Theater and Film (7/16/11)

Jazz musicians, Broadway cast members, and studio orchestras are all represented in this episode that features music from the theater and films. Some of the songs are from the original productions while others are latter-day interpretations, but all are very compelling.

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Ella Fitzgerald - Anything Goes (Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Songbook)
Gene Wilder - Pure Imagination (Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory OMPS)
The Bill Charlap Trio - Cool (Somewhere)
Bernard Herrmann - North by Northwest Overture (North by Northwest OMPS)
Kate McGarry - Show Me (Show Me)
Elmer Bernstein - To Kill a Mockingbird Main Title (To Kill a Mockingbird OMPS)
Nancy Wilson & Peabo Bryson - Loving You (Color and Light: Jazz Sketches on Sondheim)
Robert Preston - Ya Got Trouble (The Music Man OMPS)
Kurt Elling - They Say It's Wonderful (Dedicated to You - Kurt Elling Sings the Music of Coltrane and Hartman)
The MGM Studio Orchestra - The Bad and the Beautiful Main Title (The Bad and the Beautiful OMPS)
Michael Feinstein - The Bad and the Beautiful (Such Sweet Sorrow)
Hugo Friedhofer - The Best Years of Our Lives Main Title (The Best Years of Our Lives OMPS)
Hilary Kole - There's a Small Hotel (Haunted Heart)
Steven Pasquale - Maybe (Somethin' Like Love)
Henry Mancini - The Pink Panther Theme (Pure Gold)
Bill Conti - Gonna Fly Now (Have a Nice Day Vol. 19)
John Pizzarelli - I Remember (Bossa Nova)
Dick Van Dyke - Put on a Happy Face (Bye Bye, Birdie OMPS)
Jessica Molaskey - You're a Builder Upper (Make Believe)
Hollywood's Best & The MGM Studio Orchestra - Emily (The 60s: Hollywood's Best)
Tony Bennett - Emily (The Movie Song Album)
Mel Torme - All I Need Is the Girl (Mel Torme Swings Shubert Alley)
Bert Lahr - If I Only Had the Nerve (The Wizard of Oz OMPS)
Bye Bye Birdie OBC/Paul Lynde - Kids (Bye Bye Birdie OBC)