This Will Make You Laugh - Famous Jazz Fathers and Their Children

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The Fathers Day broadcast included new releases from Ayelet Rose Gottlieb, Roxy Coss, Anat Cohen and Camila Meza, with birthday shout outs to the songwriters Irene Higgenbotham, Ivan Lins and Cy Coleman, pianists Geri Allen, Monika Herzig and Daryl Sherman, vocalists Nancy King, Alicia Olatuja, and harpist Carol Robbins, among others. Plus we hear from some famous jazz Fathers and their children, along with a look at who played in town that week.


  • Sue Maskaleris "The Big Tiri" from Bring Nothing But Your Heart (Self released) 00:00
  • Camila Meza "Kallfu" from Ámbar (Sony Music Masterworks) 03:37
  • Aimée Allen "The Island" from Matter of Time (Azuline) 08:23
  • Dee Bell "After the Storm (Depois Dos Temporais)" from Lins, Lennox & Life (Laser Records) 13:45
  • Host speaks 19:12
  • Johnny Frigo, Bucky Pizzarelli, John Pizzarelli "Summer Me, Winter Me" from Live from Studio a in New York City (Chesky) 21:49
  • Abigail Rockwell "Summer Me, Winter Me" from Autumn Noir (Golden Egg) 24:22
  • Kurt Elling "I'm Satisfied" from 1619 Broadway: the Brill Building Project (Concord) 28:08
  • Judy Wexler "Crowded Heart" from Crowded Heart (Jewel City Jazz) 30:52
  • Host speaks 36:10
  • Coleman Hawkins "The Bottle's Empty" from In the Hush of the Night (Essential Media Group) 38:14
  • Carmen McRae "This Will Make You Laugh" from Here to Stay (Decca) 41:01
  • Louis Jordan "No Sale" from The Masters of Jazz-33 Best of Dexter Gordon and Louis Jordan (The Masters of Jazz!) 44:22
  • Sheila Jordan "Good Morning Heartache" from I've Grown Accustomed to the Bass (HighNote) 47:12
  • Host speaks 53:22
  • Brandee Younger "Games " from Soul Awakening (Self released) 54:34
  • Monika Herzig "Time Again, D.B" from Sheroes (Whaling City Sound) 1:00:16
  • Natalie Cole "Nice 'n' Easy" from Still Unforgettable (Rhino P&D) 1:05:25
  • Nat King Cole "I Just Can't See for Lookin'" from Jazz—Nat King Cole (Jamada ) 1:08:54
  • Host speaks 1:12:00
  • Roxy Coss "Don't Cross the Coss" from single (Quintet) (Outside In) 1:14:34
  • Alicia Olatuja "People Make the World Go Round" from Intuition: Songs From the Minds of Women (Resiliance) 1:19:55
  • Rebecca Angel "What We Had" from What We Had (Timeless Grooves) 1:24:58
  • Leonisa Ardizzone "Our Lips Are Sealed" from All In Good Time (Self released) 1:28:48
  • Host speaks 1:34:40
  • Carol Robbins "The Local" from Taylor Street (Jazzcats) 1:37:16
  • Dr. John "I'm Gonna Go Fishin" from Duke Elegant (Blue Note) 1:43:36
  • Susan Krebs "Whispering Grass" from Spring: Light Out of Darkness (Greengig) 1:48:28
  • Host speaks 1:53:14
  • David Murray, Geri Allen, Terri Lyne Carrington "For Fr. Peter O'Brien" from Perfection (Motema) 1:55:06
  • Anat Cohen "Milonga Del Angel" from Triple Helix (Anzic ) 2:00:42
  • Randy Porter (feat. Nancy King) "Night and Day" from Porter Plays Porter (Heavywood Music) 2:06:55
  • Veronica Swift "September in the Rain" from Lonely Woman (Self released) 2:10:43
  • Host speaks 2:15:12
  • Sammy Sherman "Them There Eyes" from Live at Chan's (Arbors) 2:18:24
  • Daryl Sherman "I Walk a Little Faster" from My Blue Heaven (Muzak/Fab) 2:23:28
  • Mark Winkler & Cheryl Bentyne "The Best Is Yet to Come" from Eastern Standard Time (Café Pacific) 2:27:50
  • Host speaks 2:32:13
  • Cab Calloway "Downhearted Blues" from The Great Cab Calloway! Hits (Xelon Entertainment) 2:35:46
  • Chris Calloway "Willow Weep for Me (feat. Madi Sato)" from Live at Espiratu (26F Records) 2:38:30
  • Chris Calloway "Minnie the Moocher" from Live at Espiratu (26F Records) 2:44:18
  • Host speaks 2:52:24
  • Samantha Boshnack's Seismic Belt "Summer That Never Came" from Live in Santa Monica (Orenda) 2:53:53
  • Alexa Tarantino "Square One" from Winds of Change (Posi-Tone) 3:00:36
  • Jazzmeia Horn "I Remember You" from A Social Call (Concord) 3:07:38
  • Vi Redd "Evil Gal's Daughter Blues" from Lady Soul (Rhino Atlantic) 3:09:47
  • Lorraine Feather "I Don't Mean to Make a Big Deal of It" from Math Camp (Relarion) 3:12:34
  • Host speaks 3:17:50
  • Firey String Sistas "Fantasy" from That's What She Said (Self released) 3:20:50
  • Jeanne Lee & Mal Waldron "Straight Ahead" from After Hours (Owl Records) 3:28:02
  • Mala Waldron "Proud Lion" from Always There (Self produced) 3:31:14
  • Host speaks 3:36:39
  • Linda May Han Oh "Rest Your Weary Head Part 2" from Aventurine (Biophilia) 3:39:16
  • Kate Williams & Georgia Mancio "Halfway" from Finding Home (KW Jazz) 3:44:07
  • Pneuma Quartet "Who Has Seen the Wind" from Who Has Seen the Wind (Songlines) 3:48:47
  • Host speaks 3:52:59
  • Bob Dorough "Devil May Care" from The Houston Branch (DeesBees Rec.) 3:54:04

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