Veronica Swift—”Preserving the Legacy”

In this episode Bob talks with the remarkable young singing sensation Veronica Swift, about her parents’ influence and legacy (she is the daughter of bebop pianist Hod O’Brien and the vocalist Stephanie Nakasian) and about her new Mack Avenue Records album, “Confessions.”


“Silver’s Serenade” Hod O’Brien
“Something I Dreamed Last Night” Veronica Swift & Benny Green
“I’m Hip” Veronica Swift
“Pennies from Heaven” Veronica Swift
“For Regulars Only” Veronica Swift with Benny Green
“September in the Rain” Veronica Swift with the Birdland Big Band
“September in the Rain” Lester Young
“Yes, I’m in the Barrel” Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five
“‘Round Midnight” Hod O’Brien and Barry Harris
“Harpsichord Concerto in D Minor” Bach, Leonard Bernstein
“I’m in the Mood for Love” Stephanie Nakasian & Hod O’Brien
“A Little Taste” Veronica Swift
“No Not Much” Veronica Swift
“You’re Gonna Hear from Me” Veronica Swift
“A Stranger in Town” Veronica Swift
“I Don’t Wanna Cry Anymore” Veronica Swift
“Naturally” Veronica Swift with Benny Green
“No Regrets” Veronica Swift

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Published January 16th, 2020 by Bob Hecht

One thought on “Veronica Swift—”Preserving the Legacy””

  1. Hi Bob
    Thank you for this show on Veronica Swift. Of course it is a great young artist. But I “discovered” Hod O’Brien at the same time. What a pianist!! I been hearing him for 2 days!! I a ashamed at my limited knowledge (but not of my joy)
    Carlos Prieto
    Santigo, Chile

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