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Membership Drive Jive

02/03/10 9:00PM By George Thomas

It's VPR's Membership Driveand we ask you to make a pledge of financial support to your public radio station by calling 1-800-639-6391 or by going to vpr.net. Songs to inspire you include: Billie Holiday's Day In Day Out; Benny Carter's Easy Money; Nat King Cole's Got A Penny, Benny and many more. Thanks for your support.



Got A Penny, Benny
Artist Name: The Nat King Cole Trio
Composer: Scherman, May
Soloists: Nat King Cole-Vocals & Piano ; Oscar Moore-Guitar ; Johnny Miller-Bass
CD/Album: Cool Cole
Record co./Cat #: Proper Box 31
Release Year: 1943


Cash For Your Trash
Artist Name: Fats Waller and His Rhythm
Composer: Fats Waller-E. Kirkeby
Soloists: Fats Waller-Piano & Vocals
CD/Album: The Indispensable, Vol. 9/10 (1940-1943)
Record co./Cat #: RCA 66466-2
Release Year: 1941


Alligator (based on Valentine Stomp)
Artist Name: Lorraine Feather
Composer: Fats Waller & Lorraine Feather
Soloists: Lorraine Feather-Vocals ; Dick Hyman-Piano
CD/Album: New York City Drag
Record co./Cat #: Rhomeus Records 7020


Stompin' At The Savoy
Artist Name: Benny Goodman Quartet
Composer: Sampson-Goodman-Webb
Soloists: Benny Goodman-Clarinet ; Lionel Hampton-Vibes ; Teddy Wilson-Piano ; Gene Krupa-Drums
CD/Album: Complete Legendary 1938 Carnegie Hall Concert
Record co./Cat #: Columbia/Legacy
Release Year: 1938


How High The Moon
Artist Name: Django Reinhardt et Stephane Grappelli
Soloists: Django Reinhardt-Guitar ; Stephane Grappelli-Violin
CD/Album: Le Quintette Du Hot Club De France
Record co./Cat #: Vogue 600121
Release Year: 1947


Money In The Pocket
Artist Name: Cannonball Adderley Quintet
Composer: Joe Zawinul
Soloists: Cannonball Adderley-Alto Sax ; Nat Adderley-Cornet ; Joe Zawinul-Piano ; Victor Gaskin-Bass ; Roy McCurdy-Drums
CD/Album: Cannonball In Japan
Record co./Cat #: Capitol Jazz 7 93560-2
Release Year: 1966


I Love Being Here With You
Artist Name: Diana Krall
Composer: Peggy Lee & William Schluger
Soloists: Diana Krall-Vocals & Piano ; Anthony Wilson-Guitar ; John Clayton-Bass ; Jeff Hamilton-Drums
CD/Album: Live In Paris
Record co./Cat #: Verve 440 065 109-2
Release Year: 2002


Artist Name: Marc Ribot
Composer: Frantz Casseus
Marc Ribot
Soloists: Marc Ribot-Guitar
CD/Album: Haitian Suite
Record co./Cat #: Music Of The World
Release Year: 1987


Samba De Orpheus
Artist Name: Charles Neville & Diversity
Composer: Antonio Carlos Jobim
Soloists: Charles Neville-Alto Sax ; Rachel Van Voorhees-Harp ; James Singleton-Bass ; John Vidacovich-Drums
CD/Album: Charles Neville & Diversity
Record co./Cat #: LaserLight 15 330
Release Year: 1990


Just A Closer Walk With Me
Artist Name: Allen Toussaint
Composer: Trad.
Soloists: Allen Toussaint-Piano ; Don Byron-Clarinet
CD/Album: The Bright Mississippi
Record co./Cat #: Nonesuch 480380-2
Release Year: 2009
Note: New


I'm Confessin'
Artist Name: Louis Armstrong & His Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra
Composer: Neiburg-Daugherty-Reynolds
Soloists: Louis Armstrong-Vocals & Trumpet ; Ceele Burke-Steel Guitar
CD/Album: The Essential
Record co./Cat #: Columbia/Legacy 89280
Release Year: 1930


Limbo Jazz
Artist Name: Duke Ellington & Coleman Hawkins
Composer: Duke Ellington
Soloists: Duke Ellington-Piano ; Coleman Hawkins-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Duke Ellington & Coleman Hawkins
Record co./Cat #: Impulse!
Release Year: 1962


Besame Mucho
Artist Name: The Frank And Joe Show
Composer: Consuelo Velasquez
Soloists: Jane Monheit-Vocals ; Frank Vignola-Guitar ; Joe Ascione-Drums
CD/Album: 33 1/2
Record co./Cat #: Hyena Records 9320
Release Year: 2004
Note: In Concert: 2.13.10 Jane Monheit UVM Lane Series, Burlington , VT


Skating In Central Park
Artist Name: Bill Evans & Jim Hall
Composer: John Lewis
Soloists: Bill Evans-Piano ; Jim Hall-Guitar
CD/Album: Undercurrent
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 7 90583-2
Release Year: 1962


Day In Day Out
Artist Name: Billie Holiday
Composer: Rube Bloom-Johnny Mercer
Soloists: Billie Holiday-Vocals ; Harry "Sweets" Edison-Trumpet ; Ben Webster-Tenor Sax ; Jimmy Rowles-Piano ; Barney Kessel-Guitar ; Alvin Stoller-Drums
CD/Album: Songs For Distingue Lovers
Record co./Cat #: Verve 815 055-2
Release Year: 1957


Blues Skies
Artist Name: The John Kirby Sextet
Composer: Irving Berlin
Soloists: John Kirby-Bass ; Charlie Shavers-Trumpet ; Buster Bailey-Clarinet ; Russell Procope-Alto Sax ; Billy Kyle-Piano ; O' Neil Spencer-Drums
CD/Album: The Biggest Little Band In The Land
Record co./Cat #: ASV/Living Era 5304
Release Year: 1939


Easy Money
Artist Name: Milt Jackson
Composer: Benny Carter
Soloists: Milt Jackson-Vibes ; Benny Carter-Alto Sax ; Joe Pass-Guitar ; Tommy Flanagan-Piano
CD/Album: To bags...With Love - Memorial Album
Record co./Cat #: Pablo 2310-967-2
Release Year: 1976


Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?
Artist Name: Andy Bey
Composer: Yip Harburg, Jay Gorney
Soloists: Andy Bey-Piano & Vocals
CD/Album: Ain't Necessarily So
Record co./Cat #: 12th Street Records 9292982-2
Release Year: 2007


The Man I Love
Artist Name: Frank Vignola
Composer: Gershwin & Gershwin
Soloists: Frank Vignola-Guitar
CD/Album: Vignola Plays Gershwin
Record co./Cat #: Mel Bay Records 10122
Release Year: 2006
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