Heard That Song

Celebrate the Great American Songbook

In this show about the jazz standards of the Great American Songbook, one song is explored by jazz musician host, Joe Hunter, and his guest. Four different renditions of the selected song is introduced by the hosts who compare and contrast the merits of each adaptation.

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Host: Joe Hunter

Guest: Tom Rozcak

American Standard: "These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)" (1936)

Music: Jack Strachey

Lyrics: Eric Maschwitz

Featured Performers: Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Oscar Peterson & Count Basie, and Bryan Ferry

Bonus Track: “A Nightingale Sang in Barkley Square"

Performed by: The Manhattan Transfer

Show Notes: Joe and Tom discuss 4 renditions of "These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)," a beautiful standard by Eric Maschwitz. Then they discuss another of his works called "A Nightingale Sang in Barkley Square" for this week's bonus tune!

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The Team

Joe Hunter

The Host
Joe Hunter is a Cleveland-based jazz pianist whose career spans across decades and countries as a performer and educator.

Hannah Leach

Producer
Hannah is an audio producer, writer, and storytelling. She most likely has glitter in her bag and will give you some if you ask.

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