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HINT FOR THIS SATURDAY NIGHTS MUSICAL THEME (2.25.17)

23 Feb

HINT:

Floods are raging, so are voters; people are being kept out of the country, kept out of bathrooms, and kept out of the loop. Surely I can get a musical theme out of all that important news. Oh, wait – isn’t it Oscar week?

 

Turntable For One   Jazz Vocals   Saturday Nights   9-11 PM (E.S.T.)

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NEWS AND A HINT ABOUT THIS SATURDAY (12.10.16)

8 Dec

HOT NEWS:

This Saturday I’ll be sitting in for Garrett Stack on his program, Broadway Bound, two hours of the best of Broadway musicals from today and. well, from before today.  Saturday 4-6 PM.

TURNTABLE FOR ONE HINT:

After playing two hours of music from Broadway, I thought I’d play music from another medium that gave us tons and tons of great songs – and I don’t mean me singing in the shower, although I could mean me singing in the rain…

Turntable For One   Saturday Nights   9-11 PM (E.S.T.)   WMNR Fine Arts Radio

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HINT FOR THIS SATURDAY NIGHT’S MUSICAL THEME. (11.19.16)

16 Nov

HINT:

I’ve been away for a couple weeks but I’ll be back this Saturday. Want to know some of the states I’ve been in?

Turntable For One   Jazz Vocals   Saturday Nights   9-11 PM  (E.S.T.)

PLAYLIST FOR “HOW TO MAKE YOURSELF MISERABLE” (10.22.16) AN ARCHIVE SHOW (A FANCY WAY OF SAYING A REPEAT)

25 Oct

You can’t watch TV or read a magazine without one or a gaggle of experts giving you advice about how to be your best self, or how to be happy. Has it worked for you? No, because you haven’t set the bar low enough. I’ve got some expert advice you can use!

  • WELCOME TO THE CLUB  /  Nat King Cole  /  “Big Band Cole”
  • FOOLIN’ MYSELF  /  Shirley Horn  /  “You Won’t Forget Me”
  • I FALL IN LOVE TOO EASILY  /  Kenny Rankin  /  “Professional Dreamer”
  • I’M THE CARING KIND  /  Susie Arioli  /  “Spring”
  • THE ONE I LOVE BELONGS TO SOMEBODY ELSE  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “I Remember Tommy”
  • NOBODY KNOWS THAT  /  Kat Edmondson  /  “Way Down Low”
  • ARE YOU THERE WITH ANOTHER BOY?  /  Mark Jennett  /  “Everybody Says Don’t”
  • RUNNIN’ WILD  /  Avalon Jazz Band
  • RULES OF THE ROAD  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  George Maharis  /  “New Route: George Maharis”
  • DETOUR AHEAD  /  Sophie Milman  /  “In the Moonlight”
  • DOWN  /  Ian Shaw  /  “A Ghost In Every Bar”
  • A LOT TO REMEMBER  /  Lorraine Feather  /  “Ages”
  • IF I ONLY HAD A BRAIN  /  Harry Connick Jr.  /  “20”
  • IF I ONLY HAD A HEART  /  Susannah McCorkle  /  “Most requested Songs”
  • DAYS LIKE THIS  /  Melissa Morgan  /  “Days Like This”
  • EVERYBODY HAS THE BLUES  /  Tony Bennett & Ray Charles  /  “The Art Of Excellence”
  • YOU ARE THERE  /  Blossom Dearie  /  “Winchester In Apple Blossom Time”
  • BUT NOT FOR ME  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Natalie Merchant  /  “Retrospective”
  • I KEEP GOING BACK TO JOE’S  /  Curtis Stigers  /  “Baby Plays Around”
  • DRINKING AGAIN  /  Dinah Washington  /  “Dinah ‘62”
  • WHEN I GET LOW I GET HIGH  /  The Hot Sardines & Alan Cumming  /  “French Fries + Champagne”
  • I’M A FOOL TO WANT YOU  /  Billie Holiday  /  “Lady In Satin”
  • I’M ALWAYS CHASING RAINBOWS  /  Sammy Davis  /  “Here’s Sammy Davis”
  • HAUNTED HEART  /  Jane Monheit  /  “Live At The Rainbow Room”
  • ORDINARY FOOL  /  Paul Williams  /  “Ordinary Fool”
  • I LIKE THE SUNRISE  /  Sutton Foster  /  “An Evening With Sutton Foster”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

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I’M BACK…ALMOST

27 Aug

Audience

 

Turntable For One has been off for the summer, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been trying out new songs and new material on audiences here in our back yard. Their most requested songs: Deer Prudence, Deerly Beloved, and Ruby My Deer. Typical.  Beginning Saturday, September 3rd at 9:00 PM, Turntable for One will be back on WMNR Fine Arts Radio and wmnr.org. Watch this space for a hint about the first musical theme of Season 7! And I’ll talk to you Saturday night, September 3rd.

Can’t wait that long? Listen to a Turntable For One podcast on PRX, the Public Radio Exchange,  here:

 

TURNTABLE FOR ONE IS BACK…ALMOST #jazz #jazzsingers #jazzradio

27 Aug

You can start the countdown clock because the long, arduous, profound sense of loss wait (I probably should have stopped at long.) for the season premiere of Turntable For One is almost over.  I’ll be back Saturday, September 5th at 10:00 PM (D.S.T.)!

And if you don’t believe me, just click the link below and listen: 

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/43068547/TurntablePremierePromo%20copy.aif

 

Turntable For One  Jazz Vocals and Live Radio

Saturday Nights  10:00 PM  (D.S.T.)

WMNR FIne Arts Radio and streaming on wmnr.org

Can’t wait? Try a Turntable For One podcast on PRX, the Public Radio Exchange. 

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

PLAYLIST FOR “OLDIES BUT GOODIES WEEK” – AN ARCHIVE ENCORE (1.17.15) #jazz

19 Jan

Couldn’t do a live show this week, so I reached into the Turntable For One archives for an oldie but goodie – which happened to be “Oldies But Goodies Week.” 

It was “Oldies But Goodies Week” on the show this week, but I didn’t mean the songs. I meant the singers! To sing on this week’s show you needed to be 70-years-old at least; or if you weren’t 70, you had to be accompanied by (at least) a septuagenarian. By the time I’m in my 70s, I hope still to be cutting my own meat. But look what these singers produced even in the late stages of their careers.  

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

 

  • ANYTHING GOES  /  Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga  /  “Cheek To Cheek”
  • WONDER WHY  /  Carmen McRae & Shirley Horn Trio  /  “Sarah – Dedicated To You”
  • LIVING WITHOUT YOU  /  Bill Henderson  /  “Live At The Vic”
  • BABY DREAM YOUR DREAM  /  Marlene VerPlank  /  “Ballads mostly…”
  • THE JUG AND I  /  Ernie Andrews  /  “The L.A. Treasures Project”  
  • ILL WIND  /  Charlie Haden With Nora Jones  /  “Sophisticated Ladies”
  • YOUNG AT HEART  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  George Burns & Bobby Vinton  /  “As Time Goes By”
  • YOU’D BE SO NICE TO COME HOME TO  /  Freda Payne  /  “Come Back To Me Love”
  • RICH INTERIOR LIFE  /  Ben Sidran  /  “Don’t Cry For No Hipster”
  • MAYBE  /  Lena Horne  /  “An Evening With Lena Horne”
  • OH YOU CRAZY MOON  /  Frank D’Rone  /  “Double Exposure”
  • ALICE IN WONDERLAND  /  Dave Brubeck & Roberta Gambarini  /  “Everybody Wants To Be A Cat”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  

 

I’ll have a new hint for this Saturday’s show on Wednesday. But don’t forget, Turntable For One is always ready to please you. (What else in your life can make that promise?) Click on the link below to listen to a Turntable For One podcast on PRX, The Public Radio Exchange. 

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