Category Archives: Stef-o-Scope (Fri AM)

Stef-o-scope [Playlist – 08/13/10]

  1. “What A Night, What A Moon”Stephanie Nakasian – Billie Remembered [City Records: 2009]
  2. “I Remember You” {Johnny Mercer}Hod O’Brien – Solo For Chet [Philology: 2009]
  3. “Reaching For The Moon”Stephanie Nakasian – Billie Remembered [City Records: 2009]
  4. “My Foolish Heart” {Jimmy Van Heusen}Hod O’Brien – Solo For Chet [Philology: 2009]
  5. “Rabbitt” {Basie/Jackson}Count Basie – Kansas City 5 [Pablo: 1977]
  6. “The One I Love Belongs To Somebody Else” {Gus Kahn}Count Basie – Kansas City 3 [Pablo: 1975]
  7. “One O’Clock Jump” {Basie}Count Basie – Kansas City 5 [Pablo: 1977]
  8. “I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart” {Ellington}Ella Fitzgerald – Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Songbook [1957]
  9. “Prelude To A Kiss” {Ellington}Duke Ellington – Love Songs [Sony: 2001]
  10. “Sophisticated Lady” {Ellington}Ella Fitzgerald – Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Songbook [1957]
  11. “Concerto For Cootie” {Ellington}Duke Ellington – The Blanton Webster Band [1939]
  12. “Oh Lady Be Good” {George Gershwin}Oscar Peterson – The Complete Mercury/Clef Studio Recordings Of The Oscar Peterso [Mosaic: 2008]
  13. “On The Sunny Side Of The Street”Lester Young – The President Plays [Verve: 1952]
  14. “Old Devil Moon” {Burton Lane, Yip Harburg}Anita O’day – Anita Sings The Most [Verve: 1957]
  15. “Riverboat Shuffle”Dave McKenna – Celebration Of Hoagy Carmichael [1983]
  16. “More Than You Know” {Billy Rose, Vincent Youmans, Edward Elsicu}Coleman Hawkins – The Hawk Relaxes [Concord: 1961]
  17. “But Not for Me” {George And Ira Gershwin}Billie Holiday – The Complete Verve Studio Mastertakes [Verve: 1957]
  18. “Rosetta” {Earl Hines}Joe Pass – The Complete Joe Pass Pacific Jazz Quartet Sessions [Mosaic: 1964]
  19. “The Man I Love” {George Gershwin}Art Tatum – Piano Starts Here [Columbia: 1933]
  20. “Nuages” {Django Reinhart}Charlie Byrd – The Guitar Artistry Of Charlie Byrd [Riverside: 1960]
  21. “Love Me Or Leave Me” {Gus KAhn, Walter Donaldson}Billie Holiday – The Lady Sings [Proper: 1942]
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Stef-o-scope [Playlist – 08/06/10]

  1. “I’m Comin’ Virginia”Benny Carter – Jazz Giant
  2. “For Duke P.”Bobby hutcherson – The Kicker
  3. “Summersong”Art Farmer – Quartet-Artistry
  4. “Too Late To Die Young”Barbara Martin – Eye On The Horizon
  5. “Downshift”Jimmy Heath – Nice People
  6. “One Meatball”Annie Ross – Music Is Forever
  7. “Blue In Green”Hampton Hawes – At The Piano
  8. “Frishberg & Dorough”Meredith D’ambrosio – Love Is For The Birds
  9. “Lyresto”Kenny Burrell And John Coltrane – Kenny Burrell And John Coltrane
  10. “La Suerte De Los Tontos”Stan Kenton – Stompin At Newport
  11. “Ghost of Yesterday”Carmen McRae And George Shearing – Two For The Road
  12. “Stomp, Look And Listen”Claude Bolling – Bolling Plays Ellington
  13. “Star Crossed Lovers”Fred Hersch – Strayhorn Tribute

Stef-o-scope [Playlist – 07/30/10]

  1. “RIFF RAFF” {G ROLAND}KENTON ORCH – EASY GO [CAPITOL: 1952]
  2. “LAZY DAISY” {S KENTON}KENTON ORCH – EASY GO [CAPITOL: 1952]
  3. “BAGS GROOVE” {MILT JACKSON}SHEW/FONTANA – HEAVYWEIGHTS [MAMA: 1995]
  4. “MANHATTAN NOCTURE” {C MCPHERSON}C MCPHERSON – MANHATTAN NOCTURE [ARABESQUE: 1998]
  5. “NITE & DAY” {PORTER}DJANGO REINHARDT – HOT CLUB FRANCE [LONDON: 1938]
  6. “DON’T WORRY BOUT ME” {BLOOM/KKOEHLER}DJANGO REINHARDT – HOT CLUB FRANCE [LONDON: 1938]
  7. “TENDERLY” {GROSS}ISMAEL REINHARDT – GYPSY SWING II [EUCD: 2005]
  8. “EASTERN INCIDENT” {S CLARK}SONNY CLARK – MY CONCEPTION [BLUE NOTE: 1959]
  9. “SONNY’S MOOD” {J HICKS}JOHN HICKS – MUSIC IN KEY OF CLARK [HIGH NOTE: 2001]
  10. “FANTASY IN D” {CEDAR WALTON}CEDAR WALTON – ROOTS [ASTOR PLACE: 1997]
  11. “LAZY BIRD” {J COLTRANE}HOD O’BRIEN – HAVE PIANO WILL SWING [FRESH SOUND: 1999]
  12. “LAZY BIRD” {J COLTRANE}J COLTRANE – BLUE TRAIN [BLUE NOTE: 1957]
  13. “BUT BEAUTIFUL” {BURKE/VAN HEUSEN}S NAKASIAN – I LOVE YOU [SAVVY: 2006]
  14. “MY ONE & ONLY LOVE” {MELLIN/WOOD}DARDANELLE – THAT’S MY STYLE [AUDIOPHILE: 1987]

Stef-o-scope [Playlist – 07/23/10]

  1. “23degN-82degW” {RUSSO}KENTON ORCH – NEW CONCEPTS-ARTISTRY IN RHYTHM [CAPIITOL: 1950″S]
  2. “TENDERLY” {GROSS}CHET BAKER BAND – BIG BAND [PACIFIC JAZZ: 1956]
  3. “DARN THAT DREAM” {DELANGE/VAN HEUSEN}CHET BAKER BAND – BIG BAND [PACIFIC JAZZ: 1956]
  4. “BOSSA ANTIGUA” {DESMOND}DESMOND/HALL – BOSSA ANTIGUA [RCA/BMG: 1964]
  5. “NIGHT & DAY”ART PEPPER – ART STANDARDS [GALAXY: 1980]
  6. “SYNDROME” {ELLIS MARSALIS}ELLIS MARSALIS – TWELVE’S IT [COLUMBIA: 1998]
  7. “ALA MODE” {FULLER}ART BLAKEY – & JAZZ MESSENGERS [IMPULSE: 1961]
  8. “HOW HI THE MOON”ANITA O’DAY – I TOLD YA [SONY: 1984]
  9. “KEY LARGO” {BENNY CARTER}ANITA O”DAY – I TOLD YA [SONY: 1984]
  10. “SHINY STOCKINGS” {FRANK FOSTER}BILL O’CONNELL BAND – BIG BANDS GREATEST HITS [BLUE BIRDLAND: 2001]
  11. “COMMUTATION” {JJ JOHNSON}JJ JOHNSON – QUINTERGY [ANTILLES: 1998]
  12. “LAURA” {RASKIN}JJ JOHNSON – MEMORIAL [PRESTIGE: 1957]
  13. “ULTRAMARINE” {CHIASSON}HOD O”BRIEN – SO THAT’S HOW IT IS [RESERVOIR: 1997]
  14. “WAIT & SEE” {MCCONNELL}R MCCONNELL – OVERTIME [CONCORD: 1994]

Stef-o-scope [Playlist – 10/09/09]

  1. “Boogie a la King” {Nat King Cole}Nat King Cole – Nat King Cole Trio Recordings [Laserlight: 1991/?]
    Cole, Oscar Moore (g), Johnny Miller (b)
  2. “Early Morning Blues” {Nat King Cole}Nat King Cole – Nat King Cole Trio Recordings [Laserlight: 1991/?]
    Cole, Oscar Moore (g), Wesley Prince (b)
  3. “I’m Lost” {Otis Rene’}Nat King Cole – Nat King Cole Trio Recordings [Laserlight: 1991/?]
    Cole, Oscar Moore (g)
  4. “Honeysuckle Rose” {Fats Waller/Andy Razaff}Nat King Cole – Nat King Cole Trio Recordings [Laserlight: 1991/?]
    Cole, Oscar Moore (g), Wesley Prince (b)
  5. “Here’s That Rainy Day” {Jimmy Van Heusen}Paul Desmond – The Complete Recordings Of The Paul Desmond Quartet With Jim Hal [Mosaic: 1965]
    Desmond, Jim Hall, Connie Kay, Percy Heath
  6. “Brother, Can You Spare A Dime” {Yip Harburg}Dave Brubeck – Interchanges ’54 [Columbia: 1954]
    Brubeck,Paul Desmond,Bob Bates (b),Joe Dodge(d)
  7. “Susie” {Paul Desmond}Paul Desmond – The Complete Recordings Of The Paul Desmond Quartet With Jim Hal [Mosaic: 1959]
    Desmond, Jim Hall, Connie Kay, Percy Heath
  8. “If I Were A Bell” {Frank Loesser}Red Garland – Red Garland’s Piano [Concord: 2000/1956]
    Garland, Paul Chambers, Art Taylor
  9. “Day By Day” {Sammy Cahn/Axel Stordhal}Carmen McRae – The Sound Of Silence/Portrait Of Carmen [Atlantic: 2001/1968]
  10. “I Hear A Rhapsody” {Dick Gasparre}John Coltrane – Lush Life [Concord: 2006/1957]
    Coltranc, Red Garland, Paul Chambers, Albert “Tootie” Heath
  11. “Love And The Weather” {Irving Berlin}John Coltrane – Best Of The Bethelem Years [Bethelem Archives: 2000/1957]
    Coltrane, Donald Byrd, Al Cohn, others
  12. “Siboney”Dizzy Gillespie – Hall Of Fame [TIM: 2002/1953]
    Gillespie, Stan Getz, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Max Roach
  13. “My How The Time Goes By” {Cy Coleman}Bill Henderson – Complete VeeJay Recordings [Rhino: 2002/1960]
  14. “Trinkle Tinkle” {Monk}Thelonious Monk – Complete Vogue/Black Lion Recordings [Mosaic: 1989/1971]
  15. “Our Love Is Here To Stay” {George Gershwin}Dexter Gordon – Our Man In Paris [Blue Note: 1987/1963]
    Gordon, Bud Powell, Pierre Michelot, Kenny Clarke
  16. “Birk’s Works” {Gillespie}Dizzy Gillespie – Hall Of Fame [TIM: 2002/1951]
    Gillespie, JJ Johnson, John Coltrane, Kenny Burrell, Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, Kansas Fields (d)
  17. “Introspection” {Monk}Thelonious Monk – Complete Vogue/Black Lion Recordings [Mosaic: 1989/1971]
  18. “Blue ‘N Boogie” {Gillespie}Dizzy Gillespie – Hall Of Fame [TIM: 2002/1945]
    Gillespie, Dexter Gordon, Frank Paparelli (p), Chuck Wayne (g), Murray Sisisky (b), Shelly Manne
  19. “Ray’s Idea” {Gillespie}Dizzy Gillespie – Hall Of Fame [TIM: 2002/1946]
    Gillespie Big Band: Gillespie, Kenny Dorham, Sonny Stitt, James Moody, Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, Kenny Clarke, others

Stef-o-scope [Playlist – 10/02/09]

  1. “Night Watch” {S Kenton}Kenton Band – Easy Go [Capitol: 1951]
  2. “Rhapsody In Blue” {G Gershwin}Kenton Band – Street Of Dreams [Creative World: 1971]
  3. “Darn That Dream” {Delange-Van Heusen}Chet Baker – Chet Baker Big Band [Pacific Jazz: 1956]
  4. “Stella By Starlight” {Young-Washington}Chet Baker – Chet Baker Big [Pacific Jazz: 1954]
  5. “Autumn Serenade” {Gallop-Derose}Hartman-Coltrane – J Hartman&J Coltrane [Impulse: 1963]
  6. “Speak Low” {K Weill}Corner Big Band – Sound Check [Jazz Media: 2009]
  7. “Very Early” {Bill Evans}John Hicks – Two Of A Kind [Theresa: 1989]
  8. “Mystified” {J Zawinul}L Hayes – Quintessential Lou [Montreux: 1999]
  9. “Silvers Serenade” {H Silver}H Silver Quintet – Silvers Serenade [Blue Note: 1963]
  10. “Dancing In The Dark” {Dietz-Schwartz}Hod O’Brien – Have Piano Will Swing [Fresh Sound: 1999]
  11. “Oh Look At Me Now”S Nakasian – Dedicated To Lee Wiley [Classic Jazz: 2009]
  12. “Stars Fell On Alabama”S Nakasian – Dedicated To Lee Wiley [Classic Jaz: 2009]
  13. “Wait & See” {R Mcconnell}R Mcconnell – Overtime [Concord: 1994]
  14. “Bad & Beautiful”R Mcconnel – Dont Get Around Much Anymore [Concord: 1995]

Stef-o-scope [Playlist – 09/18/09]

  1. “Autumn In NY” {Joe Greene}Stan Kenton – Very Best Of Stan Kenton [Capitol: 1950’S]
  2. “Willow Weep For Me”Stan Kenton – Very Best Of Stan Kenton [Capitol: 1950’S]
  3. “Autumn Serenade” {Derose, Galop}Bobby Shew – Heavyweights [Mama: 1995]
  4. “Gone For The Day” {Bob Cooper}Stef Nakasian – Lullaby Of Birdland [Vsop: 2001]
  5. “Interlude” {Pete Rugolo}Stef Nakasian – Lullaby Of Birdland [Vsop: 2001]
  6. “Pensativa” {Clare Fischer}Gene Harris – Little Piece Of Heaven [Concord: 1993]
  7. “Autumn In Ny” {Vernon Duke}Jimmy Heath – Endurance [Jazz Legacy: 2009]
  8. “End Of A Love Affair”Chris Connor – Warm Cool [Atlantic: 1960’S]
  9. “What Is There To Say” {Redding}Chris Connor – Sings Lullabys Of Birdland [Bethlehem: 1950,S]
  10. “Mr Jones” {Sal Soghoian}Blue Indigo – Catwalk [Nyhthawk: 1996]
  11. “Staccato” {Woodall}Lew Woodall – Simply Cooking [Philology: 2008]
  12. “Moonlight In Vermont” {Suessdorf}Lew Woodall – Simply Cooking [Philology: 2008]
  13. “Cookin W Shorty&Coop” {Cashman}Glenn Cashman – & Southland Big Band [Primrose: 2009]

Stef-o-scope [Playlist – 1/30/09]

Guest Host: David Lee, sitting in for Stephanie Nakasian.

  1. “Amandla”David “Fathead” NewmanDavey Blue: 2001
  2. “Swingin’ down at 10th & Main “Curtis Stigers – Secret Heart: 2002
  3. “Satin Doll”J.J. JohnsonThe Trombone Master: 1960
  4. “Peggy”Red Mitchell Trio – One Long String: 1969
  5. “Dream of Life”Carmen McCraeDream of Life: 1989
  6. “Bye Bye Blackbird”Ben Webster & Oscar Peterson – Ben Webster Meets Oscar Peterson: 1959
  7. “Make Me Rainbows”Stephanie Nakasian – Comin’ Alive: 1989
  8. “I’ve Grown Accustomed to the Bass”Sheila Jordan & Cameron BrownAccustomed to the Bass: 1987
  9. “St. Thomas”Sonny RollinsSaxaphone Colossus: 1956
  10. “Nature Boy”Ike QuebecHeavy Soul: 1961
  11. “If I should Lose You”Hod O’Brien – I’m Getting Sentimental Over You: 2008
  12. “Grove’s Groove”Benny GolsonNew Time, New ‘Tet: 2009
  13. “Django”Percy HeathA Love Song: 2004
  14. “The Great City”Joe WilliamsHavin’ a Good Time: 1964
  15. “Cupcake Blues”George Melvin & Miss Lucy – It’s About Time