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. Former host/creator of syndicated show "Kendo's Jazz Sampler".

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

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Playlist for 3-25-2014 WFCF - Jazz Greats!

"Jazz" - Marcelo Bittencourt
Visit the artist's website!

Happy Spring, everybody! For this week's show, diversification was an inspiration - playing artists or albums that haven't appeared on the show, before. Also, an initial goal for doing the dj thing was/is to bring back into focus recent albums that get lost or forgotten, because of the ever-flowing influx (in vast amounts) of new music. So today we'll hear some quality tracks from last year; namely Michael Blanco, Barbara Morrison, Mark Gross and Brad Mehldau. At 5:30 we bring back the "Virgin Sacrifice" - with an unopened vinyl copy of "Moon Rappin'" by Jack McDuff (courtesy of Jim Driscoll). And to top it off, folks who tune in or stay tuned til the end will hear the "Jazz Odyssey" track - this week it's a slayer from Chuck Mangione Quartet (1972). Thanks for listening! - DJ Kendo

 Hour One:

Vincent Herring - "Big Bertha" - The Uptown Shuffle (2013)

Red Garland - "Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year" - All Kinds of Weather (1958)

    3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

Barbara Morrison - "Polka Dots and Moonbeams" - A Sunday Kind of Love (2012)

Michel Camilo - "In Love" - On Fire (1989)

Miles Davis - "Fran Dance" - Jazz Track (1958)

Cal Tjader - "Soul Burst (Guajera)" - Soul Burst (1966)
an immensely talented artist!

Hazel Scott - "Mountain Greenery" - Relaxed Piano Moods (1955)

Mark Gross - "Volare" - Blackside (2012)

Maynard Ferguson - "Never You Mind" - Around the Horn (1956)

Hour Two:

Mel Torme - "Down for Double" - Night at the Concord Pavillion (1990)

Michael Blanco - "Dutch Kills" - No Time Like the Present (2013)

Billie Holiday - "I Cover the Waterfront" - (recorded 70 years ago on 3-25-1944)

Oliver Nelson - "Tipsy" - Main Stem (1961)

Gerry Mulligan - "Over the Hills and Out of the Woods" - The Age of Steam (1971)

Bennie Green - "It's Time" - Bennie Green (1960)

Alfredo Rodriguez - "Quizas, Quizas, Quizas" - The Invasion Parade (2013)

Johnny Hammond - "Workin' On a Groovy Thing" - Breakout (1971) CTI Moment

Vanessa Rubin & Don Braden - "Never Let Me Go" - Full Circle (2012)

Hour Three:

          ~ What's Hot in the Pot (Cooking Show) ~

Dave Brubeck - "Take Five'" - Time Out (1958)
1st release on CTI spinoff Kudu - good one!

Brad Mehldau - "Aquaman" - Ode (2011)

Jack McDuff - "Moon' Rappin'" - Moon Rappin' (1969) virgin sacrifice!

Jack McDuff - "Made in Sweden" - Moon Rappin' (1969)

Jack McDuff - "Loose Foot" - Moon Rappin' (1969)

Julie London - "I'm In the Mood for Love" - Julie is Her Name (1955)

Cal Tjader - "Ritmo Caliente" - Ritmo Caliente (recorded 60 years ago today on 3-25-1954)

Hour Four:

Johnny Smith - "Cavu" - Moonlight in Vermont (1953)

Matt Jorgensen - "Sweetpea" - Another Morning (2007)

Henri Rene - "Hansel and Pretzel" - Riot in Rhythm (1958)

Stanley Turrentine with Milt Jackson - "Cherry" - Cherry (1972) CTI Moment

PJ Rasmussen - "Love Birds" - Another Adventure (2013)

George Cables - "Byrdlike" - Cables' Vision (1979)

Frank Wess - "After Paris" - Magic 201 (2011)

Chuck Mangione Quartet - "Legend of the One-Eyed Sailor" - Alive! (1972) Jazz Odyssey

actually the back cover to the album - pretty cool, right?

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