

 

I Could Write A Book: The Late Songs of Rodgers and Hart

A look at the late songs of Rodgers and Hart, including "Bewitched," "Falling In Love With Love," and "My Funny Valentine."

February 6, 2019

 

2019 Grammy Award Preview

Tony Bennett, Diana Krall, Kurt Elling, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Willie Nelson and other 2019 Grammy nominees.

February 1, 2019

 

And On Piano, Oscar Peterson…

Canadian pianist Oscar Peterson worked with some of the great singers of his day, including Ella Fitzgerald, Fred Astaire, and Billie Holiday.

January 25, 2019

 

Blossom Dearie On Verve

A spotlight this week on Blossom Dearie's six exemplary albums recorded between 1956 and 1960.

January 18, 2019

 

The Versatile Jo Stafford

Singer Jo Stafford was one of the most versatile postwar singers, excelling in pop, swing, bebop, country, folk, and even comedy.

January 11, 2019

 

With A Song In My Heart: The Early Songs of Rodgers and Hart

A look at the early songs of Rodgers and Hart, including "Blue Moon," "Manhattan," and "Thou Swell."

December 28, 2018

 

Dinah Shore, The Dreamer

Singer and television personality Dinah Shore was America's Sweetheart during World War II, and stayed in the spotlight for several decades after the war.

December 21, 2018

 

A Modern Jazz Christmas

A mix of Christmas favorites performed by 21st-century singers like Kurt Elling, Diana Krall, Dianne Reeves, and more.

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