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New Releases by Esperanza Spalding and Altoizm Plus A Jazz Celebration of the Songs of Joan Whitney


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This broadcast presents new releases from bassist Esperanza Spalding, new group Altoizm (Greg Ward, Sharel Cassity, Rajiv Halim), flutist Ragan Whiteside and vocalists Queen Esther, Ann Hampton Callaway with birthday shoutouts to songwriter Joan Whitney (Candy, Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickiens), trumpeter Carol Morgan, vocalists Lezlie Harrison and Mavis Staples, among others. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you hear by purchasing their music.


  • Greg Ward, Sharel Cassity, Rajiv Halim "Thoroughbred" from Altoizm (AFAR Music) 00:00
  • Foster Joseph "Candy" from Foster (Self Released) 06:50
  • New York Voices "Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens" from Sing! Sing! Sing! (Concord) 09:20
  • Host speaks 12:53
  • Colin Steele Quartet "Hejira" from Joni-Jazz Interpretations of the Joni Mitchell Songbook (Marina Records ) 14:20
  • Ann Hampton Callaway "The Moon Is A Kite" from Single (Self released) 19:39
  • Host speaks 24:15
  • Jennifer Wharton's Bonegasm "Twinkle" from Not a Novelty (Sunnyside) 24:51
  • Natalie Cressman & Ian Faquini "My Heart Again Will Rise" from Setting Rays of Summer (Self released) 30:48
  • Esperanza Spalding (with Corey King) "Formwela 4" from Formwela (Concord) 34:14
  • Host speaks 38:28
  • Carol Morgan "With the Wind and Rain in Your Hair" from Post Cool: Greatest Hits (Self released) 39:19
  • JD Walter "You Always Hurt the One You Love" from Sirens in the C-House (Dreambox Media) 44:24
  • Diane Schuur "Nice N Easy" from I Remember You (Jazzheads) 49:09
  • Host speaks 53:19
  • Syrinx Effect (Naomi Moon Siegel & Kate Olsen) "Super Soaker" from A Sky You Could Strike A Match On (Self Released) 54:23
  • Ragan Whiteside "Off the Cuff" from Single (Self released) 1:00:00
  • Rebecca Angel "Maureen" from Love Life Choices (Self released) 1:04:03
  • Lezlie Harrison "People Make the World Go Round" from Soul Book Vol. 1 (Pure Tones of Soul) 1:08:22
  • Host speaks 1:15:05
  • Sarah Wilson "Presence" from Kaleidoscope (Brass Tonic Records) 1:16:05
  • Angela Wrigley "Crazy Fool" from You Don't Know What Love Is (Cellar Music) 1:19:52
  • Ellen McIlwaine "Ode to Billy Joe (Live)" from Up from the Skies: The Polydor Years (Polydor) 1:23:59
  • Host speaks 1:27:54
  • Jill McCarron "All God's Chillun Got Rhythm" from Jazz Motif (Self released) 1:29:10
  • Maria Muldaur with Tuba Skinny "Delta Bound" from Let's Get Happy Together (Stony Plain) 1:35:40
  • Queen Esther "Oleander" from Gild the Black Lily (Self Released) 1:39:13
  • Host speaks 1:42:11
  • Mary Lou Williams "Miss D.D." from Black Christ of the Andes (Smithsonian Folkways) 1:43:54
  • Judy Wexler "Who Knows Where the Time Goes" from Back to the Garden (Jewel City Jazz) 1:46:23
  • Norah Jones & Mavis Staples "I'll Be Gone" from Single (Sony/ATV Music) 1:51:34
  • Host speaks 1:55:57
  • Vivien Garry Quintet "A Woman's Place Is In the Groove" from A Woman's Place Is In the Groove (PNR) 1:57:08

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