Keeping the GAS (The Great American Songbook) Flame Burning: “The Way You Look Tonight”

by Roger Crane, the Song Scout BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION When Chelsea Clinton got married, her father, the jazz-loving Bill Clinton showed up with a recording of Frank Sinatra singing the  Jerome Kern-Dorothy Fields’  “The Way You Look Tonight.” This was the ex-President’s choice for the Bride-Father dance. (“Good selection, Mr. President.”) Fred Astaire introduced this lovely, warm song in the… Read More Keeping the GAS (The Great American Songbook) Flame Burning: “The Way You Look Tonight”

Here, There & Everywhere: Lyn Stanley at Mr Musichead Gallery in KKJZ’s Fall Pledge Drive

By Don Heckman KKJZ, the Southland’s primary jazz radio station, is dependent – like all public radio stations – upon fund-raising events. Most commonly, they consist of the on-air pledge drives that are necessary, but not always the most appealing, programming. On Sunday, however, KKJZ’s popular deejay personality, Bubba Jackson, hosted a different kind of… Read More Here, There & Everywhere: Lyn Stanley at Mr Musichead Gallery in KKJZ’s Fall Pledge Drive