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Barbara Cook (5/23/15)

 

John & Jessica visit the apartment of Broadway star and concert vocalist Barbara Cook this week. They talk about singing, in addition to playing their usual assortment of recordings.

 

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Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 - One Note Samba/Spanish Flea (Classics Vol. 18)

Rosemary Clooney - In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening (The Essential Rosemary Clooney)

Susannah McCorkle - My New Celebrity Is You (The Songs of Johnny Mercer)

Linda Ronstadt - Heart Like a Wheel (Heart Like a Wheel)

Linda Ronstadt - I've Got a Crush on You (What's New)

Tony Bennett & k.d. lang - Exactly Like You (A Wonderful World)

Nina Simone - Feeling Good (Four Women: The Complete Nina Simone on Philips)

Konrad Paszkudzki - I Don't Need Anything but You (Vol.2, No Strings (feat. Bridget Davis))

Steven Pasquale - Maybe (Somethin' Like Love)

Joe Venuti & Dave McKenna - Take the "A" Train (Alone at the Palace)

Barbara Cook - Are You Having Any Fun? (You Make Me Feel So Young: Live at Feinstein's)

Glendon Smith - Till There Was You (The Very Thought of You)

 

Barbara Cook - Makin' Whoopee (Loverman)

Barbara Cook & Michael Feinstein - I've Got the World on a String (Cheek to Cheek)

Keely Smith - All the Things You Are (The Essential Capitol Collection)

Barbara Cook - Here's to Life (You Make Me Feel So Young: Live at Feinstein's)

The Mel Lewis Jazz Orch. - All of Me (20 Years at the Village Vanguard)

Carmen McRae - At Long Last Love (live) (The Great American Songbook)

Amy Winehouse - Love Is a Losing Game (Back to Black)

Madeleine Peyroux - You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go (Careless Love)

Victoria Clark - Someone to Cook for (Fifteen Seconds of Grace)

Catherine Russell - Can't We Be Friends (Cat)

Oscar Peterson Trio - Younger Than Springtime (Great Connection)

It’s All Here on Radio Deluxe

 

CHRISTOPHER LOUDON, JAZZ TIMES

 

"Among radio's greatest pleasures is each weekly installment of Radio Deluxe, two hours of great jazz and smart, sassy repartee from John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey, the hippest husband-and-wife team since Louis Prima and Keely Smith."

 

Radio Deluxe with John Pizzarelli has enjoyed visits by many memorable guests since its first show on December 3, 2005. Regis Philbin dropped by on Christmas weekend; Janis Siegel, of the Manhattan Transfer, brought biscotti; Margaret Whiting broke into a live song about her "Uncle Johnny" Mercer; Liza loved what John and Jessie had done with the apartment; Keely Smith told about being engaged to Frank Sinatra; and Stacey Kent revealed her favorite ski resorts and why none of them are in Holland. Other guests have been Tony Danza, Steve Tyrell, Kenny Rankin, Peter Cincotti, Ann Hampton Callaway, and of course, the members of the John Pizzarelli Quartet, along with daughter Madeline Pizzarelli and her grandfather, Bucky Pizzarelli.