August Birthdays, including the George Shearing Centennial
September 6, 2019
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for his 100th birthday, along with
(2020 is the Bird centennial. Are you ready?),
. Among the living we give thanks for
Cecile McLorin Salvant
. And there are singers
Rahsaan Roland Kirk
(at the Savoy Ballroom), pianist
. A special birthday shout-out to Mixcloud's Halle Cat. Enjoy the show & tell your friends!
Thanks to our most engaged listeners of the week in: Athens (Greece); Chicago, Baton Rouge, Portland [OR](US); and Koln (Germany)!
Playlist Pat Metheny "James" from Trio>Live (Warner Bros) 00:00 Wayne Shorter "Sacajawea " from Alegria (Verve) 05:48 Cecile McLorin-Salvant "Devil May Care" from Dreams and Daggers (Mack Avenue) 13:24 Branford Marsalis "Cianna" from The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul (Okeh) 21:16 Eddie Jefferson "Workshop" from Still on the Planet (Muse) 28:46 Louis Armstrong "Louis Remembers-Part 8" from Satchmo (Decca) 32:00 George Shearing "Lullaby of Birdland" from 45 rpm single (MGM) 57:46 George Shearing "September in the Rain" from 78 rpm single (MGM) 1:01:21 George Shearing "Donna Lee" from Back to Birdland (Telarc) 1:04:35 Charlie Parker "Bird Feathers" from Complete Dial Modern Jazz Sessions (Mosaic) 1:11:02 Charlie Parker "Klact-Oveeseds-Tene" from Complete Dial Modern Jazz Sessions (Mosaic) 1:15:03 Charlie Parker "My Old Flame" from Complete Dial Modern Jazz Sessions (Mosaic) 1:18:02 Rahsaan Roland Kirk "On the Corner of King and Scott Streets" from Complete Mercury Recordings of Roland Kirk (Mercury) 1:21:10 Oscar Peterson "I've Never Been in Love Before" from The London House Sessions (Verve) 1:26:40 Count Basie "One O'Clock Jump" from The Savory Collection 1935-1940 (Mosaic) 1:32:16 Count Basie "Every Tub #1" from The Savory Collection 1935-1940 (Mosaic) 1:37:35 Jimmy Rushing "St. Louis Blues" from Blues&Things (New World) 1:40:54 Lester Young "Three Little Words" from The "Kansas City" Sessions (Commodore) 1:45:16 Benny Carter "More Than You Know" from The Savory Collection 1935-1940 (Mosaic) 1:48:09 Benny Carter "Honeysuckle Rose" from The Savory Collection 1935-1940 (Mosaic) 1:53:55
August jazz birthdays this week on Gifts and Messages. We feature pianist