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Jitterbug Waltz, Toshiko Akiyoshi and some electro/electro acoustic works

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This week, we celebrate Fats Waller's tune "Jitterbug Waltz," recorded 81 years ago this week, with interpretations by Cécile McLorin Salvant, Eric Dolphy & Tyshawn Sorey; we'll also check out a set of works featuring pianist composer & arranger Toshiko Akiyoshi. Ikue Mori was in Philly this week so let's hear a solo from her+ some electro/acoustic works. And of course, new releases, acquisitions and favorites are in the mix.


  • Thelonious Monk "Esistrophy (Theme)" from Live at the It Club-Complete (Columbia) 01:00
  • Fats Waller & His Rhythem "Jitterbug Waltz" from If You Got To Ask, You Ain't Got It! (Bluebird/Legacy) 01:30
  • Ikue Mori "Espresso Bongo" from Myrninerest (Tzadik) 05:38
  • KVL (Quin Kirchner, Danny van Duerm & Matthew Lux) "Pink Void" from KVL Volume 2 (Astral Spirits) 09:19
  • Jeff Parker "Executive Life" from The New Breed (International Anthem Recording Company) 14:54
  • Quincy Jones "Dead End" from Walking In Space (CTI) 23:02
  • Randy Weston "I Know Your Kind" from Little Niles (Blue Note) 26:57
  • Cecile McLorin Salvant "Jitterbug Waltz" from Woman Child (Mack Avenue Records) 29:26
  • Chick Corea "Matrix" from Now He Sings, Now He Sobs (Solid State) 36:47
  • Herbie Hancock "Maiden Voyage" from Maiden Voyage (Blue Note) 43:15
  • Jessica Williams "Heather" from Live At Yoshi's vol. 1 (MaxJazz) 51:12
  • Jessica Williams "Spoken Softly" from Live At Yoshi's vol. 2 (MaxJazz) 58:26
  • Kenny Barron "Song For Abdullah" from Scratch (Enja Records) 1:05:15
  • Randy Weston "African Village/Bedford Stuyvesant" from Blues to Africa (Arista/Freedom) 1:10:48
  • Eric Dolphy "Jitterbug Waltz" from Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions (Resonance Records) 1:16:39
  • Ben Wolfe "The Heckler" from Unjust (Self-Released) 1:23:55
  • Toshiko Akiyoshi "Long Yellow Road" from Toshiko Mariano Quartet (Candid) 1:29:24
  • Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra "Ten Gallon Shuffle" from Ten Gallon Shuffle (Ascent Records) 1:36:35
  • Toshiko Akiyoshi "I Know Who Loves You" from Interlude (Concord Jazz) 1:41:43
  • Tyshawn Sorey Trio + 1 with Greg Osby "Jitterbug Waltz" from The Off-Off Broadway Guide To Synergism (Pi Recordings) 1:47:41
  • Jo Lawry "Takes Two To Tango" from Acrobats (Whirlwind Recordings) 1:55:28



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