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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Playlist for 4-14-2020 Home - Shorty Show!





This week we delve into my vinyl collection alphabetically and listen to the shortest track of each album; making for good variety, interesting deep cuts and hitting up overlooked or forgotten albums. You can listen in the audio player above. Hope you enjoy - would love some feedback on this idea, whether I should continue with it! Stay safe - Kendo



John Abercrombie - "Reminiscence" - Gateway II (1977)
The lineup with Victor Felman


Cannonball Adderley Quintet - "What Is This Thing Called Love" - At the Lighthouse (1960)

Cannonball Adderley Quintet - "Sticks" - Mercy, Mercy Mercy! (1966)

Cannonball Adderley Quintet - "Walk Tall (Baby, That's What I Need" - 74 Miles Away (1967)

Cannonball Adderley Quintet - "Somewhere" - Swingin' In Seattle (1967)

Nat Adderley Quintet - "The Fifth Labor of Hercules" - Blue Autumns (1983)
Airto and his freaky album covers


Airto - "Ruas do Recifie" - Promises of the Sun (1976)

Mose Allison - "Saturday" - Back Country Suite (1957)

Mose Allison - "Spring Song" - Back Country Suite (1957)

Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt - "Walkin'" - Boss Tenors in Orbit (1962)

Gene Ammons (Howard McGhee and The Blazers) - "Muggin' McGhee" - Heavy Sax (1962)

Roy Ayers - "Don't Hide Your Love" - No Stranger to Love (1979)
And then there's this


Dave Bailey Quintet - "Comin' Home Baby" - Two Feet In the Gutter (1961)

Chet Baker - "What'll I Do" - She Was Too Good To Me (1974) CTI Moment

Chet Baker - "You Can't Go Home Again" - You Can't Go Home Again (1977)

Gary Bartz Ntu Troop - "Africans Unite" - Juju Street Songs (1972)

Count Basie - "Nobody Knows You When You're Down and OUt" - Basie Picks the Winners (1965)

Count Basie - "Help" - Basie's Beatle Bag (1966)

Count Basie - "Hello Young Lovers' - Broadway Basie's... Way (1966)
Not to be outdone... Joe
amps up the freakage game.


Count Basie - "In The Still of The Night" - Hollywood... Basie's Way (1967)

Count Basie - "I Didn't Know What Time It Was" - High Voltage (1970)

Joe Beck - "Cafe Black Rose" - Beck (1972)




Thursday, August 16, 2018

Playlist for 8-14-2018 WFCF - Johnny On the Spot!




This week's theme was "Johnny-On-The-Spot" - all of the tracks were by a John or Jon or Johnny or had one in the band (for new releases). Plenty of Coltrane & McLaughlin and plenty more in the mix! Thanks for tuning in! - Kendo

Hour One:

John Coltrane - "Vilia" & "Impressions" - Both Directions at Once (1963)* 

         3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

Johnny Smith Quartet - "Moonlight in Vermont" - Moonlight in Vermont (1952)

John McLaughlin - "Follow Your Heart", "Song for My Mother" & "Blue in Green" - My Goals Beyond (1970)

Johnny Griffen Orchestra - "So Tired" - Big Soul Band (1960)
with Jon Blanck on tenor sax


Verve Jazz Ensemble - "Ceora" - Connect the Dots (2018)*

John Lewis & Sacha Distel - "All the Things You Are" & "Bag's Groove" - Afternoon in Paris (1956)

Johnny Smith - "S'Wonderful" - Walk Don't Run (1954)

Hour Two:

Wild Bill Davis & Johnny Hodges - "On the Sunny Side of the Street" & "Green Dolphin Street" - Con-Soul and Sax (1965)

Black Art Jazz Collective - "And There She Was, Lovely as Ever" - Armor of Pride (2018)*

John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman - "Lush Life" - John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman (1963)

John Coltrane - "Mr. Knight" - Coltrane Plays the Blues (1960)

Johnny Hartman - "Isn't It Romantic" & "Love is Here to Stay" - Unforgettable (1966)

Johnny Hammond - "Wild Horses" - Wild Horses Rock Steady (1971) CTI Moment
with Jonathan Armstrong on tenor/soprano saxes


Kobie Watkins Grouptet - "Catch This" - Movement (2017)*

Kenny Barron Quintet - "L's Bop" - Concentric Circles (2017)*

Hour Three:

John Coltrane - "Good Bait" - Soultrane (1958) The Ride Home!

Gunther Schuller - "Abstractions" - Jazz Abstractions ()

John Shaw & The Jazz Alliance - "Trumpet Black" - Agenda 1 (2014)

John Handy - "Three In One" & "Projections" - Projections (1968)

Tom Talitsch - "Schlep City" - Wheelhouse (2017)*

Little Johnny Rivero - "Mr. LP" - Music In Me (2015)

John Patitucci - "Postcard" - Imprint (1999)

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

Hour Four:

Johnny Hammond - "Blues Selah" - Breakout (1971) CTI Moment
underrated b3 soul jazz


John Scofield - "Fez" - Bump (1999)

John Scofield - "Hottentot" - A Go Go (1998)

John Abercrombie - "Sing Song" - Gateway 2 (1977)

John McLaughlin & The 4th Dimension - "Miles Beyond" - Live at Ronnie Scott's (2017)

John Scofield - "Green Tea" - A Go Go (1988)

John Coltrane - "Slow Blues" - Both Directions at Once (1963)*

Monday, May 7, 2018

Playlist for 5-8-2018 WFCF - 1977!



"Play It Again Sam" - Spitting to Windward
See more photographs by this artist! (adult content)


This week we explore jazz releases from 1977, including lengthy deep grooves from John Abercrombie, Chet Baker and Art Pepper; as well as new releases including brand new Kenny Barron, Manhattan Transfer and Eddie Henderson! Tune in Tuesday May 8th from 3-7pm eastern by clicking here. St Augustine, Palm Coast, Flagler Beach, Green Cove Springs, Palatka & South Jacksonville can tune in at 88.5FM. See you then! - Kendo




Hour One:

Eliane Elias - "A Little Gossip" - Man of La Mancha (2018)*

Louie Bellson - "Javilla" - Ecue Tirmos Cubanos (1977)

3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

Steve Khan - "Soft Summer Breeze" - Tightrope (1977)
A more straight-ahead 70's Sonny release.


Bill Evans - "Gary's Theme" - You Must Believe in Spring (1977)

Gerald Stockton - "A New Dawn" - A New Dawn (2017)

Art Pepper - "Here's That Rainy Day" - Tokyo Debut (1977)

Freddie Hubbard - "Rainy Day Song" - Bundle of Joy (1977)

Woody Shaw - "Rahsaan's Run" - Rosewood (1977)

Sonny Rollins - "My One and Only Love" - Easy Living (1977)

Chuck Mangione - "Theme from Side Street" - Feels So Good (1977)

Hour Two:

Woody Shaw - "Legend of the Cheops" - Rosewood (1977)

Kenny Barron - "Baile" - Concentric Circles (2017)*

Double Image - "Aerobats" - Double Image (1977)
Woody Shaw - photo by Don Hunstein


Van Morrison - "You're Driving Me Crazy" - You're Driving Me Crazy (2017)*

The Manhattan Transfer - "Swing Balboa (Down on Riverside)" - The Junction (2017)*

Art Blakey - "Time Will Tell" - Gypsy Folk Tales (1977)

Jason Klobnak - "SIK" - Friends and Family ()*

Cal Tjader - "Tu Crees Que?" - Here (1977)

David Ake - "You May Have Already One" - Humanities (2017)*

Hour Three:

Chet Baker - "Un Poco Loco" - You Can't Go Home Again (1977) - The Ride Home!

Benito Gonzalez - "You Taught My Heart to Sing" - Passion, Reverence, Trancendence (2017)*

Eddie Henderson - "Nightride" - Be Cool (2017)*
Great new sounds from a legend.


Yelena Eckemoff - "Condor" - Desert (2015)*

Woody Shaw - "Ronnie's a Dynamite Lady" - Rosewood (1977)

Jen Hodge All Stars - "Southern Lover" - All Is Fair In Love and Jazz (2017)*

The Quintet - "Third Plane" - V.S.O.P. (1977)

Cal Tjader - "The Way You Look Tonight" - Breathe Easy (1977)

Hour Four:

Charles Earland - "Betty Boop" - Revelation (1977) - 5:25

Charles Earland - "Ode to Chicken George" - Revelation (1977)

Nels Cline 4 - "For Each, A Flower) - currents, constellations (2017)*
Beautiful aquatic music!


Pat Metheny - "Sea Song" - Watercolors (1977)

Art Farmer - "Spain" - Something You Got (1977) CTI Moment

Steve Gadd - "Where's Earth" - Steve Gadd Band (2017)* (if time)

John Abercrombie - "Opening" - Gateway II (1977)



Sunday, October 27, 2013

Playlist for 10-29-2013 WFCF - Jazz Greats



"Autumn Colors" - Baris Sabic

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We finally got the weather change down here... can you believe October's almost over? This week's show is full of great music by artists or from albums I haven't programmed often - variety is key for me lately. The 3rd hour of the show we'll have a Halloween theme just for fun. Tune in this Tuesday for stimulating & inspiring jazz from familiar & unfamiliar musicians; 3-7pm eastern. Listen via iHeart by clicking here. See you then! - Kendo



Hour One:

Jimmy Smith - "The Cat" - The Cat (1964)

South Florida Jazz Orchestra - "Everything I've Got Belongs to You" - Trumpet Summit (2012)

    3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

Richard "Groove" Holmes - "These Foolish Things Remind Me of You" - Blues All Day Long (1988)

Barbara Morrison - "Soft Winds" - A Sunday Kind of Love (2012)

Jack Mouse Group - "Winterset" - Range of Motion (2012)


Dave Valentine - "Grandslam" - Light Struck (1986)
Joe Lovano 2004


Joe Lovano - "Six and Four" - Joyous Encounter (2004)

Charles Lloyd - "Little Wahid's Day" - In Europe (recorded 47 years ago today on 10/29/1966)

Mel Torme - "Blue Skies" - (?)

Randy Brecker - "Morning Song" - Score (1969)

Hour Two:

Bob DeVos - "After Burner" - Shadow Box (2012)

Al Cohn & Zoot Sims - "Samba Medley" - Body And Soul (1973)

David Fernandez - "Emancipation Procrastination" - Transition Project (2008)


David Fernandez - "Like Joe" - Dave Fernandez (2012)

Joey DeFrancesco - "I Don't Wanna Be Kissed" - One For Rudy (2013)

Christian McBride - "Gang Gang" - People Music (2012)

Shan Kenner - "The Seventh Trine" - The Behavior of Vibration (2013)

Randy Brecker - "Merry Go Town" -The Brecker Brothers Band Reunion (2011)



Hour Three: Halloween Set


John Abercrombie - "Banshee" - The Third Quartet (2007)

Judy Wexler - "Spooky" - Dreams and Shadows (2008)

Terrence Blanchard - "Anatomy of a Murder" - Jazz in Film (1998)

Bill Evans Trio - "Witchcraft" - Portrait in Jazz (1959)

Duke Pearson - "The Phantom" - The Phantom (1968)

Gene Ammons - "Piece to Keep Away Evil Spirits" - The Black Cat (1970)

LaVerne Butler - "Be a Sweet Pumpkin" - Love Lost and Found Again (2012)

[bedding for announcements] Three Suns - "Danny's Inferno" - Movin' and Groovin' (1962)

Hour Four:


 Ray Baretto - "La Cuna" - La Cuna (1979) - 5:07 CTI Moment

Zbigniew Namyslowski - "Kaloryfer" - Jasmin Lady (1978)

Herbie Hancock - "Cantaloupe Island" - Empyrean Isles (1964)

David Bixler - "Game Face" - Call It a Good Deal (2005)

Chucho Vald├ęs and the Afro-Cuban Messengers - "Caridad Amaro" - Border-Free (2012)

David Sills - "Justin's Dime" - Blue's the New Green (2013)

Project Them - "A Short Swing" - Project Them (2012)

Pat Metheny - "Spirit of the Air" - Orchestrion (2010)



Pat Metheny


ps - in just a few days I'll post my 55 favorite jazz tracks (old & new) for 2013!






Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Playlist for 9-4-12 WFCF - Jazz Greats

Really enjoyed doing the show today, first time on "Jazz Greats". Below is the playlist. You can listen to the show online every Tuesday 3-5pm via Iheart (or 88.5 FM if you're in the area). WFCF plays jazz every weekday from 3 to 7 with lots of cool & tasteful hosts! - DJ Kendo


  • Return to Forever - "You’re Everything" – Light as a Feather 
  • Dave Brubeck Quartet – "Blue Rondo Ala Turk" – Time Out
  • John Coltrane – "It’s Easy to Remember" - Complete Quartet Recordings
  • Allison Paris – "Invitation to the Blues" – Second Chances
  • John Abercrombie - "Blues Connotation" - Within a Song
  • Terry Myers - "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" - Smiles
  • Thelonious Monk - "Round Lights" - Alone in San Francisco
  • Thelonious Monk - "In Walked Bud" – Underground
  • Sybil Gage - "Pigfoot" - Requests from the Bar
  • Bobby Hutcherson - "Clockwise" - Conception: The Gift of Love
  • Jane Monheit - "Taking a Chance on Love" - Taking a Chance on Love
  • Tom Harrell - "Right as Rain" - Number Five
  • Lisa Kelly & JB Scott Jazz 5tet - "Night and Day" - Memories of Tomorrow 
  • Stanley Turrentine/Milt Jackson - "Sister Sanctified" - Cherry
  • Freddie Hubbard - "Naturally" - Sky Dive

    "49 years ago... tomorrow!!"
  •  Sonny Stitt/Paul Gonsalves - "Theme from Lord of the Flies" - Salt and Pepper (recorded 9/5/63)
  • Ermesc Gonzalez - "The E Music" - Ermesc
  • Carol Weisman - "Detour Ahead" - Journey
  • Stanley Turrentine/Milt Jackson - "Speedball" - Cherry
  • Andrew Swift - "Is That So?" - Swift Kick