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That Special Time of Year

Mary Foster Conklin By

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This broadcast gets into the swing of the season, which includes holiday releases by DUCHESS and Laura Dickinson plus a new recording by pianist Kelly Green, with birthday shout outs to Gloria Lynne, Etta Jones, Arthur Schwartz, Johnny Mandel, June Christy and Hoagy Carmichael, among others.


  • Geri Allen "In Appreciation" from Geri Allen & Timeline Live (Motema) 00:00
  • Gloria Lynne "All Day Long" from Miss Gloria Lynne (Essential Media Group) 06:46
  • Phyllis Blanford "Blue Woman" from Edgewalker (Self released) 09:58
  • Host speaks 16:24
  • Mayu Saeki "Hope" from Hope (Brooklyn Jazz Underground Records) 20:10
  • Andrew Distel "Into Each Life" from It Only Takes Time (Jeru Jazz) 27:28
  • Etta Jones "I Miss You So" from I'm Pulling Through (Chard) 31:31
  • Host speaks 34:53
  • Nadje Noordhuis & James Shipp "Wen Yora Way" from Indigo (Little Mystery Records) 38:05
  • Geoffrey Keezer "You Stay With Me" from On My Way to You (MarKeez Records) 43:33
  • Kendra Shank "I'm Movin' On" from Half Moon (Live) (Ride Symbol Records) 48:51
  • Host speaks 53:32
  • Anais Drago "Nazca Lines" from Anais Drago & the Jellyfish (Another Music Records) 54:30
  • Laura Dickinson "Happy Holidays_The Holiday Season" from Auld Lang Syne (Music and Mirror Records) 1:01:25
  • Jeannie Tanner "Wintery Sort of Feeling" from Joyful Season (Tanner Time) 1:05:28
  • Laurie Dapice "Winter Waltz" from Parting the Veil (Self released) 1:10:25
  • Host speaks 1:15:23
  • Musique Noire "She" from Reflections We Breathe (Self released) 1:17:50
  • Kelly Green "The Dry Cleaner from Des Moines" from Volume One (Self released) 1:22:13
  • Count Basie and Tony Bennett "Growing Pains" from Basie Swings, Bennett Sings (Blue Note) 1:25:08
  • Carol Sloane "I'll Buy You a Star" from I Never Went Away (HighNote) 1:28:44
  • Host speaks 1:33:54
  • Regina Carter "I'm Going Home" from Southern Comfort (Masterworks) 1:35:53
  • Karrin Allyson "Home" from Some of That Sunshine (kasrecords) 1:43:02
  • Jennifer Lee "Home" from My Shining Hour (SBE Records) 1:47:17
  • Host speaks 1:53:14
  • Cecilia Sanchietti "Which Way" from La Terza Via (Blujazz) 1:54:27
  • Lou Caputo "Cinnamon and Clove" from Lou Caputo (Not So Big Band) (Jazz Cat 47 Records) 2:00:03
  • Marieann Meringolo "The Way We Were/Where Do You Start?" from Between Yesterday and Tomorrow: the songs of Alan & Marilyn Bergman (Blujazz) 2:05:06
  • Ginger Berglund & Scott Whitfield " A Waltz from Somewhere" from Solitary Moon (Self released) 2:08:55
  • Mary Stallings "Don't Look Back" from Don't Look Back (HighNote) 2:13:17
  • Host speaks 2:19:21
  • Linda Presgrave "That Special Time of Year" from A Jazz Christmas-That Special Time of Year (Metropolitan Records 2:22:03
  • June Christy "Seven Shades of Snow" from This Time of Year (Capitol) 2:27:20
  • June Christy "The Merriest" from This Time of Year (Capitol) 2:30:50
  • Host speaks 2:32:56
  • Warren Vache "April in My Heart" from Don't Look Back (Arbors) 2:36:00
  • Aimée Allen "Skylark" from Wings Uncaged (Azuline) 2:42:15
  • Bob Mintzer Big Band & New York Voices "I Get Along Without You Very Well" from Meeting of Minds (MCG Jazz) 2:47:47
  • Host speaks 2:52:17
  • Jamie Baum "Honoring Nepal—the Shiva Suite Pt. 3- Contemplation" from Bridges (Sunnyside) 2:54:24
  • The New Standards "Do You Hear What I Hear?" from Seven Songs of Comfort and Joy (Princess Records) 3:00:55
  • Duchess "A Christmas Compromise" from Harmony for the Holidays (Anzic) 3:05:55
  • Rondi Charleston "Scrapbook" from Resilience (Resilience Music) 3:09:29
  • Host speaks 3:13:26
  • Michika Fukumori "The Seasons: the Answer Is.. (Winter)" from Piano Images (Summit) 3:15:48
  • Susannah McCorkle "Haunted Heart" from Hearts and Minds (Concord) 3:19:42
  • Tony DeSare "I'm In the Mood for Love" from Want You (Telarc) 3:24:55
  • Ann Hampton Callaway "The Way You Look Tonight" from Jazz Goes to the Movies (Shanachie) 3:30:06
  • Host speaks 3:34:39
  • Way North "Inchworms" from Fearless and Kinde (Self released) 3:36:39
  • Carla Bley "Dining Alone" from Dinner Music (ECM) 3:42:36
  • Dr. John "Lazy Bones" from Mercernary (Parlophone) 3:47:11
  • Host speaks 3:50:51
  • Giorgia Hannoush "Winter Night" from Astoria Dreams (Map Classics) 3:53:04


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