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.

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Playlist for 2-25-2014 WFCF - Female Vocalists vs. Godzilla!


See anyone you like? Clockwise from top left: Diana Krall, Anita O'Day, Carmen McRae, Lena Horne, Diana Reeves, Valerie Gillespie, Nina Simone, Sarah Vaughan, Nancy Wilson, Godzilla, Julie London, Jane Monheit, Marlena Shaw, Sybil Gage.


It's here! The sequel to last July's thriller "Attack of the Female Vocalists". Old favorites and new superstars, classic tracks and hidden diamonds... quite a few albums added to my own collection for this event, and still more from the WFCF library being played for the first time on this show. Warning: Godzilla will be vocalizing! However, his antics will be represented by instrumental performances of towering giants of jazz. Two vocal numbers for every one instrumental; odds are on the gals! Tune in Tuesday February 25th for the mayhem and melody, scatting, warbling, cooing, wailing and destruction! Hear it happen live on iHeart for free by clicking here. 3-7pm Eastern. See you then! - Kendo 

 

Hour One:

Valerie Gillespie - "They Can't Take That Away From Me" - Once Again (2003)

Lena Horne & Gabor Szabo - "My Mood is You" - Lena & Gabor (1969)
A very pleasant pairing!


    3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

Larry Coryell - "She's Leaving Home" - Tricycles (2002)

Anita O'Day - "Tenderly" - Anita Sings the Most (1957)

Nancy Wilson - "The Masquerade is Over" - Nancy Wilson/Cannonball Adderley (1961)

Modern Jazz Quartet - "Concorde" - Concorde (1955)

Marlena Shaw - "Whisper Not" - Dangerous (1996)

Duke Ellington (with Ivie Anderson) - "My Old Flame" - (1934)

Lee Konitz - "Marshmallow" - Subconscious-Lee (1949)

Rosemary Clooney - "Just One of Those Things" - Sings the Music of Cole Porter (1982)

Ella Fitzgerald - "I Hear Music" - Ella Swings Brightly with Nelson (1961)
This album is insanely good!


Thelonious Monk - "Nice Work If You Can Get It" - Genius of Modern Music Vol 1 (1947)

Hour Two:

Allison Paris - "Lover Man" - Second Chances (2003)

Diana Krall - "The Boy from Impanema" - Quiet Nights (2009)

Michel Camilo - "Tropical Jam" - Rendezvous (1993)

Astrud Gilberto - "Where There's a Heartache (There Must Be a Heart) - Gilberto/Turrentine (1971) CTI Moment

Nina Simone - "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free" - Silk & Soul (1967)

Roy Haynes Trio - "Shulie-a-Bop" - Roy Haynes Trio (1999)

Sarah Vaughan - "Just a Little Lovin'" - Feelin' Good (1971)

Sybil Gage - "Genuine" - Red (2007)

Cannonball Adderley - "Two Left Feet" - Jump for Joy (1958)

Kristin Korb - "Don't Fence Me In" - What's Your Story (2012)
Sassy at ease with the times and sounds of 1971!


Jane Monheit - "Little Man You’ve Had a Busy Day" - The Heart of the Matter (2012)

Bill Evans Trio - "Our Love is Here to Stay" - Trio '65 (1964)

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Hour Three:

Anita O'Day - "Medley: 'S Wonderful, They Can't Take That Away From Me" - Anita Sings the Most (1957)

Rosemary Clooney - "Get Out of Town" - Sings the Music of Cole Porter (1982)

Miles Davis - "Tempus Fugit" - Miles Davis Vol. 2 (1953)

Ella Fitzgerald - "I'm Gonna Go Fishin'" - Ella Swings Brightly with Nelson (1961)

Keely Smith - "You Go To My Head" - The Essential Capitol Collection (comp.)

John Coltrane - "Giant Steps" - Giant Steps (1959)

Nina Simone - "The Look of Love" - Silk & Soul (1967)
Can you believe this album is over 20 years old?


Natalie Cole - "Nature Boy" - Unforgettable With Love (1991)

Gary Burton Quartet - "Fleurette Africaine" - Lofty Fake Anagram (1967)

Julie London - "Why Don't You Do Right" - Whatever Julie Wants (1961)

Gail Yvon - "Blue Skies" - Gail Yvon (2012)

Cal Tjader - "Undecided" - Quintet (1956)

Carmen McRae - "Don't Explain" - Billie Holiday Revisited (comp.)

Hour Four:

Marlena Shaw - "Beautiful Friendship" - Dangerous (1996)

John Abercrombie Quartet - "LST" - 39 Steps (2013)

Dianne Reeves - "32 Flavors" - Beautiful Life (2013)

Eliane Elias - "Chega de Saudade" - The Three Americas (1997)

Esperanza Spalding - "Really Very Small" - Chamber Music Society (2009)
making waves!


Kate McGarry - "Gypsy in My Soul" - Show Me (2000)

Jane Monheit - "Born to be Blue" - The Heart of the Matter (2012)

Gerry Gibbs - "Eye of the Hurricane" - Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio (2012)

Catherine Russell - "Bring It Back" - Bring It Back (2013)

George Cables - "The Duke" - Icons & Influences (2013)

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