Friday, June 26, 2020

June 27, 2020: Dream a Little Dream (Encore)

Perry Como used to feature the song “Dream Along with Me” during his radio and television specials. Well, we invite you to dream along with us as we bring you music from Kat Edmonson, Champian Fulton & Cory Weeds, and Frank Sinatra. Join host Jay Daniels for “Dream a Little Dream” from Simply Timeless.

Playlist for June 27, 2020

Dream a Little Dream of MeLouis Armstrong20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection.MCA199903:17
You Stepped Out of a DreamSarah VaughanThe Roulette Years.Roulette199102:18
All I Do Is Dream of YouMichael BubléCrazy Love.Reprise200902:31
Once Upon a DreamAlexis ColeSomeday My Prince Will Come.Venus201003:02
The Impossible DreamEliane EliasMusic from Man of La Mancha.Concord201805:47
Street of DreamsJohnny MathisWonderful! Wonderful!.Columbia195502:16
This Time the Dream's on MeMichelle LordiDream a Little Dream.Ind.201704:14
DreamerJoe HendersonWave: The Antonio Carlos Jobim Songbook.Verve199405:25
A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart MakesKat EdmonsonDreamers Do.Spinnerette202002:48
You Tell Me Your Dream, I'll Tell You MineMills BrothersMills Brothers: Anthology (1931 - 1968).MCA199503:08
California DreamingWes MontgomeryCompact Jazz.Verve198703:07
(You're a) Weaver of DreamsBrenda Earle StokesThe Solo Sessions, Volume 1.Ind.201904:44
I'll Dream of You AgainHarry Connick, Jr.We Are in Love.Columbia199003:31
Dream a Little Dream of MeChampian Fulton & Cory WeedsDream a Little Dream.Cellar Live201902:57
To Sit and DreamDave Brubeck QuartetLondon Flat, London Sharp.Telarc200505:06
Hit the Road to DreamlandJane MonheitCome Dream with Me.N-Coded200104:06
Darn That DreamNew York VoicesLive with the WDR Big Band Cologne.Palmetto201308:41
Too Late to DreamKat EdmonsonDreamers Do.Spinnerette202003:41
Viper's DreamJen Hodge All StarsAll's Fair in Love and Jazz.Ind.201804:26
When I Grow Too Old to DreamJackie RyanBest of Love Songs.Openart201003:40
Put Your Dreams Away (for Another Day)Frank SinatraClassic Sinatra: His Great Performances (1953 - 1960).Capitol200003:11
Day DreamElla FitzgeraldThe Best of the Song Books: The Ballads.Verve199404:00
When You Wish Upon a StarBilly JoelSimply Mad About the Mouse.Columbia199103:43
DreamsvilleEric AlexanderEric Alexander with Strings.HighNote202005:07
The Second Time AroundJackie GleasonHow Sweet It Is.Capitol196603:05

In Studio: La Tanya Hall

Vocalist La Tanya Hall is no stranger to entertainment industry. For many years, she has worked alongside many of the greats in the world of jazz and pop… plus, she’s done a bit of acting with roles in shows like “Blue Bloods.” Last year, La Tanya released a solo album called “Say Yes.” In this interview, we talk about La Tanya’s career and the inspiration behind the new release. More information available at

Friday, June 19, 2020

June 20, 2020: I'll Take Romance (Encore)

We invite to a special Valentine’s weekend program. You’ll hear romantic recordings from Billy Taylor, Billie Holiday, Tony Bennett, and Ann Hampton Callaway. Join host Jay Daniels for “I’ll Take Romance” from Simply Timeless.

Playlist for June 20, 2020

I'll Take RomanceJune ChristySomething Cool.Capitol195502:20
Let's Get LostChet BakerComplete Pacific Jazz Studio Recordings.Mosaic198703:43
Let's Do It (Let's Fall in Love)Kelley JohnsonSomething Good.Origin201904:55
Stompin' at the SavoyJen Hodge All StarsAll's Fair in Love and Jazz.Ind.201804:36
You Go to My HeadTony BennettPerfectly Frank.Columbia199203:44
MoondanceAnn Hampton CallawaySlow.Shanachie200404:00
A Fine RomanceFrank SinatraA Voice on Air (1935 - 1955).Sony Legacy201503:07
Lover ManMichelle LordiBreak Up with the Sound.Ind.201908:04
YesterdaysJimmy CobbThis I Dig of You.Smoke Sessions201906:34
I Don't Believe in RomanceChris Stamey & the ModRec OrchestraNew Songs For The 20th Century.Omnivore201904:48
I'll Take RomanceGeorge ShearingWhite Satin.Capitol196002:42
It's De-LovelyRosemary ClooneyThe Songbook Collection.Concord200003:08
Just a Gigolo / I Ain't Got NobodyDanny BacherSwing that Music.Whaling City Sound201605:31
My RomanceBilly TaylorWhite Lights and Jazz in Leningrad.Taylor-Made198808:42
Softly, as in a Morning SunriseLa Tanya HallSay Yes.Blue Canoe201903:50
Let's Face the Music and DanceNat King ColeThe Very Best of Nat King Cole.Capitol200602:23
You Don't Know What Love IsBillie HolidayLady in Satin.Columbia195803:49
All of YouHarry Connick, Jr.True Love: A Celebration of Cole Porter.Verve201904:40
Do Nothin' Till You Hear from MeRodney WhitakerAll Too Song: The Music of Duke Ellington.Origin201904:29
Isn't It Romantic?Alan PasquaSoliloquy.Ind.201804:54
Under a Blanket of BlueDoris DayDay by Night.Columbia195703:03
The Second Time AroundJackie GleasonHow Sweet It Is.Capitol196603:05

In Studio: Kelly Green & Luca Soul

The coronavirus outbreak has been labeled the “Great Equalizer” by many… its effects have been felt by people from all walks of life… musicians are no exception. Pianist Kelly Green and bassist Luca Soul recently talked with Jay Daniels during an afternoon stroll in Brooklyn. They share their stories of how life has been a little different lately. More at

Sunday, June 14, 2020

June 13, 2020: Too Marvelous for Words (Encore)

It’s a week of words from Simply Timeless… as we learn our ABC’s. A is for Adorable, B is for Beautiful, and C is for Charming. Class is in session with host Jay Daniels and music from Frank Sinatra, Carole King, and Steve Tyrell. Join us for “Too Marvelous for Words” from Simply Timeless.

Playlist for June 13, 2020

Too Marvelous for WordsFrank SinatraThe Capitol Years.Capitol199002:27
You Fascinate Me SoMonica Ramey & Beegie AdairMonica Ramey and the Beegie Adair Trio.Adair Music Group201204:43
My Baby Kinda SweetJames SuggsYou're Gonna Hear from Me.Arbors201804:32
You Are Too BeautifulJohn DokesTrue Love.Rondette201903:41
The Glory of LoveDiane Schuur & B.B. KingHeart to Heart.GRP199403:49
The Sweetest SoundsSarah VaughanCompact Jazz.Mercury198404:26
I Feel PrettyDave Brubeck QuartetMusic from West Side Story.Columbia196305:09
'S WonderfulDiana KrallThe Look of Love.Verve200104:28
MoreNat King ColeLove Songs.Capitol200302:06
A Lovely Way to Spend an EveningRachel CaswellWe're All in the Dance.Turtle Ridge201805:15
You Are So BeautifulSteve TyrellA Song for You.New Design/East West201803:46
I Should CareJune ChristySomething Cool.Capitol195502:10
Too Marvelous for WordsElla FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald Sings the Johnny Mercer Songbook.Verve196402:33
L-O-V-ENicolas BeardeI Remember You: The Music of Nat King Cole.Right Groove201904:18
They Say It's WonderfulBetty BryantProject 88.Bry-Mar201903:33
A - You're AdorablePerry ComoThe Essential Perry Como.Sony201002:23
Do Friends Fall in Love?Rachael & VilrayRachael & Vilray.Nonesuch201902:54
Sweet Love of MineJohn HicksBeyond Expectations.Reservoir199405:47
You Leave Me BreathlessNat King ColeAt the Sands.Capitol196002:32
Those Sweet WordsNorah JonesFeels Like Home.Blue Note200403:21
In Your Own Sweet Way (Take 2)Bill EvansThe Complete Riverside Recordings.Riverside199105:53
BeautifulCarole KingTapestry.A&M197102:39
What a Wonderful WorldLouis Armstrong20th Century Masters: The Best Of Louis Armstrong.Geffen199902:17
My Funny ValentineVoctaveSomewhere There's Music.Jamey Ray Music201903:37
Lovely to Look AtFred AstaireAll The Things You Are: The Jerome Kern Songbook.Verve199603:28
How Sweet It IsJackie GleasonHow Sweet It Is.Capitol196603:05

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Have the past few months left you a little tired and rundown? Maybe you could use a little peace and quiet. Join host Jay Daniels for peacef...