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Yip Harburg, Billie Holiday, Carmen McRae

04/09/12 9:00PM By George Thomas

We celebrate the birthday of one of my favorite lyricist, Yip Harburg, author of "April In Paris," "Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe," "It's Only A Paper Moon," "Over The Rainbow," "Brother, Can You Spare A Dime" and many others. We also celebrate the birthdays of the vocalists, Billie Holiday and Carmen McRae.

Playlist

9:00pm

Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead
Artist Name: Tierney Sutton
Composer: E.Y. Harburg, Harold Arlen
Soloists: Tierney Sutton-Vocals
CD/Album: Something Cool
Record co./Cat #: Telarc Jazz 83548
Release Year: 2002
Note: Birthday: Yip Harburg 4.8.1896
 

9:04pm

April In Paris
Artist Name: Sarah Vaughan with Clifford Brown
Composer: Vernon Duke, E.Y. Yip Harburg
Soloists: Sarah Vaughan-Vocals ; Clifford Brown-Trumpet
CD/Album: Sarah Vaughan with Clifford Brown
Record co./Cat #: EmArcy 814 641-2
Release Year: 1954
Note: Birthday: Yip Harburg 4.8.1896
 

9:10pm

Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?
Artist Name: Andy Bey
Composer: Yip Harburg, Jay Gorney
Soloists: Andy Bey-Piano & Vocals ; Peter Washington-Bass ; Kenny Washington-Drums
CD/Album: Ain't Necessarily So
Record co./Cat #: 12th Street Records 9292982-2
Release Year: 1997
Note: Birthday: Yip Harburg 4.8.1896
 

9:28pm

Happiness Is A Thing Called Joe
Artist Name: Abbey Lincoln
Composer: Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg
Soloists: Abbey Lincoln-Vocals ; Wynton Kelly-Piano ; Sonny Rollins-Tenor Sax ; Kenny Dorham-Trumpet
CD/Album: That's Him!
Record co./Cat #: Riverside 251
Release Year: 1957
Note: Birthday: Yip Harburg 4.8.1896
 

9:26pm

The Entertainer
Artist Name: Marcus Roberts Trio
Composer: Scott Joplin
Soloists: Marcus Roberts-Piano ; Roland Guerin-Bass ; Jason Marsalis-Drums
CD/Album: New Orleans Meets Harlem, Volume 1
Record co./Cat #: J-Master Records 85573
Release Year: 2009
Note: New
 

9:34pm

Monkery's The Blues (Blue Monk)
Artist Name: Carmen McRae
Composer: Thelonious Monk, Abbey Lincoln
Soloists: Carmen McRae-Vocals ; Eric Gunnison-Piano ; George Mraz-Bass ; Clifford Jordan-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Carmen Sings Monk
Record co./Cat #: Novus 3086-2
Release Year: 1988
Note: Birthday: Carmen McRae 4.8.1920
 

9:38pm

Day In Day Out
Artist Name: Billie Holiday
Composer: Mercer, Bloom
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
Note: Birthday: Billie Holiday 4.7.1915
 

9:47pm

Relaxin'
Artist Name: Willie "The Lion" Smith
Composer: Willie "The Lion" Smith
Soloists: Willie "The Lion" Smith-Piano
CD/Album: Luckey & The Lion: Harlem Piano
Record co./Cat #: Good Time Jazz 10035-2
Release Year: 1958
 

9:51pm

It's Only A Paper Moon
Artist Name: Paul McCartney
Composer: Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg, Billy Rose
Soloists: Paul McCartney-Vocals ; Diana Krall-Piano ; John Pizzarelli-Guitar ; Andy Stein-Violin
CD/Album: Kisses On The Bottom
Record co./Cat #: Hear Music/Concord Music 33369-02
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

9:53pm

Over The Rainbow
Artist Name: Mac Gollehon
Composer: Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg
Soloists: Mac Gollehon-Trumpet ; Ronnie Cuber-Baritone Sax ; Amina Claudine Myers-Organ ; Melvin Sparks-Guitar
CD/Album: Oddyssey Of Nostalgia
Record co./Cat #: American Showplace Music 24232
Release Year: 2011
Note: Birthday: Yip Harburg 4.8.1896
 

10:01pm

Here's That Rainy Day
Artist Name: Eric Alexander & Vincent Herring
Composer: Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen
Soloists: Eric Alexander-Tenor Sax ; Vincent Herring-Alto Sax
CD/Album: Friendly Fire
Record co./Cat #: HighNote 7232
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

10:10pm

Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?
Artist Name: Abbey Lincoln featuring Stan Getz
Composer: Yip Harburg, Jay Gorney
Soloists: Abbey Lincoln-Vocals ; Stan Getz-Tenor Sax ; Hank Jones-Piano
CD/Album: You Gotta Pay The Band
Record co./Cat #: Verve 314 511 110-2
Release Year: 1991
Note: Birthday: Yip Harburg 4.8.1896
 

10:16pm

Bag's Groove
Artist Name: Mark Sherman
Composer: Milt Jackson
Soloists: Mark Sherman-Vibes ; Bill Cunliffe-Hammond B3
CD/Album: The L.A. Sessions
Record co./Cat #: Miles High Records 8617
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

10:27pm

Sunny
Artist Name: Stanley Turrentine
Composer: Hebb
Soloists: Stanley Turrentine-Tenor Sax ; McCoy Tyner-Piano
CD/Album: The Spoiler
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 53359
Release Year: 1966
 

10:34pm

This Is The Life
Artist Name: Ahmad Jamal
Composer: Lee Adams, Charles Strouse
Soloists: Ahmad Jamal-Piano
CD/Album: Blue Moon
Record co./Cat #: Jazz Village 570001
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

10:42pm

El Swing
Artist Name: John Scofield, Chick Corea, Eddie Gomez, Jack DeJohnette
Composer: John Scofield
Soloists: John Scofield-Guitar ; Chick Corea-Piano ; Eddie Gomez-Bass ; Jack DeJohnette-Drums
CD/Album: Miles Espanol - New Sketches Of Spain
Record co./Cat #: Eone Music 2104
Release Year: 2011
Note: New
 

10:49pm

Strollin' Down Bourbon Street
Artist Name: Pete Zimmer
Composer: George Garzone
Soloists: Pete Zimmer-Drums ; George Garzone-Tenor Sax ; Peter Bernstein-Guitar
CD/Album: Prime Of Life
Record co./Cat #: Tippin' Records 1108
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

10:55pm

I'm Yours
Artist Name: Billie Holiday
Composer: Green, Harburg
Soloists: Billie Holiday-Vocals
CD/Album: Lady Day
Record co./Cat #: Commodore Records 7001
Release Year: 1944
Note: Birthday: Billie Holiday 4.7.1915
 
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