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The Best Is Yet To Come - December 11, 2013

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

In 1995, Frank Sinatra performed publicly for the last time. Jonathan Schwartz attended the performance as a journalist, covering the event for Esquire Magazine. Soon after, the article was published and today Jonathan shares the story.

 

Playlist:

Frank Sinatra -  Let's Get Away from It All -  Come Fly With Me

Nancy LaMott - The People That You Never Get To Love -  Live at the Tavern on the Green

Fred Astaire - The Carioca - The Astaire Story

Lena Horne - You're The One - Love Is The Thing

Nelson Riddle - I'll Get By - The Best of The Capitol Years

Bobby Darin - All By Myself -  Spotlight On Bobby Darin

Ella Fitzgerald - A Fine Romance - Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook

Frank Sinatra -  You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves – You Swing Along With Me

Tony Bennett - Wait Till You See Her - Tony Bennett Sings the Rodgers & Hart Songbook

Jo Stafford - In The Still Of The Night - Autumn in New York

Dave McKenna - Dancing In The Dark - Dancing In The Dark

Bing Crosby -  Dancing In The Dark - Bing His Legendary Years 1931 to 1957

Mel Torme - You And The Night And The Music - My Kind of Music

Cyrille Aimee - You And The Night And The Music - Live at Birdland

Stacy Sullivan - I Don't Know Enough About You - It's A Good Day: A Tribute to Miss Peggy Lee

Nat King Cole - Route 66 - The Complete After Midnight Sessions

Frank Sinatra - The Way You Look Tonight - Nothing But The Best

Anita O'Day – Tenderly - Anita Sings The Most

John Coltrane - What's New - John Coltrane Ballads Quartet

Tony Bennett - Shall We Dance - Steppin' Out

Stacey Kent - Shall We Dance - In Love Again: The Music of Richard Rodgers

Frank Sinatra - The Best Is Yet to Come - Frank Sinatra & Count Basie

Dinah Shore - Then I'll Be Tired of You - Dinah Sings, Previn Plays

Tierney Sutton - Blue - After Blue

Jimmy Dorsey - They're Either Too Young Or Too Old - The Songs of Dietz & Schwartz

Michael Feinstein - Wonder Why - The M.G.M. Album

Helen Carr - Do I Worry - Helen Carr: The Complete Bethlehem Collection

The Hi-Lo's - Something's Coming - And All That Jazz

Dianne Reeves - I Hadn't Anyone Till You - The Calling: Celebrating Sarah Vaughan

Bill Henderson - A Lot Of Livin' To Do - Bill Henderson with The Oscar Peterson Trio

Susannah McCorkle - My New Celebrity Is You - The Songs of Johnny Mercer

John Pizzarelli - I'm Hip - I Like Jersey Best

Oscar Peterson - It Happened In Monterey - A Jazz Portrait of Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra -  Something's Gotta Give - Come Dance With Me!

Jessica Molaskey - I'm Always Chasing Rainbows -  Pentimento

Mel Torme - It's A Blue World - It's A Blue World

Carly Simon -  He Was Too Good To Me - My Romance

Count Basie - Hay Burner - Straight Ahead

Curtis Stigers - My Foolish Heart - Secret Heart

Frank Sinatra - White Christmas - The Complete Capitol Singles Collection

Frank Sinatra - Where Or When - Duets II

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Comments [1]

anne bernard from 20 miles from Lincoln Center

What a wonderful channel -- Jonathan's epic tones match even Sinatra's. Thanks for the joy!!!!

Dec. 11 2013 01:38 PM

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