Jazz Greats Tuesdays on WFCF

"Jazz Greats" every Tuesday from 3-7pm Eastern on WFCF 88Five St. Augustine! From seriously ancient to just-released, from the obscure & forgotten to household names - but always tasty! There's a slight emphasis on 60's & 70's jazz (always a track from CTI) with a few tablespoons of fun & local flavor thrown in. Click here to listen online!

Also check out Palm Coast Jazz, a podcast I co-host filled with splendid original jazz from Florida musicians! My syndicated show "Kendo's Jazz Sampler" is on hiatus since I've become jazz director at WFCF.

Song titles with an asterisk are "currents" at the time of airplay.

Monday, March 25, 2013

Playlist for 3-26-2013 WFCF - Jazz Greats Grant Green Show!

I've really been looking forward to this! An all Grant Green show that covers most of his solo career - with selections from 15 of his albums. (There's a picture of all the albums we'll delve into over on the Facebook page.) We heard early hard-bop efforts all the way through to the deep funk tracks. Sidemen like Larry Young, Herbie Hancock, Joe Henderson, Yusef Lateef, Art Blakey, Jack McDuff, Ike Quebec, Elvin Jones, Idris Muhammed and James Spaulding kept things interesting. Hope you had fun, I was having a grand ol' time in the control booth with that sweet playback system! Thanks for checking in! - DJ Kendo

Hour One:

GG – “Grantstand” – Grantstand (1961 8 1)

    3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

GG – “Django” – Idle Moments (1963 11)

GG – “I Concentrate on You” – Nigeria (1962 1 13)

GG – “Brazil” – The Latin Bit (1962 4 26)

GG – “Betcha By Golly Wow” – Live at the Lighthouse (1972 4 21)

GG – “The Kicker” – Solid (1964 6 12)

GG – “I Remember You” –  Standards (1961 8 29)

Hour Two:

GG – “Somewhere In The Night” – Street of Dreams (1964 11)

GG – “California Green” – Shades of Green (1971 11)

GG – “Hey Western Union Man” – Alive! (1970 8 15)
GG – “Born to Be Blue” – Born to Be Blue (1961 12 11)

GG – “Grant’s Dimensions” – Green Street (1961 4)

GG – “The Windjammer” – Green is Beautiful (1970 1 30)

GG – “Ease Back” – Carryin’ On (1969)

GG – “Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen” – Feelin’ the Spirit (1962 12 21)

Special thanks to Thomson, Nick & Jimmy for enhancing my own collection... making the show well-rounded!

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