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PLAYLIST FOR “CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY” (4.29.17)

30 Apr

A day early (and always a dollar short), I celebrated International Jazz Day featuring some favorite and new-found international jazz singers; but I also found time to celebrate the centenary of the first lady of song, Ella Fitzgerald.

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • LET’S FACE THE MUSIC AND DANCE  /  Sinne Eeg  /  “Face The Music”
  • WHERE OR WHEN  /  Roger Cicero  /  “Cicero Sings Sinatra”
  • BLUE SKIES  /  Johanna Sillanpaa  /  “This Side”
  • GEORGIA ROSE  /  Gavin Hope  /  “For All We Know”
  • EVERY TIME I’M WITH YOU  /  Nancy Lane  /  “Let Me Love You”
  • HELLO MY BABY  /  Julian Yeo  /  “1923”
  • I’M THROUGH WITH LOVE  /  Nicole Herzog  /  “Intimacy”
  • BING, BANG, BONG  /   (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Sophia Loren  /  “Houseboat Soundtrack”
  • ISN’T IT ROMANTIC  /  Diana Krall  /  “Turn Up The Quiet”
  • EVERYTHING  /  Ian Shaw  /  “The Theory Of Joy”
  • NO STRINGS  /  Lucy Dixon  /  “Lulu’s Back In Town”
  • OH LOOK AT ME NOW  /  Mark Jennett  /  “Everybody Says Don’t”
  • O BORQUINHO  /  Cristina Braga  /  Samba, Jazz, and Love”
  • I LOVE THE WAY YOU’RE BREAKING MY HEART  /  Delicatessen  /  “My Baby Just Cares For Me”
  • WATCH WHAT HAPPENS  /  Thomas Quastoff  /  “The Jazz Album”
  • TALK TO ME  /  Sarah Lancman  /  “Inspiring Love”
  • CLAP ON THE 2 AND 4  /  Ori Dagan  /  “Clap On The 2 & 4”
  • CHEEK TO CHEEK  /  Ella Fitzgerald  /  “Ella In Japan”
  • THE MAN I LOVE  /  Ella Fitzgerald  /  “Live In Berlin”
  • COMME CI, COMME CA  /  Zaz  /  “Recto Verso”
  • A KISS TO BUILD A DREAM ON  /  Jill Barber  /  “Jill Barber Sings The Standards”
  • I WONDER WHAT BECAME OF ME  /  Toots Thielemans & Trijnte Oosterhuis  /  “One More For The Road”
  • DON’T CARE MUCH  /  Clara Vuust  /  “Here’s To Love”
  • MAKE SOMEONE HAPPY  /  Jamie Cullum  /  “Interlude”
  • TIME AFTER TIME  /  Johanna Sillanpaa  /  “From This Side”
  • THE NEARNESS OF YOU  /  Laila Biali & Al Muirhead  /  “Northern Adventures”
  • COME SUNDAY  /  The Real Group  /  “Live”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

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PLAYLIST FOR “THINGS TO DO WHILE LISTENING” – AN ARCHIVE SHOW (12.31.16

2 Jan

Couldn’t get to the studio on Saturday, so I did the next best thing – I had a fun time listening to an archive broadcast of one of my favorite shows from 2016. Well, it’s 2017 now and who knows what wonderful musical surprises I have up my sleeve for this new year.  Wait a minute! I feel something crawling up my sleeve.  Help!

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • DANCING IN THE DARK  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Come Dance With Me”
  • WHEN LIGHTS ARE LOW  /  Catherine Russell  /  “Harlem On My Mind”
  • LET’S MISBEHAVE  /  Janice Hagan  /  “Let’s Misbehave”
  • CLOSE YOUR EYES  /  Loston Harris  /  “Comes Love”
  • LET’S STAY AWAKE  /  Sinne Eeg  /  “Calibration”
  • SATURDAY NIGHT  /  Tom Rust  /  “Are We There Yet?”
  • LET’S EAT HOME  /  Rosemary Clooney  /  “Still On The Road”
  • HOW ABOUT YOU  /  Bobby Darin  /  “Love Swings”
  • I’M GONNA WASH THAT MAN RIGHT OUT OF MY HAIR  /  Eyde Gorme  /  “Showstoppers”
  • THE FOLKS WHO LIVE ON THE HILL  /  Tony Bennett  /  “Astoria: Portrait Of An Artist”
  • SCRABBLE  /  Lorraine Feather  /  “Ages”
  • ALL ALONE  /  (Mystery vocalist)  /  Tab Hunter  /  “Tab Hunter”
  • SMOKE RINGS  /  Sarah King  /  “Sarah King & The Smoke Rings”
  • DO IT AGAIN  /  Delicatessen  /  “Jazz + Bossa”
  • GOOGEABLE  /  Ori Dagan  /  “Less Than Three”
  • DREAM DANCING  /  Stacey Kent  /  “Close Your Eyes”
  • LET’S TAKE A WALK AROUND THE BLOCK  /  Mel Torme  /  “Live At Marty’s”
  • LET’S TAKE AN OLD FASHIONED WALK  /  Melissa Walker  /  “I Saw The Sky”
  • COME BACK TO ME  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Francis A. & Edward K.”
  • SHOO FLY PIE & APPLE PAN DOWDY  /  Hetty Kate  /  “Gordon Webster Meets Hetty Kate”
  • SCOTCH AND SODA  /  Rose Colella  /  “Cocktail”
  • CHAMPAGNE  /  Kat Edmonson  /  “Way Down Low”
  • I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER  /  Nat Cole  /  “Holidays & Hits”
  • MY COLORING BOOK  /  Barbra Streisand  /  “The Second Barbra Streisand Album”
  • THE PARTY’S OVER  /  Leslie Odom Jr.  /  “Leslie Odom Jr.”
  • FRENCH FRIES AND CHAMPAGNE  /  The Hot Sardines  /  “French Fries & Champagne”
  • LISTEN HERE  /  Dave Frishberg  /  “Classics”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

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PLAYLIST FOR “THINGS TO DO WHILE LISTENING TO TURNTABLE FOR ONE” (10.8.16)

10 Oct

It’s a multi-tasking world. For instance, I’m tap dancing while I type this (which could explain all of the typos). What does my audience do while listening to Turntable For One? They told me some of the things they do – the things they can’t be arrested for – and I gave them a few additional suggestions, too. A good time was had by all. (See below for proof.)

 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • DANCING IN THE DARK  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Come Dance With Me”
  • WHEN LIGHTS ARE LOW  /  Catherine Russell  /  “Harlem On My Mind”
  • LET’S MISBEHAVE  /  Janice Hagan  /  “Let’s Misbehave”
  • CLOSE YOUR EYES  /  Loston Harris  /  “Comes Love”
  • LET’S STAY AWAKE  /  Sinne Eeg  /  “Calibration”
  • SATURDAY NIGHT  /  Tom Rust  /  “Are We There Yet?”
  • LET’S EAT HOME  /  Rosemary Clooney  /  “Still On The Road”
  • HOW ABOUT YOU  /  Bobby Darin  /  “Love Swings”
  • I’M GONNA WASH THAT MAN RIGHT OUT OF MY HAIR  /  Eyde Gorme  /  “Showstoppers”
  • THE FOLKS WHO LIVE ON THE HILL  /  Tony Bennett  /  “Astoria: Portrait Of An Artist”
  • SCRABBLE  /  Lorraine Feather  /  “Ages”
  • ALL ALONE  /  (Mystery vocalist)  /  Tab Hunter  /  “Tab Hunter”
  • SMOKE RINGS  /  Sarah King  /  “Sarah King & The Smoke Rings”
  • DO IT AGAIN  /  Delicatessen  /  “Jazz + Bossa”
  • GOOGEABLE  /  Ori Dagan  /  “Less Than Three”
  • DREAM DANCING  /  Stacey Kent  /  “Close Your Eyes”
  • LET’S TAKE A WALK AROUND THE BLOCK  /  Mel Torme  /  “Live At Marty’s”
  • LET’S TAKE AN OLD FASHIONED WALK  /  Melissa Walker  /  “I Saw The Sky”
  • COME BACK TO ME  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Francis A. & Edward K.”
  • SHOO FLY PIE & APPLE PAN DOWDY  /  Hetty Kate  /  “Gordon Webster Meets Hetty Kate”
  • SCOTCH AND SODA  /  Rose Colella  /  “Cocktail”
  • CHAMPAGNE  /  Kat Edmonson  /  “Way Down Low”
  • I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER  /  Nat Cole  /  “Holidays & Hits”
  • MY COLORING BOOK  /  Barbra Streisand  /  “The Second Barbra Streisand Album”
  • THE PARTY’S OVER  /  Leslie Odom Jr.  /  “Leslie Odom Jr.”
  • FRENCH FRIES AND CHAMPAGNE  /  The Hot Sardines  /  “French Fries & Champagne”
  • LISTEN HERE  /  Dave Frishberg  /  “Classics”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

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PLAYLIST FOR “A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO THE WINTER OLYMPICS” (2.8.14)

8 Feb

A musical tribute to the Winter games and, most especially, to the Olympic athletes. I watch them and I can’t believe how they do what they do. Of course, I feel the same way about our tax accountants. 

WINTER OLYMPIC SPORT  /  SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title 

  • OPENING CEREMONY  /  RUSSIAN LULLABY  /  Tony Bennett/Dizzy Gillespie  /  “Bennett/Berlin”
  • LIGHTING THE TORCH (SONG)  /  GUESS I’LL HANG MY TEARS OUT TO DRY  /  Carmen McRae  /  “Bittersweet”
  • PAIRS SKATING  /  SIDE BY SIDE  /  Ray Charles & Betty Carter  /  “Ray Charles & Betty Carter”
  • DOWNHILL RACING  /  YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT LOVE IS  /  Billie Holiday  /  “Lady In Satin”
  • ICE DANCING  /  DANCING IN THE DARK  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Come Dance With Me”
  • MEDAL CEREMONY  /  YOU’RE THE TOP  /  Patricia Barber  /  “The Cole Porter Mix”
  • FREESTYLE SKIING  /  PICK YOURSELF UP  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Molly Ringwald  /  “Except Sometimes”
  • CURLING  /  I’M LIKE A NEW BROOM   /  Jonathan Schwartz  /  “Alone Together” 
  • PASSING THE TORCH (SONG)  /  CRY ME A RIVER  /  Nancy Harms  /  “In The Indigo”
  • TWO MAN BOBSLED  /  TOGETHER WHEREVER WE GO  /  The Hi-Los  /  “Broadway Playbill”
  • “I CAN SEE RUSSIA”  /  NO ONE AFTER YOU  /  Hilary Gardner (Wasilla Native)  /  “The Big City”
  • “I HAVE SEEN RUSSIA”  /  ORCHI CHORNYE  /  Sophie Milman (Russian Born)  /  “Sophie Milman”
  • SPEED SCATTING  /  S’QUA BADU BOP  /  Ori Dagan/Sophia Perlman  /  “Scat’s Got My Tongue”
  • CLOSING CEREMONY  /  NORDIC POLSKA  /  The Real Group & Rajaton  /  
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)

 

 

PLAYLIST FOR “DO AS I SAY, NOT AS I DO” RULES TO LIVE BY IN 2014 (1.4.14)

4 Jan

Most shows and hosts try give good advice, especially at this time of year. The best shows and hosts even try to model the behavior and rules they suggest. I do things differently and I think it’s a better system, one that’s much easier on me and, probably, just as effective (if not more) for you. Here are the songs that best illustrate things I won’t be doing in the new year, but you should.

SONG TITLE / Artist / CD Or Album Title

  • IN A MELLOW TONE / Sarah Vaughan / “Duke Ellington Songbook Volume 1”
  • RELAX / Cormac Kenevey / “The Art Of Dreaming”
  • AS TIME GOES BY / Ella Fitzgerald / “Ella in Budapest, Hungary
  • RICH INTERIOR LIFE / Ben Sidran / “Don’t Cry For No Hipster”
  • SAMBA SARAVAH / Diana Panton / “To Brazil With Love”
  • KEEP SMILING AT TROUBLE / Tony Bennett / “Live At The Sahara-Las Vegas 1964”
  • LITTLE BLUE MAN / Chaise Lounge / “Dot Dot Dot
  • EV’RYBODY HAS THE RIGHT TO BE WRONG / Frank Sinatra / “My Kind Of Broadway”
  • COCKEYED OPTIMIST / (Mystery Vocalist) / Nancy Sinatra / “Shifting Gears”
  • SHALL WE DANCE / Christine Ebersol / “Strings Attached”
  • GOOGLEABLE / Ori Dagan / “More Than Three”
  • MAKE SOMEONE HAPPY / Sophie Milman / “Make Someone Happy”
  • LISTEN HERE / Dave Frishberg / “Classics”
  • PARIS MISMATCH / (Theme Music) / Cody Owen Stine / “(Unreleased Master)

PLAYLIST FOR “BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT” (8.31.13)

1 Sep

I’m back and consider this an hour of “Back To School” orientation with lots of familiar faces and a few new ones, new songs, new rules, but the same swing. 

Watch this space on Wednesday for a hint about next Saturday’s theme. 

 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD or Album Title

  • I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER  /  Frank Sinatra/Count Basie  /  “Sinatra/Basie: An Historic Musical First”
  • TEACH ME TONIGHT  /  Amy Winehouse  /  “Frank – B-Sides”
  • PICK YOURSELF UP  /  Mark Murphy  /  “Let Yourself Go”
  • SO LITTLE TIME SO MUCH TO DO  /  Catherine Russell  /  “Sentimental Streak”
  • THE INCHWORM  /  Paul McCartney  /  “Kisses On The Bottom”
  • CONTROL YOURSELF  /  Doris Day/Andre Previn  /  “Duet”
  • SOMETHIN’ STUPID  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Michael Buble/Reese Witherspoon  /  “To Be Loved”
  • S’QUA BADU BOP  /  Ori Dagan/Sophia Perlman  /  “S’Cat Got My Tongue”
  • AFTER SCHOOL  /  Jeri Brown  /  “A Timeless Place”
  • DON’T ASK ME OUT  /  Joyce Kwon Trio  /  “To A Certain Boy”
  • LEMON TWIST  /  Mark Winkler  /  “West Coast Cool”
  • CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’  /  Emy Tseng   /  “Sonho”
  • JUST BECAUSE WE’RE KIDS  /  Tony Bennett  /  “The Playground”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)

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)