Monthly Archives: December 2009

Nick at Nine [Playlist – 12/28/2009]

  1. “Play Tonic Buds”Phil Kelly – Ballet of the Bouncing Beagles [Origin: 2009]
  2. “Note-O-Riot-EE”Phil Kelly – Ballet of the Bouncing Beagles [Origin: 2009]
  3. “Grover”Phil Kelly – Ballet of the Bouncing Beagles [Origin: 2009]
  4. “Daydream”Karrin Allyson – Daydream [Concord: 1997]
  5. “Like Someone In Love”Karrin Allyson – Daydream [Concord: 1997]
  6. “Donna Lee”Karrin Allyson – Daydream [Concord: 1997]
  7. “Geezerhood”Bob Florence – Legendary [Mama: 2009]
  8. “I’m All Smiles”Bob Florence – Legendary [Mama: 2009]
  9. “Beautiful Love”Sophie Milman – Take Love Easy [Linus: 2009]
  10. “Day In Day Out”Sophie Milman – Take Love Easy [Linus: 2009]
  11. “Love for Sale”Sophie Milman – Take Love Easy [Linus: 2009]
  12. “Highway 61”Ben Sidron – Dylan Different [Mardis: 2009]
  13. “Everything is Broken”Ben Sidron – Dylan Different [Mardis: 2009]
  14. “Gotta Serve Somebody”Ben Sidron – Dylan Different [Mardis: 2009]
  15. “Knockin on Heaven’s Door”Ben Sidron – Dylan Different [Mardis: 2009]
  16. “I Like It Here”Diane Hubka – I Like It Here [SSJ: 2009]
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Jazz Songline [Playlist – 12/17/09]

  1. “Prelude #2”George Gershwin – The Essential George Gershwin
  2. “Milestones”Gerald Wilson – The Complete Pacific Jazz Recordings On Mosiac
  3. “Andres Ups And Downs”Don Pullen – Random Thoughts
  4. “Popsicle Toes”Diana Krall – When I Look In Your Eyes
  5. “The Duke”Barney Kessel – Exploring The Scene
  6. “Time After Time”David ‘Fathead’ Newman – Song For The New Man
  7. “Button Up Your Overcoat”Neena Freelon – Soulcall
  8. “New Rhumba”Miles Davis/Gil Evans – Miles Ahead
  9. “England’s Carol”MJQ – More From The Last Concert
  10. “Hip To Be Happy”Ann Hampton Calloway – Blues In The Night
  11. “Besame Mucho”Sonny Fortune – You And The Night And The Music
  12. “Up There”Teddy Edwards/Brownie McGhee – Together Again
  13. “What Love Has Joined”Charles Earland Tribute Band – Keepers Of The Flame
  14. “I Got Rhythm”Didier Lockwood – Tribute To Stephanie Grapelli
  15. “Something Like My Own”Lorraine Feather – Cafe Society
  16. “Skating In Central Park”MJQ – Dedicated To Connie
  17. “What Child Is This?”Chick Corea – Jazz To The World
  18. “Baby It’s Cold Outside”Lou Rawls/Diane Reeves – Seasons For You
  19. “Jingle Bells”Frank Vignola – A Concord Jazz Christmas
  20. “The Christmas Song”Stacey Kent – The Christmas Song
  21. “Have Yourself A Merry Christmas”Diana Krall – Jazz To The World
  22. “O Tannenbaum”Cyrus Chesnut – A Charlie Brown Christmas
  23. “Manhattan In December”Ann Hampton Calloway – This Christmas
  24. “White Christmas”Tommy Flannagan – Jazz Piano Christmas
  25. “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”Ken Peplowski – A Concord Jazz Christmas
  26. “Old Days Old Friends”Freddie Cole – I Want A Smile For Christmas
  27. “Jack Frost Snow”Freddie Cole – I Want A Smile For Christmas
  28. “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen”Marion McPartland – A Concord Jazz Christmas
  29. “I’ll be home for christmas”Ann Hampton Calloway – This Christmas
  30. “What Child Is This?”Manhattan Transfer – A Charlie Brown Christmas
  31. “The Secret Of Christmas”Susannah McCorkle – A Concord Jazz Christmas
  32. “Deck The Halls”Dick Hyman – Jazz Piano Christmas

Nick at Nine [Playlist – 12/14/2009]

  1. “Cottontail”Duke Ellington – Digital Duke [GAP: 1987]
  2. “Prelude to a Kiss”Duke Ellington – Digital Duke [GAP: 1987]
  3. “Perdido”Duke Ellington – Digital Duke [GAP: 1987]
  4. “In a Mellow Tone”Duke Ellington – Digital Duke [GAP: 1987]
  5. “Take the A Train”Duke Ellington – Digital Duke [GAP: 1987]
  6. “Halleljujah to Ya”Horace Silver – Rockin’ With Rachmaninoff [Bop City: 2003]
  7. “Skunky Funky Blues”Horace Silver – Rockin’ With Rachmaninoff [Bop City: 2003]
  8. “Lavender Love”Horace Silver – Rockin’ With Rachmaninoff [Bop City: 2003]
  9. “Rockin’ With Rachmaninoff”Horace Silver – Rockin’ With Rachmaninoff [Bop City: 2003]
  10. “Twelve Moons”Jan Garber Group – Dresden [2009]
  11. “Tao”Jan Garber Group – Dresden [2009]
  12. “What a Night, What a Moon”Stephanie Nakasian – Songs of Billie Holliday [Innercity: 2009]
  13. “What a Little Moonlight Can Do”Stephanie Nakasian – Songs of Billie Holliday [Innercity: 2009]

New Month New Music [Playlist – 12/07/09]

  1. “Mrs Tangoholic”Oscar Feldman – Oscar E Familia
    This is good stuff.
  2. “Summertime”Kat Edmondson – Take to the sky
    Nick doesn’t like it, but Gerald does.
  3. “Coast To Coast”Sokoband – Sokoband
    Good local stuff.
  4. “So Many Pies”New Mastersounds
    We both dig this.
  5. “A Beautiful Friendship”Lenore Raphael – A Beautiful Friendship
    Nick likes it. Gerald thinks it is not original.
  6. “Fast Lane”Mimi Jones – A New Day
    Does not distinguish itself but is listenable.
  7. “Jazz Lips”Memphis Nighthawks – Jazz Lips
    Music is good but recording is not so hot.
  8. “Ruggburn”Jeremy Manasia – After Dark
    We both like this
  9. “Finn Veers For Venus”Larry Ochs – Stone Shift
    Good song to leave the studio and do other things.
  10. “VRC #9”Aram Shelton – Fast Citizen
  11. “Time After Time”Jake Shimabakuro – My Life
  12. “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”Jake Shimabakuro – Live
    We both like this
  13. “Dio Pann”Jacques Schwartz-Bart – Abyss
    Nick likes it. Gerald thinks the cd has potential.
  14. “Midwick Man”Curt Berg – At Stagg Street Studio
    It’s OK says Nick. Drags says Gerald.
  15. “Pelicans”The Catholics – Inter Vivos
    Good stuff
  16. “Southern Skies”David Murray – The Devil Tried To Kill Me
    This gets 2 thumbs up
  17. “Note-O-Riot-Ee”Phil Kelly – Ballet Of The Bouncing Beagles
    Not bad at all.
  18. “Starmaker Machinery”Madds Tolling – The Playmaker
    Gerald really likes it and so does Nick, but not as much.
  19. “Amalgamation”Matt Vashlishian – No Such Thing
    2 thumbs up
  20. “H-Town”B. D. Lenz – Hit It And Quit
    We like this so much we are playing another
  21. “Hit It And Quit”B. D. Lenz – Hit It And Quit
    This is good.
  22. “The Music Goes On”Jeb Patton – New Strides
    Nick likes it.
  23. “The Balancing Act”The Nice Guy Trio – Here Comes…

Jazz Songline [Playlist – 12/03/09]

  1. “The Feeling Of Jazz”Susannah McCorkle – The People You Never Get To Love
  2. “Caryisms”Roy Hargrove – The Vibe
  3. “Cloudburst”Kevin Mahogany – Another Time Another Place
  4. “Another Time Another Place”Kevin Mahogany – Another Time Another Place
  5. “Groovin”Coleman Hawkins – High And Mighty Hawk
  6. “News For Lulu”Sonny Clark – Sonny’s Crib
  7. “You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To”Peter Martin/Erin Bode – In The P.M.
  8. “Palace”Ted Nash – In The Loop
  9. “Minor Meeting”John Hicks – Music In The Of Clark
  10. “Horlem Nocturne”Denise Jannah – N.Y. N.Y. The City In Song
  11. “Tamalpais”Ron Carter – Stardust
  12. “Moten Swing”Sonny Stitt – Sonny Stitt Sits In With The Oscar Peterson Trio
  13. “Saturday In N.Y.”Diane Hubka – You Inspire Me
  14. “I’m Old Fashioned”John Coltrane – Blue Train
  15. “My Melancholy Baby”Andy Lavern – Live At Maybeck Vol. 28
  16. “Not Exactly Paris”Warren Vache – Dream Dancing
  17. “I Wish”Peter Martin – Something Happened
  18. “NYC Blues”Peggy Lee – N.Y. N.Y. The City In Song
  19. “Booker’s Blues”Booker Little – Booker And Friend
  20. “On Green Dolphin Street”Milt Jackson/Oscar Peterson – Very Tall
  21. “Little Melonae Again”Jackie McLean – Old Wine In New Bottles
  22. “You’re Driving Me Crazy”Sarah Vaughan – The Benny Carter Sessions
  23. “One For Lennie”Danny Gatton – N.Y. Stories
  24. “Isn’t It A Pity?”Stacey Kent – Dreamsville
  25. “You’re Looking At Me”Stacey Kent – Dreamsville
  26. “Nostalgia In Times Square”Eliane Elias – Everything I Love
  27. “They Can’t Take That Away From Me”Ella Fitzgerald – Pure Ella