Monday, January 19, 2009

Jazz Tonight for MLK-Monday 1/19/09

My tribute and admiration for the Right Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. continues tonight. Jazz Tonight dedicates the spirit of the program to the sacrifices and achievments past and the strong will and hard work we have ahead of us to HEAL A REPUBLIC.... A call to battle the woes of our nation, and a hymn from the people ... A Battle Hymn of the Republic!

Intro: Ray Brown "St. Tropez" (Some of My Best Friends are Piano Players)
Dee Daniels "Nightlife" ( Let's Talk Business")
Wynton Kelly " Kelly's Blues " ( Jazz Piano Anthology )

Narrative tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr and the association he had with music and the people who created it... and his pal, his companion, his good friend... PAPA POPS STAPLES

Papa Staples "World in Motion" ( Peace to the Neighborhood )
Mavis Staples "I'll Take You There" ( Live at the Hideaway in Chicago )
Staples Singers "99 1/2" ( We'll Never Turn Back)
Cannonball Aderly "Mercy, Mercy, mercy" ( Title track)

Blood Sweat and Tears "God Bless the Child" (BST Hits)
Seal "A Change is Gonna Come" ( Soul )
Michael McDonald ""Hallelujah" ( Soul Speak)
Dee Daniels "Battle Hymn of the Republic" (Let's Talk Business )

The time is coming up at the end of the month for some HOT SALSA & COOL BALLROOM dancing and fundraising for significant organizations of the Gastineau Channel and our Fair Borough...Lets dance, drink and be merry and most of all be generous. Samba pa ti... Mambo para mi! Arriba!!

Salsa Borealis "Bien Sabroso" ( Mambo Jambo )
Tito Puentes " Jitterbug Waltz" ( Mambo of the Times )
Paquito Rivera " Tico Tico " ( Tico Tico )

And now for something completly different.....

Trevor Watts & Jaime Harris Duo (UK) ( cd: Music Meeting in the Netherlands) "Recharge"
Roy Hargrove "Dream Traveler" ( Crisol )
Bobby Strahorn "Matinee" ( Dutch Jazz Orch. )

Bobby Hutcherson " Tune Up " (Landmarks)
Nat King Cole Trio "Frim Fram Sauce" (NKC Trio )
Nat King Cole Trio "Sweet Lorraine"
Nat King Cole "Mona Lisa"

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