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Homage To Artists Lost, Favorite 2023 Recordings Part I, Birthday Shoutouts To Toshiko Akiyoshi, Una Mae Carlisle, Rebecca Parris, Edith Piaf & More


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The final broadcast of 2023 includes two new singles from Kaylé Brecher and Carol McCann, Part I of my favorite recordings of 2023 with birthday shoutouts to Toshiko Akiyoshi, Kayle Brecher, Una Mae Carlisle, Rebecca Parris, Kerry Politzer, and Edith Piaf, among others plus a nod to some of the artists that left the planet this past year. 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.


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  • Host speaks 08:16
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  • Kayle Brecher (feat. Larry McKenna) "Glad Bag" from Single (Glad Bag) (Penchant Four Records) 16:23
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  • Marty Elkins "Walkin' By the River" from Walkin' By the River (Other Music) 30:01
  • Host speaks 35:54
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  • Gary Burton & Rebecca Parris "Good Enough" from It's Another Day (GRP Records) 43:23
  • Carol McCann "Christmas On Jane Street" from Single (Self Released) 47:15
  • Host speaks 51:13
  • Kerry Politzer "In A Heartbeat" from In A Heartbeat (PJCE Records) 52:13
  • Ed Cherry "Lawns" from Are We There Yet? (Cellar Music Group) 1:00:00
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  • Peggy Lee "My Dear Acquaintance (A Happy New Year)" from Christmas With Peggy Lee (Capitol) 1:52:57
  • Host speaks 1:55:58
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