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.

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Playlist for 8-6-2013 WFCF - Jazz Greats Heavenly Bodies!

"Luna y Venus" - Tore Bellis
Exposure blending of two shots of the Moon and Venus, taken 27 Feb 2009
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This weeks show was the first of two space-themed shows for August: "Heavenly Bodies". We started off innocently enough with fun jazz about moon & stars . At 4pm the spacier jazz began as we launched out on a 2 hour voyage; starting at the Sun, then outward, visiting most of the planets in our Solar System, and then beyond! At 6pm we headed "back to earth". We delved a bit into the new jazz shelf; including "Vigil" from the spaciest of jazz trekkers, Chick Corea! Thanks for tuning in, phoning in, checking in and keeping me company! - Kendo

Hour One:

Sonny Stitt & Paul Gonsalves – “Estralita” – Now! (1962)

Milt Jackson/John Coltrane – "Stairway to the Stars” – Bags & Trane (1959)

JB Scott's Swingin' Allstars w/ Lisa Kelly – “I Wished On the Moon” – Just Swingin’ (2007)

    3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

Miles Davis – “Moon Dreams” – Birth of the Cool (1950)

Miles Davis – “Solar” – Walkin’ (1954)

Miles Davis – “Stella by Starlight” – ’58 Miles (1958)

Chris Weldon Big Band – “When You Wish Upon a Star” – No Bounds (2005)

Frank Vignola – “Stars Fell on Alabama” – Tomorrows Jazz Classics ()

Anita O’Day – “Strawberry moon” – The Lady is a Tramp (1952)

Michel Camilo - "Softly as in a Morning Sunrise…" – On Fire (1989)

Django Reinhardt – “I Saw Stars” – Indispensable (1949)

Frank Vignola
Hour Two:

Gerry Niewood – “Sun Glow” – Share My Dream (1985)

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - "Midnight Sun" - Lock the Fox (1960)

Jim Gailloreto – “Mercurial” – The Insider (2003)

Hubert Laws – “Morning Star” – Morning Star (1972)

Modern Jazz Quartet - "Visitor From Venus" - Space (1969)

Pat Martino  - "Earthlings" - Think Tank (2003)

Larry Young – “Moonwalk” – Spaceball (1976)

Thelonious Monk – “Crepescule with Nellie” – Monk’s Music (1957)

"The Red Planet" - Michael Supinski
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Hour Three:

Doug Carn - "Moon Child" - Infant Eyes (1971)

Jack McDuff – “Moon Rappin’” – Moon Rappin’ (1969)

Joe Farrell – “Moon Germs” – Moon Germs (1972) – 7:27

Larry Young – “Message From Mars” – Spaceball (1976)

John Coltrane - "Jupiter" - Interstellar Space (1967)

The Bad Plus – “Neptune (the Planet)" – Give (2003)

Gonzalo Rubalcaba – “Supernova” – Supernova (2001)

Pete La Roca - "Love Planet" - Turkish Women at the Bath (1967)

Gonzalo Rubalcaba 2001
Hour Four:

Grant Green – “Count Every Star” – Born to be Blue (1962)

Bill Evans – “Star Eyes” – A Simple Matter of Conviction (1966)

George Duke – “I Loves You Porgy” – In A Mellow Tone (2006)

Art Tatum – “It’s Only a Paper Moon” - Solo Masterpieces Vol I (1955)

Miles Davis – “Old Devil Moon” – Miles Davis Quartet (1954)

David Ricard Big Band - "So Bright, So Blue" - Hey, I Know This Song! Vol 1 (2013)

Chick Corea - "Galaxy 32 Star 4" - The Vigil (2013)

"Cress" - Abinash Gohain
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