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Hot - Cool Jazz & Summer Membership Drive

06/21/12 9:00PM By George Thomas

Tonight we have more Hot songs and Cool Jazz to help weather the season. You can help by joining in and supporting VPR during our Summer Membership Drive - call 1-800-639-6391 or go to VPR.net and make a pledge of financial support to your Public Radio station.



Gonna Be Another Hot Day
Artist Name: Stephen Douglas
Composer: Harvey Schmidt, Tom Jones
Soloists: Stephen Douglas-Vocals
CD/Album: 110 In The Shade
Record co./Cat #: RCAVictor 1085-2
Release Year: 1963


Too Darn Hot
Artist Name: Janis Seigel
Composer: Cole Porter
Soloists: Janis Seigel-Vocals
CD/Album: The Tender Trap
Record co./Cat #: Monarch Records 1021
Release Year: 1999


Artist Name: Bill Charlap Trio
Composer: L. Bernstein, S. Sondheim
Soloists: Bill Charlap-Piano
CD/Album: Somewhere
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 94807 2
Release Year: 2004


Artist Name: Sidney Bechet
Composer: Gershwin-Gershwin-Heyward
Soloists: Sidney Bechet-Soprano Sax
CD/Album: The Best Of Sidney Bechet
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 28891 2
Release Year: 1939


Artist Name: Lester Young & Count Basie
Composer: M. Parish, H. White
Soloists: Jimmy Rushing-Vocals
CD/Album: Classic Columbia, Okeh And Vocalion Lester Yooung With Count Basie (1936-1940)
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic 4-239
Release Year: 1936


Gone Fishin'
Artist Name: Bing Crosby & Louis Armstrong
Composer: C. Kenny, N. Kenny
Soloists: Bing Crosby-Vocals ; Louis Armstrong-Trumpet, Vocals
CD/Album: Bing Crosby And Some Jazz Friends
Record co./Cat #: GRP/Decca Jazz 603
Release Year: 1951


Sunset & The Mockingbird
Artist Name: Dave McKenna & Joe Temperley
Composer: Duke Ellington
Soloists: Dave McKenna-Piano ; Joe Temperley-Baritone Sax
CD/Album: Sunbeam & Thundercloud
Record co./Cat #: Concord Jazz 4703
Release Year: 1996


Artist Name: Catherine Russell
Composer: Hoagy Carmichael
Soloists: Catherine Russell-Vocals
CD/Album: Strictly Romancin'
Record co./Cat #: World Village 468101
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
Artist Name: Ben Webster & Coleman Hawkins
Composer: Cole Porter
Soloists: Ben Webster-Tenor Sax ; Coleman Hawkins-Tenor Sax ; Oscar Peterson-Piano
CD/Album: Coleman Hawkins Encounters Ben Webster
Record co./Cat #: Verve 823 120-2
Release Year: 1957


In The Evening (When The Sun Goes Down)
Artist Name: Joe Williams
Composer: Leroy Carr, D. Raye
Soloists: Joe Williams-Vocals ; Count Basie Orchestra
CD/Album: Every Day
Record co./Cat #: Verve 314 519 813-2
Release Year: 1955


Artist Name: Claire Daly Quintet
Composer: Steve Hudson
Soloists: Claire Daly-Baritone Sax
CD/Album: Mary Joyce Project: Nothing To Lose
Record co./Cat #: Daly Bread Records 51818
Release Year: 2011
Note: New


Global Warming
Artist Name: Sonny Rollins
Composer: Sonny Rollins
Soloists: Sonny Rollins-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Global Warming
Record co./Cat #: Milestone 9280-2
Release Year: 1998


Blue Skies
Artist Name: Cassandra Wilson
Composer: Irving Berlin
Soloists: Cassandra Wilson-Vocals
CD/Album: Blue Skies
Record co./Cat #: JMT 834 419-2
Release Year: 1988


Artist Name: Eric Reed
Composer: Thelonious Monk
Soloists: Eric Reed-Piano
CD/Album: The Baddest Monk
Record co./Cat #: Savant 2118
Release Year: 2012
Note: Birthday: Eric Reed 6.21.1970


Old Man Jazz
Artist Name: James Van Buren
Composer: Jack Segal
Soloists: James Van Buren-Vocals ; Richie Cole-Alto Sax
CD/Album: Live At The Casbah
Record co./Cat #: JVB 2004
Release Year: 2004
Note: R.I.P. James Van Buren 6.4.2012


California Here I Come
Artist Name: Bill Evans
Composer: De Sylva, Jolson, Myers
Soloists: Bill Evans-Piano
CD/Album: Live At Art D'Lugoff's Top Of The Gate
Record co./Cat #: Resonance Records 2012
Release Year: 1968
Note: New


Down Home
Artist Name: Curtis Fuller
Composer: Curtis Fuller
Soloists: Curtis Fuller-Trombone
CD/Album: Down Home
Record co./Cat #: Capri Records 74116-2
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


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


Swingin' 'Till The Girls Come Home
Artist Name: Lambert, Hendricks & Ross
Composer: O. Pettiford
CD/Album: The Hottest New Group In Jazz
Record co./Cat #: Columbia/Legacy 65082
Release Year: 1962


The Mooch
Artist Name: 3 Cohens
Composer: Duke Ellington
Soloists: Anat Cohen-Tenor Sax, Clarinet
CD/Album: Family
Record co./Cat #: Anzic Records 7002
Release Year: 2011
Note: New


Artist Name: Steve Kuhn Trio
Composer: Steve Kuhn
Soloists: Steve Kuhn-Piano
CD/Album: Wisteria
Record co./Cat #: ECM 2257
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


Tomorrow Is Another Day
Artist Name: King Pleasure
Composer: King Pleasure
Soloists: King Pleasure-Vocals
CD/Album: Golden Days
Record co./Cat #: Hi Fi Jazz 425
Release Year: 1960
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