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Music 'til Midnight featuring Shirley Horn, Nat 'King' Cole and a 90th Birthday salute to Dame Cleo Laine

The best in late night sounds including tonight's featured album, Blue and Sentimental, Cleo Laine's critically acclaimed collection of standards released in 1994.

The best in late night sounds and timeless songs including tonight's featured album, Blue and Sentimental, Cleo Laine's critically acclaimed collection of standards released in 1994. Taking its title from the early Count Basie hit, the featured tracks include British saxophonist Duncan Lamont's composition Not You Again with a guest appearance from pianist George Shearing. Also featured are Bessie Smith's Soft Pedal Blues and Kansas City Joe McCoy's, Love Me If It Takes You All Night Long. Plus some of the biggest hits from the Benny Goodman songbook. These include Why Don't You Do Right, Don't Be That Way and Stomping At The Savoy performed by Louis Armstrong, Shirley Horn, Johnny Dankworth and Diana Krall.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Sammy Davis Jr. & Count Basie

    My Shining Hour

    • Our Shining Hour.
    • Verve.
  • Frank Sinatra & Count Basie

    Nice Work If You Can Get It

    • Sinatra Basie: An Histoic Musical First.
    • Universal.
  • Count Basie & Big Joe Turner

    Stormy Monday

    • Kansas City Shout.
    • PABLO.
  • Cleo Laine

    Blue & Sentimental

    • Blue & Sentimental.
    • RCA Victor.
  • Cleo Laine

    Love Me

    • Blue & Sentimental.
    • RCA Victor.
  • Shirley Horn

    Why Don't You Do Right?

    • You'e My Thrill.
    • Verve.
  • Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong

    Don't Be That Way

    • Ella & Louis Again.
    • Verve.
  • John Dankworth and His Orchestra

    Stompin' At The Savoy

    • 5 Steps To Dankworth.
    • Vocalion.
  • Cleo Laine

    Not You Again

    • Blue & Sentimental.
    • RCA Victor.
  • Cleo Laine

    Soft Pedal Blues

    • Blue & Sentimental.
    • RCA Victor.
  • Nat King Cole & George Shearing

    A Beautiful Friendship

    • Nat King Cole Sings George Shearing Plays.
    • Capitol.
  • Charlie Haden Quartet West & Diana Krall

    Goodbye

    • Sophisticated Ladies.
    • EMARCY.

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