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Early Spring Releases from Brandee Younger, Yvonne Flores, Kristen Lee Sergeant and duo Natalie Cressman & Ian Faquini


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This broadcast presents new releases from vocalists Yvonne Flores, Kristen Lee Sergeant, harpist Brandee Younger plus a single from duo Natalie Cressman (offering a prayer to Oxum, goddess of rivers, waterfalls and fresh water) with birthday shoutouts to Ida Cox, Mayu Saeki, Melissa Manchester, Sara Caswell, Carmen Sandim, Roseanna Vitro and Claire Daly, among others. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you hear by purchasing their music during this time of pandemic so they can continue to distract, comfort and inspire.


  • Deanna Witkowski "Gjon Mill Jam Session" from Force of Nature (MCG Jazz) 00:00
  • Giacomo Gates "With Plenty of Money and You" from You (Savant) 04:47
  • Markley & Balmer "Hundred in a Dollar (Lennie's Pennies)" from Standards & Covers (Soona Songs) 06:27
  • Host speaks 08:43
  • Rhoda Scott "Golden Age" from Lady Allstars (Sunset Records) 10:32
  • Yvonne Flores "Sheer Bliss" from Sheer Bliss (Crisabel Records) 16:26
  • Ella Fitzgerald "How Long, How Long Blues" from These Are the Blues (Verve) 19:17
  • Host speaks 23:14
  • Tania Maria "Eruption" from Viva Maria (Concord Piquant) 25:14
  • Natalie Cressman & Ian Faquini "Afoxé Pra Oxum" from Single (Auburn Whisper) (GroundUP!) 32:03
  • Host speaks 35:39
  • Mayu Saeki "Do You Know...?" from Hope (Brooklyn Jazz Underground) 37:29
  • Cleo Laine "Come In From the Rain" from Woman To Woman (RCA) 44:24
  • Host speaks 49:13
  • Dave Stryker (feat. Sara Caswell) "River Man" from As We Are (Strikezone Records) 50:52
  • Carmen Sandim "Waiting For Art" from Play-Doh (Pathways to Jazz) 1:00:00
  • Roseanna Vitro "Funkallero" from Conviction: Thoughts of Bill Evans (A Records) 1:06:31
  • Kristen Lee Sergeant "Honey" from Falling (Tiger Turn) 1:09:25
  • Host speaks 1:12:57
  • Brandee Younger "Unrest II" from Unrest (Impulse) 1:15:05
  • Paul Jost "On the Sunny Side of the Street" from While We Were Gone (Self Released) 1:19:03
  • Liz Terrell "Time After Time" from It's All Right With Me (Westmont) 1:22:39
  • Host speaks 1:26:53
  • Adrienne Fenemor "Mo' Puddin'" from Mo' Puddin' (Self Released) 1:29:40
  • Betty Davis "Special People" from They Say I'm Different (MPC Limited) 1:35:37
  • Host speaks 1:38:51
  • Claire Daly "Momentus Brighticus" from Rah! Rah! (Ride Symbol) 1:41:06
  • Carolina Calvache (feat. Sara Serpa) "Hope" from Vida Profunda (Sunnyside) 1:44:53
  • Säje "Dusk Baby" from Single (Self Released) 1:48:28
  • Host speaks 1:55:59
  • Vivien Garry Quintet "A Woman's Place Is In the Groove" from A Woman's Place Is In the Groove (PNR) 1:57:11


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