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: "My Romance"

Mar 23, 2018
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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, March 26!

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

Stories of Standards: "What's New?"

Mar 16, 2018
https://songbook1.wordpress.com/fx/1939-standards/whats-new/

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, March 19!

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

Stories of Standards: Rhythm-a-Ning by Thelonious Monk

Mar 9, 2018
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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, March 12!

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

Stories of Standards: "How Long Has This Been Going On?"

Mar 2, 2018
http://gershwin.com/publications/the-songs-of-george-ira-gershwin-a-centennial-celebration-vol-12/

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, March 5!

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

Stories of Standards: "These Foolish Things"

Feb 25, 2018
wsj.com/

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, February 26!

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

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