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New Midsummer Releases Plus A Pride Of Jazz Leos


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This broadcast presents midsummer releases from pianist Bobby West and vocalist Carmela Rappazzo, plus a single of a new collaboration from vocalists Lucy Yeghiazaryan & Vanisha Gould, with birthday shoutouts to a pride of Jazz Leos: Nnenna Freelon, composer Pamela Baskin-Watson, pianists JoAnne Brackeen and Shamie Royston, vocalists Camille Bertault, Fay Victor and Luba Mason, among others. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you hear by purchasing their music during this time of pandemic.


  • Bobby West "Lullaby of the Leaves" from Leimert Park After Dark (Soulville Sound Recordings) 00:00
  • Nnenna Freelon "Betcha By Golly Wow" from Time Traveler (Origin) 06:15
  • Host speaks 11:03
  • Roy Hargrove "Once Forgotten" from With the Tenors of Our Time (Verve) 12:13
  • Mark Murphy "You're My Alter Ego" from Some Time Ago (HighNote) 17:50
  • Kevin Mahogany "Our Love Remains" from Double Rainbow (Enja) 24:02
  • Host speaks 30:23
  • Deanna Witkowski "New August Tune" from Wide Open Window (Khaeon World Music) 31:50
  • Carmela Rappazzo "Cicadas" from Love and Other Difficulties (Self Released) 39:41
  • Host speaks 44:03
  • Pete Rugolo "Struttin With Some Barbeque" from The Mercury Jazz Story (Mercury) 44:50
  • Maria Muldaur with Tuba Skinny "I Like You Best of All" from Let's Get Happy Together (Stony Plain) 47:12
  • Host speaks 51:03
  • Joanne Brackeen "Pink Elephant Magic" from Pink Elephant Magic (Arkadia Jazz) 52:32
  • Shamie Royston "Push" from Beautiful Liar (Sunnyside) 1:00:00
  • Cassandra Wilson "Billie's Blues" from Coming Forth By Day (Recordings Legacy) 1:04:14
  • Camille Bertault "Nouvelle York" from Pas de géant (Okeh) 1:09:02
  • Host speaks 1:12:39
  • Dave Douglas "Waltz Boogie" from Soul On Soul (RCA) 1:13:41
  • Roswell Rudd (with Fay Victor) "Can't We Be Friends?" from Embrace (RareNoise Records) 1:18:40
  • Aubrey Logan "Done Pretending" from Standard (Self Released) 1:26:26
  • Host speaks 1:30:04
  • Colin Steele "Both Sides Now" from Joni-Jazz Interpretations of the Joni Mitchell Songbook (Marina Records) 1:31:08
  • Judy Wexler "Since You've Asked" from Back to the Garden (Jewel City Jazz) 1:37:30
  • Carolina Calvache (feat. Luba Mason) "Let Me Come With You" from Vida Profunda (Sunnyside) 1:40:52
  • Host speaks 1:45:05
  • Alexa Tarantino "La Donna Nel Giardino" from Firefly (Posi-Tone) 1:46:15
  • Lucy Yeghiazaryan & Vanisha Gould "The Game" from Single (In Her Words) (Self Released) 1:50:43
  • Leesa Johnson "Don't Bitch" from Barn Tracks (Self Released) 1:52:46
  • Host speaks 1:55:19
  • Vivien Garry Quintet "A Woman's Place Is In the Groove" from A Woman's Place Is In the Groove (PNR) 1:56:35


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