Kat Edmonson just wasn’t made for these times…or so she sings on her just-released album, "Way Down Low." The Texas-born vocalist returns to our studio with a delicate new collection of songs infusing blues, bebop and the Beach Boys. She performs live.
It’s still officially winter… but we're all about “Summertime” today. As “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess” continues its run on Broadway, we look at the oft-covered popular song from the opera, “Summertime.” New York Times columnist Joe Nocera joins us to talk about some of the many versions of the song that have been released since the opera was first performed in 1935. Plus, singer Kat Edmonson joins us to perform her recent take on the classic.