Thursday 26 January 2023

Series 24, Prog 9


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

Paint Your Pretty Picture with a Song - Carmen McRae: At the Great American Music Hall (Vol 1)

The Old Master Painter - Frank Sinatra: 78rpm single

If I Had a Talking Picture of You - Sylvia Syms: Torch Song

Summer Wind - Todd Gordon & Carol Kidd with the RAF Squadronaires: Evergreen

Painted from Memory - Elvis Costello & Burt Bacharach: Painted from Memory

Just One of Those Things - Rosemary Clooney: Sings the Music of Cole Porter

Portrait of Jennie - Nat King Cole: Super Best Nat King Cole (Vol 1)

Portrait of My Love - Matt Monro: Stranger in Paradise: The Music of Matt Monro

New Coat of Paint - Carol Grimes: Mother

If - Frank Sinatra: Some Nice Things I’ve Missed

Portrait in Black and White (Zingaro) - Dena DeRose: Travelin’ Light - Live in Antwerp

These Foolish Things - Nat King Cole: Just One of Those Things

Vincent (aka Starry, Starry Night) - Don McLean: American Pie

Make Me Rainbows - Ella Fitzgerald & Count Basie: A Perfect Match/Ella and Basie

Photo: Daian Gan

Thursday 19 January 2023

Series 24, Prog 8


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

Do Nothin’ Till You Hear from Me - Ed Townsend & Nelson Riddle: New in Town
Till There Was You - Peggy Lee: Latin ala Lee
I Hadn’t Anyone Till You - Bob Manning: Lonely Spell
I’m Gonna Live Till I Die - Sarah Vaughan: The Explosive Side of Sarah Vaughan/The Benny Carter Sessions
Till The Heart Caves In - k d lang: Drag
Till Then - Sammy Davis Jr & Count Basie Orchestra: I Gotta Right to Swing
Until I Met You (aka Corner Pocket) - Diane Schuur: Diane Schuur & The Count Basie Orchestra
Till - Tony Bennett: To My Wonderful One
Until the Real Thing Comes Along - Billie Holiday: A Hot Jazz Classic Set
Wait Till You See Her - Tony Romano: A Moonlight Affair
Until You Were Gone - Aretha Franklin: Soul Sister
Until It’s Time for You to Go - Peggy Lee: Two Shows Nightly (Copacabana, New York)
Until (aka The Mole) - June Christy: Big Band Specials
I’ll Love You (Till I Die) - Carmen McRae: The Very Thought of You
Till the Clouds Roll By - Mel Tormé: It’s a Blue World
You’re Nobody ’Til Somebody Loves You - Dinah Washington: Dinah ’62
Until - Cécile McLorin Salvant: Ghost Song
Till the End of Time - Ed Townsend & Nelson Riddle: New In Town

Photo: Pixabay

Friday 13 January 2023

Series 24, Prog 7


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

This Could be the Start of Something Big - Mark Murphy: This Could be the Start of Something

Nice Girls Don’t Stay for Breakfast - Judith Owen: Come On and Get It

Dinner for One, Please, James - Nat King Cole: Sings for Two in Love

The Lady is a Tramp - Patti Page: In the Land of Hi-Fi

Blues for Breakfast - Tony Bennett: The Good Things in Life

Breakfast in Bed - Carmen McRae: Just a Little Loving’

Seems Like Old Times - Vaughn Monroe: 78rpm single

Dinner at Eight - Mavis Rivers: Take a Number

No One Ever Tells You - Frank Sinatra: A Swingin’ Affair

The Ladies Who Lunch - Deborah Shulman & Larry Zalkind: Lost In The Stars/The Music of Bernstein, Weill & Sondheim

Autumn in New York - Todd Gordon & Carol Kidd with the RAF Squadronaires: Evergreen

Dinner with Gershwin - Donna Summer: single (produced by Richard Perry)

Miss Otis Regrets - Carmen McRae: Live at Century Plaza

The Look of Love - Frank Sinatra: Softly, as I Leave You

Ode to Billie Joe - Nancy Wilson: Welcome to My Love (mono)

Photo: Pixabay

Thursday 5 January 2023

Series 24, Prog 6


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

June in January - Eydie Gormé: Love is a Season

February Brings the Rain - Roy Castle: Songs for a Rainy Day

The Waters Of March (Aguas De Marco) - Elis Regina & Antônio Carlos Jobim: The Antônio Carlos Jobim Jobim Songbook/Elis & Tom

April Fooled Me - Mark Murphy: Sings Mostly Dorothy Fields and Cy Coleman

April in Paris - Rosemary Clooney: Rosie Solves the Swingin’ Riddle!

End of May - Michael Bublé: Crazy Love (Hollywood Edition)

Memphis in June - Irene Kral & Herb Pomeroy: The Band and I

July Tree - Nina Simone: I Put a Spell on You

Sleigh Ride in July - Lena Horne: A Friend Of Yours/Songs By Burke & Van Heusen

August Days in Paree (Paris Au Mois D’Aout) - Charles Aznavour: His Kind of Love Songs

September Rain - Lorraine Feather: Such Sweet Thunder

September Song: Johnny Hartman: Songs from the Heart

This October: The Four Freshmen: Four Freshmen and Five Guitars

When October Goes - Nancy Wilson: Day Dream

November Girl - Carmen McRae: Carmen McRae & The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band

December - The Mills Brothers: The Board of Directors

Photo: Nothing Ahead