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Songs To Inspire Giving

02/04/10 9:00PM By George Thomas

We share songs about money and classic jazz to inspire giving in support of Vermont Public Radio and all the programming that you enjoy and depend on day in and day out. Please take a moment and make a pledge of financial support by calling 1-800-639-6391 or by going to vpr.net. And thanks.



Begin The Beguine
Artist Name: Artie Shaw And His Orchestra
Composer: Cole Porter
Soloists: Artie Shaw-Clarinet
CD/Album: Classic Artie Shaw Bluebird And Victor Sessions
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic 7-244
Release Year: 1938


What A Little Moonlight Can Do
Artist Name: Billie Holiday
Composer: H. Woods
Soloists: Billie Holiday-Vocals ; Ben Webster-Tenor Sax ; Benny Goodman-Clarinet
CD/Album: The Collection, Volume 1
Record co./Cat #: Columbia/Legacy 87067
Release Year: 1935


Honey Hush
Artist Name: Barney Bigard And His Orchestra
CD/Album: Duke Ellington: 1936-1940 Small Group Sessions
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic 7-235
Release Year: 1939


Pennies From Heaven
Artist Name: Susie Arioli Band featuring Jordan Officer
Composer: Johnny Burke/Arthur Johnston
Soloists: Susie Arioli-Vocals & Snare ; Jordan Officer-Guitar
CD/Album: Pennies From Heaven
Record co./Cat #: Justin Time 181-2
Release Year: 2002


Swing Gitane
Artist Name: Frank Vignola
Composer: Django Reinhardt
Soloists: Frank Vignola-Guitar
CD/Album: 100 Years Of Django
Record co./Cat #: Azica Records 72244
Release Year: 2010
Note: New


Beethoven Riffs On
Artist Name: The John Kirby Sextet
CD/Album: The Biggest Little Band In The Land
Record co./Cat #: ASV/Living Era 5304
Release Year: 1941


Romance Without Finance
Artist Name: Tiny Grimes Quintet
Composer: Tiny Grimes
Soloists: Charlie Parker-Alto Sax ; Tiny Grimes-Guitar & Vocal
CD/Album: Bird-The Savoy Recordings, Vol. 1
Record co./Cat #: Savoy Jazz 4402
Release Year: 1944


It's All Right With Me
Artist Name: Oscar Peterson
Composer: Cole Porter
Soloists: Oscar Peterson-Piano
CD/Album: Plays The Cole Porter Songbook
Record co./Cat #: Verve 821 987-2
Release Year: 1959


A Lot To Remember
Artist Name: Lorraine Feather
Composer: Arkin/Feather
Soloists: Lorraine Feather-Vocals
CD/Album: Ages
Record co./Cat #: Jazzed Media 1047
Release Year: 2010
Note: New


Blues En Mineur
Artist Name: Swing Noire
Composer: Django Reinhardt
CD/Album: Hot Jazz In The Tradition Of Django Reinhardt & The Quintette Of The Hot Club Of France
Record co./Cat #: www.swingnoire.com
Release Year: 2010
Note: New


There's A Small Hotel
Artist Name: Bill Mays Trio
CD/Album: Mays At The Movies
Record co./Cat #: Steeplechase 31684
Release Year: 2009
Note: New


It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
Artist Name: Gia Notte
Composer: Duke Ellington
Soloists: Gia Notte-Vocals
CD/Album: Shades
Record co./Cat #: Gnote Records 1002
Release Year: 2010
Note: New


Keepin' In The Groove
Artist Name: Bud Powell
Composer: Bud Powell
Soloists: Bud Powell-Piano ; Paul Chambers-Bass ; Arthur Taylor-Drums
CD/Album: The Complete Bud Powell Blue Note And Roost recordings
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 30083 2
Release Year: 1957


Artist Name: Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five
Composer: F. Moore
Soloists: Louis Jordan-Vocals & Alto Sax
CD/Album: The Best Of
Record co./Cat #: MCA 4079
Release Year: 1945


Bill Bailey Won't You Please Come Home
Artist Name: Earl Hines, Jonah Jones, Buddy Tate & Cozy Cole
Composer: Cannon
CD/Album: Back On The Street
Record co./Cat #: Chiaroscuro Records 118
Release Year: 1972


They Can't Take That Away From Me
Artist Name: Sarah Vaughan
Composer: George & Ira Gershwin
Soloists: Sarah Vaughan-Vocals
CD/Album: Swingin' Easy
Record co./Cat #: EmArcy 314 514 072-2
Release Year: 1954


Bella Swing
Artist Name: Jason Bodlovich Quartet
Composer: Jason Bodlovich
Soloists: Jason Bodlovich-Guitar
CD/Album: The Culprit
Record co./Cat #: www.jasonbodlovich.com
Release Year: 2009
Note: New


Artist Name: Django Reinhardt NY Festival
Composer: Django Reinhardt
CD/Album: Live At Birdland
Record co./Cat #: Division One/Atlantic 83498-2
Release Year: 2001


'Round Midnight
Artist Name: Jaki Byard
Composer: Thelonious Monk
Soloists: Jaki Byard-Piano
CD/Album: ART-I-Facts
Record co./Cat #: New England Conservatory 2009
Release Year: 2009
Note: New


35th And Dearborn
Artist Name: Jimmy Yancey
Composer: Jimmy Yancey
Soloists: Jimmy Yancey-Piano
CD/Album: Boogie Woogie And Blues Piano
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic Select 030
Release Year: 1940


Artist Name: Mort Weiss
Composer: Charlie Chaplin
Soloists: Mort Weiss-Clarinet
CD/Album: Raising The Bar
Record co./Cat #: SMSJazz 21752
Release Year: 2010
Note: New


Dedicated To You
Artist Name: Kurt Elling
Composer: Sammy Cahn-Saul Chaplin-Hy Zaret
Soloists: Kurt Elling-Vocals ; Ethel String Quartet
CD/Album: Dedicated To You
Record co./Cat #: Concord Jazz 31314 2
Release Year: 2009
Note: Grammy Winner Jazz Vocal Album 2009
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