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New Releases, Birthday Shoutouts Plus the Better Times Will Come Project


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The broadcast features new releases from flutists Carla Campopiano Trio and Yulia Musayelyan, vocalist Melody Gardot, the Jazz Composers Alliance Orchestra, guitarists Susan Alcorn and Chance Hayden, plus singles from Sarah McKenzie and Lili Añel, the latest participant of Janis Ian's Better Times Will Come project, with birthday shoutouts to pianist Betty Bryant, vocalists Ernestine Anderson, Marlene VerPlanck, Rene Marie and Marianne Solivan, among others. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you hear by purchasing their music during this time of lockdown.


  • Sue Palmer "Walkin'" from Gems Vol 1 (Motel Swing Records) 00:00
  • Ernestine Anderson "Make Someone Happy" from A Song For You (HighNote) 04:04
  • Beth Duncan "Kit & Kaboodle Blues" from I'm All Yours (Saccat) 08:35
  • Host speaks 13:36
  • Betty Bryant "Cho Cho" from Project 88 (Bry-Mar Records) 14:44
  • Brandi Disterheft "Coup de Foudre" from Surfboard (Justin Time) 18:30
  • Carla Campopiano "Lluvia (Vals)" from Chicago-Buenos Aires Connections Vol 2 (Self released) 22:19
  • Melody Gardot "Ave Maria" from Sunset In the Blue (Decca/Verve) 24:14
  • Host speaks 28:40
  • Mary Lou Williams "Scorpio" from Zodiac Suite (Smithsonian Folkways) 29:45
  • Marlene VerPlanck "Witchcraft" from Ballads...Mostly (Audiophile) 32:47
  • Allegra Levy "Lose My Number" from Lose My Number (Steeplechase) 36:28
  • Host speaks 40:46
  • Jazz Composers Alliance Orchestra "Super Eyes—Private Heroes" from Live at the BPC (JCA Recordings) 42:08
  • Christine Tobin "I'd Know You Anywhere" from Pelt (Trail Belle Records) 48:02
  • Host speaks 52:52
  • Sarah McKenzie "Schneiller!" from Single (Self released) 54:13
  • Susan Alcorn Quintet "Northeast Rising Sun" from Pedernal (Relative Pitch Records) 1:00:00
  • Rene Marie "A Tiny Seed" from Ice On the Hudson (SMK Jazz) 1:06:35
  • Host speaks 1:11:42
  • Houston Person "Willow Weep For Me" from I'm Just a Lucky So and So (HighNote) 1:13:07
  • Chance Hayden (feat. Sarah Clarke) "The Comedown" from Grab & Go (Atlanta Records/Ropedope) 1:18:18
  • Gregory Porter "If Love Is Overrated" from All Rise (Universal Music Division Decca Records France) 1:22:48
  • Host speaks 1:28:36
  • Yulia Musayelyan "Catch-22" from Unsaid (Outside In Music) 1:30:01
  • Marianne Solivan "Lies of Handsome Men" from Spark (Self released) 1:37:07
  • Host speaks 1:42:04
  • Tom Oren "Under a Carob Tree" from Dorly's Song (Concord Jazz) 1:43:10
  • Lili Añel "Better Times Will Come" from Single (BetterTimesWillCome.com) 1:48:39
  • Rebecca Hennessy "When Stars Shine Bright" from All the Little Things You Do (Self Released) 1:51:23
  • Host speaks 1:54:46
  • Vivien Garry Quintet "A Woman's Place Is In the Groove" from A Woman's Place Is In the Groove (PNR) 1:57:09

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