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.

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"It Might as Well Be Spring"

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Host: Joe Hunter

Guest: Les Roberts

American Standard: “It Might as Well Be Spring” (1945)

Music: Richard Rodgers

Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein

Featured Performers: Astrud Gilberto, Sandy Stewart, Stephane Grappelli, & Ella Fitzgerald

Bonus Track: “Happy”

Performed by: Nancy Wilson & Cannonball Adderley

Podcast Summary: Joe and Les listen with you to 4 renditions of "It Might as Well Be Spring," and they discuss the conflicting tones of cheerfulness and melancholy. (S1 Ep7).

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