Monthly Archives: September 2009

Loose Threads [Playlist – 09/29/09]

  1. “Title Track”GIL SCOTT-HERON – Spirits [TVT: 1994]
  2. “Timeline”TAYLOR EIGSTI – Let It Come To You [Concord: 2008]
  3. “Night Theme”THE CRUSADERS – Unsung Heroes [Blue Thumb: 1973]
  4. “Crescent City Undercurrents”JAE SINNETT – It’s Telling…A Drummer’s Perspective [J-Nett: 2008]
  5. “Gone, Gone Gone”MILES DAVIS & QUINCY JONES – Live At Montreux [Warner: 1993]
  6. “Lap Dance”VINX – Big ‘N’ Round [Traumton: 2003]
  7. “Shadow Dance”STANLEY JORDAN – State Of Nature [Mack Avenue: 2008]
  8. “Sixth And Smith”JAE SINNETT – Confluence [J-Nett: 2003]
  9. “Last Train”VINX – Big ‘N’ Round [Traumton: 2003]
  10. “I Should Care”WAYNE ESCOFFERY – Intuition [Nagel Heyer: 2004]
  11. “Her”KAMAU DAAOOD – Leimert Park [MAMA: 1997]
  12. “Five Short Stories”WEATHER REPORT – Tale Spinnin’ [Columbia: 1973]

Rhythm and Romance [Playlist – 09/29/09]

  1. “Lazy River”the Mills Brothers [1952]
  2. “Whad Ja Do To Me?”the Boswell Sisters
  3. “There’s No One But You”Mills Brothers
  4. “Making Faces At The Man In The Moon”Boswell Sisters
  5. “Serenade In Blue”Jackie Gleason
  6. “All The Things You Are” {Jerome Kern & Oscar Hammerstein II}Johnny Desmond
  7. “But Not For Me” {George & Ira Gershwin}Monica Lewis
  8. “I’m Through With Love”Johnny Desmond
  9. “Out O’ Breath”Monica Lewis & Johnny Desmond
  10. “Moonlight Becomes You”Jackie Gleason
  11. “Day By Day” {Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston & Sammy Cahn}Frank Sinatra
  12. “Fly Me To The Moon” {Bart Howard}Doris Day
  13. “That Old Feeling” {Sammy Fain & Lew Brown}Bob Manning [1955]
  14. “It”s Been A Long, Long Time” {Sammy Cahn & Jule Styne}Doris Day
  15. “If I Could Be With You”Jackie Gleason
  16. “How Could You Do A Thing Like That TO Me?”Frank Sinatra
  17. “Secret Love” {Sammy Fain & Paul Francis Webster}Caterina Valente [1958]
  18. “That Old Black Magic”Frank Sinatra
  19. “Our Day Will Come”Doris Day
  20. “Lover Come Back To Me”Jackie Gleason
  21. “My Ideal”Bob Manning
  22. “Where Or When”Caterina Valente [1956]
  23. “Exactly Like You”Monica Lewis
  24. “Good Bye”Bob Manning [1954]

All That Jazz [Playlist – 09/29/09]

  1. “Sunset Tower” {S Kenton}Stan Kenton – Easy Go [Capitol: 1952]
  2. “Lazy Daisy” {S Kenton}Stan Kenton – Easy Go [Capitol: 1952]
  3. “Let’s Get Lost” {Loesser-McHugh}Chet Baker – Best Of Chet Baker Sings [Pacific Jazz: 1954]
  4. “Look for the Silver Lining” {Desylva-Kern}Chet Baker – Best Of Chet Baker Sings [Pacific Jazz: 1954]
  5. “Burnin” {A Ferguson}Count Basie – Swing Shift [Mama: 1999]
  6. “Warm Velvet” {A Ferguson}Count Basie – Swing Shift [Mama: 1999]
  7. “Pharoah Joy” {J Locke}Joe Locke – Mutual Admiration [Sharp Nine: 2009]
  8. “Autumn In NY”Teddy King – A Girl & Her Songs [RCA: 1950’s]
  9. “Got You Under My Skin”Ladd Mcintosh – Temptation [2005]
  10. “Bossa For Bert” {E Caine}Elliott Caine – Le Supercool [Ejc: 2000]
  11. “Desafinado” {A Jobim}Eliane Elias – Bossa Nova Stories [Emi: 2009]
  12. “Girl From Ipanema” {A Jobim}Eliane Elias – Bossa Nova Stories [Emi: 2009]
  13. “Pent Up House” {S Rollins}Hod Obrien – Live @ Blues Alley-2Nd Set [Reservoir: 2004]
  14. “Easy To Love” {C Porter}Maynard Ferguson – Boy W/ Lots Of Brass [Emarcy: 1957]
  15. “Moonlight In Vermont” {Duessdorf}Maynard Ferguson – Boy W/ Lots Of Brass [Emarcy: 1957]
  16. “Forty-Four” {S Davis}Eric Alexander – Return Of The Lineup [Sharp Nine: 2008]

Anything Goes [Playlist – 09/28/09]

New releases, old friends; old releases, new friends

  1. “Trio”John Abercrombie – Wait Till You See Her
  2. “Ralph’s Piano Waltz”John Abercrombie – Timeless (also :rarum)
  3. “Out of Towner”John Abercrombie – Wait Till You See Her
  4. “Hilltop Dance”John Surman – Brewster’s Rooster
  5. “Green Al”Ben Allison – Think Free
  6. “Respiration”Ben Allison and Medicine Wheel – Buzz
  7. “Born Into This”Jenny Scheiman – Crossing the Field
  8. “That;’s Delight”Jenny Scheiman – Crossing the Field
  9. “Disfarmer Theme”Bill Frisell – Disfarmer
  10. “Down on Luck”Bill Frisell – Music for the films of Buster Keaton – Go West
  11. “Train”Bill Frisell – Music for the films of Buster Keaton – Go West
  12. “New Day”Bill Frisell – Music for the films of Buster Keaton – Go West
  13. “Ambush”Bill Frisell – Music for the films of Buster Keaton – Go West
  14. “Cold Spell”Zony Mash – Cold Spell
  15. “Upper Egypt”Wayne Horvitz and Zony Mash – Live in Seattle
  16. “Venus/Upper Egypt”Sonny Sharrock – Highlife
  17. “Ghost Planet Nation”Sonny Sharrock – Space Ghost Coast-to-Coast
  18. “Space Ghost C2C Theme”Sonny Sharrock – Space Ghost Coast-to-Coast
  19. “Promises Kept”Sonny Sharrock – Ask the Ages

Funhouse… [Playlist – 09/28/09]

  1. “James And Wes”Jimmy Smith And Wes Montgomery – Jimmy And Wes The Dynamic Duo
  2. “Wavy Gravy”Kenny Burrell – Midnight Blue
  3. “Four On Six”Wes Montgomery – Incredible Jazz Guitar
  4. “Churchfoot”Matthew Wilner – Matthew Wilner
  5. “Celia”Bruce Hornsby – Camp Meeting
  6. “Jesus Saves”Uros Markovic – Jesus Saves
  7. “Arabesque”Ahmad Jamal – It’s Magic
  8. “The Enquizator’s Request”Lafayette Gilchrist – 3
  9. “Dapper Dan”Dr. Lonnie Smith – Rise Up
  10. “NOLA”Papa John Defrancesco – Big Shot
  11. “The Funkster”The Godfather’s Of Groove – 3
  12. “Hewbie Steps Out”Don Byron – Do The Boomerang
  13. “Slim Jenkin’s Place”Booker T. And The Mg’s – The Very Best Of

Nick at Nine [Playlist – 09/28/09]

  1. “My Girl”Hank Crawford – After Dark
  2. “Blues For Phineas”Eric Alexander – Revival of the Fittest
  3. “Too Late Fall Back Baby”Eric Alexander – Revival of the Fittest
  4. “Cantaloupe Island”Poncho Sanchez – Psychedelic Blues
  5. “Psychedelic Blues”Poncho Sanchez – Psychedelic Blues
  6. “Willie Bobo Medley”Poncho Sanchez – Psychedelic Blues
  7. “Slings And Arrows”Chuck Owen – The Comet’s Tail
  8. “Itsbynne Reel”Chuck Owen – The Comet’s Tail
  9. “Blues On Belle Isle”Gerald Wilson – Detroit
  10. “Detroit”Gerald Wilson – Detroit
  11. “Aram”Gerald Wilson – Detroit
  12. “Three Flowers”SF Jazz Collective – Live 2009

Jazzmania [Playlist – 09/27/09]

  1. “Last Tango in Paris”John Sneider – Nocturne for Ava
  2. “Angola”Greg Skaff – East Harlem Skyline
  3. “I Hear a Rhapsody”Scott LaFaro – Pieces of Jade
  4. “Mountain Don’t”Chris Morrissey – The Morning World
  5. “Little Girl Blue”Susie Meissner – I’ll Remember April
  6. “Cache”Joe Martin – Not By Chance
  7. “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover”Sophie Milman – Take Love Easy
  8. “Secret Love”James Moody – 4A
  9. “Rhythm-A-Ning”Branford Marsalis – Metamorphosen
  10. “Ain’t Nobody’s Bizness”Sweet Claudette – That Man’s Got to Go
  11. “The Angel of Death”John Scofield – Piety Street
  12. “Ol’ Man River”Lisa Sokolov – A Quiet Thing
  13. “Sophisticated Ladies”Bill Easley – Hearing Voices
  14. “You Are Too Beautiful”Kurt Elling – Dedicated to You
  15. “Across Africa (The Dream)”Omar Sosa – Across the Divide

In the Spirit [Playlist – 09/27/09]

  1. “Going To Heaven In The Sanctified Way”Sister Callie Fancy – Goodbye, Babylon
  2. “Got Heaven In My View”Louis Washington – Goodbye, Babylon
  3. “We Got The Same Kinda Power Over Here”Rev. D.C. Rice And Sanctified Congregation – Goodbye, Babylon
  4. “Get Right Church”Empire Jubilee Quartet – Goodbye, Babylon
  5. “On My Way To Heaven”Blind Roger Hays – Goodbye, Babylon
  6. “How About You”Thomas A. Dorsey – Goodbye, Babylon
  7. “Didn’t It Rain”Norfolk Jubilee Quartet
  8. “Buckle My Shoe”The Dixeaires
  9. “Up In Jerusalem”Mahalia Jackson
  10. “This Train”Sister Rosetta Tharpe
  11. “It’s A Highway To Heaven”Thomas Dorsey With Alex Bradford
  12. “I Want To Be Ready”Jimmy Witherspoon
  13. “Lift Every Voice And Sing”Ray Charles
  14. “I Know I’ve Been Converted”Mississippi Fred McDowell With The Hunter’s Chapel , Como Missis
  15. “Death Came A Knockin’ (Travelin’ Shoes)”Ruthie Foster – Stages
  16. “The Lord’s Gonna Fix It”Lyn August – Sauce Piquante
  17. “Between Darkness And the Light of Day”Clarence Fountain An Sam Butler – Stepping Up And Stepping Out
  18. “Don’t Let The Devil Ride”Clarence Fountain An Sam Butler

Living Time [Playlist – 09/26/09]

  1. “Rainshower”Olu Dara – In The World [Atlantic: 1998]
  2. “High Water”Dylan – Love And Theft [Columbia: 2001]
  3. “Couldn’t Stand The Weather”Stevie Ray Vaughn – Couldnt Stand The Weather [Cbs: 1984]
  4. “Rain”J. D. Souther – If The World Was You [Slow Curve: 2009]
  5. “Through Floods And Storms”Ronnie Earl – Language Of The Soul [Bullseye: 1994]
  6. “Rock Steady”Frahm And Katz – Project A [Anzic: 2009]
  7. “Equinox”John Coltrane – The Heavyweight Champ [Atlantic]
  8. “Take The Coltrane”John McLaughlin – After The Rain [Verve: 1995]
  9. “Equinox”Kenny Garrett – Pursuance [Warner: 1996]
  10. “Kisofin”Masada – Live At Tonic [Tzadik: 2001]
  11. “Dance Party 1929”Jenny Scheinman – The Rabbi’s Lover [Tzadik: 2002]
  12. “The Rabbi’s Lover”Jenny Scheinman
  13. “Hadasha”Electric Masada – Electric Masada [Tzadik: 2004]
  14. “Rock Arena”Kai Bruckner’s Microbazarre – Nomad [2009]
  15. “Press Play”Kai Bruckner – Nomad
  16. “It’s No Fun…”

The Jazz Messenger [Playlist – 09/25/09]

  1. “Liza (All The Clouds’ll Roll Away)” {Gershwin/Gershwin}Thelonius Monk – Monk [Columbia: 1964]
  2. “I Could Write A Book” {Rodgers/Hart}Dinah Washington – For Those In Love [Em Arcy: 1955]
  3. “Enlightenment” {Morrison}Van Morrison – Enlightenment [Polygram: 1990]
  4. “Mama Roux” {Rebennack, Jr.}Dr. John – Mos’ Scocious I [Rhino: 1993]
  5. “Tyrone” {Young}Dr. Lonnie Smith – Rise Up! [Palmetto Records: 2008]
  6. “Heirloom” {Alan Hampton}The Brother Thelonius Quintet – The Brother Thelonius Quintet [NCBC Music: 2009]
  7. “Waltz Limp” {Brubeck}Dave Brubeck Quartet – Time Out Legacy Edition [Sony: 2009]
    Recorded live at Newport, 1961, 1963, 1964. Part of a 2 CD set with Time Out on disc one.
  8. “Fried Bananas” {Gordon}Dexter Gordon – More Power! [Prestige: 1969]
  9. “The Detroit River” {Wilson}Gerald Wilson Orchestra – Detroit [Mack Avenue Records: 2009]
  10. “Soul Shoutin'” {Turrentine}Shirley Scott w/Stanley Turrnetine – Soul Shoutin’ [Prestige: 1963]
  11. “Blues For J” {Smith}Jimmy Smith – Organ Grinder’s Swing [Verve: 1965]
  12. “Like Sonny” {Coltrane}Steve Kuhn Trio w/Joe Lovano – Mostly Coltrane [ECM: 2009]
  13. “Roland Kirk’s Message” {Mingus}Charles Mingus – Mingus Plays Piano [Impulse!: 1963]