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Straight No Chaser - A Jazz Show

Welcome to Straight No Chaser, the Award-winning Podcast hosted by Jeffrey Siegel

Apr 28, 2009

Jazz musicians have never hesitated to record their versions of songs by the Beatles, but a careful check shows that the vast majority of the songs chosen were written primarily by McCartney, despite being credited to Lennon-McCartney. Clearly there is a preference for the more classic melodies and sounds that Paul...

Apr 21, 2009

Fusion reigns as Jeff Beck releases a live CD and DVD of his intimate performances at Ronnie Scott's jazz club in London. Check out some rare Beck recordings with Stanley Clarke and Nigel Kennedy, and a track from Beck's recent double-bill concerts with Eric Clapton.

Apr 21, 2009

Jazz artists sing the songs of Tom Waits, with an emphasis on the Southside Johnny CD "Grapefruit Moon".

Apr 9, 2009

Podcast 140 presents an all-to-brief overview of some of the music that made Prestige Records an iconic label - recordings by Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, the Modern Jazz Quartet, Thelonious Monk and Shirley Scott.