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“Artist Spotlight” Jazz Guitarist and Singer John Pizzarelli Talks About His New CD “Better Days Ahead”

Doug Miles talks with the great jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli about his new CD “Better Days Ahead: Solo Guitar Takes on Pat Metheny” on “Talk Across America”. CD link available below:





Remembering the Great NBA Hall of Famer Elgin Baylor who passed away at 86

Remembering the great Elgin Baylor who passed away March 22, 2021 at 86. This interview was recorded July 16, 2018: Doug Miles talks with Alan Eisenstock author “Hang Time, My Life in Basketball” about the great Elgin Baylor on “Talk Across America”. Elgin Baylor passed away at 86 on March 22, 2021.





“Artist Spotlight” Singer Jane Monheit on her new Jazz CD “Come What May”

Doug Miles talks with singer Jane Monheit about her newest CD “Come What May” and her career in show business. Click here for more about Jane.





“Big Band Files” Tribute to Mel Torme WNEW 1130 Style

On this edition of the “Big Band Files” with Doug Miles, we pay tribute to the great singer and musician Mel Torme in the style of the late, great New York radio station WNEW 1130 AM.





“Big Band Files” Salute to the Singers (HR 2)

On this edition of the “Big Band Files” with Doug Miles, we salute the great singers of the American Popular Songbook (HR 2)





“Big Band Files” Salute to the Music of Rodgers and Hart (HR 2)

On this edition of the “Big Band Files” with Doug Miles, we salute the music of Rodgers and Hart.





“Big Band Files” Salute to the Music of Rodgers and Hart (HR 1)

On this edition of the “Big Band Files” with Doug Miles, we salute the music of Rodgers and Hart (HR 1).





“Big Band Files” Salute to 15 Top TV Theme Songs

On this edition of the “Big Band Files” with Doug Miles, we salute 15 of the top TV theme songs of all time.





“Big Band Files” Sinatra’s Chairman of the Board Report WNEW 1130 Style

On this edition of the “Big Band Files” with Doug Miles, we re-create “The Chairman’s Report” by the Chairman of the Board himself Frank Sinatra with a selection of his greatest songs in the style of the late, great New York City radio station WNEW 1130.





“Big Band Files” Salute to Peggy Lee in her 100th Birthday Year

In this edition of the “Big Band Files” with Doug Miles, we salute the legendary singer Peggy Lee in her 100th year with a selection of her recordings both solos and duets with artists Bobby Darin, Dinah Shore, Dean Martin and Petula Clark.