We’re blooming with excitement this week, as we stop and smell the roses for some flowery music.
The playlist for the latest episode of Ether Game, featuring music all about walking!
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.
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.
We remember Doris Day, who passed away last month at age 97, and her work singing jazz with Les Brown, Andre Previn and more.
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."
A centennial celebration of wartime balladeer Dick Haymes, whose career strangely followed in the footsteps of Frank Sinatra’s.
Buckle up, Ether Gamers, we’re hitting the road (or water, or air). It’s a show all about music and transportation.
Mark Chilla explorse the classical music origins of jazz and pop standards like “Baubles, Bangles, and Beads,” “Lover, Come Back To Me,” and “Full Moon and Empty Arms.”
"It's Witchcraft," "Ghosts Of Yesterday," "Haunted Heart," "Skeleton In The Closet," and more haunted songs for Halloween.
Let’s feast with Ether Game’s breakdown of music for your Thanksgiving dishes!
WFIU's Mark Chilla speaks with Tyron Cooper, musician, composer, scholar, and director of Indiana University’s Archives of African American Music.