Heard That Song

I've Heard That Song Before is a podcast about the jazz standards of the Great American Songbook. In each episode, one song is explored by jazz musician host, Joe Hunter, and his jazz musician guest. You'll hear 4 different renditions of the selected song introduced by the hosts who compare and contrast the merits of each adaptation. At the end of each episode, you'll also get to hear a related bonus song. The easy-going conversational format of the show makes it enjoyable for both jazz buffs and novices alike. Episodes are all approximately 35 minutes.

Heard That Song Episodes

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Dive into the rich history of this standard, which made its debut in the musical, Guys and Dolls

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Joe and Lee dive into the profoundly sad lyrics of this standard, exposing its ironic nature.

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Joe and his guest, Bill Rudman, listen with you to 4 renditions of "Falling in Love with Love," exploring the merits of each...

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From the storytelling of the lyrics to stunning melody, Joe and Les give you the low-down on all the things in “All the Things You Are”

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Joe and Les discuss a charming song from the jazz era, made popular by Bing Crosby in 1939

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Joe Hunter
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Joe Hunter is a Cleveland-based jazz pianist whose music spans across decades and across the country. He has been playing professionally since 1978 and has performed with many nationally recognized artists including Conti Condoli, Tito Puente, and Scott Hamilton. Joe is a fan-favorite at many JazzFest events, and he enjoys spending his time as a member of the popular Cleveland-based swing group, Red Light Roxy. He attended Cleveland State University, studied in Brazil at the Universidade Gamma Filho, and has served on the Conservatory of Music faculty at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. Most recently, Joe has been with the Tri-C Jazz Studies program since 1997 and is a company member of the Musical Theater Project’s "The Song Is You!" series, among other wonderful and impressive things.

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