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I've Heard That Song Before

Jul 20, 2017

Joe Hunter and his guest, George Foley, listen with you to 4 renditions of “Ain’t Misbehavin” by Thomas “Fats” Waller, Louis Armstrong, Art Tatum, & Leon Redbone. They discuss the life of the great pianist Thomas “Fats” Waller, the style of jazz piano called “stride piano,” the overall impact of the...


Jul 13, 2017

Joe Hunter and his guest, jazz pianist Les Roberts, listen with you to 4 renditions of “Lush Life” by Nat King Cole, John Coltrane, Billy Strayhorn, & Queen Latifah. Joe and Les discuss the relative obscurity of this song, they tell stories behind the different performers of this song, and they reveal their...


Jul 6, 2017

Joe and his guest, Ernie Krivda, listen with you to renditions of "Love Walked in" by Kenny Baker, Erroll Garner, The Flamingoes, Ernie Krivda, and Frank Sinatra. They explore how the song has evolved over time and the great variety of the performers who have made their own versions of this song. Then you'll enjoy this...


Jun 29, 2017

Joe Hunter and his guest, jazz trombonist George Carr, listen with you to 4 renditions of “September Song” by Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Chet Baker, & Mel Torme. Joe and George discuss the very interesting life of composer Kurt Weill as well as the Broadway musical in which this song was first...


Jun 22, 2017

Joe Hunter and his guest, Larry Angell, listen with you to 4 renditions of “I Remember You” by Rosemary Clooney, Ella Fitzgerald, Gene Harris, & Sarah Vaughan. Joe and Larry discuss the short, yet illustrious career of composer Victor Schertzinger as well as the swingin’ and cookin’ nature of this piece....