[JPL] Playlist-Jazz with George Thomas on VPR with Johnny Mercer, Sheila Jordan, Benny Wallace for Friday, 11/18/11

George Thomas gthomas at vpr.net
Sat Nov 19 00:51:40 EST 2011


Jazz with George Thomas on VPR with Johnny Mercer, Sheila Jordan, Benny Wallace for Friday, 11/18/11

We celebrate the birthday of vocalist, lyricist & songwriter Johnny Mercer. We hear his vocals on his own composition and renditions of his songs by Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra and Billie Holiday. We also celebrate the birthday of vocalist Sheila Jordan.

Playlist

9:00pm
Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive
Artist Name 	Johnny Mercer
Composer 	Harold Arlen & Johnny Mercer
Soloists 	Johnny Mercer-Vocals
CD/Album 	Mosaic Select: Johnny Mercer
Record co./Cat # 	Mosaic Select 028
Release Year 	1944
Note 	Birthday: Johnny Mercer 11.18.1909

9:03pm
Day In Day Out
Artist Name 	Billie Holiday
Composer 	Mercer, Bloom
Soloists 	Billie Holiday-Vocals ; Ben Webster-Tenor Sax ; Jimmy Rowles-Piano ; Barney Kessel-Guitar ; Red Mitchell-Bass ; Alvin Stoller-Drums
CD/Album 	Songs For Distingue Lovers
Record co./Cat # 	Verve 815 055-2
Release Year 	1957
Note 	Birthday: Johnny Mercer 11.18.1909

9:10pm
Blues In The Night
Artist Name 	Louis Armstrong
Composer 	Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen
Soloists 	Louis Armstrong-Vocals & Trumpet ; Oscar Peterson-Piano
CD/Album 	Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson
Record co./Cat # 	Verve 825 713-2
Release Year 	1957
Note 	Birthday: Johnny Mercer 11.18.1909

9:15pm
Satin Doll
Artist Name 	Ella Fitzgerald
Composer 	Ellington, Mercer, Strayhorn
Soloists 	Ella Fitzgerald-Vocals ; Duke Ellington Orchestra ; Jimmy Jones-Piano
CD/Album 	The Concert Years
Record co./Cat # 	Pablo 4-4414-2
Release Year 	1966
Note 	Birthday: Johnny Mercer 11.18.1909

9:18pm
One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)
Artist Name 	Frank Sinatra with Count Basie And The Orchestra
Composer 	Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen
Soloists 	Frank Sinatra-Vocals ; Bill Miller-Piano
CD/Album 	Sinatra At The Sands
Record co./Cat # 	Reprise 1019-2
Release Year 	1966
Note 	Birthday: Johnny Mercer 11.18.1909

9:25pm
When The World Was Young
Artist Name 	Sheila Jordan
Composer 	Phillippe, Gerard, Mercer
Soloists 	Sheila Jordan-Vocals ; Barry Galbraith-Guitar
CD/Album 	Portrait Of Sheila
Record co./Cat # 	Blue Note Records 7-89002-2
Release Year 	1962
Note 	Birthday: Sheila Jordan 11.18.1928

9:30pm
Scrapple From The Apple
Artist Name 	Dave McKenna
Composer 	Charlie Parker
Soloists 	Dave McKenna-Piano
CD/Album 	Solo Piano
Record co./Cat # 	Chiaroscuro Records 119
Release Year 	1973

9:34pm
Blues In The Night
Artist Name 	Joe Turner
Composer 	Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen
Soloists 	Joe Turner-Vocals ; Fred Skinner-Piano
CD/Album 	Every Day In The Week
Record co./Cat # 	GRP/Decca 621
Release Year 	1942
Note 	Birthday: Johnny Mercer 11.18.1909

9:36pm
Spanish Tinge No. 1
Artist Name 	Jaki Byard
Composer 	Jaki Byard
Soloists 	Jaki Byard-Piano
CD/Album 	Blues For Smoke
Record co./Cat # 	Candid 79018
Release Year 	1960

9:42pm
Disorder At The Border
Artist Name 	Bennie Wallace & His Orchestra
Composer 	Coleman Hawkins
Soloists 	Bennie Wallace-Tenor Sax ; Terell Stafford-Trumpet
CD/Album 	Disorder At The Border
Record co./Cat # 	Enja/Justin Time 3327-2
Release Year 	2007
Note 	Birthday: Bennie Wallace 11.18.1946

9:54pm
Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me
Artist Name 	Carmen Lundy
Composer 	Duke Ellington, Bob Russell
Soloists 	Carmen Lundy-Vocals ; Rickie Ford-Tenor Sax
CD/Album 	Night And Day
Record co./Cat # 	Afrasia 13792
Release Year 	1986/2011
Note 	New Reissue

10:00pm
All Of Me
Artist Name 	The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra
Composer 	Seymour Simons, Gerald Marks
Soloists 	Ralph Lalama-Tenor Sax ; Jason Jackson-Trombone
CD/Album 	Forever Lasting - Live In Tokyo
Record co./Cat # 	Planet Arts 101116
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

10:08pm
Lean Years
Artist Name 	Pat Martino Quartet
Composer 	Pat Azzara
Soloists 	Pat Martino-Guitar ; Eric Alezander-Tenor Sax ; Tony Monaco-Organ ; Jeff "Tain" Watts-Drums
CD/Album 	Undeniable
Record co./Cat # 	HighNote 7231
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

10:16pm
A Time For Love
Artist Name 	Abbey Lincoln featuring Stan Getz
Composer 	Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster
Soloists 	Abbey Lincoln-Vocals
CD/Album 	You Gotta Pay The Band
Record co./Cat # 	Verve 314 511 110-2
Release Year 	1991

10:26pm
Requiem
Artist Name 	Charles Lloyd & Maria Farantouri
Composer 	Agathi Dimitrouka, Charles Lloyd
Soloists 	Charles Lloyd-Tenor Sax ; Maria Farantouri-Vocals ; Jason Moran-Piano
CD/Album 	Athens Concert
Record co./Cat # 	ECM 2205/06
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

10:32pm
Kaiso
Artist Name 	Etienne Charles
Composer 	Etienne Charles
Soloists 	Etienne Charles-Trumpet
CD/Album 	Kaiso
Record co./Cat # 	Culture Shock Music 003
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

10:38pm
Quizas, Quizas, Quizas
Artist Name 	David Murray Cuban Ensemble
Composer 	Osvaldo Farres
Soloists 	David Murray-Tenor Sax
CD/Album 	Plays Nat King Cole En Espanol
Record co./Cat # 	Motema Music 73
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

10:45pm
Violets For Your Furs
Artist Name 	Mac Gollehon
Composer 	Adain, Dennis
Soloists 	Mac Gollehon-Trumpet
CD/Album 	Oddyssey Of Nostalgia
Record co./Cat # 	American Showplace Music 24232
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

10:51pm
Perdon
Artist Name 	Miguel Zenon
Composer 	Pedro Flores
Soloists 	Miguel Zenon-Alto Sax
CD/Album 	Alma Adentro - The Puerto Rican Songbook
Record co./Cat # 	Marsalis Music 0016
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

11:00pm
High Heel Sneakers
Artist Name 	Monty Alexander
Composer 	R. Higgenbothem
Soloists 	Monty Alexander-Piano
CD/Album 	Harlem-Kingston Express Live!
Record co./Cat # 	Motema Music 67
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

11:04pm
Speak Low
Artist Name 	John Stein
Composer 	Ogden Nash, Kurt Weill
Soloists 	John Stein-Guitar
CD/Album 	Hi Fly
Record co./Cat # 	Whaling City Sound 054
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

11:10pm
I Remember You
Artist Name 	Sheila Jordan
Composer 	J. Mercer, V. Schertzinger
Soloists 	Sheila Jordan-Vocals
CD/Album 	Winter Sunshine
Record co./Cat # 	Justin Time 233-2
Release Year 	2008
Note 	Birthday: Johnny Mercer 11.18.1909 / Sheila Jordan 11.18.1928

11:17pm
Off Minor
Artist Name 	Roy Haynes
Composer 	Thelonious Monk
Soloists 	Roy Haynes-Drums ; Chick Corea-Piano
CD/Album 	Roy-Alty
Record co./Cat # 	Dreyfus Jazz 36977
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

11:26pm
Incognito
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

11:36pm
Black Lace Freudian Slip
Artist Name 	Rene Marie
Composer 	Rene Marie
Soloists 	Rene Marie-Vocals
CD/Album 	Black Lace Freudian Slip
Record co./Cat # 	Motema Music 74
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

11:40pm
Cut & Paste
Artist Name 	Donald Harrison
Composer 	Ron Carter
Soloists 	Donald Harrison-Alto Sax ; Ron Carter-Bass ; Billy Cobham-Drums
CD/Album 	This Is Jazz - Live At The Blue Note
Record co./Cat # 	HalfNote 4550
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

11:50pm
I Love You So
Artist Name 	Champion Jack Dupree
Composer 	Champion Jack Dupree
Soloists 	Champion Jack Dupree-Piano, Vocals
CD/Album 	The Death Of Louis
Record co./Cat # 	Vogue 600096
Release Year 	1971

11:55pm
That's Heaven To Me
Artist Name 	Sam Cooke with the Soul Stirrers
Composer 	Sam Cooke
Soloists 	Sam Cooke-Vocals ; Soul Stirrers-Vocals
CD/Album 	Sam Cooke with the Soul Stirrers
Record co./Cat # 	Specialty 7009-2
Release Year 	1957

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