Songwriter Jimmy McHugh wrote memorable American classics like “On The Sunny Side of the Street” and “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love.” This week, we celebrate the 125th anniversary of his birth.
We remember Doris Day, who passed away last month at age 97, and her work singing jazz with Les Brown, Andre Previn and more.
This week, we take a look at some recent releases in the world of vocal jazz.
Even as early as the 1940s, Bing Crosby was already considered a jazz legend
The late 1950s was the time when Sarah Vaughan became jazz royalty. “Sassy,” as she was called, had signed to Mercury Records, and her career moved in two different directions simultaneously
We take a stroll through the Great American Songbook with walking songs like "Love Walked In" and "I Walk A Little Faster."
Vernon Duke immigrated to America as a classical composer, and went on to write such popular hits as "April in Paris" and "I Can Get Started."
A look at some of the jazz and swing tunes from the 1940s Capitol Records diva Kay Starr, including “Them There Eyes” and “It’s A Good Day.”
"Ain't Misbehavin'," "Honeysuckle Rose," "Black And Blue," and more songs by songwriters Andy Razaf and Fats Waller.
"This Funny World," "Sing For Your Supper," "To Keep My Love Alive" and other rarities from the Rodgers and Hart catalog.