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.
"All the Things You Are"
Host: Joe Hunter
Guest: Les Roberts
American Standard: “All the Things You Are” (1939)
Music: Jerome Kern
Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II
Featured Performers: Mildred Bailey, Ann Hampton Callaway, Bill Charlop & Michael Moore, Michael Jackson
Bonus Track: “The Way You Look Tonight"
Performed by: Erroll Garner
Show Notes: Joe and Les kick off their exploration of this romantic standard with a performance by Mildred Bailey, before delving into three other renditions of this classic. From the storytelling of the lyrics to stunning harmonies, Joe and Les give you the low-down on all the things in “All the Things You Are.”