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Dave Frishberg, Stefon Harris, King Pleasure, Aretha Franklin

03/23/12 9:00PM By George Thomas

We celebrate four birthdays tonight including the humorist, lyricist, pianist & vocalist Dave Frishberg; composer & vibes player Stefon Harris; King Pleasure, famous for setting lyrics to existing jazz solos and vocalist Aretha Franklin.

Playlist

9:00pm

Pyramid
Artist Name: The Modern Jazz Quartet
Composer: Ray Brown
Soloists: Milt Jackson-Vibes ; John Lewis-Piano
CD/Album: The Complete Atlantic Studio Recordings Of The Modern Jazz Quartet 1956-64
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic 7-249
Release Year: 1959
Note: Listener Request
 

9:11pm

All Night Long
Artist Name: Aretha Franklin
Composer: C. Lewis
Soloists: Aretha Franklin-Vocals ; Ray Bryant-Piano ; Al Sears-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Jazz To Soul
Record co./Cat #: Columbia/Legacy 48515-2
Release Year: 1960
Note: Birthday: Aretha Franklin 3.25.1942
 

9:23pm

I'm In The Mood For Love
Artist Name: King Pleasure & Blossom Dearie
Composer: Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh
Soloists: King Pleasure-Vocals ; Blossom Dearie-Vocals
CD/Album: The Bebop Singers
Record co./Cat #: Prestige 24216-2
Release Year: 1952
Note: Birthday: King Pleasure 3.24.1922
 

9:26pm

Mondsee Variation II
Artist Name: Paul Bley
Composer: Paul Bley
Soloists: Paul Bley-Piano
CD/Album: Solo In Mondsee
Record co./Cat #: ECM 1786
Release Year: 2007
Note: Listener Request
 

9:31pm

My Attorney Bernie
Artist Name: Dave Frishberg
Composer: Dave Frishberg
Soloists: Dave Frishberg-Piano, Vocals
CD/Album: Dave Frishberg At The Jazz Bakery: Retromania
Record co./Cat #: Arbors Jazz Records 19334
Release Year: 2005
Note: Birthday: Dave Frishberg 3.23.1933
 

9:35pm

Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most
Artist Name: Regina Carter
Composer: T. Wolf, Fran Landesman
Soloists: Regina Carter-Violin ; Kenny Barron-Piano
CD/Album: Rhythms Of The Heart
Record co./Cat #: Verve 314 547 177-2
Release Year: 1999
 

9:42pm

Squeeze, Squeeze
Artist Name: Ray Vega
Composer: Ray Vega
Soloists: Ray Vega-Trumpet
CD/Album: Squeeze, Squeeze
Record co./Cat #: Palmetto Records 2097
Release Year: 2004
 

9:48pm

Freddie Freeloader
Artist Name: Chano Dominguez
Composer: Miles Davis
Soloists: Chano Dominguez-Piano
CD/Album: Flamenco Sketches
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 79453 2
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

9:57pm

I'm Hip
Artist Name: Dave Frishberg
Composer: Dave Frishberg
Soloists: Dave Frishberg-Piano, Vocals
CD/Album: Classics
Record co./Cat #: Concord Jazz 4462
Release Year: 1991
Note: Birthday: Dave Frishberg 3.23.1933
 

10:02pm

Besame Mucho
Artist Name: Tania Maria
Composer: Consuelo Velázquez, Sunny Skylar
Soloists: Tania Maria-Piano, Vocals
CD/Album: Intimidade
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 51935
Release Year: 2005
 

10:07pm

All The Things You Are
Artist Name: Johnny Griffin
Composer: Jerome Kern-Oscar Hammerstein II
Soloists: Johnny Griffin-Tenor Sax ; John Coltrane-Tenor Sax ; Hank Mobley-Tenor Sax ; Wynton Kelly-Piano ; Lee Morgan-Trumpet ; Art Blakey-Drums
CD/Album: A Blowin' Session
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 99009 2
Release Year: 1957
 

10:17pm

Quality Time
Artist Name: Dave Frishberg
Composer: Dave Frishberg
Soloists: Dave Frishberg-Piano, Vocals
CD/Album: Do You Miss New York?
Record co./Cat #: Arbors Jazz Records 19291
Release Year: 2003
Note: Birthday: Dave Frishberg 3.23.1933
 

10:22pm

It Never Entered My Mind
Artist Name: Miles Davis
Composer: Rodgers & Hart
Soloists: Miles Davis-Trumpet ; John Coltrane-Tenor Sax ; Red Garland-Piano
CD/Album: Chronicle: The Complete Prestige Recordings
Record co./Cat #: Prestige 012-2
Release Year: 1956
Note: Listener Request
 

10:27pm

Turn Out The Stars
Artist Name: Karrin Allyson
Composer: Bill Evans, Gene Lees
Soloists: Karrin Allyson-Vocals, Piano ; Bob Sheppard-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: 'Round Midnight
Record co./Cat #: Concord Jazz 32662-02
Release Year: 2011
Note: New
 

10:31pm

I'll Remember April
Artist Name: Charles Mingus
Composer: Don Raye, Gene DePaul, Patricia Johnston
Soloists: Charles Mingus-Bass ; Bud Powell-Piano ; Eric Dolphy-Alto Sax ; Booker Ervin-Tenor Sax ; Ted Curson-Trumpet ; Dannie Richmond-Drums
CD/Album: Passions Of A Man
Record co./Cat #: Rhino/Atlantic Jazz 72871
Release Year: 1960
 

10:47pm

Artist Name: Tim Berne
Composer: Tim Berne
Soloists: Tim Berne-Alto Sax ; Matt Mitchell-Piano
CD/Album: Snakeoil
Record co./Cat #: ECM 2234
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

11:01pm

Sunset And The Mocking Bird
Artist Name: Stefon Harris
Composer: Duke Ellington
Soloists: Stefon Harris-Vibes ; Xavier Davis-Piano
CD/Album: African Tarantella
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 41090 2
Release Year: 2006
Note: Birthday: Stefon Harris 3.23.1973
 

11:07pm

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Artist Name: Brad Mehldau Trio
Composer: Brad Mehldau
Soloists: Brad Mehldau-Piano ; Larry Grenadier-Bass ; Jeff Ballard-Drums
CD/Album: Ode
Record co./Cat #: Nonesuch 529689-2
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

11:15pm

Summertime
Artist Name: Stefon Harris & Jacky Terrasson
Composer: Gershwin-Gershwin-Heyward
Soloists: Stefon Harris-Vibes ; Jacky Terrasson-Piano
CD/Album: Kindred
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 31868 2
Release Year: 2001
Note: Birthday: Stefon Harris 3.23.1973
 

11:23pm

Jovan
Artist Name: Dudley Owens / Aaron Wright Band
Composer: Aaron Immanuel Wright
Soloists: Dudley Owens-Tenor Sax ; Aaron Immanuel Wright-Bass
CD/Album: People Calling
Record co./Cat #: Origin Records 82611
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

11:29pm

Prisoner Of Love
Artist Name: Marianne Solivan
Composer: Leo Robin, Clarence Gaskill, Russ Columbo
Soloists: Marianne Solivan-Vocals
CD/Album: Prisoner Of Love
Record co./Cat #: Hipnotic Records 10007
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

11:35pm

Jackals And Hounds
Artist Name: Johnny Padilla
Composer: Johnny Padilla
Soloists: Johnny Padilla-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Bright Morning
Record co./Cat #: www.johnnypadilla.com
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

11:45pm

This Bitter Earth
Artist Name: Aretha Franklin
Composer: C. Otis
Soloists: Aretha Franklin-Vocals, Piano
CD/Album: Jazz To Soul
Record co./Cat #: Columbia/Legacy 48515-2
Release Year: 1964
Note: Birthday: Aretha Franklin 3.25.1942
 

11:50pm

Mondsee Variation X
Artist Name: Paul Bley
Composer: Paul Bley
Soloists: Paul Bley-Piano
CD/Album: Solo In Mondsee
Record co./Cat #: ECM 1786
Release Year: 2007
Note: Listener Request
 

11:55pm

Gotta Get Me Some ZZZ
Artist Name: Dave Frishberg
Composer: Dave Frishberg
Soloists: Dave Frishberg-Piano, Vocals
CD/Album: Dave Frishberg At The Jazz Bakery: Retromania
Record co./Cat #: Arbors Jazz Records 19334
Release Year: 2005
Note: Birthday: Dave Frishberg 3.23.1933
 
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