Celebrate Women's History Month With Birthday Celebrations for Flora Purim, Carol Sloane, Carole Bayer Sager And More

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March is Women's History Month and A Broad Spectrum begins another year on the air with the best of women-driven jazz music, past and present. This broadcast features new releases from vocalist Frances Coché, pianist Lara Downes and a single from trombonist Aubrey Logan plus birthday shoutouts to pianist Tomoko Ohno, vocalists Carol Sloane, Flora Purim, Rachelle Garniez and lyricist Carole Bayer Sager. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you hear by purchasing their music during this time of lockdown.


  • Five Play "The Pilot" from Five Play Live At The Firehouse Stage (5Play2019) 00:00
  • Carol Sloane "I'll Buy You a Star" from I Never Went Away (HighNote) 07:21
  • Host speaks 12:34
  • GayeLynn McKinney "Stylin" from Zoot Suit Funk (Self released) 13:56
  • Return to Forever "Light As A Feather" from Light As A Feather (Polydor) 18:41
  • Host speaks 29:38
  • New Faces "Blues For Tangier" from New Sounds (Posi-Tone) 31:08
  • Frances Coché and 3 More Sounds "Terry's Song" from Terry's Song (Self released) 36:10
  • Host speaks 40:33
  • Lara Driscoll & Chris White "That's What Friends Are For" from Firm Roots (Self released) 41:43
  • Ethel Ennis "When I Need You" from If Women Ruled the World (Savoy Jazz) 47:31
  • Billy Stritch "Planes" from Billy's Place (Club 44) 50:43
  • Host speaks 53:44
  • Lisa Hilton "No Sleep Until..." from More Than Another Day (Lisa Hilton Music/Ruby Slippers) 55:11
  • Emily Remler "East To Wes" from East To Wes (Concord) 1:00:00
  • Wendy Kirkland "West Coast Blues" from The Music's On Me (Blue Quaver Records) 1:06:07
  • Claire Martin & Jim Mullen "Road Song" from Bumpin'—Celebrating Wes Montgomery (Stunt Records) 1:10:55
  • Host speaks 1:15:22
  • Charles McPherson "Hear My Plea" from Jazz Dance Suite (Chazz Mack Music) 1:16:42
  • Eric Comstock & Randy Napoleon "Living on Dreams" from Bitter/Sweet (Harbinger) 1:19:52
  • Aubrey Logan "On the Sunny Side of the Street" from Single (Standard) (Self released) 1:22:29
  • Host speaks 1:25:07
  • Lara Downes "Peace of Mind" from Phenomenal Women (Rising Sun Music) 1:26:35
  • Marya Lawrence "Night Butterfly" from Paying the Bills (Self Released) 1:30:14
  • Rachelle Garniez "Just Because You Can" from Sad-Dead-Alive-Happy (Real Cool Records) 1:35:18
  • Host speaks 1:39:06
  • Tom Oren "The Night I Heard" from Dorly's Song (Concord Jazz) 1:40:26
  • Mark Winkler & David Benoit "Thirty Years (Only Sunshine Days)" from Old Friends (Café Pacific) 1:46:41
  • Amanda Tosoff (feat. Michelle Willis & Alex Samaras ) "Here and Heaven" from Earth Voices (Empress Music Group) 1:50:43
  • Host speaks 1:55:56
  • Vivien Garry Quintet "A Woman's Place Is In the Groove" from A Woman's Place Is In the Groove (PNR) 1:57:09

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