[JPL] Playlist-Jazz with George Thomas with Birds & Ella Fitzgerald for Monday, 04/25/11

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Jazz with George Thomas with Birds & Ella Fitzgerald for Monday, 04/25/11

Inspired by the Vermont Edition's annual "Bird Show" we explore the world
of birds in jazz lyrics & titles, including, of course, Charlie "Yardbird"
Parker's myriad of songs with "Bird" in the title.  We also celebrate the
birthday of the peerless Ella Fitzgerald with more bird songs.


Artist Name 	Ella Fitzgerald
Composer 	Johnny Mercer, Hoagy Carmichael
Soloists 	Ella Fitzgerald-Vocals ; Nelson Riddle Orchestra
CD/Album 	The Johnny Mercer Songbook
Record co./Cat # 	Verve 823 247-2
Release Year 	1964
Note 	Birthday: Ella Fitzgerald 4.25.1918

Funny Feathers
Artist Name 	Victory Spivey
Composer 	Victory Spivey, R. Floyd
Soloists 	Victory Spivey-Vocals ; Louis Armstrong-Trumpet
CD/Album 	Louis Armstrong, Volume V: Louis In New York
Record co./Cat # 	Columbia 46148
Release Year 	1929

Mister Meadowlark
Artist Name 	Benny Goodman and his Orchestra
Composer 	W. Donaldson, J. Mercer
Soloists 	Helen Forrest-Vocals ; Benny Goodman-Clarinet
CD/Album 	Benny Goodman - Featuring Helen Forrest
Record co./Cat # 	Columbia/Legacy 48902
Release Year 	1940

Artist Name 	Tony Scott and the All Stars
Composer 	Charlie Parker, Barry Harris
Soloists 	Tony Scott-Clarinet ; Coleman Hawkins-Tenor Sax ; Jimmy
Knepper-Trombone ; Tommy Flanagan-Piano
CD/Album 	Coleman Hawkins In The 50's - Body And Soul Revisted
Record co./Cat # 	GRP/Decca 627
Release Year 	1958

Robbin's Nest
Artist Name 	Ella Fitzgerald
Composer 	Thompson, Jacquet
Soloists 	Ella Fitzgerald-Vocals
CD/Album 	Romance And Rhythm
Record co./Cat # 	Proper Box 74
Release Year 	1947

Bird Feathers
Artist Name 	Charlie Parker Quintet
Composer 	Charlie Parker
Soloists 	Miles Davis-Trumpet ; Charlie Parker-Alto Sax ; Duke
Jordan-Piano ; Max Roach-Drums
CD/Album 	The Legehdary Dial Masters, Vol. 1
Record co./Cat # 	Stash 23
Release Year 	1947

I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket
Artist Name 	Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
Composer 	Irving Berlin
Soloists 	Ella Fitzgerald-Vocals ; Louis Armstrong-Trumpet, Vocals
CD/Album 	Ella And Louis Again
Record co./Cat # 	Verve 314 519 822-2
Release Year 	1957

Bye Bye Blackbird
Artist Name 	Miles Davis
Composer 	M. Dixson, R. Henderson
Soloists 	Miles Davis-Trumpet ; Hank Mobley-Tenor Sax ; Wynton Kelly-Piano
CD/Album 	At The Blackhawk, Complete
Record co./Cat # 	Columbia/Legacy 87106
Release Year 	1961

Lullaby Of Birdland
Artist Name 	Sarah Vaughan
Composer 	George Shearing, George Weiss
Soloists 	Sarah Vaughan-Vocals ; Clifford Brown-Trumpet
CD/Album 	Finest Hour
Record co./Cat # 	Verve 314 543 597 2
Release Year 	1954

Lady Bird
Artist Name 	Tadd Dameron with Fats Navarro
Composer 	Tadd Dameron
Soloists 	Fats Navarro-Trumpet ; Tadd Dameron-Piano
CD/Album 	Fats Navarro And Tadd Dameron
Record co./Cat # 	Blue Note Records 33373-2
Release Year 	1948

Baltimore Oriole
Artist Name 	Bob Dorough
Composer 	Hoagy Carmichael, Paul Francis Webster
Soloists 	Bob Dorough-Vocals & Piano
CD/Album 	Just About Everything
Record co./Cat # 	Evidence 22094-2
Release Year 	1966

Love Bird
Artist Name 	Elvin Jones
Composer 	Charles Mingus
Soloists 	Elvin Jones-Drums ; Charlie Mariano-Alto Sax ; Roland Hanna-Piano
CD/Album 	Dear John C.
Record co./Cat # 	GRP/Impulse! 126
Release Year 	1965

The Blue Bird Of Happiness
Artist Name 	Betty Carter
Composer 	Heyman, Harmati
Soloists 	Betty Carter-Vocals
CD/Album 	I Can't Help It
Record co./Cat # 	GRP/Impulse! 114
Release Year 	1958

Chasin' The Bird
Artist Name 	Charlie Parker Quintet
Composer 	Charlie Parker
Soloists 	Charlie Parker-Alto Sax ; Miles Davis-Trumpet ; Al Haig-Piano ;
Max Roach-Drums
CD/Album 	The Genius Of Charlie Parker
Record co./Cat # 	Savoy Jazz 17492
Release Year 	1948

Lazy Bird
Artist Name 	John Coltrane
Composer 	John Coltrane
Soloists 	John Coltrane-Tenor Sax ; Lee Morgan-Trumpet ; Curtis
Fuller-Trombone ; Kenny Drew-Piano
CD/Album 	Blue Train
Record co./Cat # 	Blue Note Records 553428
Release Year 	1957

Bird Alone
Artist Name 	Abbey Lincoln featuring Stan Getz
Composer 	Abbey Lincoln
Soloists 	Abbey Lincoln-Vocals ; Stan Getz-Tenor Sax
CD/Album 	You Gotta Pay The Band
Record co./Cat # 	Verve 314 511 110-2
Release Year 	1991

Bird Food
Artist Name 	Charlie Haden with Michael Brecker
Composer 	Ornette Coleman
Soloists 	Charlie Haden-Bass ; Michael Brecker-Tenor Sax ; Brad
Mehldau-Piano ; Brian Blade-Drums
CD/Album 	American Dreams
Record co./Cat # 	Verve 440 064 096-2
Release Year 	2002

Lonnie's Lament
Artist Name 	Jessica Williams Trio
Composer 	John Coltrane
Soloists 	Jessica Williams-Piano
CD/Album 	Freedom Trane
Record co./Cat # 	Origin Records 82589
Release Year 	2011
Note 	Listener Request

Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most
Artist Name 	Karrin Allyson
Composer 	Fran Landsman, Tommy Wolf
Soloists 	Karrin Allyson-Vocals ; Matt Wilson-Drums
CD/Album 	'Round Midnight
Record co./Cat # 	Concord Jazz 32662-02
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

Artist Name 	Dave McKenna & Joe Temperley
Composer 	Joe Temperley
Soloists 	Joe Temperley-Soprano Sax ; Dave McKenna-Piano
CD/Album 	Sunbeam & Thundercloud
Record co./Cat # 	Concord Jazz 4703
Release Year 	1996

Lake Of Weathers
Artist Name 	Storms / Nocturnes
Composer 	Tim Garland
Soloists 	Tim Garland-Saxes ; Geoffrey Keezer-Piano ; Joe Locke-Vibes
CD/Album 	VIA
Record co./Cat # 	Origin Records 82591
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

Conference Of The Birds
Artist Name 	David Holland Quartet
Composer 	David Holland
Soloists 	David Holland-Bass ; Sam Rivers-Flute, Reeds ; Anthony
Braxton-Flute, Reeds ; Barry Altschul-Drums
CD/Album 	Conference Of The Birds
Record co./Cat # 	ECM 1027
Release Year 	1973

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