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This week on the Jazz Continuum, a set of April themed tunes from Sarah Vaughn to Anthony Braxton, soulful singles from Sugar Pie DeSanto to Irma Thomas, plus a swinging' set of lesser-known jazz men from the '50s and more.


  • Thelonious Monk "Esistrophy (Theme)" from Live at the It Club-Complete (Columbia) 01:00
  • Charlie Parker With Strings "April In Paris" from Charlie Parker With Stings (Bluebird/Legacy) 01:30
  • Thad Jones "I Remember Paris" from Thad Jones (Debut) 05:23
  • Eric Dolphy "April" from Status (Prestige) 09:11
  • Sarah Vaughan "What Kind of Fool Am I" from Sarah Sings Soulfully (Roulette) 13:20
  • Anthony Braxton "April" from Eight (+3) Tristano Compositions 1989—For Warne Marsh (Hat ART) 16:42
  • Sugar Pie DeSantos "Soulful Dress" from In The Basement: The Chess Recordings(Geffen Records) 25:53
  • Shirley Scott "Girl Talk" from Girl Talk (Impulse!) 28:43
  • Eddie Harris "More Soul, Than Soulful" from Cool Sax Warm Heart(Columbia) 32:25
  • The Ultimates "Why I Love You" from 7" Single(Brewerytown Records) 36:46
  • The Russian Jazz Quartet "Journey from Moscow" from Happyness(Implulse!) 36:46
  • Stu Williamson "Stu's Dues Blues" from Stu Williamson Plays(REP Records) 46:43
  • Herb Geller "It might as well be Spring" from Stu Williamson Plays(REP Records) 46:43
  • Gil Melle "The Gears" from Gil Mellé Quintet/Sextet (Blue Note) 1:02:10
  • The Teddy Charles Tentet "Lydian M-1" from The Teddy Charles Tentet (Atlantic) 1:05:17
  • Hal McKusick "Stratusphunk" from Now's The Time (1957-58) (Decca) 1:09:43
  • Nina Simone "My Baby Just Cares for Me" from 7" single (Bethlehem) 1:16:57
  • Mitzi "I'll Do More" from 7" single (Brewerytown Records) 1:19:30
  • Irma Thomas "Nobody Wants to Hear Nobody's Troubles" from Collection 1961—1966 (Capital) 1:22:21
  • Eartha Kitt "I want to be Evil" from Ertha Kitt (RCA Victor) 1:25:49
  • Cecile McLorin Salvant "Est-ce ainsi que les hommes vivent ?" from Mélusine (Nonesuch) 1:29:20
  • Duke Ellington "Summertime" from Piano in the Fore-Ground (Columbia) 1:35:23
  • Duke Ellington And His Orchestra "Kinda Dukish/Rockin' In Rhythm" from Piano in the Background (CBS) 1:39:19
  • Billy Pierce "Bye-Ya" from Epistrophy (Evidence Music) 1:45:54
  • Donal Fox, David Murray "Ugly Beauty" from Ugly Beauty (Evidence Music) 1:51:06

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