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Same Difference: 2 Jazz Fans, 1 Jazz Standard

Oct 26, 2020

For our landmark 50th episode, we went with a true classic, "Hello Dolly"! Join AJ and Johnny as they discuss various versions of this show tune gone pop tune gone Jazz, including a swinging version with Frank Sinatra and the Count Basie orchestra, and of course, the legendary Satchmo version!

Oct 12, 2020

Due to the COVID pandemic, the 2020 Sun Valley Jazz Festival was forced to cancel this year, so we decided to do a special episode of Same Difference and take us all back to relive last year's fun! Join us for our VERY special interview with Terry Myers, leader of the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, as we talk about Jazz, the...

Sep 28, 2020

Is the Jazz standard "When I Fall In Love" actually Jazz, or is it merely a Pop song done by Jazz artists? Join AJ and Johnny as they examine various versions of this Nat King Cole classic in an effort to answer this most challenging question!

Sep 14, 2020

Notable Jazz bassist Steve "Gar" Gargaro joins us to discuss various versions of the Miles Davis standard "All Blues" for this edition of Same Difference. Join AJ, Johnny and Gar as they examine various versions from artists like Dee Dee Bridgewater, Peter Frampton, and Los Angeles based fusion Jazz band Vague!

Aug 31, 2020

"I Got Rhythm" takes the spotlight on this episode of Same Difference. Join AJ and Johnny as they listen to and discuss various versions of this classic Jazz standard, including renditions by The Yellowjackets, Cab Calloway, and Canada's Nikki Yanofsky! Was she really only 16 when she recorded it?