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Summer Membership Drive Jazz

06/19/12 9:00PM By George Thomas

It's the first day of VPR's Summer Membership Drive and we look to you to support Jazz and all the programming you love by making the call to 1-800-639-6391 or by going to VPR.net. Pledge what you can, you decide the amount, but please make your pledge now. And thanks.



Artist Name: Roberta Gambarini
Composer: Harry "Sweets" Edison, Jon Hendricks
Soloists: Roberta Gambarini-Vocals ; James Moody-Vocals, Tenor Sax ; Tamir Hendelman-Piano
CD/Album: Easy To Love
Record co./Cat #: Kindred Rhythm / Groovin' High 1122
Release Year: 2006


Just The Two Of Us
Artist Name: Stephane Grappelli & Toots Thielemans
Composer: Simpson, Thompson
Soloists: Stephane Grappelli-Violin ; Toots Thielemans-Harmonica
CD/Album: Bringing It Together
Record co./Cat #: LiSem Enterprises 801
Release Year: 2011


If I Were A Bell
Artist Name: The Miles Davis Quintet
Composer: Frank Loesser
Soloists: Miles Davis-Trumpet ; John Coltrane-Tenor Sax ; Red Garland-Piano ; Paul Chambers-Bass ; Philly Joe Jones-Drums
CD/Album: Relaxin' With The Miles Davis Quintet
Record co./Cat #: Prestige 8104-2
Release Year: 1956


Pennies From Heaven
Artist Name: Sarah Vaughan
Composer: Arthur Johnson, Johnny Burke
Soloists: Sarah Vaughan-Vocals ; Jimmy Jones-Piano
CD/Album: Swingin' Easy
Record co./Cat #: EmArcy 314 514 072-2
Release Year: 1957


Naptown Blues
Artist Name: Oscar Peterson
Composer: Wes Montgomery
Soloists: Oscar Peterson-Piano ; Herb Ellis-Guitar
CD/Album: The Will To Swing
Record co./Cat #: Verve 847 203-2
Release Year: 1969


Free To Be
Artist Name: Wynton Marsalis Quartet
Composer: Wynton Marsalis
Soloists: Wynton Marsalis-Trumpet ; Eric Lewis-Piano
CD/Album: The Magic Hour
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 91717 2
Release Year: 2004


New Rhumba
Artist Name: Miles Davis & Gil Evans
Composer: Ahmad Jamal
Gil Evans
Conductor: Gil Evans
Soloists: Miles Davis-Trumpet
CD/Album: The Complete Columbia Studio Recordings
Record co./Cat #: Columbia/Legacy 67397
Release Year: 1957


Everything I've Got
Artist Name: Sara Gazarek
Composer: Rodgers & Hart
Soloists: Sara Gazarek-Vocals
CD/Album: Blossom & Bee
Record co./Cat #: Palmetto Records 2155-2
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


Artist Name: Bill Evans
Composer: Cy Coleman
Soloists: Bill Evans-Piano ; Eddie Gomez-Bass
CD/Album: Live At Art D'Lugoff's Top Of The Gate
Record co./Cat #: Resonance Records 2012
Release Year: 1968
Note: New


Artist Name: Aurora Nealand & The Royal Roses
Composer: George & Ira Gershwin
Soloists: Aurora Nealand-Soprano Sax ; Tom McDermott-Piano
CD/Album: A Tribute To Sidney Bechet
Record co./Cat #: www.auroranealand.com
Release Year: 2011


You Are My Sunshine
Artist Name: Ray Charles
Composer: Jimmy Davis, Charles Mitchell
Soloists: Ray Charles-Piano, Vocals
CD/Album: Singular Genius - The Complete ABC Singles
Record co./Cat #: Concord Records Pro 0479
Release Year: 1962


Canadian Sunset
Artist Name: Big Joe Burrell
Composer: Eddie Haywood
Soloists: Big Joe Burrell-Tenor Sax ; James Harvey-Piano ; John Rivers-Bass ; Gabe Jarrett-Drums
CD/Album: I'm A Lucky So And So...
Record co./Cat #: BJB 103
Release Year: 2005


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


Artist Name: Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra
Composer: Maria Schneider
Soloists: Rich Perry-Tenor Sax ; Tim Hagans-Trumpet
CD/Album: Evanescence
Record co./Cat #: Enja 8048 2
Release Year: 1994


Day Dream
Artist Name: Marianne Solivan
Composer: Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn
Soloists: Marianne Solivan-Vocals ; Christian McBride-Bass
CD/Album: Prisoner Of Love
Record co./Cat #: Hipnotic Records 10007
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


Con Alma
Artist Name: Dizzy Gillespie & Oscar Peterson
Composer: Dizzy Gillespie
Soloists: Dizzy Gillespie-Trumpet ; Oscar Peterson-Piano
CD/Album: Dizzy Gillespie & Oscar Peterson
Record co./Cat #: Pablo 2310-740-2
Release Year: 1974


You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
Artist Name: David Budway
Composer: Cole Porter
Soloists: David Budway-Piano
CD/Album: A New Kiss
Record co./Cat #: MaxJazz 222
Release Year: 2011


Moody's Groove
Artist Name: The James Moody and Hank Jones Quartet
Composer: Jimmy Heath
Soloists: Roberta Gambarini-Vocals ; James Moody-Vocals, Tenor Sax ; Hank Jones-Piano
CD/Album: Our Delight
Record co./Cat #: IPO Recordings 1013
Release Year: 2008
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