The song of the day for Saturday, September 4, 2021, is “Chicago.”
About This Song
“Chicago” was written in 1922 by Fred Fisher. If there is any song associated with the great city of Chicago, it is this song. It’s been widely recorded by singers including Count Basie and Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, and many, many more.
About This Version
The second number in the improv set with The Dave Brubeck Trio was the song “Chicago.” As with all of Bennett’s versions of this song, it’s short and it swings! And it’s captured on Bennett/Brubeck: The White House Sessions, Live 1962.
“Chicago,” as well as Bennett/Brubeck: The White House Sessions, Live 1962 is available on Apple Music