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Straight No Chaser - A Jazz Show

Straight No Chaser is the place for jazz lovers (and those who will soon be jazz lovers) to enjoy podcasts with their favorite music and artists. Winner of the 2017 JazzTimes Readers' Poll for Best Podcast, your host Jeffrey Siegel will take you inside the world of jazz, from the new releases to the best festiva;s to remembrances of jazz legends.

Aug 22, 2012

The art of the vocal jazz group has a long history. Early singing groups that came out of the swing era like the Andrews Sisters or the Boswell Sisters pioneered the idea of close vocal harmony taking the lead over an instrumental jazz band. Male groups such as the Ink Spots (”Stompin’ at the Savoy, “That Cat is...