[JPL] Playlist-Jazz with George Thomas with President's Day, Nina Simone, Tadd Dameron for Monday, 02/21/11

George Thomas jazz at vpr.net
Wed Feb 23 10:28:14 EST 2011

Jazz with George Thomas with President's Day, Nina Simone, Tadd Dameron for
Monday, 02/21/11

Tonight we celebrate President's Day with the tenor sax of Lester Young,
nicknamed "The President" or just "Prez" by his close friend Billie
Holiday who he named "Lady Day." We also note the birthday of vocalist,
pianist & composer Nina Simone and composer & pianist Tadd Dameron.


Freedom Sound
Artist Name 	The Jazz Crusaders
Composer 	Joe Sample
Soloists 	Wayne Henderson-Trombone ; Wilton Felder-Tenor Sax ; Joe
Sample-Piano ; Jimmy Bond-Bass ; Stix Hooper-Drums ; Roy Gaines-Guitar
CD/Album 	The Pacific Jazz Quintet Studio Sessions
Record co./Cat # 	Mosaic 6-230
Release Year 	1961

I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plan
Artist Name 	Lester Young
Composer 	Dietz, Schwartz
Soloists 	Lester Young-Tenor Sax ; Vic Dickenson-Trombone ; Roy
Eldridge-Trumpet ; Teddy Wilson-Piano ; Gene Ramey-Bass ; Jo Jones-Drums
CD/Album 	The Jazz Giants
Record co./Cat # 	Verve 825 672-2
Release Year 	1956
Note 	"The Prez"

All Of Me
Artist Name 	Billie Holiday
Composer 	Simons-Marks
Soloists 	Billie Holiday-Vocals ; Lester Young-Tenor Sax ; Eddie
CD/Album 	The Billie Holiday Collection, Volume 4
Record co./Cat # 	Columbia/Legacy 87070
Release Year 	1941
Note 	"Lady Day & The President"

Don't Smoke In Bed
Artist Name 	Nina Simone
Composer 	Willard Robinson
Soloists 	Nina Simone-Vocals, Piano
CD/Album 	After Hours
Record co./Cat # 	Verve 314 526 702 2
Release Year 	1964
Note 	Birthday: Nina Simone 2.21.1933

Artist Name 	Miles Davis All Stars
Composer 	Richard Carpenter
Soloists 	Miles Davis-Trumpet ; J.J. Johnson-Trombone ; Lucky
Thompson-Tenor Sax ; Horace Silver-Piano ; Percy Heath-Bass ; Kenny
CD/Album 	Walkin'
Record co./Cat # 	Prestige 30008-2
Release Year 	1954

Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year
Artist Name 	Abbey Lincoln
Soloists 	Abbey Lincoln-Vocals ; J.J. Johnson-Trombone ; Stanley
Turrentine-Tenor Sax ; Rodney Kendrick-Piano
CD/Album 	Devil's Got Your Tongue
Record co./Cat # 	Verve 314 513 574-2
Release Year 	1992

Artist Name 	Tadd Dameron with John Coltrane
Composer 	Tadd Dameron
Soloists 	Tadd Dameron-Piano ; John Coltrane-Tenor Sax ; John Simmons-Bass
; Philly Joe Jones-Drums
CD/Album 	Mating Call
Record co./Cat # 	Prestige 7070
Release Year 	1956
Note 	Birthday: Tadd Dameron 2.21.1917

It Don't Mean A Thing
Artist Name 	Duke Ellington
Composer 	Duke Ellington
Soloists 	Duke Ellington-Piano ; Ray Nance-Vocal
CD/Album 	The Best Of Duke Ellington
Record co./Cat # 	Capitol Jazz 31501 2
Release Year 	1954

Black & Tan Fantasy
Artist Name 	Vijay Iyer
Composer 	Bubber Miley-Duke Ellington
Soloists 	Vijay Iyer-Piano
CD/Album 	Solo
Record co./Cat # 	ACT Music 9497-2
Release Year 	2010
Note 	New

Mood Indigo
Artist Name 	Blue Gardenias
Composer 	Duke Ellington
Soloists 	Taryn Noelle-Vocals ; Amber deLaurentis-Vocals ; Juliet
McVicker-Vocals ; Tom Cleary-Piano ; John Rivers-Bass ; Steve
CD/Album 	Blue Gardenias
Record co./Cat # 	myspace.com/bluegardenias
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

How High The Moon
Artist Name 	Lester Young Quintet
Composer 	Morgan Lewis, Nancy Hamilton
Soloists 	Lester Young-Tenor Sax ; Jessie Drakes-Trumpet ; Kenny Drew-Piano
CD/Album 	Lester Young - The Complete Savoy Recordings
Record co./Cat # 	Savoy Jazz 17122
Release Year 	1950

Skating In Central Park
Artist Name 	Bill Evans & Jim Hall
Composer 	John Lewis
Soloists 	Bill Evans-Piano ; Jim Hall-Guitar
CD/Album 	Undercurrent
Record co./Cat # 	Blue Note Records 7 90583-2
Release Year 	1962

I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl
Artist Name 	Nina Simone
Composer 	Nina Simone
Soloists 	Nina Simone-Vocals, Piano
CD/Album 	The Essential
Record co./Cat # 	RCA 66307-2
Release Year 	1967
Note 	Birthday: Nina Simone 2.21.1933

Surface Tension
Artist Name 	Bob Sheppard
Composer 	Bob Sheppard
Soloists 	Bob Sheppard-Tenor Sax ; Alex Sipiagen-Trumpet ; Alan Pasqua-Piano
CD/Album 	Close Your Eyes
Record co./Cat # 	BFMJazz.com 302 062 404-2
Release Year 	2010
Note 	New

Artist Name 	Dave Holland & Pepe Habichuela
Composer 	Dave Holland
Soloists 	Dave Holland-Bass ; Pepe Habichuela-Guitar
CD/Album 	Hands
Record co./Cat # 	Dare2 Records 006
Release Year 	2010
Note 	New

Artist Name 	Brad Mehldau
Composer 	Brad Mehldau
Soloists 	Brad Mehldau-Piano
CD/Album 	Live In Marciac
Record co./Cat # 	Nonesuch 520275-2
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

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