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PLAYLIST FOR “SUMMER ROAD TRIPS” (6.21.14)

21 Jun

Doing some traveling this summer? There are a number of interesting jazz singers out there, some in unexpected places. I played a few of them this week. 

 

(City)  /  SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

 

  • (NYC)  /  TEA FOR TWO  /  Pete McGuinness  /  “Voice Like A Horn”
  • (Chicago)  /  CHEEK TO CHEEK  /  Chicago Jazz Orchestra/Cyrille Aimee  /  “Burstin’ Out”
  • (Chicago)  /  THERE ARE SUCH THINGS  /  Sachal Vasandani  /  “We Move”
  • (Oshkosh)  /  GARY, INDIANA  /  Janet Planet  /  “Of Thee I Sing”
  • (Nashville)  /  YOUNG AND NAÏVE  /  Heather Rigdon  /  “Young And Naive”
  • (Twin Cities)  /  LOVER COME BACK TO ME  /  Connie Evingson  /  “Gypsy In My Soul”
  • (Austin)  /  HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT  /  Kellye Gray  /  “And They Call Us Cowboys”
  • (L.A.)  /  HOORAY FOR HOLLYWOOD  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  Nancy Sinatra  /  “California Girl”
  •  (L.A.)  /  BEAUTIFUL FRIENDSHIP  /  Clayton-Hamilton Orchestra/Ernie Andrews  /  “L.A. Treasures Project”
  • (San Francisco)  /  IT NEVER ENTERED MY MIND  /  Madeline Eastman  /  “Art Attack”
  • (Portland)  IF I ONLY HAD A HEART  /  Michael Winkle  /  “The Dream”
  • (Seattle)  /  SO HARD TO FIND  /  Eugenie Jones  /  “Black Lace Blue Tears”
  • (Berkeley)  /  LOVER MAN  /  Lissy Walker  /  “Wonderland”
  • (NYC)  /  PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)

 

 

PLAYLIST FOR “HUNGER GAMES” (9.28.13)

30 Sep

With a theme like that, it must have been an hour of songs about futuristic, dystopian life-and-death competitions, right? Really? How many of those songs can you think of? Me, too. So it was an hour of songs about food, okay?

 

SONG TITLE  /  CD or Album Title  /  Artist

 

  • WHEN I TAKE MY SUGAR TO TEA  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Ring-A-Ding Ding”
  • PEEL ME A GRAPE  /  Shirley Horn  /  “The Main Ingredient”
  • FEED ME  /  Jon Hendricks  /  “A Good Git-Together”
  • I WANT A MAN WHO COOKS  /  Chaise Lounge  /  “Insomnia”
  • TEA FOR TWO  /  Blossom Dearie  /  “Once Upon A Summertime”
  • SWEET KENTUCKY HAM  /  Dave Frishberg  /  “Classics”
  • LET’S EAT HOME  /  Rosemary Clooney  /  “Still On The Road”
  • FRIM FRAM SAUCE  /  Vocapella  /  “Black Coffee”
  • YOU’RE THE CREAM IN MY COFFEE  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Seth MacFarlane  /  “Music Is Better Than Words”
  • I WANT A LITTLE SUGAR IN MY BOWL  /  Nina Simone  /  “Nina Sings The Blues”
  • CANDY  /  Nat Cole  /  “After Midnight”
  • COFFEE TIME  /  MaryAnn Sullivan/  (Single)
  • HUNGRY MAN  /  Mark Winkler  /  West Coast Cool”
  • LEMON TWIST  /  Bobby Troup  /  “Jazz Masters”
  • SUNDAY MORNING WITH YOU  /  Heather Rigdon  /  (Single)”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)

 

 

PLAYLIST FOR “BREAKING UP IS NOT SO HARD TO DO” (9.7.13)

8 Sep

Finding the perfect partner may be one of Life’s most difficult tasks. Dumping Mr. or Ms. Not-Quite-Right? Not so difficult. Need some tips? Here are about 63 ways to leave your lover. Don’t try to thank me. Just doing my job. 

Talk to you next week. 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • 50 WAYS TO LEAVE YOUR LOVER  /  Katie King  /  “Harry’s Fight” 
  • JUST ONE OF THOSE THINGS  /  Nat King Cole  /  “Cocktails With Cole Porter”  
  • YOUNG AND NAIVE  /  Heather Rigdon  /  “Young And Naïve”   
  • DO NOTHIN’ TILL YOU HEAR FROM ME  /  Mark Murphy  /  “Once To Every Heart”   
  • YOU BETTER WATCH YOURSELF, BUB  /  Catherine Russell  /  “Sentimental Streak”   
  • CAN’T WE BE FRIENDS  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Dirk Bogarde  /  “Lyrics For Lovers”    
  • I’M GOING TO RUIN YOUR DAY  /  Chaise Lounge  /  “Insomnia” 
  • AIN’T NO USE  /  Joe Williams  /  Ballad & Blues Master”  
  • SO LONG YOU FOOL  /  Sophie Milman  /  “Make Someone Happy”
  • HOW TO PACK A SUITCASE  /  Mark Winkler  /  “Till I Get It Right”
  • HARD TO FIND  /  Eugenie Jones   /  “Black Lace Blue Tears” 
  • HOW INSENSITIVE  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Sinatra/Jobim  The Complete Reprise Recordings”
  • MEET ME AT NO SPECIAL PLACE  /  Maude Hixson  /  “Love’s Refrain”
  • DON’T SMOKE IN BED  /  Holly Cole  /  “Don’t Smoke In Bed”  
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (THeme Music)  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)

PLAYLIST FOR THE SEASON FINALE – PARTING WORDS (6.29.13)

29 Jun

So we have to say goodbye for the summer…

Maybe the show is going on summer vacation, but watch this spot for CD reviews, news about the new, up-coming season, and a lemon merengue recipe that nearly cost me my life.  But if I come up with two out of three, that will suffice, right?

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD or Album Title

  • YOU’RE OUT OF HERE  /  Lorraine Feather  /  “New York City Drag”
  • EV’RY TIME WE SAY GOODBYE  /  Ray Charles/Betty Carter  /  “Ray Charles & Betty Carter
  • OH YES, TAKE ANOTHER GUESS  /  Catherine Russell  /  “Sentimental Streak”
  • I’LL GUESS I’LL GO BACK HOME  /  Nat King Cole/George Shearing  /  Nat Cole Sings, George Shearing Plays”
  • WE’LL BE TOGETHER AGAIN  /  Cyrille Aimee  /“Smile”
  • GROWING UP IS LEARNING TO SAY GOODBYE  /  Maude Hixson  /  “Don’t Let A Good Thing Get Away”
  • I JUST WANT ALL OF MY STUFF  /  Chaise Lounge  /  “Dot-Dot-Dot”
  • JUST ONE OF THOSE THINGS  /  Jamie Cullum  /  “The Pursuit”
  • UNTIL IT’S TIME FOR YOU TO GO  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Bette Davis  /  “Miss Bette Davis”
  • THE PARTY’S OVER  /  Sally Mayes  /  “Our Private World”
  • DON’T WORRY ‘BOUT ME  /  Frank Sinatra/Count Basie  /  “Sinatra: Las Vegas”
  • NOT QUITE  /  Heather Rigdon  /  “Young And Naive”
  • GOODBYE FOR NOW  /  Rigmor Gustafsson  /  “Calling You”
  • SIGNING OFF  /  Helen Merrill  /  “You’ve Got A Date With The Blues”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)

PLAYLIST FOR “SUMMER LISTENING ASSIGNMENTS” (6.22.13)

22 Jun

A few familiar singers and a number of promising new ones, all for your Summer listening consideration, and in case you weren’t taking notes…well, see below.  

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD or Album Title

  • GET OUT OF TOWN  /  Diane Marino  /  “Loads Of Love”
  • YOU BETTER KNOW IT  /  Kevin Mahogany  /  “Old, New, Borrowed, & The Blues”
  • BABY DREAM YOUR DREAM  /  Marlene VerPlanck  /  “Ballads…Mostly”
  • SUMMERTIME  /  Bela Karoli  /  “Furnished Rooms”
  • MAYBE  /  Steven Pasquale  /  “Something Like Love”
  • PAT’S WALTZ  /  Django Fesitival Allstars  /  “Live At Birdland”
  • MY MOTHER WOULD LIKE YOU  /  Heather Rigdon  /  “Young And Naïve”
  • STRANGER IN PARADISE  /  (Mystery Vocalist(  /  Sammy Davis  /  “All-Star Spectacular”
  • THERE WILL NEVER BE ANOTHER YOU  /  Tony Bennett/Dave Brubeck  /  “Bennett & Brubeck: The White House Sessions”
  • BROOKLYN BRIDGE  /  Hilary Gardner  /  “The Great City”
  • A LA POURSUITE DES MAREES  /  Laila Biali  /  “Live In Concert”
  • CALIFORNIA SHOESHINE BOYS  /  Mark Winkler  /  “The Laura Nyro Project”
  • A MAN WHO CAN COOK  /  Chaise Lounge  /  “Insomnia”
  • RICH INTERIOR LIFE  /  Ben Sidran  /  “Don’t Cry For No Hipster”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Theme Music)