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Time for 50th anniversary Blue Notes from April, 1970 from Duke Pearson (It Could Only Happen With You), Horace Silver (That Healin' Feelin'), Chick Corea (The Song Of Singing), and Wayne Shorter (Moto Grosso Feio). We've also got BN-21 from January 6, 1939 with Albert Ammons on the 88s. Along the way, Stanley Turrentine, Erik Jekabson, Miles Davis & Enrico Rava. Enjoy the show.

R.I.P. (too many!): Wallace Roney (May 25, 1960—March 31, 2020); Ellis Marsalis (November 14, 1934—April 1, 2020); Bucky Pizzarelli (January 9, 1926—April 1, 2020) and Bill Withers (July 4, 1938—March 30, 2020).

Thanks to our top listeners of the week in: Chicagoland and Baton Rouge (US); Tokyo (Japan), Athens (Greece) and Saint Petersburg (Russian Federation).

Playlist
  • Duke Pearson "Gira, Girou" from It Could Only Happen With You (Blue Note) 00:00
  • Duke Pearson "Book's Bossa" from It Could Only Happen With You (Blue Note) 08:04
  • Duke Pearson "Hermeto" from It Could Only Happen With You (Blue Note) 14:40
  • Stanley Turrentine "June Bug" from If I Could (Musicmasters) 20:20
  • Erik Jekabson "Blues For Q" from A Brand New Take (OA2) 28:53
  • Horace Silver "The Show Has Begun" from That Healin' Feelin' (Blue Note) 36:59
  • Horace Silver "The Happy Medium" from That Healin' Feelin' (Blue Note) 41:36
  • Horace Silver "Peace" from That Healin' Feelin' (Blue Note) 46:14
  • Albert Ammons "Bass Goin' Crazy " from The First Day (Blue Note) 50:30
  • Albert Ammons "Suitcase Blues " from The First Day (Blue Note) 53:51
  • Chick Corea "Blues Connotation" from The Song Of Singing (Blue Note) 57:54
  • Chick Corea "Toy Room" from The Song Of Singing (Blue Note) 1:06:07
  • Chick Corea "Nefertiti" from The Song Of Singing (Blue Note) 1:11:47
  • Miles Davis "Nefertiti" from Nefertiti (Columbia) 1:18:50
  • Wayne Shorter "Montezuma" from Moto Grosso Feio (Blue Note) 1:26:35
  • Wayne Shorter "Antigua" from Moto Grosso Feio (Blue Note) 1:35:22
  • Wayne Shorter "Vera Cruz" from Moto Grosso Feio (Blue Note) 1:40:48
  • Enrico Rava "Frogs" from Wild Dance (ECM) 1:45:53

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