Hoagy On My Mind

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199D0119991126

Georgie Fame presents a four-part appreciation of jazz pianist and composer Hoagy Carmichael.

This first programme paints a broad picture of the multitalented Carmichael and his unique position in American popular music.

199D0219991203

Georgie Fame presents a four-part appreciation of jazz pianist and composer Hoagy Carmichael.

2: Growing Up in Indiana.

This programme traces his roots in Indiana, where he grew up, graduating in law from Indiana University.

His historic meeting with cornet player Bix Beiderbecke is retold, with comment from biographer Richard Sudhalter and the composer's oldest son, Hoagy Bix.

199D03Stardust19991210

Georgie Fame presents a four-part appreciation of jazz pianist and composer Hoagy Carmichael.

3: The Road from Stardust.

This programme examines the origins of `Stardust', tracing the versions by the Emil Seidel Band, Bing Crosby and Coleman Hawkins.

199D0419991217

Georgie Fame concludes his appreciation of jazz pianist and composer Hoagy Carmichael.

4: Going Hollywood.

The change of direction that Carmichael's music took after the death of his mentor Bix Beiderbecke.