Friday 25 November 2022

Series 23, Prog 20


Intro: A Little White Ship - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Unforgettable - Nat King Cole: The Nat King Cole Story
Sweet Lorraine - Nat King Cole: 78rpm single
Ballerina - Nat King Cole: single
You’re My Everything - Nat King Cole: I Don’t Want to be Hurt Anymore
Send for Me - Nat King Cole: Billy May Sessions
Nature Boy - Nat King Cole: Nat King Cole Sings the Blues
When My Sugar Walks Down the Street - Nat King Cole: Billy May Sessions
When I Fall in Love - Nat King Cole: Love Is the Thing
Once in a While - Nat King Cole: Just One of Those Things
The Rules of the Road - Nat King Cole: Let’s Face the Music!
Paradise - Nat King Cole: The Very Thought of You
Let There be Love - Nat King Cole: Nat King Cole Sings - George Shearing Quintet Plays
I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face - Nat King Cole: Sings My Fair Lady
There’s Love - Nat King Cole: L-O-V-E
This is Always - Nat King Cole: Tell Me All About Yourself
Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer - Nat King Cole: Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer
Tenderly - Nat King Cole: Sings for Two in Love
Joe Turner’s Blues - Nat King Cole: At The Sands

Nat King Cole 
(March 17, 1919 - February 15, 1965)

Saturday 19 November 2022

Series 23, Prog 19


Intro: A Little White Ship - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

I Wish I Were in Love Again - Mel Tormé: Live at The Crescendo

Secret Love - Carmen McRae: Live at Bubba’s!

Have You Met Miss Jones? - Joe Williams: Swingin’ Night at Birdland

You’ve Got a Friend - Ella Fitzgerald & Count Basie Orchestra: Jazz at the Santa Monica Civic ’72

I’m Way Ahead of the Game - Tony Bennett: Live at The Sahara

I’m Having a Good Time - Alberta Hunter: Downhearted Blues (Live at The Cookery)

What a Little Moonlight Can Do - Dee Dee Bridgewater: Live at Yoshi’s

How Blue Can You Get? - BB King: Live at The Regal

God Bless the Child - Esther Phillips: CTI Summer Jazz at The Hollywood Bowl

I’ve Got You Under My Skin - Frank Sinatra: The Main Event (Madison Square Garden)

Call Me Darling - Peggy Lee: Peggy at Basin Street East (The Unreleased Show)

Spirit in the Dark - Aretha Franklin: Live at The Fillmore West

The Surrey with the Fringe on Top - Nat King Cole: Nat King Cole at the Sands

When You’re Smiling - Judy Garland: Judy at Carnegie Hall

Photo: Brandin T

Thursday 10 November 2022

Series 23, Prog 18


Intro: A Little White Ship - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Come Fly with Me - Frank Sinatra: Come Fly with Me

Flying - Carmen McRae: For Once in My Life

Leaving on a Jet Plane - Peter, Paul & Mary: Album 1700

Flying Home - Ella Fitzgerald: 78rpm single

One Day I’ll Fly Away - Randy Crawford: Now We May Begin

Straighten Up and Fly Right - Nat King Cole: Super Best Nat King Cole (Vol 1)

Where Flamingos Fly - Toni Harper & Marty Paich Orchestra: Night Mood

Flip, Flop & Fly - Big Joe Turner with Count Basie & His Orchestra: Flip, Flop & Fly

Fly Me to the Moon - Peggy Lee: Pretty Eyes

Flying Down to Rio - Fred Astaire: The Complete London Sessions

Song of the Jet (Samba Do Avião) - Salena Jones: Salena Sings with the Jobims

I’d Fly - Diane Schuur & Richard Cocciante: Friends for Schuur

Let’s Fly Away - Lee Wiley: ’S Wonderful

Fly Too High - Janis Ian featuring Steve Madaio: Night Rains

Jet Propelled Papa - Helen Humes: Today I Sing the Blues

Hi-Fly - Mel Tormé: Comin' Home Baby!

Photo: Tove Liu

Thursday 3 November 2022

Series 23, Prog 17


Intro: A Little White Ship - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

1. Blue Skies/On a Clear Day (You Can See Forever)/A Foggy Day - Ella Fitzgerald: Live from The Cave Supper Club, Vancouver, Canada

2. Porgy & Bess Medley: Summertime/They Pass By Singin'/I Got Plenty o' Nuttin'/It Take a Long Pull to Get There/It Ain't Necessary So/Strawberry Women/Oh, Bess, Oh Bess, Where's My Bess/Bess, You Is My Woman - Mel Tormé: Mel Tormé & Friends

3. Easy Living/Days ff Wine and Roses/It's Impossible - Carmen McRae: The Great American Songbook

Say It Isn't So/Blue Skies/Here's That Rainy Day - Perry Como: Sing to Me, Mr C

4. Gershwin Medley: Rhapsody in Blue/Swanee/The Man I Love/Oh, Lady Be Good/Somebody Loves Me/I Got Rhythm/It Ain't Necessarily So/Summertime/Strike Up the Band! - Bing Crosby & Al Jolson: Bing Crosby Meets Al Jolson: The Complete Radio Duets

5. Beatles Medley: Golden Slumbers/Here, There And Everywhere - Roberta Gambarini: So in Love

6. Fabulous Forties Medley: Little White Lies/Tangerine/Love Walked In/Mam'selle/Cherokee/On the Sunny Side of the Street - Dick Haymes: Dick Haymes Comes Home! Live At The Cocoanut Grove 1973

7. One Kiss/My Romance/The Most Beautiful Man in the World - Peggy Lee: Peggy At Basin Street East (The Unreleased Show)

8. West Side Story Medley: Jet Song/Something's Coming/Cool/Tonight/A-Me-Ri-Ca/Gee, Officer Krupke/Maria - Sammy Davis Jr & Johnny Mendoza: At the Cocoanut Grove

Photo: Tara Winstead