This Happy Madness - January 9, 2014

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Thursday, January 09, 2014

Committed to the endurance of the Great American Songbook, Jonathan Schwartz was delighted to discover the Canadian jazz sensation, Diana Panton. Fairly new to the scene, Panton has released 5 albums to international critical acclaim. 


Frank Sinatra - I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good - A Swingin' Affair!

Kat Gang - How Sweet You Are - Kat Gang

David Allyn - You're Laughing at Me - I Only Have Eyes for You/This Is My Lucky Day

Ella Fitzgerald - Love Is Here To Stay - Ella And Louis Again

Tierney Sutton - You're Nearer - Introducing

The Meltones - A Smooth One - Back in Town

Stacey Kent - I Got Lost In Her Arms - The Lyric

Frank Sinatra - They Say It's Wonderful - The Best of the Columbia Years 1943-1952

Carmen McRae - Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea - After Glow

Mel Torme - That Old Feeling - Torme

Oscar Peterson - Come Dance With Me - A Jazz Portrait of Frank Sinatra

Steven Pasquale - Laura - Somethin' Like Love

Irene Kral - This Is Always - Better Than Anything

Frank Sinatra - A Fine Romance - Ring-A-Ding Ding!

Frank Sinatra - I Love My Wife - The Reprise Collection

Frank Sinatra - The Gal That Got Away/It Never Entered My Mind - The Reprise Collection

Frank Sinatra - The Most Beautiful Girl In The World - Strangers In The Night

Ella Fitzgerald - How Long Has This Been Going On - Like Someone In Love

Cyrille Aimee - I'll Remember April - Cyrille Aimée & The Surreal Band

Beverly Kenney - I Never Has Seen Snow - Sings with Jimmy Jones & the Basie-ites

Lambert,Hendricks & Ross - Moanin' - Twisted:The Best of Lambert Hendricks & Ross

Mel Torme - Let's Face The Music And Dance - American Songbook Series Irving Berlin

Lena Horne - Someone To Watch Over Me - Love Is The Thing

Bobby Darin - All By Myself - Spotlight On Bobby Darin

Artie Shaw - This Is It - Artie Shaw 1939

Jessica Molaskey - Ain't We Got Fun - Pentimento

Michael Feinstein - All I Do Is Dream of You/You are My Lucky Star - The M.G.M. Album

Nelson Riddle - You Are My Lucky Star - "The Best of The Capital Years

Frank Sinatra - Willow Weep For Me - Frank Sinatra Sings For Only The Lonely

Lynn Taylor - High and Low - I See Your Face Before Me

Curtis Stigers - Swingin' Down at 10th & Main - Secret Heart

Tierney Sutton - Both Sides Now - After Blue

Tony Bennett - You Don't Know What Love Is - Together Again

Ella Fitzgerald - The More I See You - Ella & Duke at the Cote D'azur

Bing Crosby - Accentuate The Positive - Bing: His Legendary Years 1931-1957

Carmen McRae - A Sleepin' Bee - Here To Stay

Johnny Hartman - You Are Too Beautiful - John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman

Frank Sinatra - That Old Black Magic - Come Swing With Me

Rebecca Kilgore - Happy as the Day is Long - I Saw Stars

Maria Friedman - The Man that Got Away - Now and Then

Tony Bennett - I've Got The World On A String - Perfectly Frank

Oscar Peterson - I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues - The Song is You:Best of the Verve Songbooks

Sarah Vaughan - Ill Wind - After Hours

Lena Horne - Stormy Weather - The Best of the Definitive American Songbook Volume 2

Cyrille Aimee - Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea - Anyone Would Love You

Diana Panton – I’m Old Fashioned – If The Moon Turns Green

Diana Panton – You Hit The Spot – Yesterday, Perhaps

Diana Panton – This Happy Madness – To Brazil With Love

Count Basie - Warm Breeze - Warm Breeze

Patti Page - The Tennessee Waltz - Sentimental Journey:Pop Vocal Classics, Vol 2 (1947-1950)

Tierney Sutton - Get Happy - On The Other Side

Frank Sinatra - Dancing In The Dark - Come Dance With Me!

Frank Sinatra - Falling In Love With Love - Swing Along With Me

Frank Sinatra - Five Minutes More - Come Swing With Me

Frank Sinatra - The Curse Of An Aching Heart - Swing Along With Me

Frank Sinatra - Without A Song - I Remember Tommy

Jessica Molaskey - You're A Builder Upper - Make Believe

Frank Sinatra - Swingin' Down the Lane - Songs for Swingin' Lovers


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Comments [3]

Captain Eddie from Villanova, PA.

Wesla Whitfield has a most unusual very interesting vibrato. To my ear, very pleasing.
Edward F. in Villanova, PA.

Jan. 10 2014 11:15 AM
Jordan from Brooklyn, NY

Hi! I'm trying to find which version of Tennessee Waltz was played on the episode "La Vie en Rose - January 9, 2014" Thanks for any help.

Jan. 10 2014 10:44 AM
Ken P from Chapel Hill, NC

Jonathan - Thanks for introducing me to Irene Kral. Apparently she had a brief career, but what a great singer.

Jan. 09 2014 12:04 PM

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