10/16 – RANDOM DAY

Today, I literally chose random pieces with no theme in mind and just played. Music and minimal talking.

Sun Ra Impromptu Festival The Night of the Purple Moon
Andrian Cunningham Let’s Fall in Love Jazz Speak
Shirley Crabbe Bridges Bridges
Grace Kelly Fish & Chips Go Time: Brooklyn 2
Dukes of Dixieland Sing Sing Sing / I Wanna Be Like You LIVE: at 2015 NOLA Jazz&Heritage Festival
McClenty Hunter Jr. Blue Chopsticks The Groove Hunter
Paquito D’Rivera Brussels in the Rain A Taste of Paquito
Julian Lage General Thrunder Modern Lore
A. Spencer Barefield Ghost Dancer Detroit Jazz City
Matty Harris 10,000 Kimmy Gibblers Double Septet
Looping Jaw Harp Orchestra Jam and Eggs Elephant Road
Looping Jaw Harp Orchestra Alien Dish Wish Elephant Road
Kait Dunton Trio Thematic TrioKait2
Nellie McKay The Nearness of You Sister Orchard
Mike Longo Trio Sweet Georgia Brown Mike Longo Trio Celebrates Oscar Peterson
The Corey Kendrick Trio The Unknown/Unexpected Rootless
Steve Khan Invisible Backlog
Counterweight Extremis Counterweight
Alex Lefaivre Quartet Skyline Yul

10/10 – Women Musicians

Hello everyone! Here are my playlists for 10/10. Today’s theme was Women in Jazz 2.0/ However, today’s show only features female instrumentalists and/or music arrangers. Female singers will get another show all to themselves one day…

Halie Loren Wild Birds From the Wild Sky
Polly Gibbons You Can’t Just… Is it Me?
Michelle Coltrane Out of the Shadows Awakening
Rachel Caswell Fragile We’re all in the Dance
Bongwool Lee How’s Up There My Singing Fingers
Peggy Lee A Strange Visit Echo Paintings
Peggy Lee Nice Collection Echo Paintings
Anat Cohen Ternura Luminosa
Francois Moutin & Kavita Shah Duo Aigue Marine Interplay
Francois Moutin & Kavita Shah Duo The Provider’s Gone Interplay
Cristina Braga Triste De Quen Samba, Jazz, and Love
Miki Yamanaka Mr. Pancake Miki
Nicole Mitchell Dance of Many Hands Mandola Awakening II Emerging Worlds
Rebecca Coupe Franks Elephant Dreams Suit of Armor
Carol Robbins Trekker Taylor Street
Jessica Jones Tag on a Train Moxie
Kait Dunton Trio The Hunch Trio Kait 2

New Quarter New Playlists! 10/3

Hello everyone! Sorry for the slight mishaps with the playlists, but here is the playlist for today.

Theme: Nap time! Not necessarily songs to make you fall asleep (but some of these almost made me fall asleep), but more mellow songs to help start out your day.

Clare Fischer When You Wish Upon a Star/Someday My Prince Will Come Out of the Blue
Chris Ziemba Manhattan Lullaby Manhattan Lullaby
Calabria Fonti Ev’ry Time we Say Goodbye In the Still of the Night
Steve Turre Carolyn (in the Morning) The Very Thought of You
Alex Lefaivre Quartet Skyline Yul
Anthony Branker & Imagine Grace Beauty Within
Joanna Pascale Drown in my own Tears Wildflower
Peggy Lee Nice Collection Echo Paintings
Bill Frisell Moon River When You Wish Upon a Star
Simon Pilbrow with the Brent Fischer Orchestra September Colours of Sound
Elaine Elias They Can’t Take that Away from Me Bossa Nova Stories
Al Di Meola Tango Suite Part 3 World Sinfonia
Elaine Elias Desafinado Bossa Nova Stories
Durede Libre Sevilla Durede Libre
Vivian Lee Didn’t We Let’s Talk About Love
Cathy Segal – Garcia Cinema Paradiso Theme The Jazz Chamber
Baba Orchestra Another Ride on the Elephant Slide Another Ride on the Elephant Slide

8/8 Playlist

Today’s theme was women take over! The first hour was all female singers and the second hour was all instrumentalists. Please enjoy!

Artist – Song – Album

Polly Gibbons You Can’t Just Is it Me…?
Susie Arioli Dearest Darling Spring
Michelle Lordi I Hear Music Dream a Little Dream
Michelle Lordi Thou Swell Dream a Little Dream
Duchess A Doodlin’ Song Duchess
Duchess Blah,Blah,Blah Duchess
June Garber Hit Me with a Hot Note This I Know
Stacy Kent Embracable You Tenderly
Lisa Lindsley & La Belle Epoque That’s Entertainment Wouldn’t It be Loverly
Lisa Lindsley & La Belle Epoque Everybody Want to Be a Cat Wouldn’t It be Loverly
Selah Sue So This is Love Jazz Loves Disney 2
Betty Carter Make Him Believe It’s Not About the Melody
Christina Braga Rio Paraiso Samba, Jazz, and Love
Esperanza Spalding If That’s True Esperanza
Esperanza Spalding Samba em Preludio Esperanza
Trio Kait Love Lost Trio Kait
Rebecca Coupe Franks Souldful Betty, Fly Suit of Armor
Alice Coltrane Shiva-Loka Journey in Satchidananda
Anat Cohen and Marcello Goncalves Amphinious Outra Coisa
Anat Cohen and Marcello Goncalves Coisa No. 1 Outra Coisa
Roxy Cross The Story of Fiona Restless Idealism
Cindy Bradley Girl Talk Natural
Diva Jazz Orchestra La Americana Diva

8/1 Playlist

Clarinet players through the ages! Today was one of the days where I just geeked out over an instrument. I had so much fun with finding these songs though! Thanks for listening!

Artist – Song – Album

Jimmy Dodds My Baby Johnny Dodds and Jimmy Blythe 1926-1928
Jimmy Dodds Wild Man Blues American Music Files
Sidney Bechet Maple Leaf Rag The Essential Sidney Bechet
Sidney Bechet Summertime Jazz Classics
Woody Herman Woodchopper’s Ball
Artie Shaw Summit Ridge Drive The Great Artie Shaw
Benny Goodman Lullaby in Rhythm Benny Goodman and His Orchestra
Buddy Defranco Moonlight in the Ganges The Very Best of
Edmond Hall Edmund Hall Blues Profoundly Blue
Edmond Hall Besame Mucho Profoundly Blue
Pete Fountain Just a Walk Closer with Thee Crazy
Eric Dolphy Take the A Train
WDR Big Band, Paquito D’Rivera Memories of You Benny Goodman Revisited
Paquito D’Rivera La Morocha Paquito D’Rivera with Strings
Ken Peplowski All I Need is the Girl Sunrise
Ken Peplowski If I were a Bell Sunrise
Eddie Daniels Circle Dance Breakthrough
Eddie Daniels Divertimiento Breakthrough
Don Byron Crown Heights
Don Byron Waltz for Ellen Tuskee Experiments
Anat Cohen Happy Song Luminosa
Anat Cohen Ternura Luminosa

7/25 Playlists

Last playlist for July! Goodness time does fly! Today’s theme was cover songs! All of these were covers of famous songs. In my opinion, these covers are equals, if not better than the originals. Please enjoy!

Artist – Song – Album

Nikki Yanofsky Jeepers Creepers 2.0 Little Secret
Red Garland Almost Like Being in Love Red Garland’s Piano
Thelonious Monk Smoke Gets in Your Eyes Thelonious Monk
John Coltranne My Favorite Things Naima
Herbie Hancock It’s Only a Paper Moon Now Playing Herbie Hancock
Art Tatum Blue Skies The complete capitol recordings of Art Tatum
Gerry Mulligan S’Wonderful Portrait
Paul Desmond Bewitched Cool Imagination
Paul Desmond I’ve Got You Under My Skin Desmond Blue
Silk Road Ensemble Heart and Soul Sing Me Home
Nikki Yanofsky I Got Rhythm Nikki
Beegie Adair Unforgettable
Jazz at the Lincoln Center Orchestra All of Me Handful of Keys
Miles Davis Quintet If I were a Bell Relxin’ with the Miles Davis Quintet
Herbie Hancock Embracable You Now Playing Herbie Hancock
Rachel Tucker Ms. Otis Regrets On the Road
Lisa Lindsley & La Belle Epoque Wouldn’t It Be Loverly Wouldn’t It Be Loverly
Lisa Lindsley & La Belle Epoque Got A Lot O’ Living to Do Wouldn’t It Be Loverly
Billy Porter w/ Cynthia Erivo My Funny Valentine The Sould of Richard Rogers
Gregory Porter Quizas, Quizas, Quizas Nat “King” Cole & Me
Amy Cervini Hit the Road Jack No One Ever Tells You

7/18 Playlists

Hello everyone! Today’s theme was La Isla Bonita! This is my two day musical journey on my fictitious island. It was inspired by the song, which I heard on the way to the station. Thanks for tuning in!

Artist – Song – Album

Sinne Eeg Anything Goes Dreams
Benny Goodman Runnin’ Wild Benny Goodman on the Air
John Stowell, Michael Zilber Quartet In the Park Live Beauty
Paul Desmond Easy Living Easy Living
Paul Desmond Here’s That Rainy Day Easy Living
Betty Carter Stormy Weather I Can’t Help It
David Charles Rain Junkyard
Polly Gibbons Company Many Faces of Love
Bill Frisell Moon River When you Wish Upon a Star
Mark Egan, Arjun Bruggeman Dreaming Spirits Dreaming Spirits
Lily Frost What a Little Moonlight Can Do Too Hot for Words
Bob Florence Out of this World Treasure Chest
The Souljazz Orchestra Greet the Dawn Resistance
Teddy Edwards Safari Walk Mississippi Lad
Clare Fisher Latin Jazz Band Rockin’ Rythmn Intenso!
Dave Douglas Swing Landscape Little Giant Still Life
Wytold Let the Light In Fireflies, Faries & Squids
Elaine Elias A Long Story A Long Story
Bill Tapia Paradise Isle Tropical Swing

7/11 Playlists

After a three week hiatus, I’m back! Additionally, I’m starting my themes of the week. This week was Songs with Names. Thanks for listening!

Artist – Song – Album.

Benny Golson Quartet Along Came Betty Live
Bobby Watson Ms. B.C. (For Betty Carter Tailor Made
Betty Carter Naima’s Love Song It’s Not About the Melody
Lorne Lofsky Laurie Bill, Please
Herbie Hancock This is Rob Swift Future 2 Future
Tom Garonik The Cream Suite Acceleration
Chico Hamilton Song for Helen/Elsa’s Theme Trio!
Jua Beatrice Colors of Life
Brad Mehldau Monk’s Mood 10 Years Solo Live Disc 3
Trio Kait Misty Casual
Wynton Kelly Trio Sir John Smokin’ in Seattle
John Dankworth Kool Kate Export Blues
Elektra Kurtis Bossa for Kitsa Bridges From the East
Sherry Winston Chuck’s Funk Do it for Love
David S. Ware Mikuro’s Blues Go See the World
Julian Lage The Ramble Modern Lore


Hello everyone! Today, I subbed another show, so this playlist is longer. Cheers!

Artist – Song – Album

Monte Croft Dedicated to You I Like Jazz
Shirley Horn The Boy from Ipanema Live at the Four Queens
Shirley Horn Isn’t it Romantic Live at the Four Queens
Catherine Russell You’ve Got The Right Key But the Wrong Keyhole Harlem on My Mind
Catherine Russell Swing! Brother, Swing! Harlem on My Mind
Catherine Russell The Very Thought of You Harlem on My Mind
Cecile McLorin Salvant You’re Getting to Be a Habit with Me Dreams and Daggers (disc 2)
Polly Gibbons Company Many Faces of Love
McCoy Tyner Contemplation Prelude and Sonata
Yelena Echenmoff Quintet Sleeping in the Tent Blooming Tall Phlox
Norma Winstone His Eyes Her Eyes Songs for Films
Bill Frisell Once Upon a Time in the West When You Wish Upon a Star
Danny Green Trio October Ballad One Day it Will
Selah Sue So This is Love Jazz Loves Disney 2
Bebel Gilberto Beauty and the Beast Jazz Loves Disney 2
The Amazing Keystone Big Band Steamboat Willie Jazz Loves Disney 2
Alberto Pibiri For Oscar Jszz Legacy
Alberto Pibiri Walkin’ Jszz Legacy
Tim Davies Big Band The Expensive Train Set The Expensive Train Set
Tim Davies Big Band Sing Sing Sing The Expensive Train Set
Steve Gadd Band Oh, Yeah? 70 Strong
Ben Kenmotsu I’m in Love with You I’m in Love with You
Glenn Crytzer Orchestra Swing My Soul Ain’t it Grand?
Glenn Crytzer Orchestra Bear Foot Blues Ain’t it Grand?
Glenn Crytzer Orchestra Traffic Jam Ain’t it Grand?
Fat Grass Babies King Kong Stomp 18th and Racine
Jambalaya Brass Band Salsa and Line On the Funky Side
Dave Valentin & Herbie Mann Jesse’s Samba Two Amigos
Dave Valentin & Herbie Mann Two Amigos Two Amigos
Akira Jimbo Tangerine Tango Panama Man
Eye Contact Cubalypso Havana Manana
Eye Contact Internet Mombo Havana Manana
Oscar Hernandez and Alma Libre Fort Apache The Art of Latin Jazz
Oscar Hernandez and Alma Libre The Art of Latin Jazz The Art of Latin Jazz
Jerry Gonzalez and the Fort Apache Band Verdad Amarga Molienda Cafe

6/6 Playlists

Hello y’all! Here is the playlist for June 6.

Billy Porter w/ Leslie Odom Jr. My Romance The Soul of Richard Rodgers
Charlie Parker All the Things You Are Bird After Dark
Lester Young, Oscar Peterson Trio There Will Never Be Another You The President Plays with the Oscar Peterson Trio
Chick Corea, Return to Forever Spain Light as a Feather
JJ Johnson, Kai Winding This Could Be the Start of Something Big The Great Kai and JJ
Art Farmer Fair Weather Modern Art
Sonny Stitt I Got Rhythm Verve Jazz Masters50
JJ Johnson Put on a Happy Face Happy Jazz
Hank Mobley Remember Soul Station
Dexter Gordon A Night in Tunisia Our Man in Paris
Art Tatum Tea For Two Piano Starts Here
Pat Martino Sunny Cream
Joe Henderson Recordame (Remember Me) Page One
Vince Guaraldi Trio Since I Fell For You Cast Your Fate To…
Freddie Hubbard Little Sunflower Backlash
Pete La Roca Lazy Afternoon Basra
McCoy Tyner Search For Peace The Real McCoy
Ella Fitzgerald It’s Only a Paper Moon Ella & Friends
Dianne Reeves Softly as a Morning Sunrise I Remember
Nancy Wilson, Cannonball Adderly The Masquerade is Over Nancy Wilson/Cannonball Adderly
Tina Brooks Minor Move Minor Move