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New Releases, Birthday Celebrations For Dorothy Donegan, Alberta Hunter, Billie Holiday & More


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This broadcast makes the graceful morph from Womens History to Jazz Appreciation Month with new releases from John Basile, Kandace Springs, Jamie Baum, Queen Esther, Leigh Pilzer, Lizz Wright and Tierney Sutton, with birthday shoutouts to Dorothy Donegan, Alberta Hunter, Billie Holiday, Doris Day, Christine Jensen, Tessa Souter, Teri Parker, Tia Fuller, and Amina Claudine Myers, among others. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you hear by seeing them live and online. Purchase their music so they can continue to distract, comfort, provoke and inspire.


  • Dorothy Donegan "Donegan's Blues" from The Explosive Dorothy Donegan (Audiophile) 00:00
  • Alberta Hunter "My Castle's Rockin'" from Remember My Name (Columbia) 05:53
  • Catherine Russell "You Reap Just What You Sow" from Single (You Reap Just What You Sow) (Self Released) 09:02
  • Host speaks 12:12
  • John Basile "See Saw" from Heatin' Up (Stringtime Jazz) 13:26
  • Kandace Springs "We'll Find A Way" from Run Your Race (SRP Records) 17:01
  • Cliff Beach "Alright, OK You Win" from You Showed Me The Way (California Soul Music) 21:58
  • Host speaks 25:34
  • Christine Jensen "Girls Can Play The Blues" from Day Moon (Justin Time) 26:39
  • Tessa Souter "Left Alone" from Listen Love (Nara Music) 29:42
  • Billie Holiday "Them There Eyes" from The Complete Decca Recordings (Decca) 33:34
  • Host speaks 36:23
  • Teri Parker "Paw Prints" from Shaping the Invisible (Self Released) 37:35
  • Doris Day & Andre Previn "Control Yourself" from Duet (Sony Music) 43:31
  • John Pizzarelli "Just In Time" from Stage and Screen (Palmetto) 46:27
  • Host speaks 52:41
  • Jamie Baum Septet "In the Light Of Day" from What Times Are These (Sunnyside) 53:26
  • Tia Fuller "In the Trenches" from Diamond Cut (Mack Avenue) 1:00:00
  • Abena Koomson-Davis "Easy" from Where Is Love (WJ3) 1:06:12
  • Blossom Dearie "Sunday Afternoon" from Blossom's Own Treasures (Daffodil) 1:11:52
  • Host speaks 1:15:28
  • Jean Fineberg "Dive Bar" from Jean Fineberg & Jazzphoria (Self Released) 1:16:37
  • Ben Cassara "The Party Upstairs" from What A Way To Go! (Audiophile) 1:21:42
  • Queen Esther "Paris On the Moon" from Things Are Looking Up (Self Released) 1:24:50
  • Host speaks 1:29:17
  • Leigh Pilzer's Seven Pointed Star "Waterkress" from Beatin' The Odds (Strange Woman Records) 1:30:24
  • Lizz Wright (feat. MeShell NdegeOcello & Brandee Younger) "Your Love" from Shadow (Blues & Greens Records) 1:36:01
  • Kelly Green "Try Your Wings" from Seems (La Reserve) 1:39:23
  • Host speaks 1:42:10
  • Amina Claudine Myers "I'm Not Afraid" from Song For Mother E (Leo) 1:43:16
  • Tierney Sutton and San Gabriel 7 "Autumn Love" from Good People (Independent) 1:47:50
  • Anita Wardell & Dave McEvoy "Stars" from Stars (Independent) 1:51:37
  • Host speaks 1:55:43
  • Vivien Garry Quintet "A Woman's Place Is In the Groove" from A Woman's Place Is In the Groove (PNR) 1:56:46

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