Trading Sets (12/29/12)

In a quiet time between Christmas and New Year’s, John & Jessica trade off listening each other’s sets of music. The sets have themes like “Porgy and Bess,” “Nat Cole,” and “Rosemary Clooney,” among others. And all, of course, are accompanied by light-hearted stories and conversation.

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Sidney Bechet - Si tu vois ma mère (Midnight in Paris OMPS)
Django Reinhardt - I'll See You In My Dreams (The Best of Django Reinhardt)
Frank Sinatra - If You Are But a Dream (Romance: Songs from the Heart)
Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova - Falling Slowly (Once OMPS)
Louis Armstrong - A Woman Is a Sometime Thing (The Complete Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong on Verve)
Nina Simone - Summertime (Nina Simone at Town Hall)
Beverly Kenney - It Ain't Necessarily So (Come Swing with Me)
Ella Fitzgerald - My Man's Gone Now (The Complete Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong on Verve)
Nat King Cole - Portrait of Jenny (Unforgettable)
Nat King Cole - Red Sails in the Sunset (Unforgettable)
Nat King Cole - Somewhere Along the Way (The Classic Singles)
Brad Mehldau - Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered (The Art of the Trio, Vol. 3: Songs)

Dave Brubeck Quartet featuring Jimmy Rushing - There'll Be Some Changes Made (Brubeck & Rushing)
Harry Connick, Jr. - I Could Write a Book (When Harry Met Sally)
Leon Redbone - Shine on Harvest Moon (Double Time)
Cassandra Wilson - Fragile (Glamoured)
Georgia Stitt & Shoshana Bean - Sing Me a Happy Song (My Lifelong Love)
Margaret Whiting - I'm Old Fashioned (Margaret Whiting Sings the Jerome Kern Songbook, Vols. 1 & 2)
Joni Mitchell - Don't Worry 'Bout Me (Both Sides Now)
Jane Monheit - Everything I've Got Belongs to You (Home)
Rosemary Clooney - Good Morning, Heartache (Tribute to Billie Holiday)
Rosemary Clooney - Heart's Desire (Demi-Centennial)
Bob Dorough - Johnny One Note (Devil May Care)
Janis Siegel - Small Day Tomorrow (At Home)
The Bill Charlap Trio - The Lady Is a Tramp (Live at the Village Vanguard)