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.

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Playlist for 12-22-2020 WFCF - Twas 3 Nights Before Christmas!

Listeners loved this!!



This was the "Jazz Greats" pre-Christmas show - plenty of holiday cuts but also new releases and more recent vinyl and cd presents! Thanks to all who tuned in! - Kendo


Hour One:

Duke Ellington - "Sugar Rum Cherry" - The Nutcracker Suite (1960)

Thelonious Monk - "Brilliant Corners" - Brilliant Corners (1956)

          3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

Modern Jazz Quartet - "Precious Joy" - Blues on Bach (1973)

Some unsurpassed versions of non-sacred here...

Frank Sinatra - "Christmas Waltz (alt. version)" - A Jolly Christmas from Frank Sinatra ()

John Patitucci - "Painting" - On the Corner (1989)

Swingle Singers - "Medley: Gloria in Excelsis Deo, O Christmas Tree..." - Jingle Bell Jam

George Kahn Quartet - "You and the Night and the Music" - Dreamcatcher (2020)

Manfredo Fest - "Good King Wenceslaus" - A Concord Jazz Christmas 2 (1996)

Dexter Gordon - "The Squirrel" - The Squirrel (1967)

Hour Two:

John Scofield - "Loose Canon" - Works for Me (2000)

Lou Donaldson - "One Cylinder" - Aligator Bogaloo (1967)

3D Jazz Trio - "Winter Wonderland" - Christmas in 3D (2020)*

Return to Forever - "Vulcan Worlds" - Returns (2008)

Carmen McRae - "The Christmas Song"

Look how young! lol Strong sophomore release.

John Patitucci - "On the Corner" - On The Corner (1989)

Kenny Burrell - "White Christmas" - Have Yourself a Soulful Little Christmas (1966)

Hour Three:

            ~ The Break Room ~

John Scofield - "Big J" - Works for Me (2000) - The Ride Home!

Tadd Dameron - "On a Misty Night" - The Magic Touch (1962)

Warren Wolf - "O Christmas Tree" - Christmas Vibes (2020)*

Frank Sinatra - "Jingle Bells" - A Jolly Christmas from Frank Sinatra (1957)

Duke Ellington - "Arabesque Cookie" - The Nutcracker Suite (1960)

Milt Jackson & Wes Montgomery - "Delilah" - Bags Meets Wes (1961)

Ramsey Lewis - "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" - Sound of Christmas (1961)

Pretty swingin'!

Jimmy Smith - "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" - Christmas '64 (1964)

Hour Four:

J & K - "Dontcha Hear Me Callin' To Ya?" - Stonebone (1969) CTI Moment

Bobby Timmons - "Deck the Halls" - Holiday Soul (1964)

Modern Jazz Quartet - "Rise Up In the Morning" - Blues on Bach (1973)

Stan Kenton - "Angels We Have Heard On High" - A Merry Christmas! (1961)

David Axelrod - "Everything Counts" - Heavy Axe (1974) [Orange Sunset - Jazz Dispensary]

Kenny Burrell - "The Little Drummer Boy" - Have Yourself a Soulful Little Christmas (1966)

Ramsey Lewis - "Merry Christmas, Baby" - Sound of Christmas (1961)

Dexter Gordon - "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" - God Rest Ye Merry Jazzmen (?)

Easy to feature albums by this guy - 
they're so solid!



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