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Celebrating Koko Taylor Plus New Releases By Count Basie Orchestra, Darcy James Argue, Lenora Zenzali Helm, Kavita Shah, Lezlie Harrison & More


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This broadcast includes new releases from The Count Basie Orchestra, Sharon Minemoto, Darcy James Argue's Secret Society, Lenora Zenzalai Helm, Kavita Shah, Lezlie Harrison and Eunmi Lee, with birthday shoutouts to Koko Taylor, Ann Richards, George Garzone, Melissa Stylianou, Basia, Nadia Washington and Carolina Calvache, among others. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you hear by seeing them live and online. Purchase their music so they can continue to distract, comfort, provoke and inspire.


  • Eric Krasno Stanton Moore Project "You Know I'm No Good" from Book of Queens (Concord Jazz) 00:00
  • Count Basie Orchestra "I'm A Woman" from Basie Swings The Blues (Candid) 04:50
  • Koko Taylor "Better Watch Your Step" from Old School (Alligator Records) 09:46
  • Host speaks 14:37
  • Sharon Minemoto "Bike Path" from Dark Night Bright Stars (Cellar Music Group) 15:52
  • Ann Richards & Stan Kenton "My Kinda Love" from Two Much! (Capitol) 21:16
  • Darcy James Argue Secret Society (feat. Cecile McLorin Salvant) "Mae West-Advice" from Dynamic Maximum Tension (Nonesuch) 25:51
  • Host speaks 32:05
  • Maddie Vogler "Between Wakefulness and Sleep" from While We Have Time (Origin) 33:05
  • Lenora Zenzali Helm and Tribe Jazz Orchestra Nonet "Tears Are A River That Take You Someplace" from Journeywoman (Zenzali Music Records) 38:05
  • Host speaks 43:37
  • Audrey Ochoa "The Tail Of A Lion" from The Head Of A Mouse (Chronograph) 44:29
  • Kavita Shah "Um abraço di morabeza" from Cape Verdean Blues (Folkalist Records) 51:01
  • Host speaks 54:28
  • Teri Parker "Retrograde" from Shaping the Invisible (Self Released) 55:24
  • Claire Daly & George Garzone "Manhattan" from Vuvu For Frances (Daly Bread Records) 1:00:00
  • Melissa Stylianou "Somebody's On My Mind" from No Regrets (Anzic) 1:05:13
  • Lezlie Harrison "Close Your Eyes" from Let Them Talk (Cellar Music Group) 1:08:46
  • Host speaks 1:13:55
  • Aaron Diehl & The Knights "Libra" from Zodiac Suite (Mack Avenue) 1:15:20
  • Jeff Harnar (with Nicolas King & Danny Bacher) "Rhythm of Life" from A Collective Cy (PS Classics) 1:19:11
  • Basia "Be.Pop" from Butterflies (Shanachie) 1:22:27
  • Host speaks 1:26:19
  • Eunmi Lee "Narcissism" from Introspection (You&Me Music) 1:27:21
  • Nadia Washington "Cyclone" from Hope Resurgence (Self Released) 1:34:05
  • Host speaks 1:37:43
  • Shuteen Erdenebaatar "An Answer From a Distant Hill" from Rising Sun (Motema) 1:38:46
  • Luciana Souza "Split" from Speaking In Tongues (Sunnyside) 1:45:20
  • Carolina Calvache feat. Marta Gomez "Vida Profunda" from Vida Profunda (Sunnyside) 1:50:32
  • Host speaks 1:55:36
  • Vivien Garry Quintet "A Woman's Place Is In the Groove" from A Woman's Place Is In the Groove (PNR) 1:56:40



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