Recent Episodes and Articles
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Monday, August 25, 2014
Perhaps no other music has had more impact on the sound of pops than jazz. On this episode, Michael Feinstein explores how this uniquely American art form inspired composers since the 1920s.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Much of the music we know as “pops” started its life as accompaniment to dance scenes on stage and screen. On this episode, host Michael Feinstein considers how composers such as Richard Rodgers, Andre Previn and Bernard Hermann scored movie musicals and ballets with elements of jazz, classical and more.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Tonight at 7PM, join Michael Feinstein as he reflects on 20th century modernism, and how it influenced composers such as George Gershwin, Leroy Anderson, Oscar Levant and others.
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Tonight at 7PM, Michael Feinstein shares his favorite discoveries from early 20th century American popular music. In this episode, you'll enjoy rarities from the American Pops catalogue, including Jacques Press’s “Disconcerto” and Paul Whiteman’s performance of “Cuban Overture” by George Gershwin.