Category Archives: David Lee

Best of 2013

brian keena.  jazz messenger.  monday, 10am-noon.
  • miles davis: live in europe, 1969. columbia-bootleg.
  • eliane elias.  i thought about you.  concord
  • ben sidran.  don’t cry for no hipster.  nardis.
  • john d’earth. on. cosmology.
  • joey defrancesco.  one for rudy. high note.
steve huff.  anything goes. monday. 8-11pm.
  • bill frisell. big sur;  ensemble at kevin eubanks.
  • john hollenbeck – songs i like a  lot;  kate mcgarry never sounded better.
  • ben allison – the stars look very different today;  guitar/banjo craziness… think he has found his ensemble.
  • azul – howard, d’earth, caputo;  improvisational trio great live could see them every week…
  • other mentions – carla bley, ralph towner, charles lloyd, gary burton, john abercrombie.
sean grzegorczyk. anything goes. monday 8-11pm.
  • allison miller.  no morphine, no lillies. royal potato family.
  • ben allison.  the stars look very different today. sonic camera
  • chris potter, the sirens. ecm
  • patricia barber. smash. concord.
  • michael blake.  in the grand scheme of things.  songlines.
  • madeleine peyroux. the blue room.  decca
  • ralph alessi.  baida.  ecm.
  • carla bley. trios. ecm.
  • wayne shorter.  without a net.  blue note.
  • dave douglas.  time travel. greenleaf.
gary funston.  living time.  wednesday  8-11pm.
  • dylan ryan & sand.  sky bleached.  cuneiform: drum, guitar, bass trio blows open the possibilities of format.
  • blue cranes.  swim.  cuneiform: from Portland, OR, saxophones + strings create lush  emotional portraits.
  • ben goldberg. unfold ordinary mind. BAG:  clarinetist explores spectrum of low reeds with nels cline guitar.
  • azul.  howard, d’earth, caputo. espresso. improvisation that inspires and surprises.
  • allison miller. boom tic boom. foxhaven:  great drummer with pianist myra melford + jenny scheinman on violin.
  • nik bartsch.  ronin: live. ecm: Swiss pianist with “Zen Funk” group ronin, bass clarinet stars.
  • darcy james argue.  secret society “Brooklyn Babylon”.  new amsterdam;  ambitious, rich, non-traditional big band.
  • dave holland.  prism.  dare2:  legendary bassist with keyboard master craig taborn + kevin eubanks on guitar.
  • pat metheny x 2.   tap. nonesuch: interpretations of music of john zorn. & the orchestrion project. nonesuch:  compositions for computer controlled instruments, called the Orchestrion.
ann porotti.  all that jazz.  thursday, 10am-noon.
  • blue cranes.  swim.  cuneiform.
  • nik bartsch + ronin.  live.  ecm
  • anoushka shankar.  traces of you.  dgg.
  • cecile mcloren salvant.  womanchild.  mack avenue.
  • joe locke.  lay down my heart.  motema.
  • marc cary.  for the love of abbey.  motema.
  • charles lloyd & jason moran.  hagar’s song.  ecm.
  • dave brubeck & tony bennett.  white house sessions, 1962. columbia
  • next collective w/christian scott.  cover art.  concord.
  • boz scaggs.  memphis.  429 records.
sandy snyder.  wild women get the blues.  thursday, 8-9pm.
  • tedeschi trucks band.  made up mind.  masterworks.
  • kara grainger.  shiver and sign. electrogroove.
  • nanette workman.  just gettin’ started.  bros.
  • lisa biales.  singing in my soul.  big song.
  • maria woodford. bad dog blues. self.

david eisenman.  induced to judder thursday, 9-11pm.

jazz
  • the catholics.  yonder.  bugle.
  • ben allison.  the stars look very different today.  sonic camera.
  • charlie hunter + scott amendola. not getting behind is the new getting ahead. self.
  • greyboy allstars.  inland emperor.  knowledge room.
  • robert walter’s 20th congress.  get thy bearings.  royal potato family.
  • john scofield. uberjam deux.  decca.
  • chick corea.  the vigil. stretch.
  • ahmad jamal.  saturday morning.  jazz village.
  • john ginty.  bad news travels. american showplace.
  • dr. lonnie smith.  in the beginning.  pilgrimage.
blues
  • southern hospitality.  easy livin’.  blind pig.
  • charlie musselwhite  juke joint chapel.  henrietta
  • james hunter.  minute by minute.  fantasy
  • boz scaggs.  memphis.  429 records.
  • jimmy vivino + black italians.  13 live. blind pig.
  • johnny rawls.  remembering o.v.  catfood.
  • j.j.grey + mofro.  this river.  alligator.
  • ronnie earl.  just for today.  stony plain.
  • duke robillard.  independently blue.  stony plain.
  • buzzard hollow boys.  yazoo basin folktales & other tone poems.
david lee.  jazz essence.  friday,  10am-noon.
  • preservation hall jazz band.  that’s it!
  • oliver jones with josee aidans.  just for my lady.
  • marc johnson & eliane elias.  swept away.  concord.
  • michael gallant trio.  completely.
  • the new gary burton quartet.  guided tour.
dave rogers.   professor bebop.  friday, 11pm-1am.
  • azul.  improvisation by john d’earth, brian caputo, greg howard.
  • smash.  patricia barber.  concord.
  • fight song.  a tribute to charles mingus.  no bs. brass.
  • get up.  ben harper & charlie musselwhite.
  • nikki hill.  here’s nikki hill.
steve shuman aka ruday palisades.  the groove tube.  saturday , 9-11pm
  • the greyboy allstars.  inland emperor.  knowledge room
  • the rootdowns.  songs with friends.  self.
  • robert walters 20th congress.  get thy bearings.  royal potato family.
  • govt. mule.  shout.
aaron zatcoff aka jazz czar.  jazz mania.  sunday, 10am-noon.
  • wayne shorter.  without a net
  • dave holland.  prism.  dare2
  • dave douglas.  time travel.  greenleaf.
  • john scofield uberjam deux.  ecm
  • pat metheny.  john zorn’s book of angels.
rebecca foster.  in the spirit.  sunday, 9-10am
blues/gospel
  • blind boys of alabama.  i’ll find a way.
  • nikki hill.  here’s nikki hill.   self
  • mavis staples.  one true vine.
  • j.j. grey & mofro.  this river.
  • julian fauth.  everybody ought to treat a stranger right.
jazz
  • pink martini.  get happy.
  • carline ray.  vocal sides.
  • hod o’brien.  i hear a rhapsody.
  • quiet  fire.  jarjuna.
  • anoushka shankar.  traces of you. dgg.
 joe oddo.  “jus joe”.  jazz sub.
  • sao paulo underground.  beija flors velho e sojo.  cuneiform.
  • christian mcbride.  bass out here. mack avenue.
  • kermit ruffins. we’re partyin’ traditional style.  basin street.
  • houston person.  nice ‘n’ easy. high note.
  • ricardo silveira & vinicius cantuaria.  RSVC. adventure music.
kevin kellam.  jazz announcer emeritus.
  • rudresh mahanthappa. gamak.
  • john zorn.  shir hashirim.
  • harris eisenstadt september trio.  the destructive element.
  • magnus ostrom. searching for jupiter.
  • ches smith &  these arches.  hammered
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Pulse! [Playlist – 01/26/12]

  1. “Meditation” {Jobim, Mendonca}Ray Brown TrioThe Red Hot Ray Brown Trio [1985]
    (LP) Brown b, Gene Harris p (generally steals the show), Mickey Roker d
  2. “Tin Roof Blues”Louis ArmstrongAmbassador Satch [1955]
    Armstrong t & His All Stars, mostly from European tour
  3. “It Ain’t Necessarily So” {Gershwin}Ella Fitzgerald and Louis ArmstrongThe Music of Porgy and Bess [1957]
    duet: Ella and Louis
  4. “I’ll Remember April”The Modern Jazz QuartetEuropean Concert [1960]
    John Lewis p, Milt Jackson vibes, Percy Heath b, Connie Kay d
  5. “Karma”Mindy CanterFluteus Maximus [2011]
    Canter flt/keyb/b3,
  6. “2+4”Heavy TinReFused [2011]
    2nd album, BR Pearson p, Izzie Reel b, Viktgor Lorak d
  7. “Succubus”Uri CaineSiren [2011]
    Caine p, John Hebert b, Ben Perowsky d
  8. “Gina’s Groove” {The Claytons}The Clayton BrothersBack in the Swing of Things [2003]
    Jeff Clayton as/flt, John Clayton b, Terrell Staffor tpt, Gerald Clayton & Bill Cunliffe p, Jeff Hamilton d
  9. “Back in the Swing of Things” {The Claytons}The Clayton BrothersBack in the Swing of Things [2003]
    Jeff Clayton as/flt, John Clayton b, Terrell Staffor tpt, Gerald Clayton & Bill Cunliffe p, Jeff Hamilton d
  10. “Echoes of Harlem”Ralph Carney’s Serious Jass ProjectRalph Carney’s Serious Jass Project [2011]
    Carney bar+, w SF area p&rhythm
  11. “El Cri” {Cook}Jesse CookFrontiers [2007]
    Canadian Rumba/Flamenco/jazz: Jesse Cook acoustic g +
  12. “Michigander Blues” {Jabbo Smith}Jabbo Smith – The Age of Rhythm [1929]
    Smith, tpt
  13. “Piccolo Samba”Claudio RoditiBons Amigos [2011]
    Roditi t/flg
  14. “Rhumba Flamenco” {Chick Corea}The New Chick Corea TrioPast Present & Futures [2001]
    Corea p, Avishai Cohen b, Jeff Ballard d.
  15. “The Houston Shuffle”Janice FinlayAnywhere But Here [2012]
    Canadian: Finlay ts, quintet
  16. “Anywhere But Here”Janice FinlayAnywhere But Here [2012]
    Canadian: Finlay ts, quintet
  17. “If I Were You, Baby, I’d Fall In Love With Me”Ernie AndrewsJump For Joy [2002]
    Andrews voc, Houston Person ts, Junior Mance p, Ray Drummond b, Jimmy Ponder g, Michael Carvin d
  18. “Donny Brook”Charlie Apicella & Iron CityThe Business [2011]
    Charlie Apicella g, Dave Mattock org, Stephen Riley ts, Alan Korzin and Mayra Casales perc.
  19. Middle Class White Boy {Mose Allison}Mose AllisonMiddle Class White Boy [1982]
    Allison p or keyb, Joe Farrel ts/flt, Phil Upchurch g,Putter Smith b, John Dentz d
  20. “Seed Shack” {Ammons}Gene AmmonsGreatest Hits Vol. 1: The Sixties [1962]
    Ammons ts w. Qrt
  21. “Just a Little Bit”Monty AlexanderMonty1: Steamin’ [1995]
    Monty A p, Ira Coleman b Dion Parson d
  22. “Tala” {Barry}Africa1: Mamadou BarryNiyo [2008]
    Sax,from Guinea
  23. “The Lady’s In Love With You”Annie RossSings a Song with Mulligan! [1958]
    Ross voc (of “Lambert Hendricks &”), Mulligan bar, Chet Baker tpt
  24. “Blues for D.P.”Gary SmulyanSmul’s Paradise [2012]
    Smulyan bar, Mike LeDonne, Peter Bernstein g, Kenny Washington d
  25. “Two in One”Han BenninkMonk, Vol 1
    Hennink d, Borstlap p
  26. “Hackensack”Han Bennink – Music & Jazz [compil]
    Hennink d
  27. “Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise”Robert JospeTime to Play [2002]
    Elias Bailey b
  28. “Ocean” {Led Zeppelin}BoneramaBringing It Home [2006]
    Horn band, Live at Tipitina’s; Mark Mullins elec tbn voc, Craig Klein tbn voc, Steve Suter tbn, Rick Trolsen tbn
  29. “Clear Out of this World” {Mercer, Arlen}Tony BennettJazz [1964]
    (LP) Bennett voc, Stan Getz ts, Herbie Hancock p, Ron Carter b, Elvin Jones d
  30. “Post Consumer Blues” {Williams}Michael WilliamsLate Night Walk [2003]
    Williams g, David “Fathead” Newman ts, Ray Norcia voc, Bruce Katz org
  31. “That Old Black Magic”Sammy Davis, Jr.Hey There! His Finest ’49-’57 [1950’s]
    Sammy vocs
  32. “Euphrates, Me Jane”BipolarEuphrates, Me Jane [2009]
    Jed Feuer t/flg, Stephanie Long saxes/flt, Craig Swanson p, David Ostrem n, + d’s.

Pulse! [Playlist – 01/19/12]

  1. “Turkey Fan”Dizzy Gillespie – Soul and Salvation [1969]
  2. “Um Abraco No Getz (A Tribute to Getz)” {Bonfa}Stan Getz with Luiz BonfaJazz Samba Encore [1963]
    Getz ts, Luiz Bonfa g, Tom Jobim g
  3. “Falling Off the Roof” {Ginger Baker}Ginger Baker TrioFalling Off the Roof [1996]
    Baker d (one time drummer for Cream), Bill Frisell g, Charlie Haden b
  4. “Don’t Let the Money Get Funny, Honey” {Wood}Charlie Wood & The New Memphis UndergroundCharlie Wood & The New Memphis Underground [2007]
    Wood voc/keys/b, Joe Restivo g, Kirk Smothers ts, +
  5. “Two Part Contention” {Dave Brubeck}Dave Brubeck and Jay and KayDave Brubeck & Jay & Kai at Newport [1956]
    Brubeck p, Desmond as, Joe Dodge d, Norman Bates b
  6. “Too Late to Die Young” {Barbara Martin}Barbara MartinEyes on the Horizon [2010]
    Martin voc, Robert Redd p, Mac Walter g, Steve Wolf b, John Jensen tbn, + others
  7. “1:17 Special” {Ron Carter}Ron Carter SextetOrfeu [1999]
    Carter b, ,Houston Person ts, Bill Frisell g, Stephen Scott, Steve Kroon d
  8. “Fred” {Neal Hefti}John David SimonJohn David Simon & Friends [2009]
    Simon ts, Mike Longo p, Bobby Durham d
  9. “Castle Rock”SwingadelicBig Band Blues [2011]
    Brass ens
  10. “Put Your Little Foot Right Out” {Spier}Ray BrownMix: The Ray Brown TrioBam, Bam, Bam [1988]
    Live/Japan Festival ’88 – Brown b, Gene Harris p, Jeff Hamilton d
  11. “So You Won’t Jump” {McShann. Gene Ramey}Jay McShann OrchestraBlues From Kansas City [1942-43]
    Trio: McShann p, Gene Ramey b, Gus Johnson d
  12. “I could write a book”Miles Davis QuintetRelaxin’ with the Miles Davis Quintet [1956]
    (1st Qnt) Miles, John Coltrane ts, , Red Garland p, Paul Chambers b, and Philly Joe Jones d.
  13. “Sunken Treasure” {Gil Evans}Gil Evans OrchestrraOut of the Cool [1960]
    1st album after the Miles Davis ones, John Coles tpt; less ‘orchestrated’
  14. “A rockin’ good way to mess around & fall in love”Dinah Washington – The best of Dinah Washington [1960]
    Queen of Soul in the 40’s; #1 R&B 4 wks w Brook Benton in 1960
  15. “On the DL” {Randy Pingrey}The Olson Pingrey QuartetLow Contrast [2012]
    rec 2010; Kathy Olson bar (past member of Uva Jazz Ens), Randy Pingrey tbn, Mark Zaleski b, Austin McMahon d
  16. “Open Country” {Bob Brookmeyer}Gerry MulliganGerry Mulligan Quartets 1957, 1962 [1957]
    Mulligan, Bob Brookmeyer valve trn
  17. “Bretheren!” {Holloway}Plas Johnson/Red Holloway – Keep That Groove Going! [2001]
    Johnson & Holloway ts, Gene Ludwig org, Melvin Sparks g, Kenny Washington d
  18. “You Ain’t Nothin’ But a Jamf”Roberta GambariniSo in Love [2009]
    Gambarini voc, Roy Hargrove t, Tamir Hendelman p Gerald Clayton b, Jeff Hamilton d , others
  19. “Carito!”Cochemea GastelumThe Electric Sound of Johnny Arrow [2010]
    Gastelum var inst with lots of over dubbing
  20. “Fast Food Socrates”New York Electric PianoKeys to the City Vol. 2 [2011]
    Keyb Qnt – Pat Doughery keyb, Erik Lawrence sax/flt, Tim Givens b +
  21. “Very Near Blue” {Sara Cassey}Clark Terry with Thelonius MonkIn Orbit [1958]
    Terry flg, Thelonius Monk p, Sam Jones b. Philly Joe Jones d
  22. “Night Train” {Amina Figarova}Amina FigarovaNight Train [2001]
    originally from Azerbaijan, but living in the Netherlands; Figaravo p, with Bart Platteau flt . . .
  23. “I Got a Woman” {Ray Charles}Alvin QueenMighty Long Way [2009]
    Queen d, Terell Stafford t/flg, Jesse Davis as, Peter Bernstein g, Mike LeDonne org, Neil Clarke perc
  24. “Too Many Cooks”Portico QuartetKnee Deep in the North Sea [2007]
    British; London group – flute, with melodic rhythm done with ‘hangs’ -modern steel lap drums
  25. “Song for Sathima” {Ibrahim}Abdullah Ibrahim & WDR Big Band CologneBombella [2009]
    Ibrahim p, with WDR big band
  26. “VooDooBop”Astral ProjectVooDooBop [1999]
    Tony Dagradi ts/ss, James Singleton b, John Vidacovich d, Stave Masakowski 7 str g, David Torkanowsky p/org
  27. “Certain Girl” {Neville, Toussaint}Macy BlackmanDon’t You Just Know It [2011]
    Blackman p/voc/cornet
  28. “Pent Up House” {Rollins}Sonny RollinsPlus 4 [1957]
    Rollins ts, Clifford Brown tpt, Richie Powell p, George Morrow b, Max Roach d
  29. “I Held My Head In Shame”Gene Harris & The Three Sounds – Live at the Lighthouse
  30. “New York Times Blues”Anne Mironchik – Cookin’ in the Kitchen [2010]

Pulse! [Playlist – 01/12/12]

I was delighted to see WTJU get a copy of the debut CD by former UVa Jazz Ensemble member Kathy Olson! – DL

    1. “Sister Sadie” {Silver}Horace SilverBlowin’ The Blues Away [1959]
      Silver p, Blue Mitchell t, Junior Cook ts, Gene Taylor b, Louis Hayes d
    2. “Crossing”Tomo FujitaPure [2010]
      Fujita elec guitar
    3. “Why Don’t You Let Me Be”Papa John CreachPapa Blues [1992]
      w Bernie Pearls Blues Band
    4. “Sidewalk Blues”Dirty Dozen Brass BandDirty Dozen Plays Jellyroll Morton [1993]
    5. “Besame Mucho”Dave Brubeck QuartetBravo Brubeck [1960]
      Brubeck p, Paul Desmond as, Eugene Wright b, Joe Morello d, plus Salvador Agueros perc
    6. “Hummin'” {Nat Adderley}The Cannonball Adderley QuintetCountry Preacher, ‘Live’ at Operation Breadbasket [1969]
      Adderley sax, Nat Adderley crnt, Joe Zawinul keyb, Walter Booker b, Roy McCurdy d.
    7. “CRS Craft” {Ray Brown}Diana KrallOnly Trust Your Heart [1994]
      comp: R. Brown Ray Brown b, Stanley Turrentine ts Lewis Nash d
    8. “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot”Charlie Haden and Hank JonesSteal Away [1994]
      Haden b, Hank Jones p
    9. “Stop and go”John AbercrombeCat ‘n’ Mouse [2002]
      John Abercrombe g, Mark Feldman v, Joey Baron d Marc Johnson b
    10. “Blue Drag” {Django Reinhart}Allen ToussaintThe Bright Mississippi [2009]
      1st ‘jazz’ album; Toussaint p, Nicholas Payton t, Marc Ribot g, Don Byron clar, + guests
    11. “Big John’s Special”Benny Goodman – The Famous Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert [1938]
    12. “Love Is Just Around the Corner”Stephanie NakasianIf I Ruled the World [1992]
      Nakasian vocals, Hod O’Brien p, Mark Kirk saxes; originally titled ‘Bittersweet’
    13. “Big John” {John Patton}Grant GreenBlues for Lou [1967]
      Green g, John Patton org, Ben Dixon d
    14. “Personality”Grant GreenBlues for Lou [1967]
      Green g, John Patton org, Ben Dixon d
    15. “Blues in the Closet” {Oscar Pettiford}Stan Getz & J.J. Johnson – At the Opera House [1957]
      Getz ts, Johnson tbn, Oscar Peterson p, Herb Ellis g, Ray Brown b, Connie Kay d
    16. “Burford’s Bop” {Thackery}Jimmy ThackeryGuitar [compil]
      Thackery g – a compilation over several years.
    17. “I was doing all right”Diana KrallFrom this moment on [2006]
      Diana p. Anthony Wilson g, John Clayton b, Jeff Hamilton d
    18. “Snibor” {Billy Strayhorn}Duke Ellington and His Orchestra…And His Mother Called Him Bill [1967]
      (LP) Duke’s tribute to Strayhorn, d. 1967
    19. “Boo-Dah”Duke Ellington and His Orchestra…And His Mother Called Him Bill [1967]
      (LP) Duke’s tribute to Strayhorn, d. 1967
    20. “Let’s Cool One”Clark Terry & Max RoachFriendship [2002]
      Clark Terry t,flgle (age 82), Max Roach d (76), Dan Friedman p, Marcus Laurine b
    21. “Quittin’ Time” {Wycliffe Gordon}Wycliffe GordonBloozBluzeBlues [2007]
      Gordon tbn , other tbns: Delfeayo Marsalis, Ron Westray +2 others; saxes-Victor Goines, Ted Nash, Eric Reed/Gordon p, Rodney Whitaker b, Herlin Riley d.
    22. “Mossameeha” {Zarra}Malika ZarraBerber Taxi [2011]
      Moroccan, Vocals – some in Berber, some in Moraccan Arabic
    23. “Soukou Papaye”Kora Jazz BandKora Jazz Band [2011]
      West African, originally Dakar: Abdoulaye Diabate p, Soriba Kouyate kora (21 string bridge harp)(he died shortly after recording),Moussa Cissoko perc, Manu DiBango marimba, Andy Narrell steel pan ++
    24. “Shhhh!” {Macchia}Frank MacchiaSwamp Thang [2011]
      Macchia ts, John Rosenberg keyb
    25. “Java” {Allen Toussaint}Frank MacchiaSaxolollapalooza [2009]
      saxes: Eric Marienthal, Sal Lozano, Bob Sheppard, Frank Macchia et al + woodwinds, d.
    26. “Tygart Valley” {Kathy Olson}The Olson Pingrey QuartetLow Contrast [2012]
      rec 2010; Kathy Olson bar (past member of Uva Jazz Ens), Randy Pingrey tbn, Mark Zaleski b, Austin McMahon d

    27. “Walkin'”Paul GonsalvesPG1: Getting’ Together [1960]
      Gonsalves ts, Wynton Kelly p, Sam Jones b, Jimmy Cobb d.
    28. “Mira Flores” {Palmieri}Eddie PalmieriListen Here! [2005]
      Palmieri p, Brian Lynch t, + guests Michael Brecker ts
    29. “Fried Pies” {Wes Montgomery}Monty Alexander, Niels Pedersen, Grady TateThreesome [1985]
      Alexander p, Niels Pedersen b, Grady Tate d
    30. “Inner City Blues”Dirty Dozen Brass BandBuck Jump [1999]
    31. “The Same Thing” {Willie Dixon}Muddy WatersFolk Singer [1964]
      Waters acoustic g/voc, Otis Spann p, PeeWee Williams g, Willie Dixon b, S.P. Leary d

Pulse! [Playlist – 09/08/11]

Pulse! features two new artists and their CDs today: Mindy Canter, and Kyle Eastwood – and . . ..

To mark the coming 10th Anniversary of 9/11, Pulse! offers selections from Amina Figarova’s September Suite, which she began writing in NYC the day after the twin towers fell.

    1. “Tricotism” {Clarke}Kenny ClarkeMeets the Detroit Jazzmen [1956]
      last rec. before leaving for Paris; all members relatively new: Clarke d/leader, Tommy Flanagan p, Pepper Adams bar, Kenny Burrell g, Paul Chambers b,
    2. “Strange Meadow Lark” {Dave Brubeck}Dave Brubeck QuartetTime Out [1959]
      D. Brubeck p, Paul Desmond as, Eugene Wright b, Joe Morello d
    3. “Samba with Some Barbeque”Paul DesmondLet Me Tell Ya’ about Desmond [1968]
      Desmond + many
    4. “Alone On My Own”Ernestine AndersonWhen the Sun Goes Down [1984]
      Anderson voc, Gene Harris p, Ray Brown b, Red Holloway ts, Gerryck King d
    5. “Slider”Mindy CanterFluteus Maximus [2011]
      Canter flt/keyb/b3,
    6. “Blue String” {Sonny Stitt}Charlie Apicella & Iron CityThe Business [2011]
      Charlie Apicella g, Dave Mattock org, Stephen Riley ts, Alan Korzin and Mayra Casales perc.
    7. “I Get along without you very well”Chet BakerThe Definitive Chet Baker [1954]
      Chet t Russ Freeman p, Carson Smith b, Larry Bunker d
    8. “Every Time We Say Goodbye/Nuvens Gouradas” {Porter/Jobim}Antonio Adolfo and Carol SaboyaLa e Ca/Here and There [2010]
      Adolfo p, +g/b/d/tbn
    9. “Take It Slow and Easy”Barbara DaneOn My Way [1961]
      Dane voc/g, Kenny Whitson p/crnt
    10. “Calypso in C” {Bethel}Doug Bethel Trio – Kosen Rufu [2010]
      Bethel tbn, Bob Hallahan p, Randall Pfarr b; ‘Kosen Rufu” – Buddhist concept of world harmony through cherishing all life ;
    11. “Skunk Eye”Heavy TinFused Jazz [2010]
      p/b duet: BR Pearson p, Izzie Reel b
    12. “I Found a New Baby”Sidney Bechet – The Best of Sidney Bechet [1949]
      Bechet ss/clar, Wild Bill Davison cornet +
    13. “String Thing”Howard AldenHoward Alden Frank Vignola Jimmy Bruno [1995]
      3 g’s:Howard Alden Frank Vignola Jimmy Bruno; + B&D on some
    14. “Waiter Make mine Blues”Lainie CookeIt’s Always You [2008]
      Voc, Ted Firth p, Cameron Brown b, others.
    15. “Thank You Ma’am” {Bang}Billy BangLive at Carlos 1 [1986]
      (LP) Sext: Bang violin, Roy Campbell t, William Parker b, Thurman Barker marimba +g/d/
    16. “Andalucía”Kyle EastwoodSongs from the Chateau [2011]
      Eastwood g, Graeme Flowers tpt/flg, Andrew McCormack p +
    17. “High Heeled Sneakers”Mindy CanterFluteus Maximus [2011]
      Canter (voc with guitarist Denny Geyer); flt/keyb/b3,
    18. “In a Sentimental Mood”Mimi FoxKicks [1999]
      Fox amp’d acous g, Russell Farrante p, Joey DeFrancesco org, Will Kennedy d
    19. “Chicken Giblets”Dizzy Gillespie – Soul and Salvation [1969]
      Gillespie tpt, James Moody sax, Joe Newman
    20. “Casbah Melon”Dizzy Gillespie – Soul and Salvation [1969]
      Gillespie tpt, James Moody sax, Joe Newman
    21. “Goin’ To Chicago Blues”Ernestine AndersonNightlife [2010]
      Anderson voc, Houston Person ts, Lafayette Harris p, rhythm varies
    22. “Skokiaan”A MusarurwaAfrican Jazz Standards [2004]
      compilation, South African artists
    23. Numb {Amina Figaravo}Amina FigarovaSeptember Suite [2004]
      was in NYC during 9/11; originally from Azerbaijan, but living in the Netherlands; septet Figaravo p, with Bart Platteau flt, Tom Beek as
    24. “Denial” {Amina Figaravo}Amina FigarovaSeptember Suite [2004]
      was in NYC during 9/11; originally from Azerbaijan, but living in the Netherlands; septet Figaravo p, with Bart Platteau flt, Tom Beek as
    25. Trying to Focus {Amina Figaravo}Amina FigarovaSeptember Suite [2004]
      was in NYC during 9/11; originally from Azerbaijan, but living in the Netherlands; septet Figaravo p, with Bart Platteau flt, Tom Beek as
    26. “Dawn” {Amina Figaravo}Amina FigarovaSeptember Suite [2004]
      was in NYC during 9/11; originally from Azerbaijan, but living in the Netherlands; septet Figaravo p, with Bart Platteau flt, Tom Beek as
    27. “Why Can’t We Be Alone”Johnny JonesBlues is in the House [2000]
      Jones guit,voc
    28. “I’ll Be the Judge of That”Johnny JonesBlues is in the House [2000]
      Jones guit,voc
    29. “Moon Over Couronneau”Kyle EastwoodSongs from the Chateau [2011]
      Eastwood g, Graeme Flowers tpt/flg, Andrew McCormack p +
    30. “What Is This Thing Called Love?” {ColePorter}Stan GetzYours and Mine [1989]
      Getz ts, Kenny Barron p, Ray Drummond b, Ben Riley d Live at Glasgow Intl Jazz Fest.
    31. “Married Life” {Ball}Marcia BallPeace, Love and BBQ [2008]
      Ball voc/p
    32. “Knife Points” {Erik Friedlander}Erik FriedlanderBroken Arm [2008]
      Friedlander cello, Mike Sarin B, Trevor Dunn d (NY scene)

Pulse! [Playlist – 09/01/11]

Featured today is piano and keyboard man Duke Pearson, along with a new CD by the Swingadelics which is a tribute to Duke.

    1. “Secret Love”Herb Ellis – Herb Ellis at Montreaux [1979]
      (LP) Qrt: Ellis g, Ray Brown b, Jake Hanna d, Ross Tomkins p
    2. “Plunk a Little Funk” {Creach}Papa John CreachPapa John Creach [1971]
      Creach fiddle, Jorma Kaukonen g, Jack Casady b, Sammy Piazza d
    3. “Peephole” {Bogart, Scott}Deanna BogartGreat Unknown [1998]
      Bogart p/sax/voc
    4. “Mississippi Dip”SwingadelicThe Other Duke – Tribute to Duke Pearson [2011]
      Brass ens
    5. “West End Blues” {King’ Oliver}Jon FaddisLegacy [1985]
      (LP) Faddis tpt, Kenny Barron p, Ray Brown b, Harold Land ts, Mel Lewis d
    6. “O Morro Nao Tem Vez”Karrin AllysonImagina: Songs of Brazil [2008]
      Allyson voc
    7. “It’s Time To Make a Change”Madison’s Lively Stones – Smithsonian Folkways: Classic Afr Am Gospel [1994]
      “trombone shout band”
    8. “Bloos” {Pearson}Duke PearsonI Don’t Care Who Knows It [1970]
      Pearson keyb, Burt Collins t, Ron Carter b, Lew Tabackin/Frank Foster ts, Mickey Roker d
    9. “Bloody Mary” {Barbara Dennerlein}Barbara DennerleinOuthipped [2000]
      Dennerelein b3/footpedal/synth, Don Elias perc, James Genus b , plus brass/flt
    10. “The Train and the River” {Giuffre}Jimmy GiuffreThe Jimmy Giuffre 3 [1956]
      Not from “The Sound of Jazz”; (drumless) Giuffre clar/ts, Jim Hall g, Ralph Pena b
    11. “(All of a Sudden) My Heart Sings”Peggy Lee – A Natural Woman
    12. “Big John’s Special”Fletcher Henderson – Swing’s the Thing 1931-1934 [1931]
    13. “The Intimacy of the Blues” {Strayhorn}The Duke Ellington Small BandsThe Intimacy of the Blues [1967]
      (LP) Ellington p, Cat Anderson t, Johnny Hodges also, Paul Gonsalves ts, Harry Carney bar, John Lamb b, Rufus Jones d
    14. “Yesterdays”Lew Tabackin Quartet – Desert Lady [1990]
      Lew Tabackin flt ts, Dave Holland b. Victor Lewis d
    15. “Too Young for The Blues”Veronica MartellLucky [2001]
      Martell voc, Tony Viscardi g
    16. “Los Malos Hombres” {Pearson}Duke PearsonThe Right Touch [1967]
      Pearson p, Freddie Hubbard tpt, Garnett Brown tbn, Stanley Turrentine ts, Grady Tate d, others
    17. “Bemsha Swing” {Monk}Bobby Read Quartet – Live at Fardowners 4/26/09 [2009]
      Read ts, Bob Hallahan p/keys, Randall Pharr b, Brian Caputo d
    18. “Picnickin'” {Smith}Jimmy SmithPrayer Meetin’ [1963]
      Smith B3, Standley Turrentine ts, Quentin Warren g, Donald Bailey d.
    19. “Moanin'” {Timmons}John SteinRaising the Roof [2009]
      Stein g, Koichi Sato p/R, John Lockwood b, Ze Eduarda Nazario d
    20. “Nica’s Dream” {Horace Silver}John SteinRaising the Roof [2009]
      Stein g, Koichi Sato p/R, John Lockwood b, Ze Eduarda Nazario d
    21. “Love Me or Leave Me”Tierney Sutton BandDesire [2009]
      Sutton voc, Christian Jacob p, Ray Brinker d, b:Trey Henry or Kevin Axt
    22. “Sugar Daddy” {Harris}Corey Harris & Henry ButlerVu-Du-Menz [2000]
      Harris g, Henry p, vocals both
    23. “Mr. TM” {Amina Figarova}Amina FigarovaCome Escape With Me [2005]
      originally from Azerbaijan, but living in the Netherlands; septet Figarova p, with Bart Platteau flt, Tom Beek as
    24. “New News” {Jamie Fox}Jamie FoxWhen I get Home [2006]
      Jamie Fox g, Stephen Crump b, Kenny Warner p, Dan Willis s, Peck Almond s,t
    25. “We’re So Good” {Elias/Mendez/Christy}Eliane EliasAround the City [2006]
      Elias, voc/piano
    26. “Captain Bacardi” {Jobim}Duke PearsonI Don’t Care Who Knows It [1970]
      Pearson keyb, Burt Collins t, Ron Carter b, Lew Tabackin/Frank Foster ts, Mickey Roker d
    27. “New Time Shuffle”SwingadelicThe Other Duke – Tribute to Duke Pearson [2011]
      Brass ens

    28. “RH Blues”Buck HillThe Buck stops here [1990]
      Buck Hill ts JohnnyColes Flghrn, Ray Drummond b, Barry Harris, p
    29. “Christo Redentor”SwingadelicThe Other Duke – Tribute to Duke Pearson [2011]
      Brass ens
    30. “House of the rising sun”John ScofieldThis Meets That [2007]
      Scofield g, Steve Swallow eb, Bill Steward d
    31. “Soundcheck” {Per Hanson}Ronnie Earl & The BroadcastersGrateful Heart: Blues & Ballads [1955]
      Earl g, Bruce Katz p/b3, Rod Carey b, Per Hanson d
    32. “Blessing” {Sarah Wilson}Sarah WilsonTrapeze Project [2010]
      Wilson tpt, Ben Goldberg clar, Myra Melford p, Jerome Harris b, Scott Amendola d

Pulse! [Playlist – 08/25/11]

Today’s show, PulseFest! is a celebration of New Orleans trotting out its best and brightest for New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festivals since 1969. If the pieces played here are not actual live JazzFest recordings they are the songs that were heard, lifted from other sources. Party on!

    1. “High Life”Allen ToussaintNew Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 1976 [1976]
    2. “Cry On”Irma ThomasQueens of R&B [1976]
    3. “The Charleston Hop (The Blue Steps)”Nicholas PaytonInto the Blue [2008]
      Payton t;
    4. “Stop and Think”Walter ‘Wolfman’ WashingtonBlue Moon Risin’ [1999]
    5. “Workin’ in a Coal Mine” {Allen Toussaint}Lee DorseyThe New Lee Dorsey [1976]
    6. “Sweet Touch of Love”Allen ToussaintAllen Toussaint [1976]
    7. “Party Town”Marcia BallPeace, Love and BBQ [2008]
      Ball voc/p
    8. “Bright Mississippi” {Monk}Allen Tousaint and the Jazzity Project – Tousaint and the Jazzity Project Live at Jazzfest 2010 [2010]
      recorded Live at Jazzfest 2010; Toussaint p, Steve Masakowski g, Amadie Castenelle & Brian Cayelle saxes, Roland Guerrin b, Herman LeBeaux Jr. d, Reginald Toussaint perc
    9. “You can Have my Husband but Please Don’t Mess with my Man”Irma ThomasNew Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 1976 [1976]
    10. “You Ain’t Going Nowhere”The RadiatorsLive at the Gathering of the Vibes [2004]
    11. “Darktown Strutters Ball”New Orleans Ragtime Orch.10th Anniv. New Orleans Jazz Fest [1979]
    12. “Tipitina”Dr. JohnMos’ Scocious Disc 2 [compil]
    13. “Sheez Music”Dumpsta Phunk – Everybody Want Sum
    14. “Mother-in-Law” {Allen Toussaint}Ernie K-DoeMother-in-Law [1976]
    15. “Mardi Gras in New Orleans”Professor LonghairRock ‘n’Roll Gumbo [1976]
    16. “Malas Vibras”The IguanasIf You Should Ever Fall On Hard Times [2008]
      N.O. group
    17. “Sing It!”Marcia Ball, Irma Thomas & Tracy NelsonSing It! [1997]
      Ball, Thomas, Nelson vocs
    18. “Goin’ Places”Allen Tousaint and the Jazzity Project – Tousaint and the Jazzity Project Live at Jazzfest 2010 [2010]
      recorded Live at Jazzfest 2010; Toussaint p, Steve Masakowski g, Amadie Castenelle & Brian Cayelle saxes, Roland Guerrin b, Herman LeBeaux Jr. d, Reginald Toussaint perc
    19. “Cannonball” {Tony Dagradi}Astral ProjectBlue Streak [2008]
      (N.O.) Tony Dagradi ts/ss, James Singleton b, John Vidacovich d, Stave Masakowski 7 str g
    20. “Jolie Blonde”Mamou Hour Cajun Band10th Anniv. New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival [1979]
    21. “All Night Long”Lightnin’ HopkinsNew Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 1976 [1976]
    22. “Swamp Boogie” {Fred Martin}Little Freddie KingSwamp Boogie [1995]
      King g
    23. “Never Let Your Fire Go Out”The RadiatorsTotal Evaporation [1990]
    24. “On Your Way Down” {Toussaint}Troy “Trombone Shorty” AndrewsBackatown [2010]
      Andrews voc, tbn/tpt+
    25. “Shoorah! Shoorah!”Allen ToussaintAllen Toussaint: The Complete Warner Brothers Recordings [1976]
    26. “Country Side of Life”Robert ParkerNew Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 1976 [1976]
    27. “Such Sweet Thunder” {Ellington}Delfeayo MarsalisSweet Thunder
      Arrangments of Ellingtons Suite; Marsalis tbn and leader; Mulgrew Miller, brothers Jason and Branford ++
    28. “Teo” {Monk}Ellis Marsalis QuartetOpen Letter to Thelonious [2007]
      Marsalis p, Jason Marsalis d, Derek Douget saxes, Jason Stewart b
    29. “War Pigs”BoneramaLive From New York [2005]
      Rockish N.O. tbn group; Mark Mullins elec tbn voc, Craig Klein tbn voc, Steve Suter tbn, Brian E’Neill bass tbn
    30. “Blue Drag” {Django Reinhart}Allen Tousaint and the Jazzity Project – Allen Tousaint and the Jazzity Project Live at Jazzfest 2010 [2010]
      recorded Live at Jazzfest 2010; Toussaint p, Steve Masakowski g, Amadie Castenelle & Brian Cayelle saxes, Roland Guerrin b, Herman LeBeaux Jr. d, Reginald Toussaint perc

  1. “Caldonia” {Louis Jordan}Clifton Chenier and His Red Hot Louisiana Band10th Anniv. New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival [1979]
  2. “Charleston Rag”Eubie BlakeMemories of You [1979]
  3. “Right Place Wrong Time”Dr. JohnMos’ Scocious Disc 2 [compil]
  4. “Paul Barbarin’s Second Line”Onward Brass Band10th Anniv. New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival [1979]
    w. Lewis Cotrell clar
  5. “Backatown” {Andrews}Troy “Trombone Shorty” AndrewsBackatown [2010]
    Andrews tbn/tpt+
  6. “I Just Can’t Get New Orleans Out of My Mind”Irma Thomas, Marcia Ball – Goin’ Home: A Tribute to Fats Domino [2010]

Pulse! [Playlist – 08/18/11]

    1. “Chega De Saudade (No More Blues)” {Jobim-Moraes}L.A. 4Executive Suite [1983]
      (LP) Laurindo Almeida g, Ray Brown b, Jeff Hamilton perc, Bud Shank alto
    2. “J’ouvert Barrio” {trad}Etienne Charles – Kaiso [2011]
      Trad calypso carnival chant; Etienne tpt/flg, Brian Hogans as, Jacques Schwarz-Bart +
    3. “Russian Satellite” {Slinger Francisco}Etienne Charles – Kaiso [2011]
      Etienne tpt/flg, Brian Hogans as, Jacques Schwarz-Bart +
    4. “Dearly Beloved” {Mercer/Kern}Lorez Alexandria – Lorez Alexandria Sings the Songs of Johnny Mercer Vol. 1 [1980]
      Alexandria voc, Mike Wofford p, Herman Riley bar/flt
    5. “Louie’s Perch” {Craig Klein}BoneramaBringing It Home [2006]
      Horn band, Live at Tipitina’s; Mark Mullins elec tbn voc, Craig Klein tbn voc, Steve Suter tbn, Rick Trolsen tbn
    6. “Our Spanish Love Song” {Charlie Haden}Ginger Baker TrioFalling Off the Roof [1996]
      Baker d (one time drummer for Cream), Bill Frisell g, Charlie Haden b
    7. “Amarillo Brothers” {Frisell}Ginger Baker TrioFalling Off the Roof [1996]
      Baker d (one time drummer for Cream), Bill Frisell g, Charlie Haden b, with Bela Fleck banjo
    8. “Long Note Blues” {Boland}Clarke-Boland Big BandHandle With Care [1962]
      Kenny Clarke d/Francy Boland p/arr.
    9. “My People Need a Second Line”Dr. John & The Lower 911 – The City That Care Forgot [2008]
      feat Trombone Shorty Andrews, & James Andrews tpt;Dr John, Lower 911
    10. “Take It or Leave It”Julia LeeKansas City Star Vol. 3 [1930’s-40’s]
      Lee Voc/piano
    11. “Wade in the River”Dejan’s Olympia Brass BandNew Orleans Rebuild Restore Rejoice [2006]
    12. “Singin’ The Blues”Allen Tousaint and the Jazzity Project – Tousaint and the Jazzity Project Live at Jazzfest 2010 [2010]
      recorded Live at Jazzfest 2010; Toussaint p, Steve Masakowski g, Amadie Castenelle & Brian Cayelle saxes, Roland Guerrin b, Herman LeBeaux Jr. d, Reginald Toussaint perc
    13. “Harvard Square Stomp” {band: Earl/Hanson/Carey}Ronnie Earl & The BroadcastersLanguage of the Soul [1994]
      1st all-instrumental rec – Ronnie Earl g, Bruce Katz org/p, Rod Carey g, Per Hanson d
    14. “So Low” {Jimmy Giuffre}Jimmy GiuffreThe Jimmy Giuffre Clarinet [1956]
      Giuffre cl, solo w foot tapping
    15. “Go Down, Moses”Pete Maliveri TrioA Beautiful Thing [2010]
      Malinveri p, Lee Hudson b, Eliot Zigmund d
    16. “Sweet and Lovely” {Arnheim}Pete Maliveri TrioA Beautiful Thing [2010]
      Malinveri p, Lee Hudson b, Eliot Zigmund d

  1. “A Taste of Honey”Four FreshmenMore Four Freshmen & Five Trombones [1963]
    arr by Pete Rugolo; tbn incl Frank Rosolino, Milt Bernhart, Tommy Pederson
  2. “En Casa de Luis” {Conte}Luis ConteEn Casa de Lius [2011]
    Conte perc, ++
  3. “Gettin’ Together”Paul GonsalvesGetting’ Together [1960]
    Gonsalves ts, Nat Adderley crnt, Wynton Kelly p, Sam Jones b, Jimmy Cobb d.
  4. “Second Line” {Ellington}Duke EllingtonNew Orleans Suite [1970]
    (LP) Orch; Russell Procope clar, Cootie Williams t
  5. “Plenum”Jan JohanssonIn Pleno [1967]
    Jan Johansson p, + g/rhythm
  6. “Una Mas” {Dorham}Kenny DorhamInta Somethin’ [1961]
    Dorham tpt, Jackie McLean as, Walter Bishop p, Leroy Vinnewgar b, Art Taylor d.
  7. “Buffalo” {Dorham}Kenny DorhamWhistle Stop [1961]
    (LP) Dorham t, Hank Mobley ts, Kenny Drew p, Paul Chambers b, Philly Joe Jones d
  8. “Ruckus” {Bobby Read}Bobby ReadMonkfish [2007]
    Read wind synth, otg clavinet
  9. “Little Echo” {Daniel Freedman}Third World LoveNew Blues [2008]
    Avishai Cohen t, Yonatan Avishai p, Daniel Fredman d, Omer Avital b
  10. “New Blues” {Cohen}Third World LoveNew Blues [2008]
    Avishai Cohen t, Yonatan Avishai p, Daniel Fredman d, Omer Avital b
  11. “Sam’s Tune” {Sam Jones}The Cannonball Adderley QuintetThe George Shearing & Cannonball Adderly Quintets at Newport [1957]
    Cannonball as, Nat Adderly cornet, Junior Mance p, Sam Jones b, Jimmy Cobb d
  12. “High Heel Sneakers”Monty Alexander & Harlem Kingsgon ExpressHarlem Kingston Express Live! [2011]
    Alexander + ensemble
  13. “Just You, Just Me”Sinne EegRemembering You [2010]
    Sinne Eeg voc, (Danish) with Curtis Stigers

Pulse! [Playlist – 08/11/11]

  1. “Walkin'”Chet Baker & Lee KonitzIn Concert (LP) [1982]
    (LP) Baker t, Konitz as, Michael Moore b, Beaver Harris d
  2. “Gyroscope” {Cottone}Mike CottoneJust Remember [2011]
    Cottrone tpt, Jeremy Viner ts, ++
  3. “I’m Sure” {Cottone}Mike CottoneJust Remember [2011]
    Cottrone tpt, Jeremy Viner ts, ++
  4. “You make it hard” {Allen Toussaint}Marcia BallPresumed Innocent [2001]
    Ball piano/voc, with Delbert Clinton voc
  5. “What a Friend we have in Jesus”Wycliffe GordonThe Gospel Truth [2000]
    Gordon tbn, Marcus Printup tpt, Eric Reed p, Roger Reubens b, Victgor Goines clar, Winard Harper d
  6. “Blooz” {Gordon}Wycliffe Gordon & Ron WestrayBone Structure [1996]
    Gordon/Westray tbn duet; Marcus Roberts p, +rhythm
  7. “Two’s Blues” {Jim Hall}Jim HallConcierto [1975]
    Hall g, Paul Desmond as, Chet Baker t, Ron Carter b, ,Roland Hanna p, Steve Gadd d
  8. “Til You Go Too Far” {Tempchin}Candye KaneSuperhero [2009]
    Kane voc, Laura Chavex g, others – Ex stripper, survivor from pancreatic cancer surgery 2008
  9. “I’m Gonna Be Just Fine” {Kane}Candye KaneSuperhero [2009]
    Kane voc, a cappella – Ex stripper, survivor from pancreatic cancer surgery 2008
  10. “The Shaw Shuffle” {Dave Mattock}Charlie Apicella & Iron CityThe Business [2011]
    Charlie Apicella g, Dave Mattock org, Stephen Riley ts, Alan Korzin and Mayra Casales perc.
  11. “Alter Ego”Michael Benedict & Bopitude – Michael Benedict & Bopitude [2011]
    Benedict d, Bruce Barth p (Qnt)
  12. “Slide Over Baby” {Sue Orfield}The Tipton’s Sax QuartetStrange Flower [2010]
    Jessica Lurie as , Amy Denio as, Tina Richerson bar, Sue Orfield ts, Chris Stromquist d
  13. “Rip Up The Joint”Sidney Bechet – The Victory Sessions 1932-43 [1941]
    Sidney Bechet and His New Orleans Feet Warmers
  14. “7th Ward Blues” {Irvin Mayfield}Irvin Mayfield’s New Orleans Jazz OrchestraBook One [2009]
    Orch. Born of a post-Katrina concert in 2005
  15. “Love, Dear?”Nicole Metzger and The New York Connection – That’s What I Want to Do [2011]
    Metzger voc, Michael Stevens p, Joe Fonda b, Harvey Sorgen d
  16. “I’m Gonna Go Fishin'”Gerry MulliganGM2Bands:Gerry Mulligan Concert Band [1960]
    Mulligan, Zoot Sims ts, Concert Jazz Band
    Mulligan, Zoot Sims ts
  17. “Black Nightgown” {Mandel}Gerry MulliganGM2Bands:Gerry Mulligan Concert Band [1960]
    Mulligan, Zoot Sims ts, Concert Jazz Band
    Mulligan, Zoot Sims ts
  18. “My Best Friend”Margaret Whiting Mix – Then and Now [1990]
    with Mulligan
  19. “Loot to Boot”The George Shearing QuintetBack to Birdland [2000]
    d. 2/11; Shearing p, Donn Thompson vibes, Ray Schwager g, Dennis Mackrel d
  20. “Pachinko” {Anthony Wilson}Anthony WilsonAnthony Wilson [1997]
    Wilson g,/nonet. Debut cd.
  21. “The New Fawn-Do” {Anthony Wilson}Anthony WilsonAnthony Wilson [1997]
    Wilson g,/nonet. Debut cd.
  22. “Ani Aff” {Cohen}Avishai CohenSeven Seas [2011]
    Cohen b +
  23. “Buckshot Blues” {Amina Figarova}Amina FigarovaCome Escape With Me [2005]
    originally from Azerbaijan, but living in the Netherlands; septet Figarova p, with Bart Platteau flt, Tom Beek as
  24. “Awakening” {Amina Figarova}Amina FigarovaCome Escape With Me [2005]
    originally from Azerbaijan, but living in the Netherlands; septet Figarova p, with Bart Platteau flt, Tom Beek as
  25. “Marjan” {Amy Denio}The Tipton’s Sax QuartetLaws of Motion [2008]
    Jessica Lurie as , Amy Denio as, Tina Richerson bar, Sue Orfield ts, Chris Stromquist d
  26. “It’s a Pity to Say Goodnight”Ella FitzgeraldElla Swings Gently With Nelson [1961]
    Ella voc w. Nelson Riddle Orch
  27. “An’ All Such Stuff as That” {Wess}Frank Foster and Frank WessFrankly Speaking [1984]
    (LP) Foster & Wess saxes, Kenny Barron p, Rufus Reid b, Marvin Smith d
  28. “The Summer knows” {Legrand et al}Frank Foster and Frank WessFrankly Speaking [1984]
    (LP) Foster sax, Wess flt, Kenny Barron p, Rufus Reid b, Marvin Smith d
  29. “Blues With a Twist”Doug Bethel Trio – Kosen Rufu [2010]
    Bethel tbn, Bob Hallahan p, Randall Pfarr b; ‘Kosen Rufu” – Buddhist concept of world harmony through cherishing all life ;
  30. “Ronnie’s Bonnie” {Reuben Wilson}Reuben WilsonFun House [2005]
    Wilson b3, Melvin Sparks g, Cochemea Gastelum as, Mike Clark d
  31. “Sugar Boogie”Marcia BallRoadside Attractions [2011]
    Ball piano/voc
  32. “Ain’t It Good” {Fats Domino}Macy BlackmanDon’t You Just Know It [2011]
    Blackman p/voc/cornet

Pulse! [Playlist – 8/4/2011]

The featured artist on Pulse! today is vocalist Susannah McCorkle, 1946-2001.

  1. “Road Time Shuffle” {Akiyoshi}Toshiko Akioshi-Lew Tabackin Big BandTales of a Courtesan [1976]
    Akiyoshi p, Tabackin flt w. Big Band
  2. “Please Send Me Someone to Love” {Percy Mayfield}Houston PersonAll Soul [2004]
    Person ts, Eddie Allen, tpt +others
  3. “Rob Roy” {Oscar Peterson}Oscar Peterson with Roy Hargrove & Ralph MooreOscar Peterson Meets Roy Hargrove & Ralph Moore [1996]
    Peterson p, Roy Hargrove t, Ralph Moore ts, Niels Pedersen b, Lewis Nash d
  4. “Can’t Take you Nowhere”Susannah McCorkleNo More Blues [1988]
    Ken Peplowski (ts/cl), Emily Remler(g) John Goldsby (b), Terry Clarke(d)
  5. “Red Top” {Gene Ammons}Jimmy SmithPrayer Meetin’ [1963]
    Smith B3, Standley Turrentine ts, Quentin Warren g, Donald Bailey d.
  6. “Dance Hall Fever” {Ranglin}Ernest RanglinMemories of Barber Mack [1996]
    Tribute to Jamaican saxist Barber Mack; Ranglin guitar, Sly Dunbar d, Jon Williams p, David Williams b, Larry McDonald perc
  7. “Parking Lot Blues” {Ray Brown}Plas JohnsonThe Blues [1975]
    Johnson ts (from N.O.), Ray Brown b, Herb Ellis g, Â…
  8. “Moonlight”Sherrie Maricle & The Diva Jazz OrchestraTNT [2004]
    “Tommy Newsom Tribute”; Maricle leads, drums; 13 ppiece all girl orch; Karolina Strassmayer saxes/flt , solos
  9. “Blues in the Night” {Arlen/Mercer}Susannah McCorkleThe Songs of Johnny Mercer [1977]
    2nd album (1st in US); vocals
  10. “The Pearls”Jelly Roll Morton – The Jelly Roll Morton Centennial [1920’s-30’s]
  11. “Piano, Piano”Allen Tousaint and the Jazzity Project – Tousaint and the Jazzity Project Live at Jazzfest 2010 [2010]
    recorded Live at Jazzfest 2010; Toussaint p, Steve Masakowski g, Amadie Castenelle & Brian Cayelle saxes, Roland Guerrin b, Herman LeBeaux Jr. d, Reginald Toussaint perc
  12. “Mac’s Boogie” {Dr. John/Rebennac}Dr. JohnDr. John Plays Mac Rebennac [1981]
    solo piano
  13. “Blues March” {Benny Golson}Gene Harris & The Three SoundsLive at the Lighthouse [1967]
    Harris p/b3, Andrew Simpson b, Donald Bailey d.
  14. “There’s a Boat that’s leavin’ soon for NY”Miles Davis, with Gil EvansGershwin’s Porgy & Bess [1958]
    Arr (dir)Gil Evans, Miles Orchestral Jazz, Cannonball ts, Philly Jo jones d
  15. “La Nevada” {Gil Evans}Gil Evans OrchestrraOut of the Cool [1960]
    1st album after the Miles Davis ones; less ‘orchestrated’
  16. “Arranca de Nuevo” {Sandoval}Arturo SandovalRumba Palace [2007]
    Sandoval tpt
  17. “The Lion and the Wolff”Lee Morgan, Tribute to – Tribute to Lee Morgan [1994]
    Eddie Henderson t, Grover Wash. Ss, Joe Lovano ts, Cedar Walton p
  18. “Betty’s Beat Suite: ‘and she walkedÂ…'” {Lloyd Swanton}The CatholicsLife on Earth [1998]
    Australian ensemble: L Swanton elebass/g, James Greening tbn,+ ts, flt, perc
  19. “Way Out West”Sonny RollinsWay Out West [1957]
    Rollins ts, Ray Brown b, Shelly Manne d
  20. “Boy, What A Night” {Lee Morgan}Lee MorganMorgan1: Sidewinder [1963]
    Lee Morgan t/comp, Joe Henderson ts Barry Harris p
  21. “Coast to Coast”SokobandSokoband [2010]
    Michael Sokolowski keyb, Houston Ross b, + Nir Z perc, Bobby Read, Greg Howard saxes
  22. “Chica Chica Boom”Susannah McCorkleFrom Broadway to Bebop [1994]
    McCorkle voc, Allen Farnham p, Frank Vignola g, Ken Paplowski clar/ts, Kiyoshi Kitigawa b
  23. “The Song Is You” {Hammerstein, Kern}Ed Reed with the Peck Almond SextetThe Song is You [2008]
    Reed voc, Peck Almond Sext – Almond t/sax/flutes, Jamie Fox g, Russell George violin, Gary Fisher p, Doug Weiss b, Willard Dysson d
  24. “Soon”Oscar Peterson TrioThe Trio: Live From Chicago [1961]
    Peterson p, Ray Brown b, Ed Thigpen d
  25. “Blue Rondo la Turk” {Brubeck}Project TrioProject Trio [2009]
    Greg Pattillo flt, Eric Stephenson cello, Peter Seymour b.