This Week on Jazz Spectrum 91
May 23, 2015 - Tonight, a musical profile of Steve Turre, whose mastery of trombone and shells has made him one of the music's most admired innovators. The featured song is "I Only Have Eyes for You," written in 1934 by Harry Warrn with lyrics by Al Dubin.
May 30, 2015 - To mark the birthday of Benny Goodman (May 30, 1909-June 13, 1986), we'll listen to his early trio recordings with the pianist Teddy Wilson, his small-group recordings for Capitol in the mid-40s, and his orchestral recordings for Columbia and Okeh. The featured song is "Someone to Watch Over Me," composed by George Gershwin with lyrics by Ira Gershwin.