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High Hat, Trumpet and Rhythm - Celebrating Foremother Valaida Snow Plus New Releases From Tuba Skinny, Esthesis Quartet & More


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This broadcast presents new releases from Tuba Skinny, Esthesis Quartet (featuring Elsa Nilsson, Tina Raymond, Dawn Clement and Emma Dayhuff , Randy Napoleon and As Is with birthday shoutouts to trumpeter Valaida Snow, guitarist Memphis Minnie, saxophonist Alexa Tarantino, vocalists Dakota Staton, Ann Hampton Callaway, Ian Shaw, and Amanda Eckery , 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, provoke and inspire.


  • Hendrik Meurkens & Bill Cunliffe "Ode to Billy Joe" from Cabin in the Sky (Height Advantage) 00:00
  • Nancy Wilson "Ode to Billy Joe" from Welcome to My Love (Capitol Jazz) 05:00
  • Host speaks 10:14
  • Tuba Skinny "Pyramid Strut" from Magnolia Stroll (Self Released) 11:32
  • Maria Muldaur with Tuba Skinny "Patience and Fortitude" from Let's Get Happy Together (Stony Plain) 16:05
  • Bria Skonberg "High Hat, Trumpet and Rhythm" from With a Twist (Sony Music/Okeh) 18:59
  • Valaida Snow "I Want A Lot of Love" from Valaida Snow (Doxy Collection) (Doxy) 22:15
  • Host speaks 25:33
  • Julieta Eugenio "Tres" from Jump (Greenleaf Music) 26:42
  • Nina Simone "Chauffeur" from Let It All Out (Verve) 32:02
  • Ruthie Foster & Steve Freund "Keep Your Big Mouth Closed" from ... First Came Memphis Minnie (Stony Plain) 34:48
  • Host speaks 37:58
  • Jordan Pettay "First Fruit" from First Fruit (Self Released) 39:06
  • San Gabriel 7 feat. Sinne Eeg "What About Love" from Under the Stars (Self Released) 44:09
  • Dakota Staton "Play Your Hands Girls" from Ms. Soul (Unidisc) 49:19
  • Host speaks 52:53
  • Esthesis Quartet (Elsa Nilsson, Tina Raymond, Dawn Clement, Emma Dayhuff) "Cricket" from Esthesis Quartet (Orenda Records) 54:01
  • Alexa Tarantino "Breeze" from Winds of Change (Posi-Tone) 1:00:00
  • Ann Hampton Callaway "The Moon Is A Kite" from Single (Self released) 1:04:56
  • Ian Shaw "How Do You Keep the Music Playing" from The Theory of Joy (Jazz Village) 1:09:29
  • Host speaks 1:14:30
  • Queen Kong "Kavod-19" from Fray (Independent) 1:15:41
  • Amanda Ekery "LCC #18 (Up There)" from Some (more) Short Songs (Self released) 1:21:03
  • Cecile McLorin Salvant "Ghost Song" from Ghost Song (Nonesuch) 1:24:22
  • Host speaks 1:27:41
  • Randy Napoleon (feat. Aubrey Johnson) "Andy's Lament" from Puppets, The Music of Gregg Hill (Origin Arts/OA2) 1:28:57
  • Carol McCann "Desert Wind" from Carol McCann Celebrates the Holidays (Self Released) 1:34:09
  • Host speaks 1:38:22
  • Colin Steele Quartet "I Had A King" from Joni-Jazz Interpretations of the Joni Mitchell Songbook (Marina Records) 1:39:10
  • As Is (Alan & Stacy Schulman) "Both Sides Now" from A Love Like Ours-Remaster (Self Released) 1:44:09
  • Terri Lyne Carrington +Social Science "Love (feat. Debo Ray)" from Waiting Game (Motema) 1:49:40
  • Host speaks 1:55:42
  • Vivien Garry Quintet "A Woman's Place Is In the Groove" from A Woman's Place Is In the Groove (PNR) 1:56:37

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