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Jazz "Twofers": Nina Simone, Lester Bowie, Bob Brookmeyer And More


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In the tradition of Classic Rock radio's "Twofer Tuesdays," this show features sets of two (or three) tracks by a single jazz artist displaying some of the variety of music they have played in their careers. Musicians featured on this program include Nina Simone, Lester Bowie, The Jazz Passengers and Bob Brookmeyer.


  • Henry Threadgill Sextett "I Can't Wait Till I Get Home" from The Complete Novus & Columbia Recordings of Henry Threadgill & Air (Mosaic) 00:00
  • Bob Brookmeyer "Mellow Drama" from Portrait of the Artist / The Four Brothers Sound (Collectables) 01:09
  • Bob Brookmeyer "Say Ah" from Electricity (ACT) 06:59
  • Host Speaks 14:16
  • Milosc and Lester Bowie "Facing The Wall" from Talkin' About Life And Death (Biodro) 15:49
  • Lester Bowie "Rios Negros" from Selected Recordings (ECM) 21:59
  • Host Speaks 29:05
  • Iro Haarla / Ulf Krokfors / Barry Altschul "Jesus Maria" from Around Again (TUM) 32:16
  • Iro Haarla "Farewell Song" from Penguin Beguine (TUM) 38:50
  • Host Speaks 45:55
  • Nina Simone "Plain Gold Ring" from Nina Simone In Concert / I Put A Spell On You (Mercury) 46:40
  • Nina Simone "Four Women" from Wild Is The Wind / High Priestess of Soul (Mercury) 52:52
  • Nina Simone "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free" from Forever Young, Gifted and Black: Songs of Freedom And Spirit (RCA/Legacy) 57:15
  • Host Speaks 1:00:22
  • The Jazz Passengers "Robbie" from Plain Old Joe (Knitting Factory) 1:01:47
  • Jazz Passengers "Your Ambivalence" from In Love (Windham Hill) 1:07:54
  • Host Speaks 1:14:11
  • Dave Douglas "Climate Strike" from Marching Music (Greenleaf Music) 1:15:31
  • Joe Lovano/Dave Douglas Soundprints "Pythagoras" from Other Worlds (Greenleaf Music) 1:21:16
  • Host Speaks 1:29:33
  • Gil Evans "Las Vegas Tango" from The Individualism of Gil Evans (Verve) 1:31:33
  • Gil Evans Orchestra "Blues In Orbit" from Blues In Orbit (Enja) 1:38:03
  • Host Speaks 1:44:38
  • Claire Martin "Cheek To Cheek" from Secret Love (Linn) 1:45:26
  • Claire Martin "L.A. Breakdown" from He Never Mentioned Love (Linn) 1:49:13
  • The Art Ensemble of Chicago "Odwalla / The Theme" from Selected Recordings (ECM) 1:54:30

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