The Fab Four goes jazz, featuring Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and others performing Beatles’ tunes.
Some of the most tearful songs of the Great American Songbook, including “Cry Me A River,” “I Cried For You,” and “Willow Weep For Me.”
Soulful interpretations of holiday favorites, from Smokey Robinson, James Brown, Darlene Love, and more.
Mose Allison and Ray Charles each created their own distinct brand of jazz, R&B, southern blues, and boogie-woogie in the late 1950s and 1960s.
Arranger Marty Paich helped define the West Coast cool jazz sound in the 1950s and 1960s, working with Mel Tormé, Anita O'Day, and Chet Baker.
Gerald Wilson’s arrangements were always harmonically interesting and punchy, and vocalists loved to work with him.
Celebrating the legendary singers of American popular song.
New music this week from Cassandra Wilson, Freddy Cole, and more.
Soul singers Ray Charles, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, Lou Rawls, Gladys Knight and James Brown give us their takes on the Great American Songbook.
Gordon Jenkins was renowned as an arranger, but he also wrote some hit songs. We'll hear them done by Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Billie Holiday and more.