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.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Playlist for 11-14-2017 WFCF - Jazz for a Dreary Fall Day




Tuesday this week was dreary, breezy and a bit chilly (for FL) so I programmed jazz to go along with that vibe. Lots of fun with a bunch of callers and iHeart finally working again! Thanks to those who tuned in and thank you for stopping by - Kendo



Hour One:

Glenn Kostur - "Quicksilver" - The Way Of It (2017)*
good cuts and excuberence!


Nestor Torres - "Serenade to a Cuckoo" - Jazz Flute Traditions (2017)*

3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

Grant Green - "Love On a Two Way Street" - Visions (1971)

John Beasley - "Dear Ruby" - MONK'estra Vol. 2 (2017)*

Hampton Hawes - "Jordu" - All Night Session Vol 1 (1956)

Al Cohn Quintet - "Ill Wind (You're Blowin' Me No Good) - The Al Cohn Quintet (1956)

Cory Weeds - "Let's Groove" - Let's Groove (2017)*

Ella Fitzgerald - "Love Is Here To Stay" - Sings the Johnny Mercer Song Book (1964)

J.J. Johnson & Kai Winding - "Side by Side" - The Great Kay & J.J. (1960)

Hour Two:

Miles Davis - "Straight, No Chaser" - 58 Miles (1958)

Hiromi & Edmar Castaneda - "Cantina Band" - Live In Montreal (2017)*
Sounding great and fun music!


Bill Evans - "Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams" - Interplay (1962)

Jackie McLean - "Five Will Get You Ten" - A Fickle Sonance (1961)

Antonio Carlos Jobim - "God and the Devil in the Land of the Sun" - Stone Flower (1970)

Thelonious Monk - "We See" - Quintet (1954) Request

Dee Dee Bridgewater - "Going Down Slow" - Memphis... Yes I'm Ready (2016)*

Al Cohn - "I Should Care" - Al Cohn Quintet (1956)

Hour Three:

Miles Davis - "Love For Sale" - '58 Miles (1958 - The Ride Home!  

Cheryl Bentyne - "I Remember" - Rearrangements of Shadows (2017)*
Fresh & quite the band!!


Gary Meek - "What Happened to My Good Shoes" - Originals (2017)*

Jimmy Giuffre 3 - "Come Rain or Come Shine" - The Easy Way (1959)

Hank Mobley - "The Dip" - Dippin' (1965)

Frank Sinatra - "I've Got You Under My Skin" - Sinatra: New York (1974) request

Hour Four:

Junior Cook - "Illusion of Grandeur" - Somethin's Cookin (1974)

Organissimo - "Mister Walker" - Live at The SpeakEZ (2015)*

John Scofield - "Season Creep" - Past Present (2015)

Charles Earland - "Aquarius" - Black Talk (1969)

Brother Jack McDuff - "The Vibrator" & "Theme from Electric Surfboard" - Down Home Style (1969)

Blue Note All-Stars - "Masquelero" - Our Point of View ()*


Kendo's MP3 Deal of the Week:
Hampton Hawes "All Night Sessions 1"
5 cuts for under 5 bucks and free to stream if you're already a prime member. Hampton in his hard bop prime with Jim Hall's guitar evening the keel. Solid.




Kendo's MP3 Deal of the Week II:
Junior Cook - "Something's Cooking"
None of the cds aired this week had an extraordinary deal, so here's an even better mp3 deal - this contains two albums and 12 tracks and about 70 minutes of high quality jazz at a nice price. "Good Cookin'" has Slide Hampton arrangements (and on trombone) and the great Bill Hardman on trumpet! "Somethin's Cookin'" features Cedar Walton on piano, a great version of Cedar's "Fiesta Espanol", Buster Williams on bass and a very enthused Junior on sax - my favorite cut is the lengthy track I played tonight "Illusion of Grandeur".




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