Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Afternoon Classics 9/30

Host - John Gaguine, subbing for Mike Price (2 hours)

Unknown Incan composer - Hanacpachap Cussicuinin (1610, in Incan) - I Cantori, an LA-based choral group, Edward Cansiuo conductor
Naomi Stephens - Spring Song (mid-20th c., words by Sue Carroll Moore) - I Cantori women

Antonin Dvorak, from the second published set of Slavonic Dances, Op. 72 (1886) - Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Yoel Levi conducting
No. 1 in B Major
No. 2 in E Minor
No. 3 in F Major
No. 4 in D-Flat Major

Edvard Grieg - Sonata No. 2 for piano and violin, Op 13 (1867) - Rodrigue Milosi, violin, and Noel Lee, piano

Camille Saint-Saens - Cello Concerto No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 33 (1872) - Maria Kliegel cello, with the Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Jean-Francois Monnard conducting

Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 5 in E-Flat Major, Op. 82 (premiered 1915, revised into current form 1919) - Philharmonia Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy conducting

Giovanni Gabrielli - Canzona per Sonare No. 27 - Brass ensembles of the Cleveland and Philadelphia orchestras

Wednesday Soudnings 9-30-09 Jazz & Mie "balance"

Etta James-Night and Day
Dave Brubeck-It's Deja Vu All Over Again
Ella Fitzgerald& Louis Armstrong-Let's Call The Whole Thing Off
John Coletrane-Spiral

John Lee Hooker-Keep It Real
Oscar Peterson W/ Ray Brown & Milt Jackson-Sometimes I'm Happy
Benny Goodman-Body & Soul
Nina Simone-Turn, Turn, Turn
Cyrus Chestnut-The Dark Before The Dawn
John Pizzarelli-Polkadots & Moonbeams

Lee Ritenour-A Little Bit of This and A Little Bit Of That
Hank Crawford-Centerpeice
The Blind Boys of Alabama-Make a Better World
Milt Jackson-A Matter of Adjustment
Grover Washington Jr.-Lean On Me

Vanessa Rubin-One For My Baby
Oscar Peterson-Peace
Terrene Blanchard-Divine Order

Wednesday Crosscurrents 9/30

Host - John Gaguine

Today we are going to explore some of the great questions raised by modern popular music.

The Monotones - Book of Love (Who wrote it?)

The Teenagers, featuring Frankie Lymon - Why Do Fools Fall in Love?
Dion and the Belmonts - A Teenager in Love (Why Must I Be?)
Jay and the Americans - Cara Mia (Why, Must We Say Goodbye?)

The Supremes - Where Did Our Love Go?
Simon and Garfunkel - Why Don't You Write Me?
Jefferson Airplane - Somebody to Love (Don't You Want? Don't You Need?)
Beach Boys - Wouldn't It Be Nice?

Moody Blues - Isn't Life Strange?, Question

Peter, Paul and Mary - Blowin' in the Wind (Bob Dylan)
Kingston Trio - Where Have All the Flowers Gone? (Pete Seeger)

Bob Dylan - Like a Rolling Stone (How does it feel? How does it feel? etc.)
Cat Power - Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again (Dylan) (Oh, Mama, can this really be the end - to be . . .?)

Gordon Lightfoot - Did She Mention My Name?

Creedence Clearwater Revival - Who'll Stop the Rain?, Have You Ever Seen the Seen?
Chicago - Does Anybody Really Know What Time Is It?

Van Morrison - Have I Told You Lately?
Dan Fogelberg - Make Love Stay (How do we . . .?)

Linda Ronstadt - Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow? (Carole King/Gerry Goffin), When Will I Be Loved? (Phil Everly), Are My Thoughts with You? (Mickey Newbury)

Jessie Baylin - Was I on Your Mind?
Paula Cole - Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?
Sandy Denny - Who Knows Where the Time Goes?

Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Cowgirl in the Sand (Is this place at your command?)

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Afternoon Classics 9/30

Host - John Gaguine - subbing (2 hours) for Mike Price

J.S. Bach - Partita in A minor, BWV 1013 (1720) (arranged for solo guitar and performed by David Russell)

Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 38, the "Spring" symphony (1841) (Bamberg Symphony, Christoph Eschenbach conducting)

Igor Stravinsky - Symphony of Psalms for chorus and orchestra on texts from Psalms 38, 39, and 150 (1948 revised version of 1930 original) (Berlin Philharmonic, Pierre Boulez conducting, and Berlin Radio Chorus, Sigurd Brauns chorus master)

Edvard Grieg - Sonata for violin and piano No. 1, Op. 8 (1865) (Rodrigue Milosi, violin, and Noel Lee, piano)

Hector Berlioz - Overture to The Corsair (1844) (Staatkapelle Dresden, Sir Colin Davis conducting)

Giovanni Gabrielli - Canzon Septimi Toni No. 2 (c. 1600) - Philadelphia, Cleveland and Chicago Brass Ensembles

Tues. CC withKatie B. 9-29-09

Fleet Foxes
Sun it Rises
Fleet Foxes

Birdsong at Morning
Moonlight Mile

Hightide Blues
Dreamin' Alone
Love Come Easy

Tall Tall Trees
Heart Says Go
Tall Tall Trees

Kim Barlow
Get Out of Your Head

Sarah Jarosz
Song Up in Her Head
Song Up in Her Head

David Bazan
Bless This Mess
Eat My Flesh, Drink My Blood

Follow Me to Carthage

Stephen Kellog and the Sixers
Shady Esperanto and the Young Hearts
The Bear

Eric Bibb
Shine On
Diamond Days

Eric Bibb
Too Much Stuff
Natural Light

Jeff Golub
Blues For You
I Don't Worry About a Thing

Bettye LaVette
How am I Different?
I've Got My Own Hell to Raise

Deering and Down
Givin' Heart
Coupe de Villa

Joshua Radin
I'd Rather Be With You
Simple Times

Sun Don't Shine

Breath of Life
In My Prime

Maria Muldaur
and her Garden of Joy
Garden of Joy

Cheryl Wheeler
One Step at a Time
Pointing at the Sun

Buddy Tabor
Ring of Fire
Box of Pain

Catherine Maclellan
Emily's Song
Church Bell Blues

Sondre Lerche
Heartbeat Radio
Heartbeat Radio

Lila Nelson
An American Miracle
Letter Home

Cook County Blues Band
Keeping the Sunny Side Up
Live at Centennial Hall

Sunday, September 27, 2009

A Little Bit of Broadway

Sleeping Beauty Wakes

GrooveLily is a theatrical power-pop trio consisting of Valerie Vigoda, Brendan Milburn, and Gene Lewin. They call themselves “just your typical violin/piano/drums theatrical power trio.” After the success of their reimagining of Hans Christians Anderson’s The Little Match GirlStriking TwelveDeaf West Theater asked them to do a fairy tale for them. Since Valerie and Brendan were new parents, they choose Sleeping Beauty. And so, Sleeping Beauty Wakes, set in a sleep disorder clinic, was born.

The show went on in the spring of 2007 in Los Angeles, and was a hit at Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre. The show won the Ovation Award for World Premiere Musical.
Groovelily recorded the show this past spring, and it's alot of fun!

Act 1
1. Can You Cure Me?
2. Lullaby/Dream With Me
3. Only a King
4. It's a Girl
5. Uninvited
6. I Think You Understand
7. Out of Harm's Way
8. Trouble
9. Drifting
10. Bring It On
11. The Wheel Goes Round

12. Everything Changes But You

Act 2
13. Eyes Wide Open
14. Still Small Hours
15. You Make Me Feel Awake
16. I Dare Say I'm in Love
17. The Wheel Goes Round (Reprise)
18. I Think You Understand (reprise)/The Wheel Goes Round (chorale/finale)

We Like Kids! - 9/27/09

Robin Hood - Walt Disney Soundtrack
Eat a Bowl of Cherries - Rhythm Child
Hey-O - Rebecca Frezza & Big Truck
Imagination - Peter Himmelman

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Jazz Beat/September 26, 2009

JAZZ BEAT/September 26, 2009

1. ARTIST: Yellow Jackets
SONG: Capetown
ALBUM: Blue Hat, 1997.

2.ARTIST: Enrico Pieranunzi
SONG: Nuovo Cinema Paradiso
ALBUM: Live in Japan, 2004.

3. ARTIST: Yellow Jackets
SONG:New Rochelle
ALBUM: Blue Hat, 1997.

4.ARTIST: Al Di Meola
SONG: Azucar
ALBUM: Consequence of Chaos, 2006.

5. ARTIST: Dave Boswell
SONG: Bridge of Art
ALBUM: Bridge of Art.

6. ARTIST: Dave Boswell
SONG:Exclamation's A Smile
ALBUM: Bridge of Art.

7. ARTIST: Either Orchestra
SONG: More Beautiful Than Death
ALBUM: More Beautiful Than Death.

8.ARTIST: Brad Mehldau
SONG: Unrequited
ALBUM: Songs; The Art of the Trio #3.
=======================================8 P.M.

9. ARTIST: Jazzed to the Max
SONG: Ballad of the Sad Young Men.
ALBUM: Cream Cheese & Bagels.

10. ARTIST:The Trenchcoats
SONG: The Lion Sleeps Tonight
ALBUM: It Turns Me On.

11. ARTIST: Lorraine Feather
SONG: Home Alone.

12. ARTIST: Dem Brooklyn Bums Band
SONG: Luigi's Famous Pun-Tango
ALBUM: There Goes The Neighborhood.

13. ARTIST: Holly Cole
SONG: On the Street Where You Live.
ALBUM: Blame It On My Youth.

14. ARTIST: Holly Cole
SONG: Smile
ALBUM: Blame It On My Youth.

15. ARTIST: Tierney Sutton
SONG: Autumn Leaves
ALBUM: Blue In Green.

16. ARTIST: Earl Klugh Trio, Volume 2
SONG: His Eyes, Her Eyes
ALBUM:Sounds and Visions.

17. ARTIST: Joyce DiCamillo Trio
SONG: Stolen Moments
ALBUM: Sunrise Lady.

18. ARTIST: John Stetch
SONG: For All We Know
ALBUM: Stetching Out.

19. ARTIST: Miles Davis
ALBUM: Live Around the World.

Saturday Sunrise -26 September 2009

Ablaye Cissoko & Volker Goetze - Lountang
Jay Patten - Night blue
Stan Getz - Lush life
Miles Davis - When lights are low
Chet Baker - How deep is the ocean
Elaine Elias - At first sight
Cannonball Adderly - Dancing in the dark
Ray Charles & Johhny Cash - Crazy old soldier
Les Paul trio - What is this thing called love
Tito Puente- Havana after dark
Hank Mobly - For B.B.
Goran Brecovic and his wedding and funeral band - Paradehtika
Ultimate Tango hits - Blue tango
Vayo Raimondo - Amame (Love me)
Yo Yo Ma - Cafe 1930
Orquesta Aragon - El charlatan
Louis Armstrong - Loveless love
Mississippi Shieks - Siting on top of the world
Baaba Maal - from Firin' in Fouta
King Sunny Ade - from E Dide (Get up) - Oshodi Oke
Ali Farka Toure - from The River - Jungou
Roy Eldridge - Just fooling
Charles Mingus - Girl of my dreams

Ambient Groove ~ September 26, 2009

Playlist for Saturday, September 26th

Set 1

Morning Star Meditation, Gerald Jay Markoe
Sacred Moment, Jana Dugal & Mike Rowland
Mermaid, Anna Schaed
Slow Dance, Philip Aaberg

Set 2

Irish Rain, Michele McLaughlin
The Rain Is Pouring, Alex de Grassi
Passing Time, Clannad
Rain, Armik
Endless Rain, Alex de Grassi

Set 3

Angelique, Mike Oldfield
If I Needed Someone, Michael Hedges
Interpretations, Erik Mongrain

Set 4

Say You Love Me, Too, Jack Jezro
The Water Garden, Alex de Grassi
Lightdance, David Arkenstone
Inverness, Alex de Grassi
Chill or Be Chilled, Oli Silk

Set 5

Amber Sky, Samantha James
The Oh of Pleasure, Ray Lynch
Chrysanthemums and Hummingbirds, Conni St. Pierre
Breathe, Ian Boddy & Markus Reuter
Butterfly Song, Jocelyn Pook

Set 6

Crossroads, Frank Smith
The Road of Passage, Anuna
Essence of Time, Mike Rowland
Stone Lantern, Gary Stroutsos
Galaxies Fade, Church of Betty

Friday, September 25, 2009

Friday Soundings 9/25

Host - John Gaguine

Joe Ascione Octet - Cottontail (Duke Ellington)

Ann Austin - Lately (Stevie Wonder), Fragile (Sting)

Deering and Down - Sheet Rockin' (Rev. Neil Down), Room 101 (Lahna Deering) - both from their first CD, Coupe de Villa

Harry Allen (tenor sax) with the Bill Charlap trio - Mood Indigo (Ellington), Take the "A" Train (Billy Strayhorn)

Trip down memory lane back to when my kids were little:
Nnenna Freelon - It's You I Like (Fred Rogers) (yes, this is the theme song to Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood)
The Muppets - Mahna Mahna (thanks to Andy Kline for playing this on KXLL yesterday)

Bonnie Raitt - Something to Talk About, No Business (John Hiatt), I Can't Make You Love Me - all from the fine 1991 CD, Luck of the Draw

Ascione Octet - Limehouse Blues (Braham/Furber), Straight No Chaser (T. Monk)

Patti Austin - Someone to Watch Over Me (Gershwins), I Only Have Eyes for You (Al Dubin and Harry Warren), Look What You've Done to Me (Boz Scaggs)

Robben Ford and the Blue Line - My Love Will Never Die (Otis Rush)
Greg Piccolo (formerly of A Roomful of Blues) and Heavy Juice - Someday After Awhile (You'll Be Sorry) (Freddie King)

Harry Allen - Once I Loved (Amor em Paz) (Antonio Carlos Jobim)

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Afternoon Classics - Thursday, September 24, 2009

The main event today is the celebration of the birthday of Dmitri Shostakovich. However we will also do a little something for John Rutter as well as some new releases from earlier this week.

Chopsticks Variations by Margo Guryan. The composer at the piano.
Quintet in A Major, D. 574 Schubert as transcribed by Robert Stallman. Robert Stallman - flute and the Martinu Quartet.
Prelude & fugue No.s 1 & 2 in C & A minor by Dmitry Shostakovich. Keith Jarrett - piano.
Suite on Finnish Themes by Dmitry Shostakovich. Anu Komsi - soprano; Tom Nyman - tenor and Juha Kangas conducting the Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra.
Concerto for Piano, Trumpet & Orchestra, Op. 35 by Dmitry ShostakovicH. Yefim Bronfan at the piano, Thomas Stevens on the Trumpet, Esa-Pekka Salonen conducting the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
Symphony No. 11 in G minor, Op. 103 of Dmitry Shostakovich. Valery Gergiev conducting the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra.
The Golden Cockerel by Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov. David Zinman and the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra.
Gloria by John Rutter, the composer conducting The Cambridge Singers, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble and the City of London Sinfonia.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Afternoon Classics - Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Music for a rainy day - or any day:

Fiddler on the Roof - Prologue, Tradition; written by Jerry Brock with Isaac Stern, violin soloist; and John Williams conducting a Studio Orchestra (orig motion picture sound track).
Concert Fantasy for piano & orchestra, Op. 56 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, featuring Alexander Tutonov - piano; Marlan Carlson conducting the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra.
Quartet in Eflat D. 568 the music of Franz Schubert transcribed by Robert Stallman for flute and string quartet. Robert Stallman - flute with the Martinu Quartet.
Variations on a Theme of Haydn, Op. 56a by Johannes Brahms performed by Yoel Levi and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
Moment musiceaux, No. 6, D. 780 of Franz Schubert performed by Stephen Kovacevich at the piano.
Symphony No. 5 in Bflat, Op. 100 by Sergei Prokofiev. Valery Gergiev conducting the Rotterdam Philharmonic.
Fireworks by Igor Stravinsky, Valery Gergiev conducting the Rotterdam Philharmonic.
Elegy for Maurice Ravel by David Diamond. Gerard Schwarz and the Seattle Symphony.
Serenade No. 1, Op. 11 of Johannes Brahms performed by Yoel Levi and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

Afternoon Classics - Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Our birthday boy today is Gustav Holst, everything else is ad-lib. To begin with let's celebrate the Autumnal Solstice with an assist from the Red Priest.

Autumn from "The Four Seasons" by Antonio Vivaldi. Yolanda Kondanassis on the harp; Rudolf Werther and The Orchestra of Flanders accompanying.
St. Paul's Suite (for String Orchestra) by Gustav Holst; Nicholas Braithwaite conducting The New Zealand Chamber Orchestra.
Beni Mora (Oriental Suite) by Gustav Holst, performed by David Lloyd-Jones and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
The Planets, Holst's most well-known piece performed by Herbert von Karajan and the Berlin Philharmonic.
A Fugal Overture by Holst, David Lloyd-Jones conducting the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
An American Abroad, the music of Michael Torke (his birthday also) with Marin Alsop conducting the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
Quartet in G minor, D.408 based on the music of Schubert as transcribed by Robert Stallman for flute and winds, Robert Stallman on the flute, The Martinu Quartet providing the strings.
Brooke Green Suite (for String Orchestra) by Gustav Holst. Once again Nicholas Braithwaite and The New Zealand Chamber Orchestra
Concerto-Rhapsody for Violin & Orchestra by Aram Khachaturian, with Mihaela Martin playig the violin; Theodore Kuchar conducting National Symphony of Ukraine.
Symphony No. 5 (1948) of Bohuslav Martinu. Arthur Fagen and National Symphony of Ukraine.

Wednesday Soudnings Jazz & Mie "Birthday"

Yeah, Happy Birthday to me, yes Mie, Wheee!

Saffire-Happy Birthday to me
Tony Bennet-The Best Is Yet To Come
Ella Fitzgerald-September Song
Bobby Short-We Shall Never Be Younger
Prima & Smith-Autumn Leaves

Otis Rush--As The Years Go Passing By
Koko Taylor-Let The Good Times Roll
Jimmy Thackery--Wild Night Out
Saffire--Tomorrow Ain't Promised
Sinatra & Aznavour--You Make Me Feel So Young
Nneena Freelon--Tis Autumn

Chet Baker--Blame It On My Youth
Irma Thomas-Time Is On My Side
Duke Ellington-Time On My Hands
Toney Bennett-Autumn Leaves/Indian Summer
Vanessa Rubin-Early Autumn
Frank Sinatra-It Was A Very Good Year

Miles Davis--Time After Time
Ray Charles--Still Crazy After All These Years
Saffire--Middle Aged Blues Boogie
Little Charlie & The Night Cats--Grow Up Baby
Ray Charles & Willie Nelson-- Two Old Cats Like Us
Duke Ellington--Happy Birthday To You
Thanks for celebrating with me today :) Love Ya, Mie.

Wednesday Crosscurrents 9/23

Hosts - John Gaguine and Mike Godkin

Today we begin a multi-week series based on an idea from Mike - songs with people's names

Them - with Van Morrison - Gloria

Neil Diamond - Why isn't he in the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame? - Sweet Caroline, Cracklin' Rosie, Holly Holy

Songs about Susan/Susannah/Sue -
Dion - Runaround Sue
James Taylor - O Susannah (Stephen Foster)
The Buckinghams - Susan
Johnny Cash - A Boy Named Sue

Linda Ronstadt - and why isn't SHE in the Hall of Fame? - Alison (Elvis Costello)
Rod Stewart - Maggie May
R.E.M. - Man in the Moon (about the late comedian Andy Kauffman)

Everly Bros - Wake Up Little Susie, Cathy's Clown

Jack songs -
Ray Charles - Hit the Road, Jack
The Who - Happy Jack
The Stones - Jumpin' Jack Flash
10,000 Maniacs - Hey Jack Kerouac

Beach Boys - Wendy, Caroline No, Help Me Rhonda, Barbara Ann

Two more Jack songs -
John Mellencamp - Jack and Diane
Steely Dan - Do It Again

Three songs from a hootenanny CD -
Kingston Trio - Tom Dooley
Brothers Four - Marianne
The Highwaymen - Michael (Row Your Boat Ashore)

Bob Dylan - Peggy Day, Lili, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Tues. CC with Katie B. 9-22-09

Will You Take Me as I Am
Joni Mitchell's Blue Period
Michelle Mercer

Eric Bibb
Buckets of Rain
Diamond Days

Mary Black
Urge for Going
Babes in the Wood

Neil Young and the Band
Four Strong Winds
The Last Waltz

Joni Mitchell
Cold Blue Steel and Sweet Fire
For the Roses

James Taylor
My Traveling Star
One Man Band

Joni Mitchell
See You Sometime
For the Roses

The New Radicals
You've got the Music in You
(you get what you give)

Cook County Blues Band
New Shoes (by the Bus Boys)
Live at Centennial Hall

Shotgun Wedding
Ten Day Bender

Peggy Seeger
Careless Love
Love Call Me Home

Joni Mitchell
and The Band
Shadows and Light
The Last Waltz

Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers
Dying Wish of a Teenager
The Bear

Joni Mitchell
Black Crow

Big Yellow Taxi
Counting Crows

The Jungle Line
featuring Leonard Cohen
Herbie Hancock
River-The Joni Letters

Ladies of the Canyon
Annie Lennox
A Tribute to Joni Mitchell

Jeff Buckley
Grace Around the World
2009 release

Joni Mitchell

Miles Davis

Joni Mitchell
If I Had a Heart

New Riders of the Purple Sage
Olivia Rose
Where I Come From

Monday, September 21, 2009

Jazz Tonight ~ September 21, 2009

Playlist for Monday, September 21st

Set 1

Habituary ~ Ben Goldberg
Blues Sketch in Clave ~ Eldar
A Night in Tunisia ~ McCoy Tyner
The More I See You ~ Oscar Peterson Trio
Here's That Rainy Day ~ Dave Brubeck Quartet

Set 2

Baby Elephant Walk ~ Quincy Jones & His Orchestra
When I Fall In Love ~ Keith Jarrett
I Want to Talk About You ~ Charles Tolliver Big Band
Brief and Breezy ~ Henry Mancini
Haven't Met You Yet ~ Michael Buble

Set 3

Blues for Trix ~ Buddy Tate
Don't Get Around Much Anymore ~ Cootie Williams
Blue ~ Barry Manilow & Sarah Vaughn

Set 4

Samba De Duas Notas ~ Luiz Bonfa
Besame Mucho ~ Joao Gilberto
So Danco Samba ~ Stan Getz
The Boy from Ipanema ~ Diana Krall

Set 5

Bare Bones ~ Madeleine Peyroux
Autumn Leaves ~ Patricia Barber
I Can't Stand the Rain ~ Cassandra Wilson
I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good ~ Carmen McRae
Moon Song ~ Norah Jones
Shiny on the Inside ~ Leona Naess

Sunday, September 20, 2009

A Little Bit of Broadway

Dirty Dancing
(Film Soundtrack 1987)

It’s been a bad year for baby boomer idols – In August we lost Farrah Facwett and Michael Jackson and now, this week, it’s Patrick Swayze. Dirty Dancing’s Johnny Castle was his breakthrough role.

The story is how young “Baby” grows up our the summer of 1963 (and of course, learns to dance!).

Be My Baby - - The Ronettes
Big Girls Don't Cry - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
Merengue - - Michael Lloyd & Le Disc
Trot The Fox - - Michael Lloyd & Le Disc
Johnny's Mambo - Michael Lloyd & Le Disc
(I've Had) The Time Of My Life (Instrumental) - The John Morris Orchestra
Where Are You Tonight? - Tom Johnston
Do You Love Me - T he Contours
Love Man - - Otis Redding
Hungry Eyes - - Eric Carmen
Hey Baby - - Bruce Channel
De Todo Un Poco - Michael Lloyd & Le Disc
Some Kind Of Wonderful - The Drifters
These Arms Of Mine - Otis Redding
Cry To Me - - Solomon Burke
Will You Love Me Tomorrow - The Shirelles
Love Is Strange - Mickey & Sylvia
You Don't Own Me - The Blow Monkeys
Yes - - Merry Clayton
In The Still Of The Night - The Five Satins
She's Like The Wind - Patrick Swayze Featuring Wendy Fraser
Kellerman's Anthem - The Emile Bergstein Chorale
(I've Had) The Time Of My Life - Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes

It’s Emmy night, and one of the awards given out earlier is the first Outstanding Special Class - Short-format Live-Action Entertainment Programs – and it went to a musical! During last year’s writers strike, Joss Whedon created Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, the story of a young man (Neil Patrick Harris – this year’s Emmy host), the girl he loves (Felicia Day) and that annoying superhero (Nathan Fillion) who seems to foil all the young man’s chances at love and evil. Joss talked about Dr. Horrible on this morning’s Sunday Edition.

Horrible Theme-- Instrumental
My Freeze Ray --Neil Patrick Harris
Bad Horse Chorus --Jed Whedon, Joss Whedon & Zack Whedon
Caring Hands --Felicia Day
A Man's Gotta Do --Neil Patrick Harris, Nathan Fillion & Felicia Day
My Eyes --Neil Patrick Harris & Felicia Day
So They Say -- Ensemble
Everyone's A Hero -- Nathan Fillion
Slipping -- Neil Patrick Harris

If you haven't seen it -- go take a look! Hulu is a great way to catch up on your viewing and see those things you missed.

We Like Kids 9-20-09 "Walking"

Dan Crow-Walk Outside
The Cat's Pajamas-Walking Through The Jungle
Bill Harley-Walk A Mile
Jessica Haper-Mango Walk
Greg & Steve-The Boogie Walk
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer-Walkin' On My Wheels
Kid Frost-One Two Buckle My Shoe

Bill Staines--The Happy Wanderer
Sweet Honey In The Rock-I Got Shoes
Papa John Allee-Walkin ' Down Memory Lane
Maria Mudour-Side By Side

Manferd Mann-Do Wah Diddy Diddy
Buckwehat Zydeco-Skip To My Blues
Jessica Harper-Walk While You Talk It
Dan Zanes-Walkin' The Dog
Dave Kinnon-Walk Gently On The Earth
Lou Reed-Walk On The Wild Side

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Mudlark Sampler 9/20/09

Host - Jack Fontanella

Brushy Run, Government Issue Orchestra, Government Issue Orchestra (GIO)
Ora Lee, Bob Carlin, Banging and Sawing
Rough and Rowdy Ways, Big Medicine, Pine to Pine
Dance All Night with a Bottle in My Hand, Chance McCoy, Debut
Curly Headed Woman, Red State Ramblers, Commonwealth
Shooting Creek, Charlie Poole, You Ain't Talking to Me
Baltimore Fire, Charlie Poole, You Ain't Talking to Me

Chinese Breakdown, Bob Carlin, Banging and Sawing
Chiinquinquapin Hunting, GIO
Mary of the Moor, Mindt and Stephens
You are My Flower, Carter Family, Best Of

Cumberland Gap, Bubba George, Live in the Dance Tent
No Depression, Carter Family, Best Of
Indian Ate a Woodchuck, Mark Simos, Internet
Wild Bill Jones, The Macrae Sisters, Old Sledge

Pollys Mad Mountain Kettle, Corn Family, Fiddle Tunes for the Road
Ten Yards of Calico, Bob Carlin, Banging and Sawing
Cousin Sally Brown, Dirk Powell, If I Go Ten Thousand Miles
I Saw a Way Worn Traver, Government Issue Orchestra, Government Issue Orchestra (GIO)
Fort Smith Breakdown, Killer Grits, Midnight on the Run
Girl from Jerico, Carol Elizabeth Jones and Laurel Bliss, Title
Highlanders Farewell, The Macrae Sisters, Old Sledge

Not Gonna Be Around Here, Blue Rags, Play these Songs
High Down Low, Blue Rags, Eat at Joes
Bourgeois Blues, Blue Rags, Play these Songs

Old Mother Logo, Light and Hitch, Light and Hitch
And Am I Born to Die, The Macrae Sisters, Old Sledge
Fine Times at Our House, Mark Simos, Brenden Doyle etc., Internet
Fire on the Mountain - Back Step, Rise and Bloom
Jimmy Sutton, Kevin Fore, The Tradition Continues
Susananna, Back Step, Rise and Bloom
Liberty, Kyle Creed, Liberty

Saturday Sunrise - 19 September 2009

Ablaye Cissoko & Volker Goetze - Sira
Joe Pass - N.E.C. blues
Ibrahim Ferrer - Uno
Vayo Raimondo - Three for tango
Goran Begovic -Trucker's Song
Jay Patten - Harlem nights
Cedar Walton trio - Off minor
Joan Arnatrading - Ocean
Peter Gabriel - Here comes the flood
Dengue Fever- One thousand tears of a tranatual
Peter Paul & Mary - Leavin' on a jet plane; House of the rising sun; I rather be in love
Bipolar - Pavane
Les Paul - What a difference a day made (Kay Starr volcal)
Orq. Aragon - Cupable soy
Vignola Collective - My back
Pearl Django - September in the rain
Toots Theilmans w/ the Shirley Horn trio - Blues in the closet
Wes Montgomery - Insensataez
Duke Ellington w/ Kay Davis - Transblucency (A blug fog that you can almost see through)
Duke Ellington - Band call

Ambient Groove ~ September 19, 2009

Playlist for Saturday, September 19th

Set 1

Close My Eyes and Burn, Robin Guthrie
Atlan, Soriah & Ashkelon Sain
Crossing the Stone Bridge, Les Triaboliques
First Light, Sounds from the Ground

Set 2

Twilight, Lusine
Lose Your Way, Nicolay feat. Carlitta Durand
Premier Acte, Deutches Symphonie-Orchester, Berlin
Everchange, Pan Electric & Ishq

Set 3

Longsight Romance, The Durutti Column
Oasis, Paul Sauvanet
Fond Affections, This Mortal Coil
Little Fluffy Clouds, The Orb

Set 4

Cloud Walker, Paul Lawler
Stillness & Return, Jim Goodin
Journey, Bombay Dub Orchestra

Set 5

You Are Love, Nigel Holton
Beloved, Michael Hoppe & Tim Wheater

Set 6

A Hint of Shimmer, Jennifer Haines
Scattered, Dennis Parrish

Set 7

Come What May, Jesse Cook
Picnic on the Moon, Bel Canto
Moonlit Shadows, Govi
Not One, Not Two, Ottmar Liebert
A Small Adventure, Amethystium

Friday, September 18, 2009

Friday Soundings 9/18

Host - John Gaguine

In memoriam - Mary Travers, of Peter, Paul and Mary, 1937-2009

Peter, Paul and Mary - If I Had My Way (Rev. Gary Davis), Puff the Magic Dragon (co-written by Peter (Yarrow)), Too Much of Nothing (Bob Dylan), The Times They Are A-Changin' (Dylan)

Nnenna Freelon - Buy and Sell (Laura Nyro), I Won't Dance (Fields, Hammerstein, Harbach, McHugh and Kern)

Greg Brown - Who Woulda Thunk It?
Spider John Koerner - St. James Infirmary
Lucy Kaplansky - Somebody's Home

Shelby Lynne - from a tribute CD to Dusty Springfield, the late, great British singer - You Don't Have to Say You Love Me, I Don't Want to Hear It Anymore (Randy Newman)
Dusty - I Only Want to Be with You, Just One Smile (Newman)

Estaban - Veracruz Express, San Antonio Sunset

Susan Tedeschi - Don't Think Twice, It's All Right (Dylan, made famous by Peter, Paul and Mary), You Got the Silver (Mick Jagger/Keith Richards), You Need to Be with Me (Tedeschi)

One Aisle Over - fine local band - Gypsy Soul, Come On

Whipsaws - from Anchorage -Mr. Soul (Neil Young, performed by Buffalo Springfield)
Collette Costa - our own - You Can't Blame a Girl for Trying (written by local Riley Woodford)
Deering and Down - Rocket Around (Rev. Neil Down)

Tribute to Miles - several of his old bandmates, and Wallace Roney on trumpet - All Blue (DAvis)

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Afternoon Classics 9/17

John Gaguine and Jeff Brown - sitting in for Mike Price, who is under the weather today

Since we will be visited by Alexander Tutonov today, we are featuring Russian piano music

Prokofiev - Piano Sonata No. 7 in B flat, Op. 83 (Martha Argerich, pianist)
Rachmaninoff - Melodie in E major, Op. 3, No. 3 (John O'Conor, pianist)
Scriabin - Nocturne for the Left Hand Alone in D flat major, Op. 9, No. 2 (O'Conor)
Stravinsky - Three Movements from Petrouchka (Jamie Parker, pianist)
Rachmaninoff - Prelude in C Minor, Op.23, No. 5 (Antonin Kubalek, pianist)
Bartok (Hungarian, not Russian) - Third movement of the piano sonata (Argerich)
Prokofiev - Piano Concerto No. 3 (Argerich with the Montreal Symphony Orch.)

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Afternoon Classics - Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Some new and old standbys today:

Concerto No. 9 'Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione RV 36 of Antonio Vivaldi. Fabio Biondi and Europa Galante performing.
Symphony No. 38 in D, KV 504 "Prague" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Sir Neville Marriner and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields.
Quartetsatz (No. 12) Op Posth, D 703 of Franz Schubert performed by the Melos Quartet.
Symphony No. 6 of Carl Nielsen. Herbert Blomstedt conducting the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra.
Introduction & Rondo capriccioso for Orchestra and Violin, Op. 28 by Ernest Chausson. Kyung Wha Chung - violin; Charles Dutoit leading the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
Havanaise for violin & orchestra, Op. 83, Camille Chausson. Kyung Wha Chung - violin; Charles Dutoit and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
String Quartet No. 12 in D flat major, Op. 133 by Dmitri Shostakovich. The Fitzwilliam Quartet performing.
String Quartet No. 13 in Bflat minor, Op. 138 by Dmitri Shostakovich. The Fitzwilliam Quartet performing.
Symphony No. 6 "Fantaisies symphonique" of Bohuslav Martinu. Herbert Blomstedt conducting the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra.
Concerto for Harp, Op. 323 (1955) by Darius Milhaud Frederique Cambrelling - harp; Kent Nagano conducting the Orchestre de L'Opera de Lyon.

Wednesday Soundings Jazz & Mie "Busted"

Ouch, unemployment bites! So , yes, I'm feeling pouty. Here's the blues and jazz.

Ella Fitzgerald-Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall
Sam Butera-Romance without Finance is a Nuisance
William "Count" Basie-Money is Honey
Mose Allison-The Getting Paid Waltz
RayCharles- Busted
Joanna Connor-Money Blue
B.B King-Worry Worry
Saffire-Bad Debt
Duke Ellington-Beggar's Blues
Nina Simone-Nobody Knows You WhenYou're Down and Out
Lonnie Brooks-Feast or Famine
Stuff Smith-Nice Work If You Can Get It
Duke Ellington- The Mooch
Sister Rossetta Tharpe-Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
Otis Rush-Got My Mojo Working
Billie Holiday-God Bless The Child
Ben Webster-Pennies From Heaven
Dianna Krall-Pick Yourself Up
Louis Prima w/Sam Butera-Greenback Dollar Bill
Duke Ellington-Poor Bubber
Ella Fitzgerald-Can't Buy Me Love
Joe Louis Walker-Workin' Blues
Big Mama Thorton-Gimme a Penny
Papa Chubby -Working Man Blues
New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra-Wall Street Rag
Ruby Braff-I'm Putting All My Eggs in Just One Basket
Bessie Smith-

Wednesday Crosscurrents 9/16

Host - John Gaguine

In memoriam - Ellie Greenwich, 1940-2009 - half of one of the great songwriting teams of the early 1960s, with her partner and later husband, Jeff Barry - she co-wrote all of the following:

Ronettes - Be My Baby
Shangri-Las - Leader of the Pack
Dixie Cups - Chapel of Love
Manfred Mann - Doo Wah Diddy
Greenwich - You Don't Know
Ike and Tina Turner - River Deep, Mountain High

In memoriam - Otha Young, 1943-2009 - songwriter and guitarist for Juice Newton from the 1970s on

Juice Newton - Queeen of Hearts, The Sweetest Thing I've Ever Known (written by Young)

In memoriam - Patrick Swayze, 1952 - 2009 - male star of Dirty Dancing

Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes - I've Had the Time of My Life (from the Dirty Dancing soundtrack)

James Talley, from his wonderful live album Journey - The Second Voyage - Little Egypt Land, Someone Who Loves You, Deep Country Blues - he wrote all of them

More songs from the Dirty Dancing soundtrack -
Patrick Swayze - who also co-wrote this song - She's Like the Wind
Eric Carmen - Hungry Eyes
Five Satins - In the Still of the Night
Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs - Stay

Leslie Gore - You Don't Own Me (on the Dirty Dancing soundtrack, but by someone else), Maybe I Know (Greenwich/Barry), Look of Love (same)

Patti Larkin - live - Tango, I Told Him that My Dog Wouldn't Run (both by Larkin)

Hot Tuna - live - San Francisco Bay Blues (Jesse Fuller), Ain't Got No Home (Woody Guthrie)

Eva Cassidy - Who Knows Where the Time Goes (Sandy Denny), Early Morning Rain (Gordon Lightfoot), If I Give My Heart (John Pennell, who wrote for Alison Krauss in her early days)

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Afternoon Classics - Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Today the music of Mrs. H. H. A. Beach - or Amy Beach as she is more popularly known. Part of the group known as the Young New England composers, she was a leading concert pianist as well as composer. But first -

The Coriolan Overture, Op. 62 by Ludwig van Beethoven. Yoel Levi conducting the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
Sonata No. 2 in F for cello & piano, Op. 99 of Johannes Brahms. Susan Salm - cello; Lauretta Altman - piano.
Romance by Amy Marcy Cheney Beach performed by Laura Klugherz - violin; Jill Timmons - piano.
Dark is the night, Op.11, No. 11 by Amy Marcy Cheney Beach. D'Anna Fortunato - mezzo-soprano; Joseph Silverstein - violin; Virginia Eskin - piano.
Symphony in E minor (Gaelic), Op. 32 of Amy Marcy Cheney Beach. Kenneth Schemmerhorn conducting the Nashville Symphony Orchestra.
Ecstasy, Op. 19, No. 2 by Amy Marcy Cheney Beach. D'Anna Fortunato - mezzo; Joseph Silverstein - violin; Virginia Eskin - piano.
Three Pieces, Op. 40, Nos. 1 - 3, by Amy Marcy Cheney Beach Joseph Silverstein - violin, Virginia Eskin - piano
Theme & Variations, Op. 80 by Amy Marcy Cheney Beach. Diane Gold - flute The Alard Quartet assisting.
Diversions for the piano (lh) & orch. Op. 21 by Benjamin Britten. Peter Donohoe - piano; Sir Simon Rattle leading The Royal Philharmonic.
Young Apollo by Benjamin Britten. Once again with Peter Donohoe - piano; Felix Kok & Jeremy Ballard - violins; Peter Cole - viola; Michael Kaznowski - cello.
Pagan Symphony by Sir Granville Bantock with Vernon Handleyconducting The Royal Philharmonic.
And - The Witch of Atas by Sir Granville Bantock. Again, Vernon Handley and The Royal Philharmonic.

Tues. CC with KatieB. 9-15-09

Book: "Will You Take Me As I Am"
Joni Mitchell's Blue Period
by Michelle Mercer

Presentation: Further Adventures in Scientific Surrealism
Ray Troll kicks off Evening at Egan Lecture Series
UAS, 7 p.m. Egan Library
Friday Sept. 18

Joni Mitchell
Little Green

Joni Mitchell
One Week Last Summer

Joni Mitchell
Court and Spark
Court and Spark

Brandi Carlisle
Throw it All Away

Sarah Jarosz
Long Journey
Song Up in Her Head

Bob Dylan
Leopard Skin Pill Box Hat
Blonde on Blonde

Luke Doucet
Blood's Too Rich
Paste Sampler #46
September 2008

Stephen Kellog and the Sixers
Satisfied Man
The Bear

Black Crowes
I Ain't Hiding
Before the Frost

High Tide
60 Watt Avenue

HillBilly Heroin
Ten Day Bender

Neil Young and Crazy Horse
Come on Baby Let's Go Downtown
Live at Fillmore East

Joni Mitchell
Case of You

Tower of Song
The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers
The Bear
The Bear

Tall Tall Trees
The Girl from the Chinese Food Restaurant
Tall Tall Trees

Ray Troll and the Ratfish Wranglers
Cannery Girl
Where the Fins Meet the Frets

Collette Costa
You Can't Blame a Girl

Sean Tracey
Everything Was Cool
Trouble 2008

Kitty, Daisy and Lewis
Baby Hold Me Tight
Kitty, Daisy and Lewis

Cheryl Wheeler
Pointing at the Sun
Pointing at the Sun

Fleetwood Mac

Dancing Queen

Sunday, September 13, 2009

A Little Bit of Broadway

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

American screenwriter and playwright Larry Gelbart died last Friday. He’s best known for his film Tootsie, and for the film and TV series M*A*S*H, but, along with Burt Shevelove, Larry Gelbart provided the book to one of Broadway’s funniest show – Stephen Sondheim’s A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Based on ancient Roman farces, it’s the story of the slave Pseudolus and his attempts to win his freedom by helping his young master woo the girl next door. Filled with all the wonderful conventions of farce, it has puns, slamming doors, cases of mistaken identity (frequently involving characters disguising themselves as one another), and satirical comments on social class. It won Mr. Gelbart a Tony for best book of a musical.

We are listening to the film version today, because that’s the one I found first! The film cut many of the vocal numbers of the show but added many instrumental pieces.

"Comedy Tonight" — Pseudolus and Company
"Lovely" — Philia and Hero
"Everybody Ought to Have a Maid" — Pseudolus, Senex, Lycus, and Hysterium
"Bring Me My Bride" — Miles Gloriosus and Company
"Lovely" (reprise) — Pseudolus and Hysterium
"Funeral Sequence" - Pseudolus, Miles Gloriosus and Company
"Finale" — Company

Music and Lyrics:
Stephen Sondheim
Titus Maccius Plautus
Burt Shevelove
Larry Gelbart

Film Cast
Zero Mostel as Pseudolus
Phil Silvers as Marcus Lycus
Michael Crawford as Hero
Jack Gilford as Hysterium
Annette Andre as Philia
Buster Keaton as Erronius
Michael Hordern as Senex
Leon Greene as Captain Miles Gloriosus
Patricia Jessel as Domina

Michael Crawford went on to act in films and lots of BBC TV series, but he got his big break in 1986, as the Phantom in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera. Here he sings music from Disney films.

Colors of the Wind [From Pocahontas]
When She Loved Me [From Toy Story 2]
Your Heart Will Lead You Home [From the Tigger Movie]
You'll Be in My Heart [From Tarzan (1999)]
If I Never Knew You [From Pocahontas] - Michael Crawford, Sherie René Scott
Baby Mine [From Dumbo (1941)]
Lion King Medley
I Will Go Sailing No More [From Toy Story]

And to end, here's the theme song from M*A*S*H......

We Like Kids! - 9-13-09

We Like Kids! today celebrates Grandparents' Day and the Children's Music Network

Grandfather's Clock - Doc Watson
Grandma Slid Down the Mountain - Cathy & Marcy
I'm My Own Grandpa - Chet Atkins
Grandpa's Whiskers - The Wigglers
Grandma's Feather Bed - Brenda Lee
Grandma vs. The Headless Man - Bill Harley
The Colors of Earth - Sarah Pirtle
What Did the Dinosaurs Say? - Sally Rogers
Turn the World Around - Amy Conley
Vitamin Si - Tom Chapin
Good Morning - Craig 'n Company
The Flu - John McCutcheon

Frr more information about quality music for your family, check out the Childrens Music Network,

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Jazz Beat September 12, 2009


1. ARTIST: Jeff Tassin
SONG: Grandpa's Other Shoe
ALBUM: Emotional Science II/Home Bass

2. ARTIST: Jeff Tassin
SONG: Vandecar
ALBUM: Gray Area

3. ARTIST: Marcus Miller
SONG: So What
ALBUM: The Ozell Tapes; the official bootleg edition

4.ARTIST: Steve Coleman and five elements
SONG: Round Midnight
ALBUM: Curves of Life

5.ARTIST: Yusef Lateef
SONG: In the Evening
ALBUM: Every Village Has A Song.

6. ARTISTS: Yusef Lateef
SONG: "Plum Blossom"
ALBUM: Every Village Has A Song

7. ARTIST: Chet Baker
SONG: Ballata in Forma Di Blues
ALBUM: The Italian Sessions.

8.ARTIST: US Airforce Airmen of Note
SONG: Take the A-Train

9.ARTIST: Brad Mehldau
SONG: Get Happy
ALBUM: Anything Goes

10. ARTIST: Virginia Mayhew/Rebecca Franks Quintet
SONG Nica's Dream
ALBUM: It's Time For ...

11. ARTIST:Pat Metheny.
SONG: Giant Steps
ALBUM: Trio 99-00.

12.ARTIST: The Tough Young Tenors
SONG:Jim Dog
ALBUM: One Together.

13. ARTIST: The Tough Young Tenors.
SONG: Stevie
ALBUM: One Together.

14. ARTIST: Cory Weeds
SONG: Bira Kirusai
ALBUM: Everything's Coming Up Weeds.

15. ARTIST: The Cecelia Coleman Quintet
SONG: Young & Foolish.
ALBUM:Young & Foolish.

16. ARTIST: Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis
SONG: Rainy Day Blues
ALBUM: Two Men With The Blues.


Ambient Groove -- September 12, 2009

Playlist for Saturday, September 12th

Set 1

Layers of Tranquility, Karunesh
In the Heart, Buedi Siebert
Delight, Robin Guthrie
Anywhere Out of the World, Dead Can Dance

Set 2

Stardust, 2002
Transcendence, David Biehl
Transcendence, Tim Wheater
City Lights Reflection, William Orbit
Falling, Moya Brennan
Wild Child, Enya
Liquid Muse, Sean Harkness
Walk With Me, Will Ackerman

Set 3

Satyam Shivam Sundaram, Thievery Corporation
Take Me Tenderly, Liquid Mind
Kindred Spirit, Deuter

Set 4

Sunrise from a Pixelated Valley, Paul Adams
Metronomique, Pan Electric
Cloudland, Patrick O'Hearn

Set 5

Stillness & Return, Jim Goodin
Sister Green Eyes, Hypnomusic

Set 6

In the Morning, Burkard Schmidl
Whispered Echoes, Lemon Head
Prism, Elija Bossenbroek

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Afternoon Classics - Thursday, September 10, 2009

On a blustery fall day there is nothing better than staying inside and listening to good music while doing something that "needs to be done."

Overture The Magic Harp, Op. 27 of Friedrich Kuhlau. Michael Schønwandt conducting the Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra.
Violin Concerto in D, K 211 of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Itzhak Perlman - violin; James Levine and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
Sonata for Cello & Piano in C, Op. 102, No. 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven. Zvill Bailey - cello; Simone Dinnerstein - piano.
Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14 of Hector Berlioz. Paavo Järvi conducting the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 42 by Sergei Rachmaninov. A classic recording of Arthur Rubenstein on the piano and Fritz Reiner conducting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Intruduction & Allegro appasionato, Op. 92 by Robert Schumann. This time with Sviatislav Richter at the piano, Stanislaw Wislocki conducting the Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra.
Rondo in C major, K 373 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Again Itzhak Perlman - violin; James Levine leading the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
Piano Quartet in G minor, Op. 45 of Gabriel Fauré. Emmanuel Ax - piano; Isaac Stern - violin; Jaime Laredo - viola; Yo-Yo Ma - Cello.
Tibetan love song and Tibetan Swing by Bright Sheng. Jahua Ling conducting the San Diego Symphony Orchestra.
Adagio in E major, K 261 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Once more with Itzhak Perlman - violin; James Levine and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Afternoon Classics - Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Here is the program for this 09/09/09! Well, you don't get those all the time. Anyway here is the music for today:

String Quartet in G, K 387 of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart performed by the Emmerson String Quartet.
Variations on a theme by Corelli, Op. 42 by Sergei Rachmaninov. Alexander Romanovsky performing at the piano.
Mood Swings (19990) by Paul Moravec performed by the Trio Solisti.
Judgement in Salem for Vocal Quartet . Music by Nicholas Van Slyck, vocals by John D'Armand, Gretchen D'Armand, Jerry Hadley, Pamela Gore.
Capriccio by Antonin Dvorak, Bohuslav Martinu - piano; Petr Adamec - piano.
String Quartet in A minor, Op. 132 of Ludwig van Beethoven played by the Cleveland String Quartet.
The Nightingale and the Rose music by Bright Sheng on a short story by Oscar Wilde. Jahja Ling conducting the San Diego Symphony Orchestra.
Sinfonia Concertante for Cello & Orch. Op. 125 by Sergei Prokofiev. Mischa Maisky on the cello; Mikhail Pletnev conducting the Russian National Orchestra.
Jazz Suite No 2 (Suite for promenade orchestra) by Dmitri Shostakovich, Riccardo Chailly conducting the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.

Wednesday Soundings Jazz & Mie 9-9-09

Oh, alas. I am so wounded by life, school stress, my ex, etcetera. And so many lovely people I care about are also hurt from surgeries, or physical pain, so here's my show of hurt and healing:

James cotton-Mean Old World
Sweet Honey In The Rock-This is A Mean World
Charles Brown-I Want To Go Home
Irma Thomas-Shelter In The Rain
Junior Wells-Honest I Do
Rosetta Tharpe-Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen
Charles Brown-Hard Times
Diane Schuur-You've Got To Hurt Before You Heal
Blind Boys of Alabama-Better All The Time
Irma Thomas-Dr. Feelgood
James Cotton-Hold Me Baby
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown-Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Joe Louis Walker-Letting Go
Sweet Honey In The Rock-Rest For The Weary
Nick Cave-I'm Your Man
Junior Wells-Help Me
Irma Thomas-Hold Me While I cry
Clarence Brown-I'm Beginning To See The Light
Blind Boys of Alabama-Make It A Better World
The Holmes Brothers-Up Above My Head
Jimmy King-Life is Hard
Marvin Gaye-Sexual Healing
James Cotton-Everything Gonaa Be Alright
Joe Louis Walker-Keep On Believing

Ahhhh, I feel better. I hope you do too. Love Ya, Mie.

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Afternoon Classics - Tuesday, September 8, 2009

It is always fun to put together a program of music by Antonin Dvorak. He has such a variety in his output that you can always find something to fit the time you have to fill. Take for instance the last hour of this program. But before we start with Dvorak let us hear from our old friend - Mr. Boccherini:

String Quartet in G minor, G.194, Op. 24#6 by Luigi Boccherini. Fabio Biondi with Europa Galante performing.
And now for the music of Antonin Dvorak:
Slavonic Dances No.s 5 in A & No. 6 in D, Op. 46 with Yoel Levi and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performing.
Bagatelles for String Trio & Harmonium, Op 47 performed by Domus.
Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 53 played by Nathan Millstein - violin; William Steinberg conducting the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
Toying, Poetic Tone Pictures, Op. 85, No. 2 performed by Gerald Robbins - piano.
Piano Quintet in A major, Op. 5 performed by Antonin Kubalek - piano and the Lafayette String Quartet.
Slavonic Dance No. 1 in B major, Op. 72, No. 1 once again with Yoel Levi and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
Symphony No. 9 in E minor, "From the New World" with Leonard Slatkin conducting the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra.
Serenade, Poetic Tone Pictures, Op. 85, No. 9, Gerald Robbins at the piano.
Rondo for cello & piano in G, Op. 94 performed by Robert Cohen - cello, Roger Vignoles - piano.
Drobnosti, Op. 75a performed by the Alberni String Quartet.
Serenade for Strings with Conrad von Alphen conducting the Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra.
. . . and that does it for Tuesday

Monday, September 7, 2009

Jazz Tonight ~ September 7, 2009

Playlist for Monday, September 7th

Set 1

My Ship ~ Andy Martin
That's Delight ~ Jenny Sheinman
Set the Alarm for Monday ~ Bobby Previtte & the New Bump
A Sleepin' Bee ~ Cassandra Wilson

Set 2

Swingtime in Springtime ~ Django Reinhardt
Sweet Georgia Brown ~ Dizzy Gillespie & Charlie Parker
Ornithology ~ Charlie Parker
Lover ~ Max Roach

Set 3

Groovy Samba ~ Cannonball Adderly & the Bossa Rio Sextet
Sol y Luna ~ Bossa Futura
So Nice ~ Astrud Gilberto
Little Things Run the World ~ Ben Allison

Set 4

The Very Thought of You ~ Nicole Henry
Night Life ~ Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis
Always on My Mind ~ Michael Buble
This Love Affair ~ Dave Douglas & Brass Ecstasy
Parisian Thoroughfare ~ Jacky Terrasson

Set 5

Tour One ~ Julian Lage
The Shadow of Your Smile ~ Gene Bertocini
Firefly ~ Tom Grant
Let It Rain ~ George Benson & Al Jarreau feat. Patti Austin (vocals) & Chris Botti (trumpet)

Set 6

Nice Work If You Can Get It ~ Bing Crosby
Someone Nice Like You ~ Sammy Davis, Jr.
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To ~ Nancy Wilson
Wouldn't It Be Nice? ~ Perry Como
All I Need Is a Girl ~ Mel Torme

Sunday, September 6, 2009

A Little Bit of Broadway


It’s Labor Day weekend, so we are listening to Studs Terkel’s Working. Studs Terkel, an extraordinary oral historian, interviewed hundreds of workers about their work. In the musical, we visit with 26 different American workers including an ironworker, a waitress, a stone mason, a trucker, a housewife, a UPS delivery man, a teacher, a millworker, a supermart checker and a retiree.

Act I
All the Livelong Day (I Hear America Singing) - Stephen Schwartz, Lyrics after Walt Whitman
Lovin' Al - Micki Grant
Neat To Be a Newsboy - Stephen Schwartz
Nobody Tells Me How - Mary Rodgers
Un Mejor Dia Vendra - James Taylor
Just a Housewife - Craig Carnelia Millwork - James Taylor
If I Could've Been - Micki Grant

Act II
Joe - Craig Carnelia
It's an Art - Stephen Schwartz
Brother Trucker - James Taylor
Fathers and Sons - Stephen Schwartz
Cleanin' Women - Micki Grant
Something to Point To (See That Building) - Craig Carnelia

Stephen Schwartz
Craig Carnelia
Micki Grant
James Taylor
Mary Rodgers

Stephen Schwartz
Craig Carnelia
Micki Grant
James Taylor
Susan Birkenhead

Stephen Schwartz
Nina Faso

Working by Studs Terkel

1978 Broadway

Erich Kunzel, Jr. (March 21, 1935 – September 1, 2009) was an American orchestra conductor. Called the "Prince of Pops" by the Chicago Tribune, he performed with a number of leading pops and symphony orchestras, especially the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra , which he led for over 44 years. It’s impossible to count the number of people heard their first Broadway music listening to the Cincinnati Pops.

Here’s Erich Kunzel leading the CPO in the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber.

The Phantom of the Opera – The Phantom of the Opera
The Greatest Star of All – Sunset Boulevard
King Herod’s Song – Jesus Christ Superstar
Don't Cry for me, Argentina - Evita
Starlight Express - Starlight Express
Any dream will do – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Ambient Groove - September 5, 2009

Playlist for Saturday, September 5th

Set 1

Rest Your Mind, Fridrik Karlsson
Ancient Memories, Terry Oldfield
Angkor Wat, Paul Lawler & Paul Speer
Tahoma Vox, Paul Lawler & Paul Speer feat. Satine Orient

Set 2

Night Sky of Orion, David Wahler
Shining Moon, Derek Jones
Stillpoint, Gabrielle Roth & the Mirrors
Inner Journey, Medwyn Goodall & Terry Oldfield
Kingfisher Flight, Steve Roach with Stephen Kent & Kenneth Newby

Set 3

As the Wind Blows, composed by Kitaro performed by Jean-Francois Maljean
Water Fountain, David Foster
Major Dreams, Minor Lies, David Benoit
Generations, Jim Brickman
This Isn't Love, Brian Wilson

Set 4

Children's Song, Oystein Sevag
Deep Water Gospel, W.A. Mathieu
Don't Stop Now, Philip Aaberg
Early Morning Rain, Scott Cossu

Set 5

Serenada. David Lanz & Gary Stroutsos
All I Had to Hear You Say, Marshall Styler
Wanting You, Arthur Dobrucki

Set 6

Mas Alla, Yanni feat. Nathan Pacheco
The Keeper, Yanni feat. Leslie Mills

Friday, September 4, 2009

Women's Prerogative 09_03_09

Artist Song

1 Joan Baez Lily

2 Suzzane Vega Luka

3 Jonatha Brooke Steady Pull

4 Toshi Reagon Mountain Top

5 Indigo Girls She’s Saving Me

6 Sarah McLachlan Witness

7 Aimee Mann Lost in Space

8 Neko Case I wish I was the Moon

9 Sleator-Kinney You’re no Rock n’ Roll Fun

10 Dolly Partin Endless Stream of Tears

11 Ely Guerra Yo No

12 Julie Miller Too Many Troubles

13 Ani DiFranco So What

14 Rachael Davis Lonely When You’re Gone

15 Toni Lynn Washington Good Things Come to Those Who Wait

16 Odetta You Gotta Know How

17 Angelique Kidjo Tumba

18 Mili Bermejo Como Hacemos

19 Patty Griffin Chief

20 Deb Talan Ashes on Your Eyes

21 Karaugh Brown Buffalo

22 Bebel Gilberto Sem Contencao

23 Kay Hanley Sheltering Sky

24 Tracy Bonham I’m No Giant

25 Meghan Toohey and the So and So’s Siver

26 Monique Ortiz Black Feather Wings

27 Kristin Hersh Spain

28 Sweet Honey in the Rock Run

All of these songs are from the two CD set called Respond II.
This CD was created by volunteers to raise money for the
prevention of family violence and to assist the victims of family
violence. 2002.

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Soundings - 9/3/09

Love, Love, Love - Ronnie Earl
I Refuse to Get Old - The Twisters
Texas Tony - Tribute to Yank Rachell
Emerald City - Kelley Hunt
Best Damn Lovin' - Sweet Claudette
Boom Boom - Karen Lovely
Keepin the Sunny Side Up - Cook County Blues Band
Benny's Bounce - Perry Weber & the DeVilles
Screen Door - Ann Kerstetter
Bring It On Home to Me - Sarah Brooks
Matter of Time - Clarence Dobbins
Ted's Jam - Shawn Kellerman
Terminal Case of the Blues - Marc Benno
White Room - Jeff Healy
All Tore Up - Brophy Dale
Walk That Fine Thin Line - Greg Gnagy
A Mama Like Mine - Big James and the Chicago Playboys
I'm Going to Copyright Your Kisses - Mia Vermillion
Insomniac Blues - Deb Callahan
Monsieur Miracle - Charlie Norris Band
24/7 Love - Clarence Spady

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Afternoon Classics - Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Beginning with a last fling at summer.

L'estate - Concerto #2 in G minor, from The 4 Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi performed by Christina Day Martinson - violin; Martin Pearlman conducting the Boston Baroque.
String Quartet in E minor Op. 59, No. 2 of Ludwig van Beethoven performed by the Guarneri Quartet.
Symphony No. 2 by William Walton. Paul Daniel and the English Northern Philharmonia.
Piano Concerto No. 1 in D flat, Op. 10 by Sergei Prokofiev performed by Martha Argerich - piano; Charles Dutoit conducting the Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal.
The Charm Bracelet for Chamber Orchestra by Franz Waxman. Lawrence Foster conducting the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra.
The Firebird Ballet - original score by Igor Stravinsky. Sir Colin Davis and the Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam.
4 4 Tango by Astor Piazzola as played by The United Berlin String Quartet.
Viola Concerto (1983) by Krzystof Penderecki. Grigori Zhislin - viola; Szymon Kawalla leading the Polish Broadcasting Symphony Orchestra.
Shanghai Overture by Bright Sheng. Jahja Ling performed by the San Diego Symphony Orchestra.
Hungarian Rhapsodie, Op. 68 by David Popper. Matthew Allen - cello; Erich Kunzel and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra.

Afternoon Classics - Tuesday, September 1, 2009

This is the first of September and a day for firsts as we experience some new releases from Telarc.

12 Variations on "Ein Mädchen oder ein Weibchen by Ludwig van Beethoven. Zvill Bailley - cello; Simone Dinnerstein - piano.
III. Allegro from the Concerto for violin & piano & string orchestra by Felix Mendelssohn. Caroline Goulding - violin, Christopher O'Riley - piano and Erich Kunzel conducting the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra.
Hector the Hero and Hey Johnny, Cope, etc. Traditional. Caroline Goulding - violin, Janine Randall - piano.
La Gitana by Fritz Kreisler, Caroline Goulding - violin, Janine Randall - piano.
Keyboard Concerto No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 of Johann Sebastian Bach. Hilda Huang - piano; Erich Kunzel and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra.
Never Far Away for Harp and Orchestra by Bright Sheng. Yolanda Knodanassis - harp; Jahja Ling and the San Diego Symphony Orchestra.
Prolugue to 'Der Dreigroschenoper by Kurt Weil and Bertolt Brecht. John Mauceri conducting the RIAS Orchestra & Choir.
Barbara Song & Jenny the Pirate from the Three Penny Opera by Kurt Weil, Bertolt Brecht. Lotte Lenya - vocal; Roger Bean conducting an unnamed orchestra.
Third Finale to the Three Penny Opera of Kurt Weil and Bertolt Brecht. John Mauceri conducting the RIAS Orchestra & Choir.
The River by Virgil Thomson. Richard Kapp leading the Philharmonia Virtuosi.
Symphony No. 2 by Virgil Thomson. James Sedares conducting New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.
String Quartet No. 5 in B flat, Op. 92 by Dmitri Shostakovich preformed by The Fitzwilliam Quartet.
Adagio for Strings by Samuel Barber. Robert Spano conducting the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

Wednesday Soundings Jazz & Mie "Miracles"

Louis Armstrong-A Kiss To Build A Dream On
Grappelli & Ma- Anything Goes
Ella Fitzgerald-Get Happy
Junior Watson-If I Had a Genie
Etta James-I've Got Dreams To Remember
JImmy Thackery-Still Raining, Still Dreaming
Marcia Ball, Irma Thomas & Angela Strehli-Dreams Come True
Holmes Brothers-Up Above My Head
Nina Simone-I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl
Jimmy Witherspoon-What A Wonderful World
Ray Nance & Paul Gonsolves-Angel Eyes
Jane Monheight-Over The Rainbow
Etta James-Leap of Faith
Walter Trout-I Shall Be Released
Irma Thomas-I'll Say Yes Lord
Otis Taylor-Right Side of Heaven
Joanna Connor-Heaven
Muddy Waters-Elevate Me Mama
Diana Krall-I've Got The World On a String
Chet Baker-It Could Happen To You
Louis Prima-Nothin's Too Good For My Baby
Jimmy Thackery-Strange Things Happen
Koko Taylor-Jump For Jpy
Dr. John-I'll Be Glad When You're Dead You Rascle You

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Tues. AM CC with Katie B. 9-1-09

I'm Glad You Think So
Live at Bonnaroo

Gary Louris
Black Grass

Fleet Foxes
Heard Them Stirring
Fleet Foxes

The Greencards

Neko Case
The Next Time You Say Forever
Middle Cyclone

Joni Mitchell
All I Really Want

Ray Montagne
See the World

James Taylor
School Song
Country Road
One Man Band

The Waifs
Sweetest Dream
Live From the Union of Soul

Blue Giant
Target Heart
Target Heart

Steve Winwood
Nine Lives

Sarah Jarosz
Song Up in Her Head

Bob Marley Set

Crosssound Concerts 2009
8-3-09 Pay as You Can
8-4-09 Concert
7 p.m. JACC