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Be-Bop Django and a Whole Lot More

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A show for you? Of course. We start with twenty-first century music from pianist Andy Adamson, trumpeter Farnell Newton, saxophonist Troy Roberts, and guitarist Jocelyn Gould. Not enough guitar? Well, Joe Pass plays Django Reinhardt, and then Django plays bebop from his last recording session before his death—quite a revelation if the only Django you've heard is his 'Hot Club Swing.' We celebrate the centennials of Dave Brubeck (duets with Paul Desmond) and Carmen McRae (with strings). Then it's off to the Vanguard in NYC with essential recordings for our continuing chronological Sonny Rollins celebration. Along the way, Keith Jarrett, Paul Desmond, Ben Webster and Shirley Horn. Enjoy the show. Listener favorites next week.

Playlist

  • Andy Adamson "Corner Store" from First Light (Andros) 00:00
  • Farnell Newton "The Five A.M. Strut" from Rippin' and Runnin' (Posi-Tone) 06:23
  • Troy Roberts "Trams" from Tales & Tones (Inner Circle) 12:54
  • Jocelyn Gould "The Game Changer" from Elegant Traveler (Posi-Tone) 20:07
  • Joe Pass "Fleur D'Ennui" from For Django (Pacific Jazz) 25:29
  • Django Reinhardt "Le Soir" from Postwar Recordings, 1944-1953 (JSP) 28:58
  • Django Reinhardt "Chez Moi" from Postwar Recordings, 1944-1953 (JSP) 32:00
  • Django Reinhardt "Deccaphonie" from Postwar Recordings, 1944-1953 (JSP) 36:04
  • Sonny Rollins "Night in Tunisia" from A Night at the Village Vanguard, Vol 1 (Blue Note) 39:41
  • Sonny Rollins "I've Got You Under My Skin" from A Night at the Village Vanguard, Vol 1 (Blue Note) 48:18
  • Keith Jarrett "In Your Own Sweet Way" from Complete at the Blue Note (ECM) 57:58
  • Dave Brubeck, Paul Desmond "Alice In Wonderland" from 1975: The Duets (A&M Horizon) 1:16:14
  • Dave Brubeck, Paul Desmond "Koto Song" from 1975: The Duets (A&M Horizon) 1:21:29
  • Paul Desmond "It Could Happen to You" from The Complete 1975 Toronto Recordings (Mosaic) 1:27:11
  • Carmen McRae "Speak Low" from I'll Be Seeing You (Decca) 1:35:06
  • Carmen McRae "But Beautiful" from I'll Be Seeing You (Decca) 1:38:57
  • Ben Webster "Lover Come Back to Me" from Soulville (Verve) 1:41:51
  • Shirley Horn "Just a Little Lovin'" from Light Out of Darkness (Verve) 1:51:03

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