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Cool and Groovy Vibes for a Hot Summer Night


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This week, a cool and groovy mix for a hot summer night. Sets with string quartets, vibraphone vibes, burning roller-coaster rides, and dancing with ants in your pants.


  • Thelonious Monk "Esistrophy (Theme)" from Live at the It Club—Complete (Columbia) 00:30
  • Valaida Snow "I Can't Dance" from Valaida Snow 1933-1936 (The Classics Chronological Series ) 01:30
  • Duke Ellington "Cool and Groovy" from The Private Collection Vol. 6 (Kaz Records ) 05:02
  • The Vandermark 5 "Money Down (For Rahsaan Roland Kirk)" from Airports for Light (Atavistic) 07:31
  • Erroll Garner "That's My Kick" from That's My Kick (Octavia Records) 13:05
  • Elmo Hope "B's A Plenty" from Elmo Hope Trio (Contemporary Records) 18:53
  • Khan Jamal "Lovely Afternoon" from Infinity (Jazz Room Records) 24:32
  • Strata Institute "Micro Move" from Cipher Syntax (JMT) 31:47
  • Greg Osby "Tough Love" from The Invisible Hand (Blue Note) 36:04
  • Billy Strayhorn "A Flower is a Lovesome Thing" from The Peaceful Side (Blue Note) 43:04
  • Mary Halvorson "Nodding Yellow" from Belladonna (Nonesuch Records) 47:47
  • Helen Sung "Time Loops" from Quartet + (Sunnyside) 52:20
  • Hiromi "Ribera Del Duero" from Silver Lining Suite (Telarc) 52:20
  • Lisbeth Quartett "Arrow" from Release (Intakt Records) 1:04:49
  • David Sanford "V-Reel" from A Prayer For Lester Bowie (Greenleaf Music) 1:12:23
  • Jeremy Cunningham,Dustin Laurenzi, Paul Bryan "New Dust" from Worlds Turn (Northern Spy Records) 1:21:08
  • Joel Ross "Wail" from The Parable of the Poet (Blue Note) 1:27:59
  • Mary Halvorson "Amaryllis" from Amaryllis (Nonesuch Records) 1:38:19
  • Patricia Brennan "Solar" from Maquishti (Valley of Search) 1:44:14
  • Sasha Berliner "My Funny Valentine 1" from Onyx (JMI Recordings) 1:49:04
  • Sasha Berliner "My Funny Valentine 2" from Onyx (JMI Recordings) 1:52:57
  • Sonny Rollins, Modern Jazz Quartet "Almost Like Being in Love" from Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet (Prestige) 1:58:04



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