Stories of Standards

Each week on Jazz with Victor Cooper, new host Rodney Franks' "Stories of Standards" segment examines a jazz standard or tune from the Great American Songbook. 

Franks delves into the history behind each tune and plays different versions of the week's featured composition all week long! 

Browse the articles below to broaden your knowledge of America's greatest music.

Stories of Standards: "Epistrophy"

Sep 13, 2018
https://www.npr.org/sections/ablogsupreme/2014/01/08/260769892/the-drummer-who-invented-jazzs-basic-beat

Tune in to Jazz with Victor Cooper - weekdays from 6-9 a.m. MT - for Stories of Standards to hear our favorite versions of this song all week long!

Stories of Standards is sponsored by ListenUp - If you love music, you’ll love ListenUp.

Stories of Standards: "Something"

Sep 2, 2018
https://www.thebeatles.com/news/dark-horse-radio-new-weekly-show-featuring-george-harrison-originals-his-favorite-music

Tune in to Jazz with Victor Cooper - weekdays from 6-9 a.m. MT - for Stories of Standards to hear our favorite versions of this song all week long starting Monday, September 9!

Stories of Standards is sponsored by ListenUp - If you love music, you’ll love ListenUp.

Stories of Standards: "Fascinating Rhythm"

Aug 31, 2018
http://www.dailypress.com/la-ca-jc-nicholas-delbanco-20131201-story.html

Tune in to Jazz with Victor Cooper - weekdays from 6-9 a.m. MT - for Stories of Standards to hear our favorite versions of this song all week long starting Monday, September 3!

Stories of Standards is sponsored by ListenUp - If you love music, you’ll love ListenUp.

Stories of Standards: Jitterbug Waltz

Aug 24, 2018
Image: http://notnowsilly.blogspot.com/2013/05/a-tribute-to-fats-waller-musical.html

Tune in to Jazz with Victor Cooper - weekdays from 6-9 a.m. MT - for Stories of Standards to hear our favorite versions of this song all week long starting Monday, August 27!

Stories of Standards is sponsored by ListenUp - If you love music, you’ll love ListenUp.

Stories of Standards: How Insensitive/Insensatz

Aug 19, 2018
http://old.epochs87.webfactional.com/jobimpost

Tune in to Jazz with Victor Cooper - weekdays from 6-9 a.m. MT - for Stories of Standards to hear our favorite versions of this song all week long starting Monday, August 20!

Stories of Standards is sponsored by ListenUp - If you love music, you’ll love ListenUp.

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