Tuesday, October 7 2014
Cheek to Cheek is a sound pairing between Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, though not without flaws.
Wednesday, April 30 2014
Jazzy New Orleans singer Carsie Blanton releases her new album Not Old, Not New on June 24th and today we premiere her sultry take on a Cole Porter classic.
Sunday, April 8 2012
Pianist, singer and songwriter Dave Frishberg, something of a cracked lovechild of Stephen Sondheim and Woody Allen's, is a too-little known miracle. The writer of hip ditties like "Peel Me a Grape" is also much more.
Thursday, March 25 2010
It was Judy Garland’s afﬁnity for the absurd that triggered Vincent Minelli’s idea for a ﬁlm version of The Pirate, a rakish story that would employ Garland, Gene Kelly, and a very strange song composed by Cole Porter.
Monday, October 8 2007
By the 1950s, the golden age of popular music was just about over. America "wasn't a listening nation anymore," writes Wilfrid Sheed, but a televisual "shaking, rattling and rolling one."