Having A Good Time With Alberta Hunter

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This broadcast celebrates the birthday of legendary pianist and songwriter Alberta Hunter, who returned to the NYC clubs after a twenty year nursing career. Also featured are new releases from composer/arranger Jihye Lee, and vocalists Clare Foster, Aubrey Logan, Alyssa Allgood and Veronica Swift. Other birthday shoutouts include Norah Jones, Tessa Souter, Tina May, Aimée Allen and Jocelyn Medina, among others. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you hear by purchasing their music during this time of lockdown.


  • Rachel Therrien "V For Vena" from V For Vena (Bonsai) 00:00
  • Norah Jones "Court and Spark" from Joni 75—A Birthday Celebration (Verve) 04:30
  • Host speaks 07:42
  • Tania Maria and Eddie Gomez "Senso Unico" from Tempo (Naïve) 08:55
  • Astrud Gilberto "Tristeza (Goodbye Sadness)" from The Shadow of Your Smile (Verve) 16:20
  • Clare Foster "I'll Remember April" from Kumbhaka (Self Released) 18:38
  • Host speaks 22:27
  • Carmen Staaf "New April" from Day Dream (Tone Rogue Records) 23:39
  • Tessa Souter "Ana Maria's Song (Ana Maria)" from Picture in Black and White (NOA) 29:31
  • Sarah Jerrom "Accolade Parade" from Dream Logic (Three Pines Records) 33:08
  • Host speaks 36:57
  • Etta Baker & Taj Mahal "Madison Street Blues" from Etta Baker & Taj Mahal (Music Maker) 38:11
  • Alberta Hunter with Lovie Austin & Her Blues Seranaders "You Better Change" from Chicago: The Living Legends (Riverside Records/Universal) 41:03
  • Alberta Hunter "I'm Having A Good Time" from Amtrak Blues (Columbia) 46:40
  • Host speaks 49:15
  • Tia Imani Hanna "Winter Melts The Spring" from Single (Self released) 50:56
  • Aubrey Logan "Dreams" from Single (Standard) (Self Released) 1:00:00
  • The Royal Bopsters "Our Spring Song" from Party of Four (Motema) 1:03:34
  • Host speaks 1:08:12
  • Dave Stryker "Superstar" from Baker's Circle (Strikezone Records) 1:09:13
  • Tina May "Only Time Will Tell" from Time Will Tell (33 Jazz Records) 1:12:48
  • Host speaks 1:19:13
  • GayeLynn McKinney "My Love" from Zoot Suit Funk (Self Released) 1:20:11
  • Alyssa Allgood "Passing Glance" from What Tomorrow Brings (Cellar Music) 1:27:08
  • Fahir Atakoglu "Love's Cresendo" from For Love (Far & Here LLC) 1:32:03
  • Host speaks 1:36:32
  • Jihye Lee "Struggle Gives You Strength" from Daring Mind (Motema) 1:37:43
  • Jocelyn Medina "Two But Not Two" from Common Ground (Self released) 1:43:35
  • Veronica Swift "Sing" from This Bitter Earth (Mack Avenue) 1:50:13
  • Host speaks 1:55:47
  • Vivien Garry Quintet "A Woman's Place Is In the Groove" from A Woman's Place Is In the Groove (PNR) 1:57:08

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