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PLAYLIST FOR “YOU BE THE JUDGE” (12.2.17)

5 Dec

Well, I’m finally back from being under the weather…I guess that means that now I’m over the weather. Last Saturday night, I let the audience play producer in the privacy of their own homes. I played two versions of the same song and listeners could decide for themselves which was the better singer, or interpretation, or arrangement. Luckily for me, no one got so good at the process that they asked to take over my time slot. Phew. 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • THAT FACE  /  Seth MacFarlane  /  “In Full Swing”
  • THAT FACE  /  Frank Sinatra Jr.  /  “That Face”
  • PEOPLE WILL SAY WE’RE IN LOVE  /  Ray Charles & Betty Carter  /  “Ray Charles & Betty Carter”
  • PEOPLE WILL SAY WE’RE IN LOVE  /  The Hot Sardines  /  “French Fries + Champagne”
  • MISTY  /  Ella Fitzgerald  /  “By Popular Demand: Ella Fitzgerald”
  • MISTY  /  Ella Fitzgerald  /  “Ella With The London Symphony Orchestra”
  • MONA LISA  /  Gregory Porter  /  “Nat “King” Cole And Me”
  • MONA LISA  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  George Benson  /  “Inspiration”
  • LEOPARD-SKIN PILL-BOX HAT  /  Bob Dylan  /  “Blonde On Blonde”
  • LEOPARD-SKIN PILL-BOX HAT  /  Janet Planet  /  “Just Like A Woman: The Music of Bob Dylan”
  • ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET  /  Tony Bennett  /  “Best Of Tony Bennett”
  • ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET  /  Tony Bennett  /  “Tony Makes It Happen”
  • RAINBOW CONNECTION  /  Bobby Scott  /  “Slowly”
  • LOOK TO THE RAINBOW  /  Luciana Souza  /  “Centennial: Newly Discovered Works Of Gil Evans”
  • AT LONG LAST LOVE  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “A Swingin’ Affair”
  • AT LONG LAST LOVE  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Sinatra & Swinging Brass”
  • FINGERS  /  Dave Bennett  /  “Blood Moon”
  • CLOUDBURST/GETTING MARRIED TODAY  /  Jessica Molasky & John Pizzarelli  /  “Make Believe”
  • I REMEMBER YOU  /  Sarah Vaughan  /  “Live In Japan Vol. 2”
  •  I REMEMBER YOU  /  Jazzmeia Horn  /  “Social Call”
  • BILLY’S BLUES  /  Laura Nyro  /  “First Song”
  • BILLY’S BLUES  /  Mark Winkler  /  “The Laura Nyro Project”
  • THAT’S ALL  /  Stacey Kent  /  “I Know I Dream”
  • THAT’S ALL  /  Johnny Hartman  /  “This One’s For Tedi”
  • I REMEMBER CLIFFORD  /  Helen Merrill  /  “Love In Song”
  • I REMEMBER CLIFFORD  /  Keith Jarrett  /  “Still Live”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

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PLAYLIST FOR “INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY” (4.30.2016)

3 May

We celebrated International Jazz Day with some of the best jazz singers and musicians in the world. But I also invited a number of international jazz singers and radio people to say hi to my audience and introduce one of their favorite singers or important influences. A good time was had by all – especially me.

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

  • YOU’D BE SO NICE TO COME HOME TO  Anne Ducros  /  (France)  /  “Either Way”
  • CHANGE PARTNERS  /  Ian Shaw  /  (Britain)  /  “Change Partners”
  • THEME FROM THE FLINTSTONES  /  The Metropole Orkest w/ Clark Terry  /  (Netherlands)  /  “Clark Terry & The Metropole Orchestra”
  • THE UMBRELLA MAN  /  Hetty Kate  /  (Australia)  /  “The Dan McLean Hot Six Meet Hetty Kate”
  • BLUE TURNING GREY  /  Audrey Morris  /  (U.S.A.) – Introduced by Hetty Kate  /  “The Voice Of Audrey Morris”
  • LAST NIGHT WHEN WE WERE YOUNG  /  Toots Thielemans w/ Silje Nergaard  /  (Belgium/Norway)  /  “One More For The Road”
  • STOLEN MOMENTS  /  Mark Murphy  /  (U.S.A.) – Introduced by Mark Robinson, Primetime Jazz, Radio Adelaide, South Australia)  / “The Giants Of Jazz”
  • CHEZ NOUS  /  Paris Combo  / (France)  /  “Living Room”
  • BABY PLAYS AROUND  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  (Sweden)  /   Anne Sofie Von Otter  /  “For The Stars”
  • BOY WANTED  /  Julian Yeo  /  (Australia)  /  “You & The Night”
  • LIVING WITHOUT YOU  /  Luciana Souza  /  (Brazil)  /  “The New Bossa Nova”
  • SIMON SMITH & HIS AMAZING DANCING BEAR  /  Mark Jennett  /  (Britain)  “Everybody Says Don’t”
  • HAVEN’T WE MET  /  Kenny Rankin  /  (U.S.A.) – Introduced by Mark Jennett  /  “Silver Morning”
  • CRY IF YOU WANT TO  /  Holly Cole  /  (Canada)  /  “The Best Of Holly Cole”
  • CELINE DION  /  The Arrogant Worms  /  (Canada)  /  The Best Of The Arrogant Worms”
  • I’VE GOT THE WORLD ON A STRING  /  London Gay Big Band w/ Claire Martin  /  (Britain)  /  “Brave”
  • STARS FELL ON ALABAMA  /  Rita Payes & Joan Chamorra  /  (Spain) – Introduced by Virginia of Virginiamusic.eu  /  “Joan Chamorro Presenta Rita Payes”
  • MY BABY JUST CARES FOR ME  /  Delicatessen  /  (Brazil)  /  “My Baby Just Cares For Me”                    
  • SONG FOR GENE  /  Accent  /  (U.S.A., Canada, Britain, Sweden, France)
  • FASCINATIN’ RHYTHM  /  The Hi-Lo’s  /  (U.S.A.) – Introduced by Accent  /  “All That Jazz”
  • YOU TURN ME ON BABY  /  Fay Claassen & WDR Big Band, Cologne  /  The Netherlands)  /  “Sing!”
  • HOMMAGE A LILI BOULANGER  /  Jacky Terrasson  /  (France)  /  “Jacky Terrasson”
  • VOILA C’EST FINI  /  Liane Foly  /  (France)  “Croonuese”
  • GOODBYE FOR NOW  /  Rigmor Gustafsson & Radio String Quartet Vienna  /  (Sweden)  /  “Calling You”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  (U.S.A.)

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PLAYLIST FOR “THE DESERT ISLAND GAME” (2.22.14)

22 Feb

Which swimsuits to take to a desert island, which books, which movies, which antiseptics — all that’s easy. But which music? Tonight was another attempt at my coming to grips with the question that tantalizes and tortures people, usually when they’ve run out of important things to think about. Some of this music I can’t do without, and some it…well, choosing is just too hard. Don’t forget: You can play this game at home, but knowing you, you’ll somehow turn it into another drinking game. I’m so proud.

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD or Album Title   

 

  • PASS ME THE JAZZ  /  The Real Group  /  “Live In Japan”
  • HERE’S THAT RAINY DAY  /  Kenny Rankin  /  “The Kenny Rankin Album”
  • ISN’T THIS A LOVELY DAY  /  Billie Holiday  /  “Music For Torching”
  • THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Sinatra Sings Days of Wine and Roses, Moon River and Other Academy Award Winners”
  • THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT  /  Tony Bennett  /  “Fifty Years – The Artistry of Tony Bennett”
  • I CAN COOK TOO  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Gypsy Rose Lee  /  “Gypsy Meets Gypsy”
  • I REMEMBER CLIFFORD  /  Keith Jarrett and The Standards Trio  /  “Still Live
  • EMBRACEABLE YOU  /  Lillie Huddleston  /  “How Long Has This Been Going On”
  • YOU’RE GETTING TO BE A HABIT WITH ME  /  Delicatessen  /  “Jazz + Bossa
  • LIVING WITHOUT YOU  /  Bill Henderson  /  “Live At The Vic”
  • LIVING WITHOUT YOU  /  Luciana Souza  /  “The New Bossa Nova”
  • ON A CLEAR DAY  /  Nancy Harms  /  “In The Indigo”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /(Unreleased Master)

PLAYLIST FOR “A TRIBUTE TO STRESS SCALE OF LIFE EVENTS” (6.8.13)

9 Jun

Did you know there is a scientifically codified and approved list of the 43 most stressful life events? Only 43? What about watching Dancing With The Stars – even by accident! What about being served eggplant. That’s not a stressful life event? You gotta be kidding! It’s not an egg, I’m not certain it’s even a plant? Why didn’t anyone consult with me? They can’t handle the truth!!

(RANKING ON STRESS LIST)  /  SONG TITLE  / Artist  /  CD or Album Title

  • #28  (CHANGE IN LIVING CONDITIONS)  /  RIVER STAY AWAY FROM MY DOOR  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “The Singles”
  • #7  (MARRIAGE)  /  CLOUDBURST/NOT GETTING MARRIED  /  Jessica Molasky/John Pizzarelli  /  “Make Believe”
  • #9  (MARITAL RECONCILIATION)  /  MAY I PLEASE COME IN  /  Kevin Mahogany  /  ”My Romance”
  • #40  (CHANGE IN EATING HABITS)  /  FRIM FRAM SAUCE  /  Vocapella  /  “Black Coffee”
  • #2  (DIVORCE)  /  WHERE DO YOU START?  /  Tony Bennett  /  “The Art Of Romance”
  • #10  (RETIREMENT)  /  CERTIFIED SENIOR CITIZEN  /  Nancy Stearns  /  “A Wish”
  • #26 (SPOUSE STARTS OR STOPS WORK)  /  YOU CAN COUNT ON ME TO DO MY PART  /  Mose Allison  /  “In Your Ear”
  • #19 (CHANGE IN FREQUENCY OF ARGUMENTS)  /  EV’RYTHING I’VE GOT BELONGS TO YOU  /  Holly Cole Trio  /  “Don’t Smoke In Bed”
  • #36 (CHANGE IN SOCIAL ACTIVITIES)  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’  /  George Burns  /  “George Burns Sings”
  • #16 (CHANGE IN SLEEPING HABITS)  /  INSOMNIA  /  Chaise Lounge  /  “Insomnia”
  • #6 (PERSONAL INJURY)  /  FEET DO YOUR STUFF  /  Ian Shaw  /  “A Ghost In Every Bar”
  • #25  (OUTSTANDING PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENT)  /  OLD WORLD CHARM  /  Maud Hixson  /  “Don’t Let A Good Thing Get Away”
  • #1  (DEATH OF A SPOUSE)  /  LIVING WITHOUT YOU  /  Luciana Souza  /  “The New Bossa Nova”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)
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PLAYLIST FOR “INTERNATIONAL JAZZ APPRECIATION DAY” (4.27.13)

27 Apr

 

The official International Jazz Appreciation Day is April 30th, though I think that’s a holiday which should be celebrated every day. Here’s as much celebration as I could squeeze into an hour. Now, it’s up to you to carry on!

 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD or Album Title

 

  • ISN’T IT ROMANTIC  /  Betty Carter/Carmen McRae  /  “Duets” 
  • THE COFFEE SONG  /  Tom Rust  /  “Are We There Yet?”
  • ONE AT A TIME  /  Rigmor Gustafsson  /  “On My Way To You”     
  • PURE IMAGINATION  /  Jacob Collier
  • BY MYSELF  /  Alice Ricciardi  /  “Comes Love”
  • THE NIGHT WE CALLED IT A DAY  /  Cormac Kenevey  /  “The Art Of Dreaming”   
  • THAT IS LOVE  /  Sophie Milman  /  “Take Love Easy”
  • GOOGLEABLE  /  Ori Dagan  /  “Less Than Three”     
  • I FALL IN LOVE TOO EASILY  /  Anne Ducros  /  “Urban Tribe” 
  • FELIZ NAVIDAD  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Charo
  • LIVING WITHOUT YOU  /  Luciana Souza  /  “The New Bossa Nova”
  • ONE NOTE SAMBA  /  Antonio Carlos Jobim  /  “Live In Montreal”
  • OLD FASHION WAY  /  Kristin Berardi/Jazzgroove Mothership Orch.  /  “Kristin Berardi Meets The Jazzgroove Mothership Orch. “
  • WHEN YOU GOTTA GO  /  Joe Williams  /  “Live In Las Vegas” 
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLAYLIST FOR “ALL ALONE” (3.23.13)

24 Mar

All songs about the pain, the difficulty, the deep and lasting longing, the heart-aching impact of being alone this week. Thanks to everyone who kept me company for the hour!

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD or Album Title

  • ALL BY MYSELF  /  Bobby Darin  /  “Oh, Look At Me Now”
  • WHAT’LL I DO  /  Nicole Henry  /  “The Nearness Of You”
  • SOLITUDE  /  Tony Bennett  /  “Bennett On Holiday”
  • WHEN YOUR LOVER HAS GONE  /  Luciana  Souza   /  “North and South”                                   
  • SATURDAY NIGHT IS THE LONELIEST NIGHT OF THE WEEK  /  Tom Rust  /  “Are We There Yet?”
  • ALL ALONE  /  Sarah Vaughan  /  “Sassy Swings Again”
  • ME AND MY SHADOW  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Buddy Rich  /  “Rich Voice”
  • ODE TO BILLIE JO  /  Buddy Rich Big Band  /  Mercy, Mercy
  • DON’T LET ME BE LONELY TONIGHT  /  Kevin Mahogany  /  “My Romance”
  • BY MYSELF  /  Susie Arioli Band  /  “Live At The Montreal International Jazz Festival”
  • SMOKING MY SAD CIGARETTE  /  Kate McGarry/Ryan Truesdale  /  “Centennial: The Gil Evans Project”
  • NO ONE IS ALONE  /  Ann Hampton Callaway  /  “Blues In The Night”           
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)