[JPL] Playlist-Jazz with George Thomas with Lonnie Johnson, Gene Lees & VPR's Winter Membership Drive for Tuesday, 02/08/11

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Tue Feb 8 23:16:39 EST 2011


Jazz with George Thomas with Lonnie Johnson, Gene Lees & VPR's Winter
Membership Drive for Tuesday, 02/08/11

We celebrate the birthday of guitarist Lonnie Johnson who worked &
recorded with Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong and many blues artists of
the late 1920's. We also note the birthday of Gene Lees who added lyrics
to Bill Evans' "Waltz For Debbie" and Antonio Carlos Jobim's "Corcovado
(Quiet Nights)" As we start our Winter Membership Drive we look to you for
your financial support - please go to VPR.net & make a pledge now &
thanks.

Playlist

9:02pm
Two Toned Stomp
Artist Name 	Blind Willie Dunn & Lonnie Johnson
Composer 	L. Johnson, E. Lang
Soloists 	Lonnie Johnson-Guitar ; Eddie Lang-Guitar
CD/Album 	The Classic Columbia And Okeh Joe Venuti And Eddie Lang Sessions
Record co./Cat # 	Mosaic 8-213
Release Year 	1928
Note 	Birthday: Lonnie Johnson 2.8.1889

9:05pm
Savoy Blues
Artist Name 	Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five
Composer 	E. Ory
Soloists 	Louis Armstrong-Vocals & Cornet ; Lonnie Johnson-Guitar ; Kid
Ory-Trombone
CD/Album 	Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man
Record co./Cat # 	Columbia/Legacy 57176
Release Year 	1927
Note 	Birthday: Lonnie Johnson 2.8.1889

9:08pm
Hot Fingers
Artist Name 	Blind Willie Dunn & Lonnie Johnson
Composer 	L. Johnson, E. Lang
Soloists 	Lonnie Johnson-Guitar ; Eddie Lang-Guitar
CD/Album 	The Classic Columbia And Okeh Joe Venuti And Eddie Lang Sessions
Record co./Cat # 	Mosaic 8-213
Release Year 	1929
Note 	Birthday: Lonnie Johnson 2.8.1889

9:11pm
Careless Love
Artist Name 	Lonnie Johnson
Composer 	Trad.
Soloists 	Lonnie Johnson-Guitar, Vocals
CD/Album 	The Complete Folkways Recordings
Record co./Cat # 	Smithsonian/Folkways 40067
Release Year 	1967
Note 	Birthday: Lonnie Johnson 2.8.1889

9:15pm
Romance Without Finance
Artist Name 	Charlie Parker
Composer 	Lloyd Grimes
Soloists 	Charlie Parker-Alto Sax ; Tiny Grimes-Guitar
CD/Album 	Bird-The Savoy Recordings, Vol. 1
Record co./Cat # 	Savoy Jazz 4402
Release Year 	1944

9:21pm
Blue Friday
Artist Name 	Kenny Dorham
Composer 	Kenny Dorham
Soloists 	Kenny Dorham-Trumpet ; Tommy Flanagan-Piano
CD/Album 	Quiet Kenny
Record co./Cat # 	Prestige 8108-2
Release Year 	1959

9:30pm
It's Only A Paper Moon
Artist Name 	Tierney Sutton Band
Composer 	Billy Rose, Yip harburg, Harold Arlen
Soloists 	Tierney Sutton-Vocals ; Christian Jacob-Piano
CD/Album 	Desire
Record co./Cat # 	Telarc Jazz 83685
Release Year 	2009
Note 	In Concert: UVM Lane Series 2.12.2011 Burlington

9:40pm
Waltz For Debbie
Artist Name 	Bill Evans & Tony Bennett
Composer 	Bill Evans, Gene Lees
Soloists 	Tony Bennett-Vocals ; Bill Evans-Piano
CD/Album 	The Tony Bennett & Bill Evans Album
Record co./Cat # 	Fantasy 9489
Release Year 	1975
Note 	Birthday: Gene Lees 2.8.19

9:45pm
Corcovado (Quiet Nights)
Artist Name 	Stan Getz
Composer 	Antonio Carlos Jobim-Gene Lees
Soloists 	Stan Getz-Tenor Sax ; Astrud Gilberto-Vocals ; Antonio Carlos
Jobim-Piano ; Joao Gilberto-Guitar, Vocals
CD/Album 	Stan Getz: The Girl From Ipanema - The Bossa Nova Years
Record co./Cat # 	Verve 422-823611-2
Release Year 	1963
Note 	Birthday: Gene Lees 2.8.19

9:49pm
Wintersong
Artist Name 	Gerry Mulligan- Paul Desmond Quartet
Composer 	Paul Desmond
Soloists 	Gerry Mulligan-Baritone Sax ; Paul Desmond-Alto Sax
CD/Album 	Gerry Mulligan- Paul Desmond Quartet
Record co./Cat # 	Verve 314 519 850-2
Release Year 	1957

10:00pm
Now's The Time
Artist Name 	Charlie Parker Quartet
Composer 	Charlie Parker
Soloists 	Charlie Parker-Alto Sax ; Al Haig-Piano ; Max Roach-Drums
CD/Album 	Now's The Time
Record co./Cat # 	Verve 422 825671-2
Release Year 	1953

10:03pm
Smitty's Joint
Artist Name 	Cyrus Chestnut Trio
Composer 	Cyrus Chestnut
Soloists 	Cyrus Chestnut-Piano
CD/Album 	Journeys
Record co./Cat # 	Jazz Legacy Productions 1001011
Release Year 	2010
Note 	New

10:08pm
Sunset & The Mockingbird
Artist Name 	Dave McKenna & Joe Temperley
Composer 	Duke Ellington
Soloists 	Joe Temperley-Baritone Sax ; Dave McKenna-Piano
CD/Album 	Sunbeam And Thundercloud
Record co./Cat # 	Concord Jazz 4703
Release Year 	1996

10:15pm
Stompin' At The Savoy
Artist Name 	Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
Composer 	Edgar Simpson, Chick Webb, Andy Razaf, Benny Goodman
Soloists 	Ella Fitzgerald-Vocals ; Louis Armstrong-Trumpet, Vocals ; Oscar
Peterson-Piano
CD/Album 	Ella & Louis Again
Record co./Cat # 	Verve 825 374-2
Release Year 	1957

10:24pm
Day In Day Out
Artist Name 	Billie Holiday
Composer 	Mercer, Bloom
Soloists 	Billie Holiday-Vocals ; Harry "Sweets" Edison-Trumpet ; Ben
Webster-Tenor Sax ; Jimmy Rowles-Piano ; Barney Kessel-Guitar
CD/Album 	Songs For Distingue Lovers
Record co./Cat # 	Verve 815 055-2
Release Year 	1957

10:31pm
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Artist Name 	Jonathan Kreisberg
Composer 	George Gershwin
Soloists 	Jonathan Kreisberg-Guitar
CD/Album 	Shadowless
Record co./Cat # 	New For Now Music 0002
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

10:42pm
My Funny Valentine
Artist Name 	Shirley Horn
Composer 	Rodgers & Hart
Soloists 	Shirley Horn-Vocals, Piano
CD/Album 	I Remember Miles
Record co./Cat # 	Verve 314 557 199-2
Release Year 	1997

10:47pm
After Dark
Artist Name 	Von Freeman
Composer 	Von Freeman
Soloists 	Von Freeman-Tenor Sax ; John Young-Piano
CD/Album 	Serenade & Blues
Record co./Cat # 	Nessa 11
Release Year 	1975
Note 	Listener Request

10:56pm
Bull Frog Moan
Artist Name 	Blind Willie Dunn & Lonnie Johnson
Composer 	L. Johnson, E. Lang
Soloists 	Lonnie Johnson-Guitar ; Eddie Lang-Guitar
CD/Album 	The Classic Columbia And Okeh Joe Venuti And Eddie Lang Sessions
Record co./Cat # 	Mosaic 8-213
Release Year 	1929
Note 	Birthday: Lonnie Johnson 2.8.1889

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