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New Spring Releases, More Celebrations For Sarah Vaughan Plus Shoutouts To Aretha Franklin, Hiromi, Mimi Jones, Tracey Chapman & More

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This broadcast concludes Womens History Month with new releases from Ragan Whiteside, Kristin Korb, Nick Finzer, Abena Koomson—Davis, Julie Kelly, Lori Bell and Rachel Z, with birthday shoutouts to Karen Hammack, Aretha Franklin, Stacey Kent, Hiromi, Mimi Jones, Rachel Therrien, Sarah Vaughan (100!), Norah Jones and Tracey Chapman, 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.


  • Karen Hammack "Sweet Afternoon" from Love In the Dawn (Self Released) 00:00
  • The Pete McGuinness Jazz Orchestra "You Must Believe In Spring" from Along For the Ride (Summit) 05:33
  • Aretha Franklin "Moody's Mood" from Aretha's Jazz (Atlantic) 12:49
  • Host speaks 15:42
  • Ragan Whiteside "Steppin Out" from Single (RAGAN) (Self Released) 16:59
  • Kristin Korb "Here Comes The Rain Again" from Single (Live At Jazzhus Montmartre) (Double K Music) 20:59
  • Host speaks 27:22
  • Nick Finzer "Malaga Moon" from Legacy (Outside In Music) 28:40
  • Stacey Kent "Summer Me, Winter Me" from Summer Me, Winter Me (naïve Records) 35:08
  • Host speaks 40:04
  • Hiromi & Edmar Castaneda "The Elements: Air" from Live In Montreal (Concord) 41:15
  • Abena Koomson-Davis "Up Jumped Spring" from Where Is Love (WJ3 Records) 47:54
  • Host speaks 52:41
  • Mimi Jones "The-min-or Way" from Feet In the Mud (Hot Tone Music) 53:41
  • Rachel Therrien "Just Playing" from Vena (Bonsai) 1:00:00
  • Vanisha Gold & Chris McCarthy "Aisha" from Life's A Gig (Fresh Sound) 1:03:55
  • Julie Kelly "Nothing Like You" from Freedom Jazz Dance (Laurelwood Records) 1:09:09
  • Host speaks 1:12:48
  • Lori Bell "Outer Urge" from Recorda Me-Remembering Joe Henderson (Self Released) 1:13:57
  • Sarah Vaughan "I'm Crazy To Love You" from The Divine Sarah Vaughan: The Columbia Years 1949-1953 (Columbia) 1:20:04
  • Cliff Beach "You Showed Me The Way" from You Showed Me the Way (California Soul Music) 1:23:01
  • Host speaks 1:28:56
  • Rachel Z "What I Fear" from Sensual (Dot Time) 1:29:58
  • Norah Jones "Running" from Visions (Blue Note) 1:36:38
  • Mary Stallings "Some Other Spring" from But Beautiful (HighNote) 1:40:03
  • Host speaks 1:43:31
  • Danae Olano "Danzon Para La Abuela" from Children's Corner (Lulaworld) 1:44:36
  • Tracy Chapman "All That You Have Is Your Soul" from The Bridge School Concerts, Vol. 1 (Live) (Warner Strategic Marketing) 1:50:28
  • 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) 1:56:46

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