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: Flying Home

Aug 6, 2018
https://jazzinphoto.wordpress.com/category/lionel-hampton/page/3/

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: Tenderly

Aug 1, 2018
en.wikipedia.org/sarahvaughan

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, July 30!

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

Stories of Standards: "I Didn't Know What Time It Was"

Jul 13, 2018
www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b010hc86

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, July 16!

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

Stories of Standards: Every Day I Have the Blues

Jul 3, 2018

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, July 9!

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

Stories of Standards: "But Beautiful"

Jun 28, 2018
wnyc.org/story/celebrating-jimmy-van-heusen/

Tune in to Jazz with Victor Cooper - weekdays from 6-9am MT - for Stories of Standards to hear our favorite versions of this song all week long starting Monday, July 2!

 

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

 

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