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Dinah Washington, Teri Thornton and a Cornucopia of New Releases

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In this episode we celebrate some heavyweight jazz birthdays —Dinah Washington, Teri Thornton and Alice Coltrane, to name a few. Plus a bumper crop of new releases as summer winds down.


  • Diva Jazz Orchestra "The Rhythm Changes" from The Diva Jazz Orchestra: 25th Anniversary Project (ArtistShare) 00:00
  • Madeleine Peyroux "On a Sunday Afternoon" from Anthem (Universal Music Division Decca Records France) 05:32
  • Mark Winkler & Cheryl Bentyne "Things Are Swingin'" from Eastern Standard Time (Café Pacific) 09:46
  • Host Speaks 13:13
  • Roberta Piket "Windmills of Your Mind" from West Coast Trio (13th Note Records) 16:03
  • The Tiki Collective "I've Never Left Your Arms" from Muse (Slammin Media) 22:08
  • Geoffrey Keezer "On My Way to You" from On My Way to You (MarKeez Records) 25:56
  • Host speaks 31:30
  • Shamie Royston "Dissimulate" from Beautiful Liar (Sunnyside) 34:02
  • Helen Sung "Hot Summer Night" from Sung with Words (Stricker Street Records) 39:42
  • Adi Meyerson "Little Firefly" from Where We Stand (A:M Records) 43:17
  • Host speaks 50:42
  • Miki Yamanaka "What About Food" from Miki (Cellar Live) 53:44
  • Houston Person & Ron Carter "The Way You Look Tonight" from Remember Love (HighNote) 1:00:24
  • Cecile McLorin Salvant "Nothing Like You" from Dreams And Daggers (Mack Avenue) 1:04:47
  • Gary Brumburgh "Moonlight" from Moonlight (Café Pacific) 1:08:22
  • Host speaks 1:13:11
  • Akiko Tsuruga "Peachie" from So Cute, So Bad (self released) 1:15:15
  • Linda Ciofalo "Darling" from Single (Self released) 1:22:47
  • Dee Bell "Believe What I Say" from Lins, Lennox & Life (Laser Records LLC) 1:25:56
  • Host speaks 1:29:17
  • Amanda Gardier " Joga" from Empathy (Green Mind Records) 1:31:57
  • Ron and Lucia Jackson "Issues" from You And the Night and the Music (Roni Music) 1:35:57
  • Andrea Brachfeld "Steppin'" from If Not Now, When? (Jazzheads) 1:38:50
  • Kat Gang "Bella Tristeza" from Come Closer (NKR Records) 1:42:14
  • Host speaks 1:47:07
  • Tim Warfield "Ode to Billie Joe" from Jazzland (Criss Cross) 1:50:18
  • Adrienne Fenemor "Minor Mixup" from Mo' Puddin' (self released) 2:00:40
  • Michele D'Amour & the Love Dealers "Wiggle Room" from Wiggle Room (Warrior Poet Productions) 2:05:27
  • Gabrielle Stravelli "Bicycle Blues" from Dream Ago (Big Modern Music) 2:08:45
  • Teri Thornton "Feels Good" from I'll Be Easy to Find (Verve) 2:11:37
  • Host speaks 2:14:54
  • Tia Fuller "Delight" from Diamond Cut (Mack Avenue) 2:17:53
  • Frank Senior "Just for a Thrill" from Senior's Center of Love (Self released) 2:27:29
  • Host speaks 2:32:39
  • Yellowjackets "Man Facing North" from Raising Our Voice (Mack Avenue) 2:36:04
  • Luciana Souza "Night Song" from The Book of Longing (Sunnyside) 2:42:45
  • Debra Mann "Blue" from Full Circle: The Music of Joni Mitchell (Whaling City Sound) 2:47:40
  • Host speaks 2:51:57
  • Alice Coltrane "Lovely Sky Boat" from The Impulse Story (Impulse! Records) 2:53:09
  • Russ Kassoff "Until It's Time For You To Go" from Bird Fly By (Self released) 3:00:02
  • Karrin Allyson "Time Is a Funny Thing" from Some of That Sunshine(kasrecords) 3:04:47
  • Wayne Powers "Willow Weep for Me" from If Love Were All(Kabockie Records) 3:09:40
  • Host speaks 3:13:58
  • Erik Applegate "Back When It Was Fun" from Three's A Crowd (Artist Alliance Records) 3:17:23
  • Lynne Arriale "Another Sky" from Give Us These Days(Challenge) 3:22:50
  • Sinne Eeg "Dreams" from Dreams (ArtistShare) 3:28:05
  • Host speaks 3:33:54
  • Dinah Washington "Make the Man Love Me" from For Those in Love (P&R) 3:41:56
  • Dinah Washington "You Let My Love Grow Cold" from The Swingin' Miss D (P&R) 3:47:28
  • Dinah Washington "Fine Fat Daddy" from Dinah Washington Sings Bessie Smith (Fresh Sounds) 3:49:54
  • Host speaks 3:52:57
  • Giorgia Hannoush "Labor Day at Coney Island" from Astoria Dreams (Map Classics) 3:54:33


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