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The Women Who Wrote With Harold Arlen

Mary Foster Conklin By

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Halfway through February Fundraising, this broadcast included new releases from pianist Brittany Anjou, saxophonist Jessica Jones, vocalists Kristen Lee Sergeant and Juno nominee Diana Panton, drummer Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom plus a special release from duo Jeanne Lee & Ran Blake, with birthday shout outs to Blanche Calloway, Sergio Mendes and Nicole Mitchell, among others. In the third hour, a special birthday homage to Harold Arlen featuring the women writers who collaborated with him.


  • Marsha Heydt "Diggin' the Day" from Diggin' the Day (Blujazz) 00:00
  • Jeanne Lee & Ran Blake "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" from The Newest Sound You Never Heard (A-Side Records) 05:13
  • Cecile McLorin Salvant "Wild Is Love" from The Window (Mack Avenue) 07:54
  • Host speaks 11:12
  • Syrinx Effect "Super Soaker" from A Sky You Could Strike a Match On (Self released) 15:04
  • Anita O'Day "Man With A Horn" from Pick Yourself Up (Verve) 20:24
  • Jennifer Wharton "Big Long Slidin' Thing" from Bonegasm (Sunnyside) 24:18
  • Host speaks 27:45
  • Claire Daly "Complicated Love" from Mary Joyce Project (Daily Bread Records) 32:26
  • Kristen Lee Sergeant "The Best Is Yet to Come" from Smolder (Plastic Sax Records) 36:41
  • Host speaks 40:06
  • Lisa Hilton "Just For Fun" from Oasis (Ruby Slippers Productions, Lisa Hilton Music) 41:24
  • Diana Panton "I Like Snow" from Solstice-Equinox (Independent Label Services Inc.) 44:36
  • Beegie Adair "Someday Soon, Sweetheart" from Grover's Hat Project (Adair Music Group) 48:13
  • Host speaks 51:15
  • Magela Herrera "Ahora" from Explicaciones (Brontasaurus Records) 53:40
  • Miho Hazama "RUN" from Dancer in Nowhere (Sunnyside) 1:00:14
  • Dena DeRose "United" from United (HighNote) 1:07:18
  • Host speaks 1:13:41
  • Matthew Kaminski "I Love Being Here With You" from Live At Churchill Grounds (Summit) 1:16:04
  • MJ Territo "Everything Is Moving Too Fast" from Ladies Day (Jollie Mollie Music) 1:20:52
  • Host speaks 1:24:38
  • Blanche Calloway "Line-A- Jive" from The World of Swing (Sony) 1:27:30
  • Blanche Calloway "Catch On" from Blanche Calloway (Doxy Collection) (Doxy Records) 1:30:03
  • Louis Armstrong & the Luis Russell Orchestra"You Run Your Mouth, I'll Run My Business" from The Definitive R&B Series 1940 (Nineteen Forties Music) 1:32:37
  • Valaida Snow "I Want a Lot of Love" from Valaida Snow (Doxy Collection) (Doxy Records) 1:35:38
  • Host speaks 1:38:57
  • Kait Dunton "Dear John" from Planet D'earth (Real & Imagined Music) 1:43:03
  • Stacy Sullivan "Who Do You Belong To?" from Tornado Alley (LML Music) 1:48:49
  • Host speaks 1:52:19
  • Brittany Anjou "Baliou For Bartok" from Enamiĝo Reciprokatij (Origin) 1:53:50
  • Nicole Mitchell's Black Earth Ensemble "February" from Black Unstoppable (Delmark) 2:00:13
  • Candice Reyes "Con Alma" from Your Way (The Jazz Exchange LLC) 2:05:50
  • Host speaks 2:11:53
  • Tia Fuller "Queen Intuition" from Diamond Cut (Mack Avenue) 2:15:17
  • Vivian Sessoms "I Can't Breathe (For Erica)" from Single (Ropeadope) 2:21:17
  • Host speaks 2:26:20
  • Barbara Lea "The Morning After" from Fine and Dandy (Challenge Jazz) 2:29:00
  • Richard Rodney Bennett "So Long, Big Time" from Harold Arlen's Songs (Audiophile) 2:33:18
  • Peggy Lee "Bad For Each Other" from Love Held Lightly (EMI Angel) 2:36:47
  • Host speaks 2:40:12
  • Justin Hayford "Look Who's Been Dreaming" from Look Who's Been Dreaming (LML Music) 2:43:08
  • Aretha Franklin "Today I Love Everybody" from Yeah! (Columbia Legacy) 2:46:44
  • Ian Shaw "Happy With the Blues" from Soho Stories (Milestone) 2:50:09
  • Host speaks 2:52:33
  • Elsa Nilsson "After Us" from After Us (Self released) 2:54:12
  • Jessica Jones "Higher Than" from Continuum (Reva Records) 3:00:13
  • Elisabeth Lohninger & Walter Fischbacher"Take My Picture While I'm Smiling" from Soul Garden (Lofish Music) 3:07:20
  • Host speaks 3:11:40
  • Allison Miller "Daughter and Sun" from Glitter Wolf (Royal Potato Family) 3:15:02
  • Mary Foster Conklin "Fried Bananas" from Crazy Eyes (MockTurtle Music) 3:20:49
  • Host speaks 3:25:17
  • Iris Ornig "Unity" from Storyteller (Self released) 3:27:52
  • Kathy Kosins "Can We Pretend" from Uncovered Soul (Maristar Records) 3:31:41
  • Host speaks 3:36:55
  • Billy Stritch "So Many Stars" from Waters of March: The Brazilian Album (After 9) 3:40:37
  • Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 "Crystal Illusions (Memorias de Marta Sare)" from Crystal Illusions (A and M Records) 3:44:27
  • Host speaks 3:52:14
  • Michika Fukumori "The Seasons: The Story I Want to Tell You (Spring)" from Piano Images Album (Summit) 3:54:52


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