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The Gift of Music (Part 1)

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Holidays are the season of gift-giving and music makes the perfect gift. So here's the first of a two part series featuring some of my favorite tunes as my holiday gift to end the year on a positive note.

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Playlist

  • Donald Fagen "The Nightfly" from The Nightfly (Warner Bros.) 0:00
  • Sonny Rollins "Alfie's Theme Differently" from Alfie (OST) (Impulse!) 10:53
  • George Benson "Dinorah Dinorah" from Give Me The Night (Warner Bros.) 14:36
  • Kresten Osgood "I'm Black" from Hammond Rens (ILK) 18:14
  • Jaga Jazzist "Airborne" from A Livingroom Hush (Smalltown Supersound) 31:39
  • Don Byron "Cleo's Mood" from Do the Boomerang (Blue Note) 36:46
  • Krystle Warren & the Faculty "Current Events" from Circles (Because Music) 41:30
  • Marisa Monte "Bem Leve" from Rose and Charcoal (Metro Blue/EMI) 47:02
  • Jimmy Rowles, Stan Getz "The Peacocks" from Stan Getz Presents Jimmie Rowles: The Peacocks (Columbia/Legacy) 49:26
  • Tony Bennett "I Didn't Know What Time It Was" from Tony Bennett Sings For Two (Columbia) 55:10
  • Marc Ribot "Delancey Waltz" from Silent Movies (PI) 56:30
  • Ernst Reijseger "Reflections" from I Love You So Much It Hurts (Winter&Winter) 59:45
  • Georg Graewe "Brilliant Corners" from Impressions of Monk (Nuscope Recordings) 1:01:32
  • Paul Motian "Ugly Beauty" from Monk in Motian (JMT) 1:04:56
  • Eddie Jobson "Ballooning over Texas" from Various Artists: Piano One (Private) 1:12:40
  • Evan Ziporyn "Pandok -2" from Typical Music (New Albion) 1:16:18
  • Susie Ibarra Trio "Azul" from Songbird Suite (Tzadik) 1:20:37
  • Frank Zappa "G Spot Tornado" from The Yellow Shark (Zappa Records) 1:24:43
  • Geri Allen "No. 3" from The Nurturer (Blue Note) 1:30:56
  • Sidsel Endresen, Bugge Wesseltoft "Fifty Ways To Leave Your Lover" from Duplex Ride (Curling Legs/ACT) 1:39:07
  • Mary Margaret O'Hara "Keeping You in Mind" from Miss America (Virgin) 1:44:01
  • New American Orchestra, John Bahler, Vangelis "One More Kiss, Dear" from Blade Runner (OST) (WEA/Full Moon) 1:48:42
  • Peggy Lee "Is That All There Is?" from Is That All There Is? (Capitol) 1:54:37

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