Not all winter songs are about Christmas! This week, we explore songs about snow and the cold.
We’re keeping on the sunny side of the street this week, as we explore some uplifting tunes like “Get Happy,” “I Want To Be Happy,” and “Put On A Happy Face.”
A look at some new vocal jazz records by Jazzmeia Horn, Kurt Elling, and Harry Connick, Jr.
This week, we explore the highs and lows of Stevie Wonder's first decade in the music industry, a time when he experimented with jazz, pop, soul, and the Great American Songbook.
An interview with French-born jazz singer Cyrille Aimée, discussing her latest album of all Sondheim songs
The Hollywood Blacklist didn’t only affect the film industry. On this episode, a look at the repercussions the blacklist had on musicians in the 1950s, like Lena Horne, Harry Belafonte, and Yip Harburg.
In Brazil, singer and guitarist João Gilberto was known as “O Mito” ("The Legend") and the man who invented the bossa nova sound. Gilberto passed away in July at age 88.
"The Song Is You," "The Song Is Ended," "I Poured My Heart Into The Song," and other songs about music on this episode.
Some traditional songs of the season, like "Summer Wind," "Summertime," and "Too Darn Hot."
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
We take a stroll through the Great American Songbook with walking songs like "Love Walked In" and "I Walk A Little Faster."
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.
In 1958, a 39-year-old Nat King Cole had the most remarkable year, recording over 100 songs.
Nat King Cole would have turned 100 years old on March 17, 2019. This week, we chronicle the decade the propelled him to stardom.
Miss Peggy Lee was one of the biggest singing stars of the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, and she also wrote many of her popular tunes.
A look at the late songs of Rodgers and Hart, including "Bewitched," "Falling In Love With Love," and "My Funny Valentine."
Tony Bennett, Diana Krall, Kurt Elling, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Willie Nelson and other 2019 Grammy nominees.
Canadian pianist Oscar Peterson worked with some of the great singers of his day, including Ella Fitzgerald, Fred Astaire, and Billie Holiday.
A spotlight this week on Blossom Dearie's six exemplary albums recorded between 1956 and 1960.
Singer Jo Stafford was one of the most versatile postwar singers, excelling in pop, swing, bebop, country, folk, and even comedy.
A look at the early songs of Rodgers and Hart, including "Blue Moon," "Manhattan," and "Thou Swell."