Song for My Father in Late June - Celebrating Fathers Day and Summer Solstice

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The Fathers Day/Summer Solstice/Juneteenth broadcast included new releases from drummer GayeLynn McKinney, vocalists Linda Lavin and Sue Anne Gershenzon, Adrian Younge, Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Roy Ayers, with birthday shoutouts to Cy Coleman, Sammy Cahn, Jaimie Branch, Alicia Olatuja, Migiwa Miyajima, leader of the Miggy Augmented Orchestra, Lolly Allen and Jenny Scheinman. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you hear by purchasing their music in this time of lockdown.


  • Bucky Pizzarelli, John Pizzarelli "Pick Yourself Up" from Live at the Vineyard (Challenge) 00:00
  • Dena DeRose "Small Day Tomorrow" from Ode to the Road (HighNote) 02:59
  • Duchess "Joseph, Joseph" from Live at Jazz Standard (Anzic) 08:23
  • Host speaks 11:14
  • Carmen Souza "Song for My Father" from The Silver Messengers (Galileo Music) 13:00
  • John Finbury, Magos Herrera "Comenzar (To Begin)" Quatro (Green Flash Music) 19:05
  • Host speaks 25:05
  • Carol Robbins "Straight Away" from Moraga (Self released) 26:00
  • Carrie Wicks "Late June" from Reverie (OA2) 32:22
  • Host speaks 36:26
  • Gayelynn McKinney "Space Goddess" from Single (Self released) 37:25
  • Alicia Olatuja "Give Me One Reason" from Intuition: Songs from the Minds of Women (Resilience) 42:49
  • Adrian Younge, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Roy Ayers "Gravity" from Roy Ayers JID 002 (Jazz Is Dead) 46:42
  • Host speaks 50:05
  • Miggy Augmented Orchestra "The Hi Hat Man" from Colorful (ArtistShare) 51:47
  • Alexa Tarantino "Thank You for Your Silence" from Clarity (Posi-Tone) 1:00:00
  • Linda Lavin "I Can't Tell You Why/I Walk a Little Faster" from Love Notes (Club44 Records) 1:04:57
  • Lou Rawls "Whispering Grass" from Nobody But Lou (Capitol) 1:09:43
  • Host speaks 1:12:22
  • Allison Miller "White Wolf" from Glitter Wolf (Royal Potato Family) 1:13:39
  • Sue Anne Gershenzon "So Many Stars" from You Must Believe In Spring (Self released) 1:20:45
  • Host speaks 1:25:51
  • Lolly Allen "Coming Home" from Coming Home (OA2 Records) 1:26:45
  • Swingadelic "Fool's Paradise" from Bluesville (Zoho) 1:32:44
  • Host speaks 1:38:00
  • Ulysses Owens, Jr. "Oh Freedom" from Songs of Freedom (Resilience Music) 1:39:27
  • Lizz Wright "Freedom" from Freedom & Surrender (Concord) 1:43:48
  • Nina Simone "Heaven Belongs To You" from Fodder on My Wings (Verve/Ume) 1:48:51
  • Host speaks 1:52:25
  • Jaimie Branch "Simple Silver Surfer" from Fly or Die II: Bird Dogs of Paradise (International Anthem) 1:53:35

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