Music Is Forever - Farewell to Annie Ross
August 3, 2020
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(who sadly passed days before her 90th birthday), plus new releases from
& the Jazz Messengers (a 1959 never released studio recording!),
, with birthday shoutouts to
. Thanks for listening and please continue to support all of these fine musicians, buy their recordings in this time of lockdown.
Playlist "Funky Girl" from Akiko Tsuruga Commencement (A/T Records) 00:00 Joanne Brackeen (feat. ) "What's Your Choice, Rolls Royce?" from Kurt Elling Pink Elephant Magic (Arkadia Jazz) 05:06 Eva Cortés "Hills of Silver" from Todos las Voces (TRRC) 10:50 Host speaks 15:03 Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers "Close Your Eyes" from Just Coolin' (Blue Note) 16:29 & the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra (feat. Jeff Goldblum ) "Make Someone Happy" from Gregory Porter I Shouldn't Be Telling You This (Decca (UMO)) 22:46 Margaret Whiting "Remind Me" from Margaret Whiting Sings the Jerome Kern Songbook (Verve) 27:26 Host speaks 30:16 Lisa Maxwell Jazz Orchestra "Ludie" from Shiny! (Uncle Marvin Music) 31:41 Annie Ross "Farmer's Market" from King Pleasure Sings/Annie Ross Sings (Fantasy) 35:41 , Amy London , Holli Ross , Dylan Pramuk "Let's Fly" from Darmon Meader The Royal Bopsters Project (Motema) 38:22 "Twisted" from Lambert, Hendricks & Ross The Hottest New Group in Jazz (Columbia/Legacy) 42:04 Host speaks 44:18 "Big Bill" from Jane Ira Bloom Wild Lines: Improvising Emily Dickinson (Outline) 45:41 with Jeff Rupert "Pennies from Heaven" from Veronica Swift Let's Sail Away (Rupe Media) 50:27 Host speaks 55:07 "With a Little Help from My Friends" from Mary Halvorson A Day in the Life: Impressions of Pepper (Verve) 56:40 Mark Masters "You're Free" from Night TalkThe Alec Wilder Songbook (Capri Records) 1:00:00 Nneena Freelon "Them There Eyes" from Blueprint of a Lady (Concord Jazz) 1:04:56 "Wild Is Love" from Cecile McLorin Salvant The Window (Mack Avenue) 1:10:55 Host speaks 1:13:13 "Sympodial Sunflower" from Kris Davis Diatom Ribbons (Pyroclastic) 1:14:39 Rufus Wainwright "Everybody Knows" from Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man (Movie Soundtrack) (Verve Forecast) 1:18:50 Bettye Lavette "One More Song" from Blackbirds (Verve) 1:23:13 Host speaks 1:28:30 Jimmy Heath "Don't Explain" from Love Letter (Verve) 1:29:50 "Ugly Man" from The Manhattan Transfer The Junction (Bartelsmann Music Group) 1:36:58 Host speaks 1:41:36 "Better Times Will Come (single)" (Self released-(Better Times Project)) 1:42:48 Jonathan Karrant Cynthia Scott "Hold On Stay Strong" from single (Self released) 1:46:40 Host speaks 1:51:18 (feat. Lakecia Benjamin ) "Walk With Me" from Regina Carter PursuanceThe Coltranes (Ropedope) 1:52:43
In the first hour, a special tribute to Jazz Master