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Jimmie Noone, Alan Broadbent, Kendra Shank, Virgil Jones

04/23/12 9:00PM By George Thomas

We celebrate the birthdays of: New Orleans clarinetist & bandleader Jimmie Noone; pianist Alan Broadbent; vocalist Kendra Shank, who sings the Abbey Lincoln catalog. We also note the passing of trumpeter Virgil Jones who worked with Rahsaan Roland Kirk and Dee Dee Bridgewater.

Playlist

9:00pm

Morning Dew
Artist Name: Steve Kuhn Trio
Composer: Steve Kuhn
Soloists: Steve Kuhn-Piano ; Steve Swallow-Bass ; Joey Baron-Drums
CD/Album: Wisteria
Record co./Cat #: ECM 2257
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

9:07pm

Be Bop
Artist Name: Arturo Sandoval
Composer: Dizzy Gillespie
Soloists: Arturo Sandoval-Trumpet ; Zane Musa-Alto Sax ; Shelley Berg-Piano
CD/Album: Dear Diz (Every Day I Think Of You)
Record co./Cat #: Concord Jazz 33020-02
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

9:15pm

My Monday Date / Sweet Sue (Just You)
Artist Name: Jimmy Noone
Composer: Earl Hines / Harris, Young
Soloists: Jimmy Noone-Clarinet ; Earl Hines-Piano
CD/Album: Apex Blues
Record co./Cat #: GRP/Decca Jazz 633-2
Release Year: 1928
Note: Birthday: Jimmy Noone 4.23.1895
 

9:23pm

The Music Is The Magic
Artist Name: Kendra Shank
Composer: Abbey Lincoln
Soloists: Kendra Shank-Vocals, Kalimba ; Billy Drewes-Soprano Sax ; Ben Monder-Guitar ; Frank Kimbrough-Piano
CD/Album: A Sprit Free - Abbey Lincoln Songbook
Record co./Cat #: Challenge Records 73253
Release Year: 2006
Note: Birthday: Kendra Shank 4.23.1958
 

9:32pm

Spring Is Here
Artist Name: Alan Broadbent
Composer: Rodgers & Hart
Soloists: Alan Broadbent-Piano
CD/Album: Every Time I Think Of You
Record co./Cat #: Artistry Music 7011
Release Year: 2005
Note: Birthday: Alan Broadbent 4.23.1947
 

9:37pm

Undecided
Artist Name: Dee Dee Bridgewater
Composer: Sid Robin, Charles Shavers
Soloists: Dee Dee Bridgewater-Vocals ; Virgil Jones-Trumpet
CD/Album: Dear Ella
Record co./Cat #: Verve 314 537 896-2
Release Year: 1997
Note: R.I.P. Virgil Jones 4.23.2012
 

9:45pm

Wisteria
Artist Name: Steve Kuhn Trio
Composer: Art Farmer
Soloists: Steve Kuhn-Piano ; Steve Swallow-Bass ; Joey Barron-Drums
CD/Album: Wisteria
Record co./Cat #: ECM 2257
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

9:51pm

I'll Remember April
Artist Name: Jim Hall & Ron Carter
Composer: Raye, DePaul, Johnston
Soloists: Jim Hall-Guitar ; Ron Carter-Bass
CD/Album: Alone Together
Record co./Cat #: Milestone 9045
Release Year: 1972
 

9:59pm

Oh, Lady Be Good
Artist Name: Dee Dee Bridgewater
Composer: George & Ira Gershwin
Soloists: Dee Dee Bridgewater-Vocals ; Virgil Jones-Trumpet
CD/Album: Dear Ella
Record co./Cat #: Verve 314 537 896-2
Release Year: 1997
Note: R.I.P. Virgil Jones 4.23.2012
 

10:02pm

Poinciana
Artist Name: Ahmad Jamal Trio
Composer: Nat Simon, Buddy Bernier
Soloists: Ahmad Jamal-Piano
CD/Album: The Complete Ahmad Jamal Trio Argo Sessions 1956-62
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic 9-246
Release Year: 1958
Note: New Reissue
 

10:11pm

Reflections In Blue / Blue Skies
Artist Name: Kendra Shank Quartet
Composer: K. Shank / I. Berlin
Soloists: Kendra Shank-Vocals ; Frank Kimbrough-Piano
CD/Album: Mosaic
Record co./Cat #: Challenge Records 73279
Release Year: 2009
Note: Birthday: Kendra Shank 4.23.1958
 

10:21pm

Greensleeves
Artist Name: The John Coltrane Quartet
Composer: Trad.
Conductor: Eric Dolphy
Soloists: John Coltrane-Soprano Sax ; McCoy Tyner-Piano ; Reggie Workman-Bass ; Elvin Jones-Drums
CD/Album: The Complete Africa/Brass Sessions
Record co./Cat #: Impulse! 2-168
Release Year: 1961
Note: Listener Request
 

10:30pm

Nature Boy
Artist Name: Shawnn Monteiro
Composer: Eden Ahbez
Soloists: Shawnn Monteiro-Vocals
CD/Album: To Carmen With Love
Record co./Cat #: Whaling City Sound 057
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

10:36pm

Reeds And Deeds
Artist Name: Rahsaan Roland Kirk
Composer: Roland Kirk
Soloists: Rahsaan Roland Kirk-Tenor Sax, Manzello, Stritch, Flute ; Virgil Jones-Trumpet
CD/Album: Jazz Masters 27
Record co./Cat #: Verve 314 522 062-2
Release Year: 1963
Note: R.I.P. Virgil Jones 4.23.2012
 

10:44pm

Con Alma (With Soul)
Artist Name: Arturo Sandoval
Composer: Dizzy Gillespie
Soloists: Arturo Sandoval-Trumpet
CD/Album: Dear Diz (Every Day I Think Of You)
Record co./Cat #: Concord Jazz 33020-02
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

12:00am

Myself When I Am Real
Artist Name: Charles Mingus
Composer: Charles Mingus
Soloists: Charles Mingus-Piano
CD/Album: Mingus Plays Piano
Record co./Cat #: Impulse! 217
Release Year: 1963
Note: Birthday: Charles Mingus 4.22.1922
 
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