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Yonder Come the Blues - Happy Birthday to Dorothy Donegan, Ma Rainey and Ella Fitzgerald

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The final broadcast of Jazz Appreciation Month includes new releases from vocalist Lauren Henderson and the JC Hopkins Biggish Band, with birthday shout-outs to pianist Dorothy Donegan (pictured), Mother of the Blues Ma Rainey and legendary vocalist Ella Fitzgerald. Thanks for your continued support and please support these artists and their music.

Playlist

  • Dorothy Donegan "I Just Want to Sing" from The Explosive Dorothy Donegan (Audiophile) 00:00
  • Duchess "Joseph, Joseph" from Live at Jazz Standard (Anzic) 03:53
  • Lauren Henderson "Besame Mucho" from The Songbook Sessions (Brontosaurus Records) 06:46
  • Host speaks 14:28
  • Monika Herzig "Rabbit" from Eternal Dance (Savant) 16:20
  • Jay Clayton and Jerry Granelli "New Morning Blues" from Alone Together (Sunnyside) 21:18
  • JC Hopkins Biggish Band "One of Those Days" from New York Moment (Twee-Jazz Records) 25:30
  • Host speaks 29:46
  • Lynne Arriale Trio "Reunion" from Chimes of Freedom (Challenge) 31:03
  • Tiffany Austin "Better Git It In Your Soul" from Unbroken (Con Alma Music) 34:52
  • Joni Mitchell "The Dry Cleaner from Des Moines" from Mingus (Asylum) 39:25
  • Host speaks 42:46
  • Ma Rainey "Yonder Come the Blues" from Blues Masters, Vol. II, Classic Blues Women (Wea Corp) 44:12
  • Peggy Lee "See See Rider" from The Best of Peggy Lee: The Capitol Years (Capitol) 47:28
  • Carmen Twillie "Prove It on Me" from Bessie-Music from the HBO Film (Sony Legacy) 50:03
  • Host speaks 52:46
  • Randy Napoleon "CC Rider" from Soon (Detroit Music Factory) 53:56
  • Lakecia Benjamin "Walk with Me" from Pursuance—The Coltranes (Ropedope) 1:00:00
  • Ella Fitzgerald & Joe Pass "I Want a Little Girl" from Easy Living (Pablo Records) 1:07:03
  • Host speaks 1:09:50
  • Carla Bley "Life Goes On: And On" from Life Goes On (ECM) 1:11:21
  • Joe Williams "You Showed Me the Way" from Jazz Round Midnight: Joe Williams (Verve Records) 1:15:30
  • Katie Thiroux "Shiny Stockings" from Introducing Katie Thiroux (Basskat Records) 1:18:55
  • Host speaks 1:22:55
  • Connie Han "The Forsaken" from Iron Starlet (Mack Avenue) 1:24:16
  • Danny Bacher "Joy Spring" from Still Happy (Whaling City Sound) 1:32:13
  • Host speaks 1:36:13
  • Amina Figarova "Lil' Poem" from Persistance (AmFi Records) 1:37:32
  • Mary Foster Conklin "Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most" from Photographs (MockTurtle Music) 1:44:00
  • Host speaks 1:50:04
  • Kenny Barron, Dave Holland "Secret Places" from Without Deception (Dare2) 1:52:18

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