New vocal jazz releases from Cécile McLorin Salvant, Madeleine Peyroux, Diana Krall and Tony Bennett, and more.
The Fab Four goes jazz, featuring Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and others performing Beatles’ tunes.
On this show, we explore the times when songwriters wrote about their vices: drinking, smoking, or even chewing gum.
Afterglow rounds up the best new releases in vocal jazz, including new albums by Kurt Elling, Madeleine Peyroux, Tierney Sutton, and Norah Jones.
A follow-up to The Great French Songbook, Part 1, looking at more music "dans la mode française."
On this show, we take a look at the many songwriters who performed their own songs, including Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen, and Nina Simone.
Updating the repertoire of popular song, from Prince to the Replacements.
Popular song, more often than not, is about love—love won, love lost, love in doubt. This week we feature songs about the fulfillment of longed-for love.
Singer Frank Sinatra and arranger Axel Stordahl teamed up for some of the most influential ballad recordings of mid-20th-century American popular song.
Recent releases from singers Madeleine Peyroux and Barbara Morrison, saxophonists Joshua Redman and Eric Alexander, and a surprise cover from a 1980s teen icon.