In the first hour, a celebration of the centennial of Lew Spence, best known for his hit "Nice 'n' Easy," plus new releases from trumpeters Rebecca Coupe Franks and Carol Morgan with birthday shoutouts to Joan Whitney, Della Reese (pictured), Mavis Staples and Caroline Davis. In the second hour there is a tribute to Johnny Mandel. Thanks for listening and please continue to support all of these fine musicians, buy their recordings in this time of lockdown.
Ed Palermo Big Band "Gargoyles" from A Lousy Day in Harlem (Self released) 00:00
Shirley Horn "Nice 'n' Easy" from Live at the 1994 Monterey Jazz Festival (Monterey Jazz Festival Records) 07:45
The Tiki Collective "I've Never Left Your Arms" from Muse (Slammin Media) 12:32
Wesla Whitfield "Sleep Warm" from Some Nice 'n' Easy Songs by Lew Spence (Self released) 16:20
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