Famous Jazz Mothers And Their Young

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The Mothers Day broadcast included new releases from Molly Hammer, Mary Stallings, Vivian Sessoms and Lisa Maxwell, with birthday shout outs to Carla Bley in the first hour, Mary Lou Williams in the second hour, plus vocalists Judi Silvano, John Proulx, Barb Jungr and trumpeter Nadje Noordhuis, among others, plus cuts from some famous jazz mothers and their musical offspring.


  • Champian Fulton "Blues Etude" from The Stylings of Champian (Champian Records) 00:00
  • Molly Hammer "New Blowtop Blues" from Live at the Green Lady Lounge (Self released) 06:29
  • Rhiannon Giddens "My Baby Likes Bacon" from Hopes & Dreams: The Lullaby Project (UMC-Decca Gold) 11:02
  • Host speaks 13:44
  • Carla Bley "Ad Infinitum" from Dinner Music (Watt/ECM ) 16:50
  • Karin Krog & Archie Shepp "Sing To Me Softly of the Blues" from Hi-Fly (Compendium Records) 22:38
  • Lioness "Ida Lupino" from Pride & Joy (Posi-Tone) 28:54
  • Host speaks 33:01
  • Kurt Elling "Endless Lawns" from The Questions (Okeh/Sony Masterworks) 35:58
  • Mary Stallings "Stolen Moments" from Songs Were Made To Sing (Smoke Sessions Records) 45:02
  • Host speaks 50:04
  • Lisa Maxwell "Shiny!" from Shiny ! (Self released) 51:36
  • Mary Lou Williams "Credo (Instrumental)" from Mary Lou's Mass (Smithsonian Folkways) 1:01:12
  • Carline Ray "Lazarus" from Vocal Sides (Self released) 1:07:00
  • Catherine Russell "Satchel Mouth Baby" from Strictly Romancin' (World Village) 1:12:34
  • Host speaks 1:15:50
  • Geri Allen & The Mary Lou Williams Collective "Gemini" from Zodiac Suite Revisited (Mary Records) 1:18:29
  • Teri Thornton "What's Your Story, Morning Glory" from Devil May Care (Riverside) 1:23:32
  • Cheryl Bentyne "Black Coffee" from Lost Love Songs (Summit) 1:27:16
  • Host speaks 1:31:38
  • Mary Lou Williams "Lullaby of the Leaves" from Mary Lou Williams: The Asch Recordings 1944-47 (Smithsonian Folkways ) 1:34:15
  • Eddie Lansberg (feat. Giacomo Gates "In the Land of Oo Da Blee" from Remembering Eddie Jefferson (Berghem) 1:38:00
  • Virginia Mayhew "Medi II" from Mary Lou Williams—The Next 100 Years (Renma Recordings) 1:41:34
  • Nat King Cole "Walkin'" from The Classic Singles (Capitol ) 1:46:57
  • Host speaks 1:49:44
  • Deanna Witkowski "Wide Open Window" from Wide Open Window (Khaeon Music) 1:52:53
  • Amina Figarova "Road to the Sun" from Road to the Sun (Bartamina Music) 2:01:47
  • Judi Silvano "Round and Round" from Lessons Learned (Unit Records) 2:06:52
  • John Proulx "The Last Goodbye" from Say It (ArtistShare) 2:09:38
  • Veronica Swift "The Opener/Room 608" from Lonely Woman (Self released) 2:13:29
  • Host speaks 2:17:33
  • Leslie Pintchik "Hopperesque" from You Eat My Food, You Drink My Wine, You Steal My Girl! (Pintch Hard Records) 2:20:00
  • Nancy Kelly "Empty Faces (Vera Cruz)" from Remembering Mark Murphy (SubCat Records) 2:25:55
  • Vivian Sessoms "1 Thing" from Life II (Ropeadope) 2:31:36
  • Host speaks 2:38:05
  • Alice Coltrane "Jaya Jaya Rama" from The Impulse Story (Impulse) 2:41:27
  • Michelle Coltrane "Cove Island" from Awakening (Blujazz) 2:47:51
  • Host speaks 2:52:24
  • Ravi Coltrane "For Turiya" from Blending Times (Savoy) 2:53:04
  • Shamie Royston "Precious Lullaby" from Beautiful Liar (Sunnyside) 3:02:04
  • Aimee Allen "Touch the Sun" from Wings Uncaged (Azuline) 3:06:32
  • Curtis Stigers "It Amazes Me" from I Think It's Going to Rain Today (Concord) 3:11:49
  • Host speaks 3:17:11
  • Bill Charlap "There's a Small Hotel" from Uptown Downtown (Impulse!) 3:19:50
  • Sandy Stewart & Bill Charlap "Where Do You Start?" from Something to Remember (Ghostlight) 3:26:25
  • Barb Jungr "Stars Lazy But Shining" from Shelter from the Storm: Songs of Hope for Troubled Times (Linn Records) 3:31:11
  • Host speaks 3:37:13
  • Roxy Coss "Unwavering Optimism" from Chasing the Unicorn (Posi-Tone) 3:39:10
  • Cynthia Scott "Did I Know You" from Dream For One Bright World (Self released) 3:44:37
  • Laurie Antonioli "Love" from The Constant Passage of Time (Origin) 3:50:41
  • Host speaks 3:54:28
  • Nadje Noordhuis & James Shipp "Wen Yora Way" from Indigo (Self released) 3:55:55

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