Roy Kral and Thelonious Monk birthdays; RIP Carol Hall
November 3, 2018
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, who with his wife vocalist
formed the duo group Jackie & Roy, and also
a year after his centennial. Also remembering songwriter Carol Hall (1936-2018) best known for the Broadway musical
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
, but who also contributed lyrics to two
tunes "Very Early" and "The Two Lonely People."
Playlist "People Make the World Go Round" from Johnny O'Neal In the Moment (Smoke Sessions) 00:00 " Let's Talk Business" from Nancy Kelly Born to Swing (Amhearst Records) 05:20 "Mean What You Say" from Helen Sung Sung with Words (Stricker Street Records) 09:52 "Tight" from Jazzmeia Horn A Social Call (Concord Records) 14:09 Host speaks 17:10 "Afro Harping" from Brandee Younger Wax & Wane (Self released) 19:25 "A Clef" from Cecile McLorin Salvant The Window Album Title (Mack Avenue Record Label) 22:39Time Marker "Là ou tu vas" from Camille Bertault Pas de geants (Classique) 24:39 "I Don't Mean to Make a Big Deal of It" from Lorraine Feather Math Camp (Relarian) 29:11 Host speaks 34:25 "Gruvy" from Connie Han Crime Zone (Mack Avenue) 37:40 "Cherokee Louise" from Judith Owen redisCOVERed (Twanky Records) 45:14 "The Dry Cleaner from Des Moines" from Debra Mann Full Circle: the Music of Joni Mitchell (Whaling City Sound) 49:53 Host speaks 54:32 and Nadje Noordhuis "October" from James Shipp Indigo (Little Mystery Records) 56:15 "The One for You" from Harry Allen The Candy Men (Arbors) 59:58 "From the Land of the Sky Blue Water" from Lee Wiley A Touch of the Blues (RCA Victor) 1:07:48 "Anytime, Any Day, Anywhere" from Nat King Cole Welcome to the Club (Capitol) 1:10:27 Host speaks 1:12:45 "Rice & Beans" from Adi Meyerson Where We Stand (AM Records) 1:15:14Time Marker "Stoppin' the Clock" from Mark Murphy Rah ! (Original Jazz Classics) 1:20:34 "Full Moon" from Jackie & Roy Beautiful Sea (DRG) 1:23:40 & Jackie Cain "The Best Is Yet to Come" from Roy Kral We Got It: The Music of Cy Coleman (Discovery Records) 1:29:52 Host speaks 1:33:14 The Count Basie Orchestra "Ma Cherie Amour" from All About That Basie (Concord Jazz) 1:36:08 "Cake of My Childhood" from Gabrielle Stravelli Dream Ago (Big Modern Music) 1:39:45 "Nobody Knows the Way I Feel this Morning" from Joe Williams One More For My Baby (LRC Ltd) 1:43:20 "Loan Me Your Husband" from Maria Muldaur Don't You Feel My Leg-the Naughty Bawdy Blues of Blue Lu Barker (Last Music Company) 1:47:50 Host speaks 1:51:59 "Stand Clear of the Closing Doors" from Diane Moser's Composers Big Band Live! At Tierney's Tavern (New Arts) 1:53:56 "Straight, No Chaser" from Deanna Witkowski Length of Days (ArtistShare) 1:59:57 "Monkery's the Blues" from Carmen McRae Carmen Sings Monk (RCA) 2:07:01 "Dear Ruby" from John Beasley MONK'estra, Vol. 2 (Mack Avenue) 2:11:47 Host speaks 2:17:53 & Ingrid Jensen "Octofolk" from Christine Jensen Infinitude (Whirlwind Recordings) 2:21:50 "Summer Me, Winter Me" from Abigail Rockwell Autumn Noir (Golden Egg) 2:28:41 "Remember the Days" from Marie Goudy The Bitter Suite (Self released) 2:32:29 Host speaks 2:37:51 "Eyes" from Miki Yamanaka Miki (Cellar Live) 2:39:55 "Big Discount" from Karrin Allyson Some of that Sunshine (kasrecords) 2:45:25 "The Two Lonely People" from Tony Bennett Together Again (Rhino) 2:48:23 Host speaks 2:52:43 "Very Early" from Sachal Vasandani Shadow Train (GSI Records) 2:54:10 & Anat Cohen "The Purple Piece" from Fred Hersch Live in Healdsburg (Anzic Records) 3:01:05 "Short and Sweet" from Esperanza Spalding Chamber Music Society (Heads Up) 3:09:15 "Soul Talk" from Terri Lyne Carrington The Mosaic Project (Concord Records) 3:15:58 Host speaks 3:20:50 "Psalm 119 Lamed" from Yelena Eckemoff Better Than Gold and Silver (L & H Productions) 3:22:50 "You Know Who" from Amy Cervini No One Ever Tells You (Anzic Records) 3:29:00 "Imagine" from Etta James All the Way (Sony Legacy) 3:33:50 Host speaks 3:37:26 "Mr. Sparkle What a Difference a Day Made" from Kate McGarry The Subject Tonight Is Love (ArtistShare) 3:39:39 Darius De Haas "Confound Me" from Ice on the Hudson (SMK Jazz) 3:44:43 Carol Hall "My Circle of Friends" from Hallsongs-the Songs of Carol Hall (LML Music) 3:49:51 Host speaks 3:52:52 "Buds" from Pam Fleming Buds (Infinite Room Rpm) 3:55:34
Celebrating mid-October birthdays with songs by pianist/composer