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February 6, 2019

 

2019 Grammy Award Preview

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

January 4, 2019

 

Young at Heart: Songs About Youth

On this program, we explore music from the Great American Songbook all exploring the same theme: youth.

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.

November 2, 2018

 

The Lennon-McCartney Songbook

The Fab Four goes jazz, featuring Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and others performing Beatles’ tunes.

August 22, 2018

 

The Standards of Sondheim and Bernstein

In honor of Leonard Bernstein's centennial this week, we look at the jazz standards of Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim, like "New York, New York," "I Feel Pretty," and "Send In The Clowns."

June 22, 2018

 

Recent Releases 2018, Part 1

On this episode, we look at recent albums from Kurt Elling, Melody Gardot, Van Morrison, and more.

April 6, 2018

 

Literary Figures In Popular Song

Authors like Truman Capote, Langston Hughes, Ogden Nash, and Kazuo Ishiguro, and their contributions to the world of jazz and popular song.

November 17, 2017

 

Recent Releases 2017, Part 2

Highlights of new records by Gregory Porter, Cécile McLorin Salvant, and Dee Dee Bridgewater.

February 10, 2017

 

Grammy Award Preview 2017

Some of the nominees for Best Jazz Vocal and Best Traditional Pop album for the 2017 Grammy Awards.

November 25, 2016

 

The Songs Of Hearth And Home

A collection of songs about the comforts of home life, for Thanksgiving.

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