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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.

Feb 12, 2015

This year Nancy and I will literally be at sea on Valentine’s Day, returning to the Port of New Orleans from a week long cruise of the Western Caribbean. For those of you not so fortunate, here’s a set of tunes to serenade your Valentine at home, a Sweet Sixteen for the Sweet Fourteenth of February. Podcast 464 includes both jazz vocals and instrumentals, mostly standards new and old including: 

Sarah Vaughn – “’S Wonderful”

Delfeayo Marsalis – “My Romance”

Karen Souza – “Wicked Game”

Lennie Tristano – “I Can't Believe That You're in Love with Me Variations”

Alicia Olatuja – “Human Nature”

Donald Byrd – That’s All There is To Love”

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga – “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love”

Seamus Blake & Chris Cheek – “I Surrender Dear”

Jason Moran – “Two Sleepy People”

Frank Kimbrough Quartet – “It Never Entered My Mind”

Ryan Keberle & Catharsis – “Easy to Love”

Adam Birnbaum – “Ooh What You Do To Me”

Helen Merrill & Clifford Brown – “You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To”

Helen Sung – “Never Let Me Go”

Jimmy Scott – “Someone to Watch Over Me”

Jim Hall featuring Bill Evans – “My Funny Valentine”