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My Kind of Town - January 8, 2014

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Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Betty Carter was an American jazz singer, a woman Jonathan Schwartz refers to as "a citizen of jazz". Known for her unmatched vocal ability and imaginative interpretation of lyrics, Betty Carter was a staple in the New York City jazz community. In this episode, Jonathan Schwartz recalls performing with this jazz legend. 

Playlist:

Frank Sinatra - Name it and it's Yours - The Complete Reprise Studio Recordings

Helen Carr - Then You've Never Been Blue - Helen Carr: The Complete Bethlehem Collection

Bing Crosby - Far Away Places - Sentimental Journey:Pop Vocal Classics, Vol 2 (1947-1950)

Bill Charlap - These Foolish Things - I'm Old Fashioned

Ella Fitzgerald - These Foolish Things - Jazz Masters 6

Stacy Sullivan - I Got Rhythm/My Romance/One Kiss - It's A Good Day-A Tribute to Miss Peggy Lee

Mel Torme - I Know Why - It's A Blue World

Beverly Kenney - Snuggled On Your Shoulder - Beverly Kenney Sings for Johnny Smith

Frank Sinatra - The Impatient Years - The Complete Capitol Singles Collection

Nelson Riddle - Alone Too Long - The Joy of Living/Love is a Game of Poker

Nat King Cole - Alone Too Long - The Classic Singles

Rosemary Clooney - I Ain't Got Nobody - Rosie Solves the Swingin' Riddle!

Caetano Veloso - Always - A Forgeign Sound

Caetano Veloso - The Carioca - A Forgeign Sound

Billie Holiday - This Year's Kisses - Billie Holiday Love Songs 2

Antonio Carlos Jobim - The Waters Of March - The Girl From Ipanema: The Antonio Carlos Jobim Songbook

Nancy LaMott - Come Rain Or Come Shine - Come Rain or Come Shine

Tony Bennett - I Got Rhythm - Here's To The ladies

Count Basie - That Warm Feeling - Straight Ahead

Jackie Allen – I’ll Be Around – Love Is Blue

Louis Armstrong - That Old Feeling - Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson

Lena Horne - I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart - Love Is The Thing

Ray Charles - Cocktails For Two - Ray Charles And Betty Carter

Frank Sinatra - It's A Wonderful World - Swing Along With Me

Rebecca Kilgore - Thank Your Lucky Stars - Why Fight the Feeling? The Songs of Frank Loesser

Kenny Rankin - My One And Only Love - Professional Dreamer

Peggy Lee - What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry - Black Coffee and other Delights-The Decca Anthology

The Hi-Lo's - Small World - The Columbia Years

Maria Friedman - Smile - Now and Then

Artie Shaw - Temptation - Begin the Beguine

Frank Sinatra - I Could Have Danced All Night - Come Dance With Me!

Billy Eckstine - Ma! She's Makin' Eyes At Me - Compact Jazz

Rebecca Parris – I Didn’t Know What Time It Was - You Don’t Know Me

Les Paul - Vaya Con Dios - Greatest Hits!

Tony Bennett - When A Woman Loves - A Man On Holiday

Sarah Vaughan - Polka Dots And Moonbeams - Swingin' Easy

Jack Jones - I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me - She Loves Me & There's Love and There's Love

Jessica Molaskey - I Can't Say No - Make Believe

John Pizzarelli - How About You? - Dear Mr. Sinatra

Chet Baker - I Fall In Love Too Easily - The Best Of Chet Baker Sings

Frank Sinatra - I Can Read Between the Lines - Where Are You?

Joni Mitchell –Otis And Marlena - Travelogue

Dave Frishberg - Our Love Rolls On - Classics

Judy Garland - Zing! Went The Strings of My Heart - Judy/Judy in Love

Michael Feinstein - You're My Everything - Hopeless Romantics

 

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Comments [1]

Elly Sidel from Norwalk, CT

I was devastated when you stopped broadcasting on Saturday afternoons. My weekend was ruined! I was recently fired and have been working at home so I can listen to the Jonathan Channel all day. When I find a job I will be able to make a donation. Meanwhile, thank you very much for your music. I am a child of the 50's, grew up going to Broadway musicals and love the American Songbook. Sincerely, Elly

Jan. 08 2014 02:30 PM

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