Archive | December, 2015

PLAYLIST FOR “CHRISTMAS PARTY 2015” (12.19.15) #jazz #jazzradio #jazzsingers

19 Dec

Time for the annual Turntable For One Christmas Party. So, Merry Christmas to all, and to all – can’t we all do a lot better next year for crying out loud? 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • MY FAVORITE THINGS  /  Tony Bennett  /  “Snowfall”
  • JOY TO THE WORLD  /  Joey DeFrancesco  /  “Home For The Holidays”
  • THE CHRISTMAS SONG  /  Carmen McCrae w/ Shirley Horn Trio  /  “Jingle Bell Jam”
  • THE THEORY SONG  /  David Swenson
  • LET IT SNOW  /  New York Voices  /  “Let It Snow”
  • MR. SANTA  /  Chaise Lounge  /  “A Very Chaise Lounge Christmas”
  • SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN  /  Erroll Garner  /  (Previously Unreleased Live Performance)
  • WINTER WONDERLAND  /  Kenny Rankin  /  A Christmas Album”
  • LITTLE JACK FROST GET LOST  /  (Mystery Vocalists)  /  Seth MacFarlane & Norah Jones  /  “Holiday For Swing”
  • IT’S THE HOLIDAY SEASON  /  Count Basie w/ Johnny Mathis  /  “A Very Swingin’ Basie Christmas”
  • THE SECRET OF CHRISTMAS  /  Ella Fitzgerald  /  “Have Yourself A Jazzy Little Christmas”
  • HE’S GONNA TAKE AWAY OUR CHRISTMAS  /  Robert Goulet  /  “Wonderful World Of Christmas”
  • FROSTY THE SNOWMAN  /  Accent
  • STILLA NATT  /  The Real Group  /  “Julen Er Her”
  • ANGEL’S LULLABY  /  Emilie-Claire Barlow  /  “Winter Wonderland”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

Still looking for that perfect holiday gift? Try a Turntable For One podcast on PRX, the Public Radio Exchange. It’ll pass the time while you’re thinking abut what to get for that perfect holiday gift.

http://www.prx.org/series/33284-turntable-for-one

 

HINT FOR THIS SATURDAY NIGHT’S THEME (12.19.15)

16 Dec

HINT: 

Well, it’s the last show before Christmas. I wonder if I can get anything out of that…

Turntable For One   Jazz Vocals & Live Radio 

Saturday Night   10:00 PM  (E.S.T.)  (GMT-5)

WMNR Fine Arts Radio and streaming live on wmnr.org

Ever wonder what I do while the music is playing? Well, wonder no more. Check out this new WMNR video: 

https://youtu.be/ujQ4bRHbDzM

PLAYLIST FOR “MUSICAL MASH-UPS” (12.12.15)

12 Dec

Can I do two things at once? Rub my head and pat my stomach? It’s more fun if someone does that for me. Walk and chew gum? Ok, so I had to give up chewing gum. Sing two songs at once? Maybe I can’t do that, but these guys can and did this week on Turntable For One.

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • THREE LITTLE WORDS/SIR DUKE  /  Bria Skonberg  /“Into Your Own”
  • EAST ST. LOUIS TOODLE-OO/DON’T GET AROUND MUCH ANYMORE  /  John  Pizzarelli  / “Rockin’ In Rhythm: A Duke Ellington Tribute
  • ANYTHING GOES  /  Keri Johnsrud  /  “All Blue”
  • HOUSE OF GRACE  /  Billy Brandt  /  “The Ballad Of Larry’s Neighbor”
  • ALL THE THINGS YOU ARE/I’M GLAD THERE IS YOU  /  Nancy LaMott  /  “My Foolish Heart”
  • BEFORE HE CHEATS  /  Ana Gastyer  /  “I’m Hip”
  • ANYONE CAN WHISTLE  /  Tania Grubbs  /  “Lost In The Stars”
  • GEE, MINE OR MOZART’S  /  The Real Group  /  “Live In Japan”
  • GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN  /  Postmodern Jukebox  /  “Historical Misappropriation”
  • MOONLIGHT IN VERMONT  /  Ahmad Jamal  /  “Cross Country Tour: 1958-1961”
  • TIME AND LOVE  /  Mark Winkler  /  “The Laura Nyro Project”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

 

Most of the time I just play one song at a time. Wanna hear? Check out a Turntable For One podcast on PRX, the Public Radio Exchange. 

http://www.prx.org/series/33284-turntable-for-one

 

Want to see what I do (and other WMNR broadcasters do) while the music is playing? Check out this new video!

https://youtu.be/ujQ4bRHbDzM

 

 

 

 

HINT FOR THIS SATURDAY NIGHT’S THEME (12.12.15)

9 Dec

HIINT:

What am I supposed to do? I’ve got two hours of great jazz songs but how can I play all of them in just one hour? Wait – I think I know how to do it! Find out this Saturday night. 

Turntable For One  Jazz Vocals & Live Radio

Saturday Nights   10:00 PM  (E.S.T.)  (GMT-5)

WMNR Fine Arts Radio and streaming on wmnr.org

Want to see what WMNR broadcasters, including me, do while the music is playing? Click the link below: 

https://youtu.be/ujQ4bRHbDzM

PLAYLIST FOR “AN AMERICAN IN PARIS” (12.5.15)

8 Dec

Shirley Horn recorded in Paris. Sinatra recorded in Paris. Aretha recorded in Paris. See a pattern here? Sorry you missed it, aren’t you? Don’t worry. You’ll get another chance this Saturday night.

 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

 

  • JUST IN TIME  /  Shirley Horn  /  “I Love You Paris”
  • IN THE STILL OF THE NIGHT  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Sinatra & Sextet
  • THEY CAN’T TAKE THAT AWAY FROM ME  /  Stacey Kent  /  “Dreamer In Concert”
  • ANTHROPOLOGY  /  Dizzy & The Double Six  /  “Dizzy Gillespie & The Double Six Of Paris”
  • LET’S FALL IN LOVE  /  Diana Krall  /  “Live In Paris”
  • SINGING IN THE RAIN  /  Aretha Franklin  /  “Aretha Franklin Live In Paris 1977”
  • LONG AFTER MIDNIGHT  /  Lisa Lindsley  /  “Long After Midnight”
  • FOUR  /  Deborah Latz  /  “Sur l’Instant
  • PETIT BACK BLUES  /  Miles Davis  /  “A Day in Paris”
  • I’M JUST A LUCKY SO AND SO  /  Marlene Ver Planck  /  “Marlene Ver Planck Meets Saxomania In Paris”
  • MISTY  /  Ella Fitzgerald  /  “Ella & Duke At Cote D’Azur”
  • SATIN DOLL  /  Duke Ellington  /  “Live At Cabaret L’Alacazar”
  • A PARIS  /  Blossom Dearie  /  “My New Celebrity Is You”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

Trying to set a world record for listening to podcasts? Here’s a good way to start: listen to a Turntable For One podcast on PRX, the Public Radio Exchange. Click the link below.

http://www.prx.org/series/33284-turntable-for-one

HINT FOR THIS SATURDAY NIGHT’S SHOW (12.5.15)

3 Dec

HINT:

What’s another name for an ex-pat in France?

Turntable For One   Jazz Vocals & Live Radio

Saturday Nights   10:00 PM  (E.S.T.) (GMT-5)

WMNR FIne Arts Radio and streaming on wmnr.org

 

Want another hint? I’ll give you one when I sit-in as guest host of Broadway Bound, this Saturday afternoon, 4:00-6:00, for two hours of the best of Broadway music. Tune in. I know you’ll hear some of my favorites, and you might also hear some of yours.