In the beginning of his career Freddy Cole had to live in the shadow of his legendary older brother, Nat. Like his most famous sibling, Freddy as well as his other lesser known brothers Eddie & Ike all had similar timbres as Nat so each had to develop their own unique approach and style in singing. Freddy has been the most successful follower of big brother Nat King Cole. Born in Chicago Freddy began his piano lessons as an adolescent and as a teen during in post WW2 Chi-Town he would frequent many of the great jazz and blues clubs.
Congratulations to Joy Wine and Spirits’ 2014 Chili Cook-Off winner, Café Brazil. In honor of this win and the Hatch Green Chile season, Tony from Café Brazil is sharing a delicious recipe for brie stuffed sandia chiles on KUVO's Into the Night program on Oct. 23.
Written by English singer-songwriter Nick Drake around 1969, the song "Riverman" has since been covered by a dozen or so jazz artists - including Andy Bey, Claire Martin, Brad Mehldau and Lee Ritenour, and Kurt Elling, among others - despite Drake never being classified as a jazz artist, though he certainly drew heavily from the jazz influences of his time.