2023-01-IHTSB-January-22 Bob Crosby, Benny Goodman, Joni James…

On today’s show we have a selection of recordings over the years from 1934 to 1960. One of our earliest recordings is by Adrian Rollini and his group, featuring Adrian on bass saxophone, and our latest recording is from 1960 featuring the lovely voice of Chris Connor. We listen too to the Bobcats, a particularly …

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2023-01-IHTSB-January-15 Chet Baker, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald…

On today’s show we’ll be listening to six songs, not once but twice or three times. We’ll hear different artists, both singers and musicians, bring us their interpretations of these wonderful songs from the pens of the day. This gives us the opportunity to enjoy the varied approaches the artists took to interpreting the songs, …

2023-01-IHTSB-January-15 Chet Baker, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald… Read More »

2023-01-IHTSB-January 08 Bing Crosby, Joe Loss, Henry Hall…

On today’s show we go back to the 1920s and 1930s for our recordings. These were the days, on both sides of the Atlantic, of the early jazz orchestras and dance bands along with their singers, and the development of smaller groups of jazz musicians. Among others, we hear Bing Crosby and Buddy Clark setting …

2023-01-IHTSB-January 08 Bing Crosby, Joe Loss, Henry Hall… Read More »

2023-01-IHTSB-January-01 Fats Waller, Bud Freeman, Mugsy Spanier…

Happy New Year, and welcome to another year of wonderful music on I’ve Heard That Song Before! It’s becoming a tradition on the show to start the new year off with fabulous jazz from recordings made by the great musicians at the time — today from the late 1920s to the late 1940s. We’ll hear …

2023-01-IHTSB-January-01 Fats Waller, Bud Freeman, Mugsy Spanier… Read More »

2022-12-In-Transition-December-25 Vince Guaraldi, Cannonball Adderly, Oscar Peterson…

It’s that time of year again where I settle into some great Christmas music. To each and every one of you a VERY MERRY Christmas and Happy Holidays!! December 25 20221 Vince Guaraldi My Little Drum A Charlie Brown Christmas2 Vince Guaraldi The Christmas Song A Charlie Brown Christmas3 Vince Guaraldi Christmas Is Coming A …

2022-12-In-Transition-December-25 Vince Guaraldi, Cannonball Adderly, Oscar Peterson… Read More »

2022-12-IHTSB-December-25 Buddy Clark, Jo Stafford, Bing Crosby…

Merry Christmas! Today we celebrate the holiday season with favourite songs from recordings made back in the 1940s and 1950s. We are joined by Bing Crosby, the performer perhaps most associated with this time of year, who brings us some lovely Christmas carols and the Irving Berlin classic, “White Christmas”. Buddy Clark takes us to …

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2013-12-In-Transition-December-29 Freddie Hubbard, Kenny Wheeler, Kermit Ruffins…

1 Guido Basso & Dave Turner Dedications Heath’s Row 07:352 Chase Sanborn Good To The Last Bop Duet 07:063 Kermit Ruffins Throwback What Is New Orleans Part 2 06:024 Freddie Hubbard Blue Spirits The Melting Pot 07:375 Cuong Vu Vu-tet Just A Memory 07:036 Kenny Wheeler Angel Song Angel Song 07:377 Red Rodney’s Be-Boppers The …

2013-12-In-Transition-December-29 Freddie Hubbard, Kenny Wheeler, Kermit Ruffins… Read More »

2013-12-In-Transition-December-22 Brian Setzer, Connie Evingson, Bruno Hubert Trio…

1 Benny Green Blues Christmas Silent Night 02:512 Brian Setzer Orchestra Boogie Woogie Christmas O Holy Night 04:493 Bruno Hubert Trio and B3 Kings A Cellar Live Christmas Little Drummer Boy 04:074 Bruno Hubert Trio and B3 Kings A Cellar Live Christmas I Saw Three Ships 03:365 Chris Botti December Winter Wonderland 03:096 Connie Evingson …

2013-12-In-Transition-December-22 Brian Setzer, Connie Evingson, Bruno Hubert Trio… Read More »

2013-12-In-Transition-December-15 Danny Barker, Oscar Peterson, Sidney Bechet…

1 Dr. John Jazz To The World Il Est Ne, Le Devin Efant 03:002 Preservation Hall Jazz Band 50th Anniversary Edition St. James Infirmary 03:163 Oscar Peterson An Oscar Peterson Christmas Let It Snow 03:444 The Dirty Dozen Brass Band Jelly Milenburg Joys 05:315 Oscar Peterson An Oscar Peterson Christmas God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen …

2013-12-In-Transition-December-15 Danny Barker, Oscar Peterson, Sidney Bechet… Read More »

2013-12-In-Transition-December-08 Aaron Davis, Booker Ervin, Don Shirley…

1 Brandi Disterheft Gratitude Blues For Nelson Mandela 07:472 Don Shirley Water Boy Freedom 03:103 Booker Erwin The Freedom Book A Day To Mourn 09:334 Richard Bona and Michael Brecker Jazziz April 2002 Redemption Song 04:565 Charlie Haden Dreamkeeper Anthem of the African National Congress 10:356 Aaron Davis Nouvelle Afrique Mandela 07:317 Sonny Rollins Freedom …

2013-12-In-Transition-December-08 Aaron Davis, Booker Ervin, Don Shirley… Read More »

2013-12-In-Transition-December-01 Ron Carter, Joe Sealy and Paul Novotny, Dave Bartholomew…

1 Ron Carter Piccolo Blue Monk 06:122 Ron Carter Piccolo Little Waltz 08:103 Joe Sealy and Paul Novotny Double Entendre Some Other Blues 04:164 Joe Sealy and Paul Novotny Dual Vision You Stepped Out Of A Dream 05:085 Dave Bartholomew 1947-1950 Stardust 02:366 Dave Bartholomew 1947-1950 High Society Blues 02:457 Joe Sealy and Paul Novotny …

2013-12-In-Transition-December-01 Ron Carter, Joe Sealy and Paul Novotny, Dave Bartholomew… Read More »

2013-11-In-Transition-November-24 Phil Dwyer, Dave Young, Ron Carter…

1 Phil Dwyer Road Stories Have A Good Time 03:502 Dave Young and Phil Dwyer Fables And Dreams Whims Of Chambers 03:293 Ron Carter Pick Em B and A 03:574 Ron Carter Blues Farm Two Beat Johnson 02:525 Ron Carter Parade Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child 02:456 Phil Dwyer Road Stories Yes Bob …

2013-11-In-Transition-November-24 Phil Dwyer, Dave Young, Ron Carter… Read More »

2013-11-In-Transition-November-17 Alex Dean, Bruce Arnold, Art Tatum…

1 Aaron Irwin Blood and Thunder Back To You 05:352 Alex Hutton Trio Cross That Bridge Yellow-Blue Waltz 06:073 Alex Dean At This point Pat and Pat 05:554 Art Tatum The Tatum Group Masterpieces A Foggy Day 05:305 Beverley Staunton Real Divas – Torch Light Volume 1 Lush Life 03:306 Bruce Arnold The Art Of …

2013-11-In-Transition-November-17 Alex Dean, Bruce Arnold, Art Tatum… Read More »

2013-11-In-Transition-November-10 Efra Etoroma Jr., Simon Fisk, Lennie Tristano…

1 Jean-Simon Maurin Trio Rhythm With A Pinch Of Something Another Fall 03:502 John Funkhouser Trio Time Dyin’ Nation 03:173 Mike Janzen Trio Try To Remember If I Only Had A Brain 03:314 Efa Etoroma Jr. Trio Before And After Good News 03:285 Chris Hodgkins Trio Present Continous Sweet Cakes 02:506 Simon Fisk Trio Unless …

2013-11-In-Transition-November-10 Efra Etoroma Jr., Simon Fisk, Lennie Tristano… Read More »

2013-11-In-Transition-November-03 Art Pepper, The Bad Plus, Billy Harper…

1 Bessie Smith Chronological Classics 1928-1929 Poor Man’s Blues 03:262 Booker Ervin The Freedom Book Cry Me Not 04:533 AIM Toronto Orchestra Year Of The Boar Fields 07:114 Sultans Of String Symphony! A Place To Call Home 04:015 The Art Pepper Quintet The Complete Galaxy Recordings Straight Life 04:116 The Bad Plus Jazziz February 2003 …

2013-11-In-Transition-November-03 Art Pepper, The Bad Plus, Billy Harper… Read More »

2013-10-In-Transition-October-27 Simon Fisk, Billy Bang, Denny Christianson Big Band…

1 Jeff Oster Jazziz Collections Violets 05:192 Don Thompson Quartet Ask Me Later You Are The Song 08:273 Kenny Wheeler Double Double You Foxy Trot 14:094 Pat Metheny 80/81 Every Day I Thank You 13:215 Simon Fisk Trainwrecks Something Of All 14:336 Don Berner Invades Calgary – Live At The Beatniq Gabriel’s Horns 13:527 Billy …

2013-10-In-Transition-October-27 Simon Fisk, Billy Bang, Denny Christianson Big Band… Read More »

2013-10-In-Transition-October-20 Elek Bacsik, Kirk MacDonald, Hugh Fraser…

1 Elek Bacsik Jazz Guitarist Willow Weep For Me 04:242 Ernie Watts Jazziz Fall 2010 Tributary 08:033 Denny Christianson Big Band More Pepper Captain Perfect 06:264 Dizzy Gillespie The Verve Phillips Small Group Sessions Walk On The Wild Side 07:175 Ed Bickert Trio Portraits In Jazz Round Midnight 08:116 Javon Jackson Jazziz October 1996 Assessment …

2013-10-In-Transition-October-20 Elek Bacsik, Kirk MacDonald, Hugh Fraser… Read More »

2013-10-In-Transition-October-13 Earl Klugh, Al Di Meola, Chick Corea…

1 Earl Klugh Jazziz Fall 2013 In Six2 Al Di Meola All Your Life Penny Lane3 Carol Welsman Inclined La Fiesta4 Carol Welsman Swing Ladies Swing! Over The Rainbox5 David Chesky Jazziz Fall 2013 Jazz In The New Harmonic6 Carol Welsman Live To Tell Live To Tell7 Al Di Meola All Your Life Blackbird8 The …

2013-10-In-Transition-October-13 Earl Klugh, Al Di Meola, Chick Corea… Read More »

2013-10-In-Transition-October-06 John Fedchock, Al Henderson, E.S.T….

1 John Fedchock Jazziz April 2003 Carribean Fire Dance2 Jacky Terrasson Jazziz Summer 2010 Carry Me Away3 Gerry Hebert The Beat Niq Sessions Volume 2: Constructive Interference Changes4 Francois Bourassa Reflet 1 Chanson Populaire No. 45 Arturo Sandoval Jazziz June 1998 Tito6 Stefan Shultz Quartet Jazziz February 2000 Baby Dinosaur Blues7 Al Henderson Regeneration On …

2013-10-In-Transition-October-06 John Fedchock, Al Henderson, E.S.T…. Read More »

2013-09-In-Transition-September-29 Lester Young, Hugh O’Connor, Patricia Barber…

1 Bradley Leighton Jazziz June 2005 Easy Morning 05:212 Lester Young Complete Keynote Recordings Afternoon Of A Basie-Ite 03:123 Elizabeth Shepherd Heavy Falls The Night Heavy Falls The Night 04:194 Mike Janzen Try To Remember Oh What A Beautiful Morning 05:295 Pat Metheny Jazziz March 2002 Afternoon 04:466 Hugh O’Connor For The First Time The …

2013-09-In-Transition-September-29 Lester Young, Hugh O’Connor, Patricia Barber… Read More »

2013-09-In-Transition-September-22 Kevin Dean, Darol Anger, George Benson…

1 Kevin Dean Moments Musicaux Camille Claudel 10:382 Marc Belanger Les Cordes En Liberte Pot Pourri Quebecois 04:593 Gil Melle Primitive Modern Ballet Time 07:484 John Abercrombie Night Look Around 09:485 Darol Anger And Barbara Higbie Tideline Tideline 06:236 Bill Baron Variations Swingin In Bushnell Park 10:147 Tim Berne Songs And Rituals In Real Time …

2013-09-In-Transition-September-22 Kevin Dean, Darol Anger, George Benson… Read More »

2013-09-In-Transition-September-15 Art Blakey, Sultans Of String, John Coltrane…

1 John Coltrane Jazziz February 2001 After The Rain 04:112 Art Blakey Kyoto Never Never Land 05:493 Sultans Of String Symphony! Josie 06:114 Joel Frahm Jazziz August 1999 Elroy Sparta 05:505 Sultans Of String Symphony! Luna 06:456 Joen Stein Bing Bang Boom! Menina 04:267 Sultans Of String Symphony! Montiès Revenge 05:028 Art Blakey Kyoto Kyoto …

2013-09-In-Transition-September-15 Art Blakey, Sultans Of String, John Coltrane… Read More »

2013-09-In-Transition-September-08 Jeri Brown, Denise King, Cheryl Hodge…

1 Carnegie Hall Jazz Band Jazziz September 1996 Frame For The Blues 10:022 Denise King Fever Autumn Leaves 03:033 Charlie Biddle and Oliver Jones Live at Biddle’s Jazz Club 1982 Honeysuckle Rose 07:304 Cheryl Hodge Indigo Far 05:275 Denise KIng Simply Mellow Never Let Me Go 07:416 Jeri Brown A Timeless Place Old Orleans 05:037 …

2013-09-In-Transition-September-08 Jeri Brown, Denise King, Cheryl Hodge… Read More »

2013-09-In-Transition-September-01 Mike Janzen, Ron Kobayashi, Kathleen Gorman…

1 A/B Trio Take No Prisoners Tranquility 06:232 Aaron Koppel Quartet Jazziz Summer 2013 Falling Together 07:473 Michael McLennan Sing In The Muse Good As Golson 07:184 Mike Janzen Trio Try To Remember Maybe 05:495 Ron Kobayashi Jazziz September 2002 McCoy’s Diner 06:526 Vassil Petrov Jazz Trio I’ve Got You Under My Skin 02:517 Charlie …

2013-09-In-Transition-September-01 Mike Janzen, Ron Kobayashi, Kathleen Gorman… Read More »

2013-08-In-Transition-August-25 Leora Cache, Chris Davis, Fred Simon…

1 Al Daniels Jazziz April 1997 Jazzed Cats 04:362 Fred Simon Jazziz Spring 2010 Since Forever 06:293 Chris Davis Baile Bonita West 42nd Street 04:274 Richard Bona & Michael Brecker Jazziz April 2002 Redemption Song 04:565 Leora Cache Another Side Now The Gallery 05:236 Michael Herring’s Vertigo Dark Materials Dark Materials 06:577 Jane Bunnett & …

2013-08-In-Transition-August-25 Leora Cache, Chris Davis, Fred Simon… Read More »

2013-08-In-Transition-August-18 Kirk Lightsey, Acoustic Mania, The LA 4…

1 Aaron Irwin Into The Light In The ’90’s 06:572 Krysztof Scieranski Trio No Radio No Radio 05:023 Kirk Lightsey Lightsey 1 Moon Ra 08:504 Kurt Rosenwinkle The Enemies Of Energy Cubism 05:475 Mike Mainieri Wanderlust Flying Colours 04:346 Gary Sivils You Must Believe In Music Old Country 04:097 Sumer Quartet 3D Cinco 06:408 Acoustic …

2013-08-In-Transition-August-18 Kirk Lightsey, Acoustic Mania, The LA 4… Read More »

2013-08-In-Transition-August-11 Cozy Cole, New Air, JMOG…

1 Cozy Cole Complete Keynote Collection Thru For The Night 04:482 Dizzy Gillespie The Verve Phillips Small Group Sessions Never On Sunday 03:083 Anna Williams Odyssey A Night In Tunisia – Interlude 09:204 Bob Brough Quartet Like A Spring Day Like A Spring Day 03:315 Shane Henry Jazziz August 2003 40 Days and 40 nights …

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2013-08-In-Transition-August-04 Alex Bugnon, Alain Caron, Campbell Ryga…

1 Alex Bugnon Jazziz November 2003 Lonely Nights 04:442 Miles Davis Aura Indigo 06:013 Alain Caron Le Band Lower East Side 07:154 The Arboreal Quartet The Arboreal Quartet Dang 07:375 Pat Metheny & Brad Mehldau Jazziz August 2007 A Night Away 07:556 Miles Davis Beautiful Ballads And Love Songs Stella By Starlight 04:467 Campbell Ryga …

2013-08-In-Transition-August-04 Alex Bugnon, Alain Caron, Campbell Ryga… Read More »

2013-07-In-Transition-July-28 Dick Maloney, Donna Greenberg, Charlie Haden…

1 Steve Laury Jazziz May 1997 The Moon Beneath The Clouds 05:382 Charlie Haden Jazziz April 2001 Moonlight 05:383 Bill King Jump Shout Rock Da House Riding In The Moonlight 05:494 Jeannie Tanner Jazziz September 2006 Full Moon Madness 04:455 Donna Greenberg Song In The Wind Let’s Sing To The Moon 04:486 Dick Maloney Beautiful …

2013-07-In-Transition-July-28 Dick Maloney, Donna Greenberg, Charlie Haden… Read More »

2013-07-In-Transition-July-21 Maxine Willan, Jeri Brown, Sonny Rollins…

1 Johnny Smith Complete Roost Small Group Sessions Stars Fell On Alabama 03:052 Fred Hersch Jazziz April 2003 Endless Stars 08:443 Sonny Rollins Jazziz March 2007 Stairway To The Stars 05:124 Grand Dominion Jazz Band Bright Star Blues Bright Star Blues 05:355 Lucas Sader Project Apollo Tribute To Miles Davis Quintet Stella By Starlight 10:346 …

2013-07-In-Transition-July-21 Maxine Willan, Jeri Brown, Sonny Rollins… Read More »

2013-07-In-Transition-July-14 Billy Childs, Miles Davis, Charles Lloyd…

1 Kirk MacDonald Quartet Pure And Simple Five By Five 12:342 Miles Davis and John Lewis Jazziz December 1996 Three Little Feelings 10:413 Chet Doxas Big Sky For Jim 06:574 Chet Doxas Big Sky Sideshow 06:085 Billy Childs Jazziz Fall 2010 Raindrop Patterns 09:466 Chet Doxas Big Sky Blumen 06:067 E.S.T. Jazziz Swedish Jazz 2003 …

2013-07-In-Transition-July-14 Billy Childs, Miles Davis, Charles Lloyd… Read More »

2022-12-In-Transition-December-18 Lionel Hampton, Jimmy Raney, Buddy Rich…

The great vibist Lionel Hampton kiks things off with several selections.. Other artists on the show today include Italian trumpet player, Enrico Rava, pianist Phineas Newborn, legendary drummer Max Roach and many others…! December 18 20221 Lionel Hampton April In Paris Jazz Ballads 112 Lionel Hampton I Can’t Get Started Jazz Ballads 113 Lionel Hampton …

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2022-12-IHTSB-December-18 Leroy Anderson, Teddy Wilson, Ruth Etting…

As we get into the holiday season this year, we’ll be celebrating the arrival of winter with songs about the season, the weather and the time of year. Enjoy wonderful seasonal favourites in recordings from the 1920s through to the 1950s, brought to us by some fine singers and musicians, as these songs were performed …

2022-12-IHTSB-December-18 Leroy Anderson, Teddy Wilson, Ruth Etting… Read More »