12/12/18 – Random

Erroll Garner Cheek to Cheek Nightconcert
Johnaye Kendrick I’ve Got No Strings Flying
Justin Kauflin Strawberry Fields Coming Home
Lorraine Feather Random Activity Math Camp
Buster Williams Song of the Outcasts Audacity
Pearl Django Night of the Dolphin With Friends Like These
Orrin Evans Flip the Script The Captain Black Big Band
Bobby Sanabria Maria West Side Story Reimagined
Miki Yamanaka Book Miki
Grace Kelly Fish and Chips Go Time Brooklyn 2
Trio Kait J&J Trio Kait 2
Rachel Caswell Tell Me a Bedtime Story We’re All in the Dance
Kandace Springs Piece of Me Indigo
Enrique Haneine The Seventh Layer The Mind’s Mural
Trinom3 Just a Bit Further Just a Bit Further
Patrick Zimmerli Windup Clockworks

12/5/18 — Original Compositions

Hello! Every song played today was an original composition from the artist.

Sherman Irby Willie’s Beat Cerylean Canvas
Alex Goodman Losing Cool Second Act
Tina Schouw Life is a Joy Jazzing and Jiving: The Cape Town Sessions
Rebecca Coupe Franks Lost in the Stone Ridge Two Oceans
Anat Cohen Happy Song Happy Song
McClenty Hunter Jr. Autumn The Groove Hunter
Bob Lark : Phil Woods Quintet Winter’s Touch Thick as Thieves
Miki Yamanaka Something about Food Miki
Bill Evans Here’s That Rainy Day Alone
Lambert, Hendricks & Ross Twisted The Hottest New Group In Jazz
Takahiro Kaneko BBQ Megane (Original Soundtrack)
Oscar Peterson Trio D. & E We Get Requests
Lisa Ono Bolero Cancão Esperança
The Modern Jazz Sextet Mean to Me The Modern Jazz Sextet
The Wynton Kelly Trio On Green Dolphin Street Kelly Blue
The Manhattan Transfer Four Brothers The Very Best of The Manhattan Transfer
Orrin Evans The Captain Black Big Band Question Presence
Serge Delaite Trio Three and one French Cookin’
Art Blakey Confirmation A Night in Birdland
Oliver Nelson Butch And Butch The Blues and the Abstract Truth
Jeff Denson Quartet Wishing Well Concentric Circles

11/28/2018 — Follow the Leader

Hello! Today’s theme was follow the leader where each following song contains a musician from the previous song.

Amy Cervini God Will No One Ever Tells You
Duchess feat. Anat Cohen Everybody Loves My Baby Laughing at Life
Anat Cohen Ternura Luminosa
Diva Jazz Orchestra Darkness of the Matter Diva: 25th Anniversary Project
Wynton Marsalis Swingdown, Swingtown Citi Movement
McCoy Tyner New Orleans Stomp Illuminations
Christian McBride The Shade of the Cedar Tree Gettin’ To It
Steve Turre Carolyn (in the Morning) The Very Thought of You
Stefon Harris Song of the Whispering Banshee The Grand Unification Theory
Stefon Harris The Single Petal of a Rose From the Queen Suite
Nancy Harms Lost in Meditation Ellington at Night
Duke Ellington & Orchestra Night Creatures (1,2,3) The Symphonic Ellington
Ed Neumeister Come Sunday Suite Ellington
Eddie Daniels Tango Heart of Brazil
Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra Lover Man (Oh Where Can you Be?) All my Yesterdays

11/20/2018 — Random

Steve Gadd Band Way Back Home Way Back Home
Steve Feierabend Blue Skies Converging Paths
Shawn Maxwell Saturday Morning Dance New Tomorrow
Bill Evans In a Sentimental Mood Some Other Time
Australian Jazz Quintet In a Sentimental Mood Australian Jazz Quintet Plus One
John Coliani Quintet Can’t Help Falling in Love After Hours
Joey DeFrancesco Puttin’ On the Ritz The Street of Dreams
Bag of Bones Amazing Grace Stomp
Eric Essix Watching Over Me First Impressions
Chip Stephens Trio This Funny World This Funny World
Aurora Daddy Trane & Cousin Wayne Aurora
Bob Nell Why I Like Coffee Why I like Coffe
Blue Mitchell Scrapple From the Apple Blue’s Mood
Hello Young Lovers Curtis Fuller Four on the Outside
Someday my Prince Will Come Bill Evans Portrait in Jazz
Cherokee Clifford Brown & Max Roach Study in Brown
Intima The Modern Jazz Quarter Jazz Dialogue
Lulu’s Back in Town Thelonious Monk Its Monk Time
On The Sunny Side of the Street Sonny Rollins Sonny Side Up

11/14/18 – Nostalgia

Today was all the songs that reminded me of my childhood. I hope y’all enjoy!

Wayne Tucker A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes When I Was a Child
Alexis Cole So in Love You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To
Duchess A Doodlin’ Song Duchess
Ken Peplowski Big Band If I were a Bell Sunrise
Elaine Elias They Can’t Take that Away from Me Bossa Nova Stories
A Bu Forever Suite (1,2) Butterflies in Paris
Miki Yamanaka Mr. Pancake Miki
Lou Donaldson Soul Meetin’ A Man with a Horn
Teddy Edwards (Under) The Southern Moon and Sky Back to Avalon
Polly Gibbons Ability to Swing Is it Me?
Cory Henry All is Fair in Love The Revival
McCoy Tyner Big Band In a Sentimental Mood The Turning Point
Steve Turre The Very Thought of You The Very Thought of You
John Colianni Quintet This Side Up On Target
Francois Moutin & Kavita Shah Duo La Vie En Rose Interplay
Rachel Caswell I Didn’t Know What Time it Was We’re all in the Dance
Tom Collier God Only Knows/Here, There, Everywhere Alone in the Studio
Bill Charlap Trio Uptown, Downtown Autumn Leaves
Justin Gray and Synthesis Reflections New Horizons
The Cunninghams I Remember Bird Strings n Swing

11/7/18 – Princess Day

Hey y’all! All the songs today were based on a Disney Princess.

Imany Some Day My Prince Will Come Jazz Loves Disney 2
Miggy Augmented Orchestra Find the White Line Colorful
Chick Corea Akoustic Band Round Midnight Alive
Tim Warfield Sleeping Dancer, Sleep On Jazzland
As/Is La Belle Dame Sans Regrets Here’s to Life
Ed Neumeister The Single Petal of a Rose Suite Ellington
Rebecca Coupe Franks Afternoon in Paris Suit of Armor
Rachel Caswell Two for the Road We’re all in the Dance
A Bu Let Me Catch You Butterflies in Paris
Hoagy Charmichael Rockin’ Chair A Hoagy Charmichael Songbook
Alexis Cole & Bucky Pizzarelli Honeysuckle Rose A Beautiful Friendship
Melody Gardot Morning Sun Live in Europe
Marty Elkins That’s All There is to That Fat Daddy
Grace Kelly Feels Like Home (7) Go Time Brooklyn 2
Richard Galliano The Island Sentimentale
Grace Kelly Fish & Chips Go Time Brooklyn 2

10/31/18 – Halloween!!

Artist – Song – Album

Trio Kait Thematic Trio Kait 2
Sun Ra The All of Everything The Night of the Purple Moon
Sun Ra Love in Outer Space (alt. take) The Night of the Purple Moon
Cathy Segal – Garcia Ruby My Dear Intuition
Ugly Beauties Broken Glass Strange Attractors
Mark Egan, Arjun Bruggeman Dreaming Spirits Dreaming Spirits
Jeff Lerder’s Silver Spade Swing n Dix
Bongwool Lee How’s Up There My Singing Fingers
Bill Frisell When You Wish Upon a Star When You Wish Upon a Star
Various Touch of Evil Theme Crime Jazz
Various Harold’s Way Crime Jazz
Christian Sands Frankenstein Facing Dragons
John Stowell/ULF Bandgren Quartet Night Visitor Night Visitor
Shai Maestro The Dream Theif The Dream Theif
Ben Markelt Quartet Autumn Air Basic Economy
Yelena Eckemoff Quintet Sleeping in the Tent Blooming Tall Phlox
Duchess Stars Fell on Alabama Laughing at Life
Electric Squeezebox Orchestra People Music Cheap Rent

10/24/18 – Big Band Tribute

Artist – Song – Album

Glenn Miller String of Pearls The Essential Glenn Miller
Paquito D’Rivera To Brenda with Love Big Band Time
Toshiko Akiyoshi Hangin’ Loose Desertlady/Fantasy
Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra Ah, that’s freedom All my Yesterdays
Steve Washington The Lamp is Low Right to Love
Dizzy Gillespie All Star Big Band Stardust Dizzy’s Business
Clare Fisher Latin Jazz Big Band Renacimiento Intenso
Glenn Miller Tuxedo Junction The Essential Glenn Miller
Lionel Hampton Twentieth Century Boogie The Legendary Decca Recordings of Lionel Hampton
Bobby Sanabria Prologue West Side Story Reimagined
Ken Peplowski Big Band If I were a Bell Sunrise
Christian McBride Big Band Optimism Bringin’ It
Dirty Brass Band Flyin’ High What’s Going On
Mingus Big Band Fables of Faubus Gunslinging Birds
Orrin Evans Answer Presence
Dizzy Gillespie All Star Big Band Without You – No Me (To Dizzy) Dizzy’s Business
Michael Gibbs and the NDR Big Band Throughout Michael Gibbs and the NDR Big Band play a Bill Frissell Playlist
Tim Davies Big Band The Expensive Train Set The Expensive Train Set
Bobby Sanabria Tonight West Side Story Reimagined

June 13, 2019 – New Releases Pt. 1

Hi everyone! Thanks for continuing to listen to my show! I’m going to use this summer to update all of my playlists on my website and maybe even start to compile some Spotify playlists!

The list goes: Artist – Song – Album

Herlin Riley Rush Hour Perpetual Optimism
Herlin Riley Wings and Roots Perpetual Optimism
Mary Stallings When I close my eyes Songs were made to sing
Mary Stallings Prelude to a Kiss Songs were made to sing
Logan Richardson Hunter of the Soul Blues People
Logan Richardson Is that So Blues People
Kait Dunton Sarah’s Bracelet Planet d’Earth
Karin Plato Insomnia This Could Be the One
Four RBG Bad Luck
John Baptiste Mr. Buddy Hollywood Africans
John Baptiste Kenner Boogie Hollywood Africans
Alison Au Quartet Future Self Wander Wonder
Beegie Adair Grover’s Hat Project That’s My Desire
Five Play Nancy With the Laughing Face Firehouse Stage

3/14/19 — Female New Releases


Today’s theme was female musicians that came directly from KUCI’s new releases shelves!

Judith Lorick I’m Gonna Laugh You Right Out of My Life The Second Time Around
Lena Prima Darktown Strutters Ball Prima La Famiglia
Catherine Russell Is You Is Or Is Ain’t Baby Alone Together
Vivian Sessoms No Greater Love (&Loves Refrain Reprise) Life
Abagail Rockell So In Love Autumn Noir
Miki Yamanaka Book Miki
Beverly Church Hogan You’re Looking At Me Can’t Get Out of this Mood
Joyce Didonato (In My) Solitude Songplay
Connie Han Gruvy Crime Zone
Connie Han A Shade of Jade Crime Zone
Kait Dunton Thread Suite 1, 2, &3 Planet D’earth
Alison Au Quartet Future Self Wander, Wonder
Magela Hererra Ahora Explicaciones
Britanny Anjou Olive You Enamigo Reciprokataj
Jessica Jones Quartet Higher Than Continuum
Alice Coltrane Spring Rounds Spiritual Eternal
Addison Evans Meridian Monkey Mind
Lynn Veronnueau September Moon Love & Surrender