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IPR's Monthly Jazz Digest

Hoagy Carmichael

In November, BlueNotes celebrates the 120th birthday of Hoosier native Hoagy Carmichael. From his early days leading his own jazz band at Indiana University to his extensive career adding to the Great American Sing Book, host Larry Beck will be featuring jazz covers of Hoagy’s greatest songs. Special guests include Jim Rinehart and Mark Buselli performing in the IPR Performance Studio.

BlueNotes airs Saturday, November 30 from 8-10 p.m.


Hour One


“Stardust” Artie Shaw

“Riverboat Shuffle” The Wolverines

“Washboard Blues” Hitch’s Happy Harmonists

“Stardust” Hoagy Carmichael & His Pals

“Stardust” Isham Jones

“Rockin’ Chair” Hoagy Carmichael

“Memphis in June” Johnny Mercer

“In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening” Bing Crosby

“Skylark” Glenn Miller

“Two Happy People” Della Reese

“Heart and Soul” Mel Torme Trio

“Little Old Lady” Hoagy Carmichael

“I’m a Cranky Old Yank” Hoagy Carmichael

“Lazy River” Kate Smith

“To Have and Have Not Medley” Hoagy Carmichael

“Stardust” John Eaton


Hour Two


Mark Buselli/Jim Rhinehart Interview


“Ol’ Buttermilk Sky” Hoagy Carmichael

“New Orleans” Louis Armstrong

“The Nearness of You” Everett Greene

“Georgia” Ray Charles

“Georgia” Preservation Hall Jazz Band

“Music, Always Music” Randy Carmichael

“Stardust” Hoagy Carmichael

“One Morning in May” John Eaton

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