[JPL] Playlist-Jazz with George Thomas on VPR with W.C. Handy & Diana Krall for Wednesday, 11/16/11

George Thomas gthomas at vpr.net
Wed Nov 16 23:20:05 EST 2011

Jazz with George Thomas on VPR with W.C. Handy & Diana Krall for Wednesday, 11/16/11 

We celebrate the birthday of the oldest jazz composer, W.C. Handy, born in 1873, whose most famous song "The Saint Louis Blues" is one of the most-recorded songs of all time. We also celebrate the  birthday of one of the youngest jazz pianists & vocalists, Diana Krall.


Saint Louis Blues
Artist Name 	Bessie Smith
Composer 	W.C. Handy
Soloists 	Bessie Smith-Vocals ; Louis Armstrong-Cornet ; Fred Longshaw-Organ
CD/Album 	Itinerary Of A Genius
Record co./Cat # 	Milan 36306
Release Year 	1925
Note 	Birthday: W.C. Handy 11.16.1873

St. Louis Blues, Yellow Dog Blues
Artist Name 	Louis Armstrong And His All-Stars
Composer 	W.C. Handy
Soloists 	Louis Armstrong-Vocals & Trumpet ; Trummy Young-Trombone ; Barney Bigard-Clarinet ; Billy Kyle-Piano ; Velma Middleton-Vocals
CD/Album 	Plays W.C. Handy
Record co./Cat # 	Columbia 40242-2
Release Year 	1954
Note 	Birthday: W.C. Handy 11.16.1873

St. Louis Blues
Artist Name 	Jimmy Witherspoon
Composer 	W.C. Handy
Soloists 	Jimmy Witherspoon-Vocals ; Gerry Mulligan-Baritone Sax ; Ben Webster-Tenor Sax ; Jimmy Rowles-Piano ; Leroy Vinnegar-Bass ; Mel Lewis-Drums
CD/Album 	The 'Spoon Concerts
Record co./Cat # 	Fantasy 24701-2
Release Year 	1959
Note 	Birthday: W.C. Handy 11.16.1873

I Love Being Here With You
Artist Name 	Diana Krall
Composer 	Peggy Lee, William Schluger
Soloists 	Diana Krall-Piano, Vocals ; Anthony Wilson-Guitar ; John Clayton-Bass ; Jeff Hamilton-Drums
CD/Album 	Live In Paris
Record co./Cat # 	Verve 440 065 109-2
Release Year 	2002
Note 	Birthday: Diana Krall 11.16.1964

Here I'll Stay
Artist Name 	Gerry Mulligan
Composer 	Alan Jay Lerner, Kurt Weill
Soloists 	Gerry Mulligan-Baritone Sax ; Tommy Flanagan-Piano
CD/Album 	Jeru
Record co./Cat # 	Columbia/Legacy 65498
Release Year 	1962

Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting (alternate take)
Artist Name 	Charles Mingus
Composer 	Charles Mingus
Soloists 	Charles Mingus-Bass ; Jackie McLean-Alto Sax ; Booker Ervin-Tenor Sax ; Horace Parlan-Piano ; Jimmy Knepper-Trombone ; Dannie Richmond-Drums
CD/Album 	Passions Of A Man
Record co./Cat # 	Rhino/Atlantic Jazz 72871
Release Year 	1959

The Mooch
Artist Name 	3 Cohens
Composer 	Duke Ellington
Soloists 	Anat Cohen-Tenor Sax, Clarinet ; Avishai Cohen-Trumpet ; Yuval Cohen-Soprano Sax ; Aaron Goldberg-Piano
CD/Album 	Family
Record co./Cat # 	Anzic Records 7002
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

Hit That Jive Jack
Artist Name 	Diana Krall
Composer 	John Alston, Campbell "Skeets" Tolbert
Soloists 	Diana Krall-Piano, Vocals ; Russell Malone-Guitar
CD/Album 	All For You
Record co./Cat # 	Impulse! 182
Release Year 	1996
Note 	Birthday: Diana Krall 11.16.1964

Three To Get Ready
Artist Name 	The Dave Brubeck Quartet
Composer 	Dave Brubeck
Soloists 	Paul Desmond-Alto Sax ; Dave Brubeck-Piano ; Eugene Wright-Bass ; Joe Morello-Drums
CD/Album 	Their Last Time Out
Record co./Cat # 	Columbia/Legacy 81562 2
Release Year 	1967
Note 	New Reissue

Off The Top
Artist Name 	Falkner Evans
Composer 	Falkner Evans
Soloists 	Falkner Evans-Piano ; Greg Tardy-Tenor Sax ; Ron Horton-Trumpet ; Gary Versace-Organ ; Matt Wilson-Drums
CD/Album 	The Point Of The Moon
Record co./Cat # 	CAP 1024
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

Artist Name 	Chick Corea, Jorge Pardo, Ron Carter, Antonio Sanchez
Composer 	Chick Corea
Soloists 	Chick Corea-Piano ; Jorge Pardo-Flute ; Ron Carter-Bass ; Antonio Sanchez-Drums
CD/Album 	Miles Espanol - New Sketches Of Spain
Record co./Cat # 	Eone Music 2104
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

Come, Gone
Artist Name 	Sonny Rollins
Composer 	Sonny Rollins
Soloists 	Sonny Rollins-Tenor Sax ; Ray Brown-Bass ; Shelly Manne-Drums
CD/Album 	Way Out West
Record co./Cat # 	Contemporary 7530
Release Year 	1957

Alone Together
Artist Name 	Christian McBride
Composer 	Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz
Soloists 	Christian McBride-Bass ; Hank Jones-Piano
CD/Album 	Conversations With Christian
Record co./Cat # 	Mack Avenue 1050
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

Blue Bird
Artist Name 	T.K. Blue
Composer 	Charlie Parker
Soloists 	T.K. Blue-Alto Sax
CD/Album 	Latinbird
Record co./Cat # 	Motema Music 57
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

Artist Name 	Elizabeth!
Composer 	Elizabeth Dotson-Westphalen
Soloists 	Elizabeth!-Trombone
CD/Album 	Brainchildren
Record co./Cat # 	Canopy Jazz 1116
Release Year 	2011
Note 	In Concert: 11.20.11 Monty's, Williston

Tears For Neda
Artist Name 	Enrico Rava Quintet
Composer 	Enrico Rava
Soloists 	Enrico Rava-Trumpet
CD/Album 	Tribe
Record co./Cat # 	ECM 2218
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
Artist Name 	Ted Rosenthal Trio
Composer 	Hillard, Mann
Soloists 	Ted Rosenthal-Piano
CD/Album 	Out Of This World
Record co./Cat # 	Playscape Recordings 031010
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New


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