This week, we explore the career of jazz singer Jon Hendricks (1921–2017), who began a pioneer in the art of vocalese.
Not all winter songs are about Christmas! This week, we feature songs about the cold, from Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and more.
A look at the family vocal groups in American popular song, from the Boswell Sisters and Andrews Sisters, to the Beach Boys and Everly Brothers.
On this show, the warm, intimate moods of torch song vocalist Jeri Southern
Highlights of new records by Gregory Porter, Cécile McLorin Salvant, and Dee Dee Bridgewater.
Singer Jo Stafford was one of the most versatile postwar singers, excelling in pop, swing, bebop, country, folk, and even comedy.
This week, we feature an interview with Grammy-nominated jazz singer Tierney Sutton.
"Ain't Misbehavin'," "Honeysuckle Rose," "Black And Blue," and more songs by songwriters Andy Razaf and Fats Waller.