Monthly Archives: June 2010

Loose Threads [Playlist – 06/29/10]

  1. “Hurricane Season”Tombone Shorty – Backatown
  2. “Backatown”Trombone Shorty – Backatown
  3. “Right to Complain”Trombone Shorty – Backatown
  4. “Pathways”Dave Holland – Pathways
  5. “Blue Blocks”Jason Moran – Ten
  6. “Gansterism Over 10 Years”Jason Moran – Ten
  7. “Neolithic”John D’earth – Neolithic
  8. “Spacelight”John D’earth – Neolithic
  9. “It’s About That Time”Hot Club of Detroit – It’s About That Time
  10. “Round Midnight”Miles Davis – Blue Miles
  11. “The Pan Piper”Miles Davis – Blue Miles
  12. “On Green Dolphin Street”Miles Davis – Kind of Blue at 50
  13. “E.J.”Steve Turre – TNT
  14. “Eric the Great”Steve Turre – TNT
  15. “Shorty”Steve Turre – Lotus Flower
  16. “Abstractions on 52nd Street”Joe Lovano – 52nd Street Themes
  17. “Theme for Ernie”Joe Lovano – 52nd Street Themes
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Rhythm and Romance [Playlist – 06/29/10]

  1. “Sunshine” {Irving Berlin}Whispering Jack Smith [1928]
  2. “Bird On The Wing”Greta Keller [1936]
  3. “When The Red Red Robin Comes Bob Bob Bobin’ Along”Whispering Jack Smith [1926]
  4. “Whip-Poor-Will”B.G. DeSylva & Jerome Kern
  5. “Lazy Bones” {Johnny Mercer & Hoagy Carmichael}the Three Suns [1960]
  6. “I Didn’t Know What Time It Was” {Lorenz Hart & Richard Rodgers}Buddy Greco
  7. “Things Are Looking Up” {George & Ira Gershwin}Ella Fitzgerald [1959]
  8. “Come Dance With Me” {Sammy Cahn & Jimmy VanHeusen}Frank Sinatra [1959]
  9. “We Knew It All The Time”Fran Warren
  10. “High On A Windy Hill”the Marty Gold Orchestra [1960]
  11. “You’re The Cream In My coffee”Mel Torme
  12. “Let’s Fly Away” {Cole Porter}Doris Day [1958]
  13. “Summer Wind”Frank Sinatra [1966]
  14. “Beginner’s Luck” {George & Ira Gershwin}Ella Fitzgerald [1959]
  15. “Love Is Just Around TRhe Corner”Leo Addeo Orchestra [1960]
  16. “I’m In Love”Buddy Greco
  17. “Just Another Rumba” {Gershwin}Ella Fitzgerald
  18. “Isn’t It A Lovely Day” {Irving Berlin}Mel Torme
  19. “Nice Work If You Can Get It” {Gershwin}Ella Fitzgerald
  20. “Under Paris Skies”Bernie Green [1959]
  21. “Easy To Remember” {Rodgers & Hart}Mel T orme
  22. “Ridin’ High” {Cole Porter}Doris Day
  23. “Stumbling”Ray Martin Orchestra [1960]
  24. “I’ll Be Seeing You” {Irving Kahal & Sammy Fain}Mel Torme
  25. “Make Someone Happy”Doris Day

All That Jazz [Playlist – 06/29/10]

  1. “Money Jungle/Solitude” {Ellington}Duke Ellington – Money Jungle [BN: 1962]
    with charles mingus-bass; max roach-drums, ellington @ piano
  2. “Manhattan Safari” {Hanna}Richard Davis – Dealin/Live @ Sweet Basil [Alfa: 1990]
    davis-bass; roland hanna-piano; ricky ford-ts; ronnie burrage-drums; cecil bridgewater-trumpet
  3. “The Mountain/The Perfumed Forest Wet With Rain” {Ibrahim}Abdullah Ibrahim – A Celebration [Enja: 1985/1970]
    with ibrahim-piano; carlos ward-flute; ricky ford-ts; charles davis-bs; dick griffin-tr; david williams-bass; ben riley-drums

    with abdullah ibrahim-solo piano

  4. “Valeria” {Lewis}Modern Jazz Quartet – Best Of The Modern Jass Quartet [Pablo-vinyl: 19985]
    john lewis-piano; milt jackson-vibes; percy heath-bass; connie kay-drums
  5. “Gloria’s Step” {Lafaro}Bill Evans – Sunday @ The Village Vanguard [Riverside: 1961]
    bill evans-piano; scott lafaro-bass; paul motian-drums
  6. “Koln, Side iv” {Jarrett}Keith Jarrett – Koln Concert, January 24, 1975 [ECM: 1975]
    keith jarrett-solo piano
  7. “Spain” {Corea}Bobby Enriquez – Concerts Live By The Sea [crescendoGNP-vinyl: 1985]
    bobby enriquez-piano; alex acuna-drums; john pena-bass
  8. “Jessica” {Roy Porter}Horace Tapscott – The Tapscott Sessions, Vol 6 [Nimbus-vinyl: 1983]
    horace tapscott-solo piano
  9. “Black Beauty” {Ellington}Ahmad Jamal – the legendary OKEH Sessions [Okeh/epic: 1951]
    jamal-piano; ray crawford-guitar; israel crosby-bass
  10. “el reloj de pastora” {Hernandez}bebo valdes – El Arte Del Sabor [LOLA: 2000]
  11. “Imagine” {Lennoon}Gonzaslo Rubalcaba – Imagine [EMI: 1995]

Anything Goes [Playlist – 06/28/10]

New ECM releases… Bjornstad, Rypdal, Tibbetts

  1. “Remembrance I”Ketil Bjornstad – Remembrance [ECM: 2010]
  2. “Remembrance II”Ketil Bjornstad – Remembrance [ECM: 2010]
  3. “Remembrance III”Ketil Bjornstad – Remembrance [ECM: 2010]
  4. “The Sea II”Ketil Bjornstad and Terje Rypdal – Life in Liepzig [ECM: 2008]
  5. “The Return of Per Ulv”Ketil Bjornstad and Terje Rypdal – Life in Liepzig [ECM: 2008]
  6. “Per Ulv”Terje Rypdal – Waves [ECM: 1977]
  7. “The Good Cop”Terje Rypdal – Crime Scene [ECM: 2010]
  8. “Paril con me?!”Terje Rypdal – Crime Scene [ECM: 2010]
  9. “A Minor Incident”Terje Rypdal – Crime Scene [ECM: 2010]
  10. “The Return of Per Ulv”Terje Rypdal – If Mountains Could Sing [ECM: 1995]
  11. “The Big Wind”Steve Tibbetts – Northern Song [ECM: 1981]
  12. “Ur”Steve Tibbetts – Yr [ECM: 1988]
  13. “Three Primates”Steve Tibbetts – Yr [ECM: 1988]
  14. “Walking”Steve Tibbetts – Northern Song [ECM: 1981]
  15. “Vision”Steve Tibbetts – Safe Journey [ECM: 1983]
  16. “Lament”Steve Tibbetts – Natural Causes [ECM: 2010]
  17. “Threnody”Steve Tibbetts – Natural Causes [ECM: 2010]
  18. “Sangchen Rolpa”Steve Tibbetts – Natural Causes [ECM: 2010]
  19. “Villanova Junction”Steve Tibbetts – TIbbetts’ website [Internet only: 2010]
  20. “Black Mountain Side”Steve Tibbetts – Exploded View [ECM: 1989]
  21. “The Beautiful Ones are Not Yet Born”Marc Anderson – Ruby [Innova: 2002]
  22. “Test”Steve Tibbetts – Safe Journey [ECM: 1983]

Funhouse… [Playlist – 06/28/10]

  1. “One For Miss D.” {B. Dennerlein}Barbara Dennerlein – That’s Me [Bluemoon: 1992]
  2. “Back At The Chicken Shack” {J. Smith}Jimmy Smith – Back At The Chicken Shack [Blue Note: 1987]
  3. “I Ain’t Looking At You” {J. Davis}Alvin Queen – I Ain’t Looking At You [Enja: 2006]
  4. “L.P. (For Les Paul)” {L. Ritenour}Lee Ritenour – 6 String Theory [Concord: 2010]
  5. “Lay IT Down” {Lee Ritenour}Lee Ritenour – 6 String Theory [Concord: 2010]
  6. “Big Neighborhood” {M. Stern}Mike Stern – Big Neighborhood [Heads Up: 2009]
  7. “Blue Wind” {J. Beck`}Freeway Jam – To Beck And Back [Shrapnel: 2007]
  8. “Freeway Jam” {M. Middleton}Lee Ritenour – 6 String Theory [Concord: 2010]
  9. “The Horse You Rode In On” {S. Cardenas}Steve Cardenas – West of Middle [Sunnyside: 2010]
  10. “Deluxe Version” {C. Lightcap}Chris Lightcap – Deluxe [Cleanfeed: 2010]
  11. “Pixilydian” {B. Read}Bobby Read – Monkfish [Small World: 2008]
  12. “El Guapo” {M. G. Syndicate}Modern Groove Syndicate – Ms. Popular [Courthouse: 2007]
  13. “Coast to Coast” {M. Sokolowski}Sokoband – Sokoband [Breezeway: 2009]
  14. “Shifter” {B. Read}Bobby Read – Simbia [Small World: 2007]

Nick at Nine [Playlist – 06/28/10]

  1. “In the Still of the Night” {Porter}Gail PettisHere in the Moment [2010]
    Pettis voc
  2. “Ms. Garvey, Ms Garvey” {Jason Marshall (bar)}Roy Hargrove Big BandEmergence [2009]
    Hargrove tpt, +19 pieces.
  3. “Strasbourg/St. Denis” {Hargrove}Roy HargroveEarfood [2008]
    Qnt: Hargrove tpt/flg, Justin Robinson as/flt, Gerald Clayton p, Danton Boller b, Montez Coleman d
  4. “Unit 7”Louis Hayes & The Cannonball Legacy BandMaximum Firepower [2006]
    Hayes lead/d, Vincent Herring as, Jeremy Pelt t, et al
  5. “A Change is Gonna Come” {Sam Cooke}Anat CohenNotes from the Village [2008]
    Cohen clar, Jason Lindner p, Omer Avital b
  6. “At Last” {Gordon/Warren}Gail PettisHere in the Moment [2010]
    Pettis voc
  7. “Punta del Soul” {Dave Grusin}Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat BandAct Your Age [2008]
    feat Grusin p, Lee Ritenour g.
  8. “Outline” {Sevian}Lauren SevianBlueprint [2009]
    Sevian bar, George Colligan p, others
  9. “My Shining Hour”Sara GazarekYours [2005]
    Sara v, John Nelson p, Erik Kertesh b, Matt Slocum d
  10. “Martians Go Home” {Rogers}Shorty RogersThe Swinging Mr. Rogers [1955]
    (LP) Rogers tpt, Jimmy Giuffre clar/ts&bar, Pete Jolly p, Curtis Olunce b, Shelly Manne d
  11. “Feeling Good”Gregory Porter – Black Nile [2010]
    Porter voc.
  12. “Three Putt” {Michael Davis}Michael DavisBonetown [1999]
    Davis tbn/euph, Bill Reichenbach tbn/euph, Joey Calderazzo p, John Patitucci b, Will Kennedy d.
  13. “Bluesville”Count Basie & His Orchestra88 Basie Street [1983]
    (LP) Basie Orchestra
  14. “88 Basie Street”Count Basie & His Orchestra88 Basie Street [1983]
    (LP) Basie Orchestra
  15. “I Love being here with you”Diana KrallLive in Paris [2002]
  16. “Play Tonic Buds” {Phil Kelly}Phil KellyBallet of the Bouncing Beagles [2009]
    Kelly leads The Northwest Prevailing Winds biug band

Walkin’ Blues [Playlist – 06/27/10]

  1. “Boodle-Am Shake”Dixieland Jug Blowers – Ruckus Juice & Chittlins, Vol. 2
  2. “Memphis Shake”Dixieland Jug Blowers – Ruckus Juice & Chittlins, Vol. 2
  3. “They’re Red Hot”Robert Johnson – The Complete Recordings [Columbia] Disc 1
  4. “Dead Shrimp Blues”Robert Johnson – The Complete Recordings [Columbia] Disc 1
  5. “Chunky Monkey Gumbo”Paul Asbell – Roots and Branches
  6. “Atlanta Blues”Stephen Bennett – Slide Area Ahead
  7. “Flawless”Stephen Bennett – Slide Area Ahead
  8. “Shadwell To Cismont”Corey Harris – Hooktown Blues
  9. “Richmond Woman Blues”Swang, Ralph Rush, Jeff Romano
  10. “Cradle Of Democracy”Nickletown
  11. “Pig Meat Strut”Big Bill Broonzy – Do That Guitar Rag (1928-1935)
  12. “Black Horse Blues”Blind Lemon Jefferson – Complete Recordings • Chicago 1926 [Disc 1]
  13. “Gravedigger Blues”Carl Martin – Crow Jane Blues
  14. “Mama Don’t Allow It”Ink Spots – Swing High Swing Low [1994]
  15. “Bedtime Blues”Frank Stokes – The Frank Stokes Victor Recordings (1928-1929)
  16. “Red River Blues”Henry Thomas – Texas Worried Blues
  17. “Statesboro Blues”John Hammond – Rough & Tough
  18. “The Wild Ox Moan”Geoff Muldaur – Beautiful Isle OF Somewhere
  19. “River Blues”Keep On Truckin’ Orchestra – R. Crumb’s Music Sampler
  20. “Get A Load Of This”Cheap Suit Serenaders – R. Crumb’s Music Sampler
  21. “Railroad Bill”Taj Mahal – Shake Sugaree
  22. “Bottleneck Blues”Weaver & Beasley – The Slide Guitar – Bottles, Knives & Steel
  23. “Chinquapin Pie”Bruce Molsky – Poor Man’s Troubles
  24. “Yodeling Cowboy”Jimmie Rodgers – The Very Best Of
  25. “Carroll County Blues”Erynn Marshal – Calico [2005]
  26. “Baby Please Don’t Go – Joe Williams Washboard Blues Singers”Big Joe Williams Washboard Band – Violin, Sing the Blues f
  27. “Pig Meat Blues – Whislter & His Jug Band”Various African-American Fiddlers, 1926-1949 – Violin, Sing the Blues f
  28. “Ruckus Juice and Chittlin'”Memphis Jug Band – Ruckus Juice & Chittlins, Vol. 1
  29. “Song of the Range”Jim / Bob – It’s Hotter In Hawaii B

Jazz Songline [Playlist – 06/17/10]

  1. “Gershwin Prelude #2”Sharon Isbin – Nightshade Rounds
  2. “Lonesome Road”Dave Brubeck – Gone With The Wind
  3. “The Daly Jump”Count Basie – Atomic Swing
  4. “Evil Girl Blues”Dinah Washington – Finest Hour
  5. “West Side Baby”Dinah Washington – Finest Hour
  6. “Delilah”Mike Ledonne – Smokin’ Out Loud
  7. “Trane Connections”Jimmy Heath Big Band – Little Man Big Band
  8. “Swingin’ Away The Blues”Ann Hampton Calloway – Blues In The Night
  9. “Good Morning Heartache”Ann Hampton Calloway – Signature
  10. “Summertime”Miles Davis/Gil Evans – Porgy And Bess
  11. “It Ain’t Necessarily So”Miles Davis/Gil Evans – Porgy And Bess
  12. “Kid Stuff”Frank Kimbrough – Lullabluebye
  13. “Do Your Duty”Barbara Martin – A Different View
  14. “Moonlight In Vermont”Ahmad Jamal – But Not For Me
  15. “Surrey With The Fringe On Top”Ahmad Jamal – But Not For Me
  16. “Blues And Tonic”Jack McDuff – The Honey Dripper
  17. “I Thought About You”Rene Marie – Renaissance
  18. “My Blue Heaven”Erroll Garner – Easy To Love
  19. “Illuminations”McCoy Tyner – Illuminations
  20. “Sunday Monday Or Always”Freddie Cole – I’m Not My Brother I’m Me
  21. “Remember”Thelonious Monk – Alone In San Francisco
  22. “I Love You Sweet Baby”Willie Trice – Blue And Rag’d
  23. “Kissin’ In The Dark”Memphis Minnie – Queens Of The Blues
  24. “Beer Drinkin’ Woman”Memphis Slim – The Folkways Years
  25. “Lookin’ The World Over”Big Mama Thornton – Big Mama With The Muddy Waters Blues Band
  26. “Healin’ Feelin'”Hubert Sumlin – Healin’ Feelin’
  27. “I’m Gonna Buy Me A Train Ticket”Carey Bell – Carey Bell’s Blues Harp
  28. “Don’t Lie To Me”Deborah Coleman – Soft Place To Fall
  29. “Prosperity Blues”Keb ‘Mo – Keep It Simple
  30. “Opus De Funk”Art Pepper – Art Pepper 11
  31. “Be Cool”Claire Martin – The Waiting Game
  32. “If You Could See Me Now”Claire Martin – The Waiting Game
  33. “Rhythm-A-Ning”Larry Willis – Blue Fable
  34. “Hand Jive”Donald Harrison – Free Style
  35. “But Not For Me”Erin Bode – Don’t Take Your Time
  36. “Sleep Walker’s Serenade”Count Basie – The Complete Atomic Basie
  37. “Sittin’ In The Easy Chair”Pinetop Perkins – Prime Chops

Nick at Nine [Playlist – 06/07/10]

  1. “I Love Your Smile”Groove Holmes – Hot Tat [Muse: 1991]
  2. “Hot Tat”Groove Holmes – Hot Tat [Muse: 1991]
  3. “I Gotta Go”Groove Holmes – Hot Tat [Muse: 1991]
  4. “Déjà Vu”Charles Erland Tribute Band – Charles Erland Tribute Band [Highnote Records: 2002]
  5. “South Philly Groove”Charles Erland Tribute Band – Charles Erland Tribute Band [Highnote Records: 2002]
  6. “Pick Up the Pieces”Charles Erland Tribute Band – Charles Erland Tribute Band [Highnote Records: 2002]
  7. “Swingin’ the Samba”Joey Defrancesco – Finger Poppin’ [Doodlin’ Records: 2009]
  8. “Filthy McNasty”Joey Defrancesco – Finger Poppin’ [Doodlin’ Records: 2009]
  9. “I Like It Here” {Alec Wilder, William Engvick}Diane Hubka – I Like it Here/ Live in Tokyo [SSJ Records: 2009]
  10. “Some of My Best Friends Are the Blues” {Al Byron, W. Harris}Diane Hubka – I Like it Here/ Live in Tokyo [SSJ Records: 2009]
  11. “XYZ”Hiromi – another mind [Telarc: 2003]
  12. “The Tom & Jerry Show”Hiromi – another mind [Telarc: 2003]

Jazz Songline [Playlist – 06/03/10]

  1. “K-4 Pacific”Gerry Mulligan – Age Of Steam
  2. “Early”Gary Burton – Generations
  3. “Why Don’t You Do Right?”Peggy Lee – The Best Of The Capitol Years
  4. “You Don’t Know”Peggy Lee – Peggy Lee Sings The Blues
  5. “C Jam Blues”Lee Woodall – 2nd Time Around
  6. “The Shadow Of Your Smile”Eddie Harris – Artist’s Choice
  7. “Overture”Herbie Hancock – Gershwin’s World
  8. “Summertime”Herbie Hancock/Joni Mitchell – Gershwin’s World
  9. “Time After Time”David Newman – Song For The New Man
  10. “Hormone”The Great Jazz Trio – Milestones
  11. “Where Or When?”Dena DeRose – Introducing Dena DeRose
  12. “I Thought About You”Miles Davis – Someday My Prince Will Come
  13. “So What?”Michel Petrucciani – Trio In Tokyo
  14. “Two Little Words”Francine Griffin – The Song Bird
  15. “Dizzy Moods”Charles Mingus – New Tijuana Moods
  16. “Blues Prayer”Lem Winchester – Another Opus
  17. “Muddy Water”Madeline Peyroux – Dreamboat
  18. “Mr. P.C.”Hank Crawford/Jimmy McRiff – The Best Of Hank Crawford And Jimmy McRiff
  19. “Colors Of Siena”Tony Foster – In Between Moods
  20. “Lady Be Good”Tommy Flanagan – For Ella
  21. “Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart”Susannah McCorkle – I’ll Take Romance
  22. “Where Do I Start?”Susannah McCorkle – I’ll Take Romance
  23. “Deep River”Charles Lloyd – Lift Every Voice
  24. “UMMG”Art Farmer – Something To Live For
  25. “Love Me”Donna Byrne – All The Loney People
  26. “Zero”Roscoe Mitchell – Hey Donald!
  27. “More Than You Know”Dakota Staton – A Packet Of Love Letters
  28. “Changes”Ray Bryant – Smithsonian Jazz Piano Vol. 4
  29. “We The People”Catherine Russell – Inside This Heart Of Mine
  30. “Cake Walkin’ Babies From Home”Art Hodes – Smithsonian Jazz Piano