[JPL] Playlist-Jazz with George Thomas with Dr. Martin Luther King for Monday, 01/17/11

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Mon Jan 17 23:25:32 EST 2011

Jazz with George Thomas with Dr. Martin Luther King for Monday, 01/17/11

Tonight we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King with jazz, blues &
gospel recordings from the time and new tributes. We hear Duke Ellington's
"Black, Brown & Beige" with gospel great Mahalia Jackson. Other favorites
include Charles Mingus' "Prayer For Passive Resistance" and Nina Simone's
"Why?(The King Of Love Is Dead."


Come Sunday
Artist Name 	Duke Ellington & His Orchestra featuring Mahalia Jackson
Composer 	Duke Ellington
Soloists 	Mahalia Jackson-Vocals ; Duke Ellington-Piano
CD/Album 	Black, Brown And Beige
Record co./Cat # 	Columbia/Legacy 65566
Release Year 	1958

Artist Name 	Oliver Nelson
Composer 	Oliver Nelson
Soloists 	Oliver Nelson-Tenor Sax ; Bill Evans-Piano ; Eric Dolphy-Alto
Sax ; Freddie Hubbard-Trumpet
CD/Album 	Blues And The Abstract Truth
Record co./Cat # 	Impulse! 468
Release Year 	1961

King Fit The Battle Of Alabam'
Artist Name 	Duke Ellington
Composer 	Duke Ellington
Soloists 	The Irving Bunton Singers-Vocals
CD/Album 	My People
Record co./Cat # 	Red Baron 52759-2
Release Year 	1963

How Long Blues
Artist Name 	Jimmy Yancey
Composer 	Jimmy Yancey
Soloists 	Jimmy Yancey-Piano
CD/Album 	Chicago Piano, Volume One
Record co./Cat # 	Atlantic 83268-2
Release Year 	1951

Prayer For Passive Resistance
Artist Name 	Charles Mingus
Composer 	Charles Mingus
Soloists 	Charles Mingus-Bass ; Eric Dolphy-Alto Sax ; Booker Ervin-Tenor
Sax ; Ted Curson-Trumpet ; Dannie Richmond-Drums
CD/Album 	Mingus At Antibes
Record co./Cat # 	Atlantic 2-3001-2
Release Year 	1960

Why?The King Of Love Is Dead)
Artist Name 	Nina Simone
Composer 	Gene Taylor
Soloists 	Nina Simone-Vocals, Piano
CD/Album 	Forever Young, Gifted & Black
Record co./Cat # 	RCA/Legacy 74413 2
Release Year 	1968

Artist Name 	John Coltrane
Composer 	John Coltrane
Soloists 	John Coltrane-Tenor Sax ; McCoy Tyner-Piano ; Jimmy
Garrison-Bass ; Elvin Jones-Drums
CD/Album 	A John Coltrane Retrospective - The Impulse
Record co./Cat # 	Impulse! 3-119
Release Year 	1963

Artist Name 	Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Composer 	Cedar Walton
Soloists 	Cedar Walton-Piano ; Art Blakey-Drums ; Wayne Shorter-Tenor Sax
; Freddie Hubbard-Trumpet ; Curtis Fuller-Trombone ; Jymie Merritt-Bass
CD/Album 	Mosaic
Record co./Cat # 	Blue Note Records 7-46523-2
Release Year 	1961
Note 	Birthday: Cedar Walton 1.17.1934

Shuffle Montgomery
Artist Name 	Charlie Haden & Paul Motian featuring Geri Allen
Composer 	Herbie Nichols
Soloists 	Geri Allen-Piano ; Charlie Haden-Bass ; Paul Motian-Drums
CD/Album 	Etudes
Record co./Cat # 	Soul Note 121 162-2
Release Year 	1988

Why Am I Treated So Bad
Artist Name 	Cannonball Adderley
Composer 	R. Staple
Soloists 	Julian "Cannonball" Adderley-Alto Sax ; Nat Adderley-Cornet ;
Joe Zawinul-Piano
CD/Album 	The Best Of Cannonball Adderley - The Capitol Years
Record co./Cat # 	Capitol Jazz 7 95482 2
Release Year 	1967

(What Did I Do To Be So) Black And Blue
Artist Name 	Louis Armstrong and His All-Stars
Composer 	A. Razaf, Fats Waller, H. Brooks
Soloists 	Louis Armstrong-Vocals & Trumpet ; Trummy Young-Trombone ;
Barney Bigard-Clarinet ; Billy Kyle-Piano
CD/Album 	Satch Plays Fats
Record co./Cat # 	Columbia/Legacy 64927
Release Year 	1955

Just A Little More Faith
Artist Name 	Fred McDowell
Composer 	Trad.
Soloists 	Fred McDowell-Guitar, Vocals ; Hunter's Chapel Singers of Como,
Miss.- Vocals
CD/Album 	Amazing Grace
Record co./Cat # 	Testament Records 5004
Release Year 	1966

Artist Name 	Darrell Grant
Composer 	Darrell Grant
Soloists 	Darrell Grant-Piano ; John Patitucci-Bass ; Brian Blade-Drums ;
Bill Frisell-Guitar
CD/Album 	Truth And Reconciliation
Record co./Cat # 	Origin Records 82477
Release Year 	2007

Straight Ahead
Artist Name 	Abbey Lincoln
Composer 	Mal Waldron, Earl Baker, Abbey Lincoln
Soloists 	Abbey Lincoln-Vocals ; Booker Little-Trumpet ; Eric Dolphy-Alto
Sax ; Coleman Hawkins-Tenor Sax ; Mal Waldren-Piano ; Max Roach-Drums
CD/Album 	Straight Ahead
Record co./Cat # 	Candid 79015
Release Year 	1961

Artist Name 	Chip Shelton & Peacetime
Composer 	Chip Shelton
Soloists 	Chip Shelton-Flutes
CD/Album 	Imbued With Memories
Record co./Cat # 	Summit Records 501
Release Year 	2007

Now's The Time
Artist Name 	Roy Haynes & Birds Of A Feather
Composer 	Charlie Parker
Soloists 	Roy Haynes-Drums ; Kenny Garrett-Alto Sax ; Roy Hargrove-Trumpet
; Dave Holland-Bass ; Dave Kikoski-Piano
CD/Album 	A Tribute To Charlie Parker
Record co./Cat # 	Dreyfus Jazz 36625-2
Release Year 	2001

People In Me
Artist Name 	Abbey Lincoln
Composer 	Abbey Lincoln
Soloists 	Abbey Lincoln-Vocals ; Dave Liebman-Sax
CD/Album 	People In Me
Record co./Cat # 	Verve 314 514 626-2
Release Year 	1973

Wade In The Water
Artist Name 	Charlie Haden & Hank Jones
Composer 	Trad.
Soloists 	Charlie Haden-Bass ; Hank Jones-Piano
CD/Album 	Steal Away
Record co./Cat # 	Verve 314 527 249-2
Release Year 	1995

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