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.More episodes
Host: Joe Hunter
Guest: Tom Rozcak
American Standard: "These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)" (1936)
Music: Jack Strachey
Lyrics: Eric Maschwitz
Featured Performers: Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Oscar Peterson & Count Basie, and Bryan Ferry
Bonus Track: “A Nightingale Sang in Barkley Square"
Performed by: The Manhattan Transfer
Show Notes: Joe and Tom discuss 4 renditions of "These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)," a beautiful standard by Eric Maschwitz. Then they discuss another of his works called "A Nightingale Sang in Barkley Square" for this week's bonus tune!