Stories of Standards

Each week on First Take with Chavis and Lando, Lando's "Stories of Standards" segment examines a jazz standard or tune from the Great American Songbook. 

Lando 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: "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.

 

Stories of Standards: C Jam Blues by Duke Ellington

Jun 24, 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, June 25!

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

Stories of Standards: "A Foggy Day"

Jun 14, 2018
https://alchetron.com/A-Damsel-in-Distress

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 on Monday, June 18!

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

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