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From the Archives: Our Favorite Fresh Air Concerts, Part 2.

Singer, writer, and translator Susannah McCorkle performs selections from the Great American Songbook with pianist Ben Aronov and bassist Chip Jackson. She discovered much of that music while living in Europe, watching American films. (Rebroadcast of 7/17/1987)

Pianist Kenny Barron says that the late jazz musician's style was jagged, percussive and dissonant. Barron performs some of Monk's compositions to demonstrate this innovative approach. (Rebroadcast of 03/24/1989)


The Music of Cole Porter

Susannah McCorkle returns to Fresh Air to perform two songs by the famed songwriter. She's joined by Ben Aronov on piano and Chip Jackson on bass.

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