10 Apr

Everyone who’s been saying for years that my show is for the birds was half-right this week.  

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • LET’S DO IT  /  Ella Fitzgerald w/ London Symphony Orchestra  /  “Someone To Watch Over Me”
  • BLACKBIRD  /  Kenny Rankin  /  “Haven’t We Met?”
  • BYE BYE BLACKBIRD  /  Paula West  /  “Come What May”
  • SLEEPIN’ BEE  /  Johnny Hartman  /  “I Just Dropped By To Say Hello”
  • THE EAGLE AND ME  /  Shirley Horn  /  “Live At Vine Street”
  • STRAIGHTEN UP AND FLY RIGHT  /  Lyle Lovett  /  “Smile”
  • THE BUZZARD SONG  /  Miles Davis  /  “Porgy And Bess”
  • LITTLE JAZZ BIRD  /  Blossom Dearie  /  “My Gentleman Friend”
  • FLIGHT OF THE FOO BIRDS  /  The Real Group  /   “Unreal”
  • THE QUEEN BEE  /  Count Basie  /  “Basie Straight Ahead”
  • LULLABY OF BIRDLAND  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Mariah Carey  /  “The Rarities”
  • SKYLARK  /  Linda Ronstadt  /  “Lush Life”
  • ORNITHOLOGY  /  Pasquale Grasso  /  “Be-Bop!”
  • THE DUCK  /  Emilie-Claire Barlow /  “The Very Though of You”
  • POISONING PIGEONS IN THE PARK  /  Tom Lehrer  /  “An Evening Wasted With Tom Lehrer”
  • MY BLUE HEAVEN  /  Lucy Yeghiazaryan  /  “Blue Heaven”
  • A BIRD ON THE WIRE  /  Leonard Cohen  /  “Live Songs”
  • PENGUINS AND FOOLS  /  Hilary Gardner  /  “Drummer Composer”
  •  BE CAREFUL IT’S MY HEART  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Ring-A-Ding-Ding”
  • YOU TURNED THE TABLES ON ME  /  Delicatessen  /  “Goodnight Kiss”
  • A NIGHTINGALE SANG IN BERKELEY SQ.  /  Nat Cole & Gloria Estefan  /  “A Sentimental Christmas With Nat King Cole”
  • STRANGE MEADOWLARK  /  Dave Brubeck Quartet  /  “Time Outtakes”
  • BLACK SWAN  /  Nina Simone  /  “Nina At Carnegie Hall”
  • IMAGINATION  /  Jesse Belvin  /  “Mr. Easy”
  • OVER THE RAINBOW  /  Lorez Alexandria  /  “Alexandria The Great”
  • DOWN HERE ON THE GROUND  /  Mark Murphy w/Metropole Orchestra  /  “The Dream”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

Missed the show? That’s definitely for the birds! Click here and then click on my name in the drop-down menu to listen to an archived version.

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