Daily Archives: March 12, 2009

HIGH SOCIETY

Even bathed in unearthly purple stage lights, Ruby Braff and Dick Hyman — recorded for British television circa 1990 — still amaze and delight.  “High Society” indeed!

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NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT

Benny Goodman, Teddy Wilson, and Gene Krupa back together again on television (although not the 1940s, as it is captioned).  Idyllically.

Not only is the song a wonderful Gershwin compostion, its title is so apt here.