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This week, recordings associated with bandleader Woody Herman (Ralph Bures, Ella Fitzgerald, Anita O'Day, Jimmy Giuffre) but not playing any Herman (a ghost set). Then, Emmet Cohen's Uptown in Orbit and his influences—Ellington, Monk, Willy "The Lion" Smith. We've got new releases from Eri Yamamoto, Patricia Brennan & Dezron Douglas and a whole lot more! Travel the Jazz Continuum.


  • Thelonious Monk "Esistrophy (Theme)" from Live at the It Club—Complete (Columbia) 00:30
  • Emmet Cohen "Finger Buster" from Uptown in Orbit (Mack Avenue Records) 02:15
  • Willie "The Lion" Smith & His Cubs "There's Gonna Be the Devil to Pay" from All Star Jazz Quartets 1927-1941 (JSP Records) 06:27
  • Duke Ellington, >Willie "The Lion" Smith "Carolina Shout" from New York Concert (MusicMasters Jazz) 09:26
  • Emmet Cohen "Braggin' in Brass" from Uptown in Orbit (Mack Avenue Records) 13:12
  • Duke Ellington "Sweet & Pungent" from Blues in Orbit (Columbia) 16:55
  • Duke Ellington "Duck Amok" from The Pianist (Fantasy) 20:56
  • Emmet Cohen "The Loneliest" from Uptown in Orbit (Mack Avenue Records) 25:36
  • Thelonious Monk "Little Rootie Tootie" from The Complete Prestige 10-Inch LP Collection (Craft Recordings) 31:00
  • Thelonious Monk "Sweet and Lovely" from The Complete Prestige 10-Inch LP Collection (Craft Recordings) 34:04
  • Bud Powell "Dance of the Infidels" from The Lonely One (Jazz Images) 34:04
  • Bud Powell "Sweet Georgia Brown" from Piano Favorites (Clef Records) 40:54
  • Elmo Hope "B's A Plenty" from Elmo Hope Trio (Contemporary Records) 43:45
  • Art Tatum "Humoresque" from An Art Tatum Concert (Columbia Records) 49:24
  • Eri Yamamoto Trio "Shout" from A Woman with a Purple Wig (Blau Records) 54:09
  • Patricia Brennan "Unquiet Respect" from More Touch (Pyroclasit Records) 58:36
  • Dezron Douglas "More Coffee Please" from Atalaya (International Anthem Recording Company) 1:04:01
  • Ralph Burns "Spring in Naples" from Ralph Burns Among the JATPs (Norgran Records) 1:14:12
  • Ralph Burns and the Quite Herd "Swing into Spring" from Very Warm for Jazz (Decca Records) 1:14:12
  • Ella Fitzgerald "Early Autumn" from 7" Single (Decca Records) 1:18:07
  • Anita O'Day "Easy Come, Easy Go" from Anita O'Day sings Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements (Verve Records) 1:18:07
  • Jimmy Giuffre "Four Brothers" from Jimmy Giuffre (Capital Records) 1:21:20
  • Oscar Noriega, Marta Sanchez, Jeong Lim Yang "Not My Blues" from The Crooked Trio Deluxe (Self Released) 1:28:47
  • Marta Sanchez Quartet "Danza Impossible" from Danza Impossible (Fresh Sound) 1:35:04
  • Tim Berne Snakeoil "Scanners" from The Deceptive 4 (Intakt Records) 1:35:04
  • Patrick Shiroishi "To Kill A Wind-Up Bird" from Hidemi (American Dreams Records) 1:49:44
  • Fuubutsushi "Fuubutsushi" from Fuubutsushi (Cached Media) 1:49:44

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