On a new tribute to Waller, Moran explores his subject’s many contradictions: “The son of a preacher, the man who likes to drink, the man who finds his sorrow but expresses it through comedy.”
Jane Monheit performing “The Man That Got Away” live in the KPLU Seattle studios.
Jane Monheit along with Michael Kanan (piano), Neal Miner (bass), and Rick Montalbano (drums) perform “How About You” live in our Seattle studios.
For many of us, Jimmy Cliff’s 1973 song “The Harder They Come” was the first reggae piece we’d heard. Reggae grew out of two earlier styles of Jamaican music, ska and rocksteady. And these were both preceded by the Jamaican folk/pop music of the 1950s, a style called mento. Here’s AlerthBedasse’s “Rough Rider” from 1955. While [...]
Our listeners had the privilege of hearing vocalist Jane Monheit light up the airwaves during our live studio session, hosted by Abe Beeson.