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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"September Song"

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Host: Joe Hunter

Guest: George Carr

American Standard: “September Song” (1938)

Music: Kurt Weill

Lyrics: Maxwell Anderson

Featured Performers: Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Chet Baker, & Mel Torme

Bonus Track: “Follow Me”

Performed by: Frank Sinatra & Duke Ellington

Podcast Summary: Joe and George listen with you to 4 renditions of “September Song,” and they discuss the interesting life of Kurt Weill as well as the Broadway musical that first introduced us to this song.

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