Life Goes On - Celebrating Jazz Master Carla Bley On Her 85th Birthday

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This broadcast celebrates the birthdays of Jazz Masters Carla Bley in the first hour and Betty Carter in the second, plus new releases from Rubén Blades y Roberto Delgado & Orquestra, Rebecca Kilgore and the Keith Brown Trio. Other birthday shoutouts include Virginia Mayhew, Karin Krog, Nadje Noordhuis, Kate Reid and Grace Kelly, among others. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you hear by purchasing their music during this time of lockdown.


  • Virginia Mayhew Quartet "Medi II" from Mary Lou Williams-The Next 100 Years (Renma Recordings) 00:00
  • Rubén Blades y Roberto Delgado & Orquestra "The Way You Look Tonight" from SALSWING! (Self Released) 05:23
  • Rebecca Kilgore "Somebody Just Like You" from Rebecca Kilgore Vol 1 (Heavywood Music) 08:56
  • Host speaks 12:50
  • Chien Chien Lu "Tears and Love" from The Path (Self Released) 14:13
  • Laura Anglade "Easy Way Out" from I've Got Just About Everything (Justin Time) 18:37
  • Host speaks 23:13
  • Lioness "Ida Lupino" from Pride & Joy (Posi-Tone) 24:00
  • Karin Krog & Archie Shepp "Sing Me Softly Of the Blues" from Hi-Fly (Compendium) 28:12
  • Carla Bley "Murder" from I Hate To Sing (WATT/ECM) 34:30
  • Host speaks 38:19
  • Marcin Wasilewski Trio with Joe Lovano "Vashkar" from Arctic Riff (ECM) 39:26
  • Kurt Elling "Endless Lawns" from The Questions (Okeh/Sony Masterworks) 45:17
  • Host speaks 54:23
  • Carla Bley "Life Goes On: And On" from Life Goes On (WATT/ECM) 55:34
  • Keith Brown Trio " Queen (feat. Camille Thurman)" from African Ripples (Space Time Records) 1:00:00
  • Betty Carter "Tight!/Mr. Gentleman" from The Music Never Stops (Blue Engine Records) 1:06:36
  • Betty Carter "Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most" from Inside Betty Carter (United Artists) 1:11:09
  • Host speaks 1:16:28
  • Jennifer Wharton's Bonegasm "Blue Salt" from Not A Novelty (Sunnyside) 1:17:45
  • Norah Jones "Sunrise" from Til We Meet Again (Blue Note) 1:25:30
  • Host speaks 1:29:59
  • Nadje Noordhuis and James Shipp "Mercy Dance" from Indigo (Little Mystery) 1:30:51
  • Kate Reid "Two Grey Rooms" from The Heart Already Knows (Self Released) 1:35:59
  • Host speaks 1:39:49
  • Grace Kelly "Count On Me" from Go Time Brooklyn (Pazz Productions) 1:41:16
  • Rosalyn McClore "The Truth and The Lie" from The Pretty Painted Ladies of Wellington Street (Self Released) 1:46:29
  • Shakers 'N Bakers "Everybody's Movin'" from Heart Love (Little I Music) 1:51:05
  • Host speaks 1:55:34
  • Vivien Garry Quintet "A Woman's Place Is In the Groove" from A Woman's Place Is In the Groove (PNR) 1:57:06

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