Tuesday, February 26, 2019

In Studio with Jay Daniels: John Minnock

Our special guest for this program is vocalist John Minnock. He recently released the album “Right Around the Corner.” It’s an album that’s feature a number of standards along with some original works. Together, they help tell the story of John’s own life… with all its ups and downs. During my interview with John, we’ll also talk about how some very unique life experiences helped lead him to where he is today. For more information on John and his album, visit http://www.johnminnock.com


Monday, February 25, 2019

In Studio with Jay Daniels - Beegie Adair

Our guest this week is the esteemed pianist from Nashville's jazz scene - Beegie Adair. Over the years, she has released a number of popular albums including Swingin' with Sinatra, A Time for Love, and The Good Life. Her latest is a meeting of jazz, swing, and country. It's called "Grover's Hat Project," and it features several well-known artists from the Nashville scene including Vince Gill, Delbert McClinton, Connie Smith, and Ray Stevens. For more information on the album and Beegie's upcoming concert dates, visit http://www.beegieadair.com



Sunday, February 24, 2019

February 23, 2019 - Violets Are Blue

During the month of February, we've talked about those special ideals that we often associate with Valentine's Day and Heart Month. We talked about Heart Soul, and we talked about love. Join host Jay Daniels for Simply Timeless as we finish that popular piece of poetry with "Violets Are Blue."




Playlist for February 23, 2019

TitleArtistAlbumLabelYearLength
Blueberry HillOscar PetersonA Tribute to My Friends.Pablo198404:39
Blue SkiesAnn Hampton CallawayJazz Goes to the Movies.Shanachie201804:14
Little Girl BlueCannonball AdderleyJazz Masters 31.Verve199402:39
When I Get FamousCyrille AiméeMove On: A Sondheim Adventure.Mack Avenue201902:00
Blue Rondo a la TurkDave Brubeck QuartetTime Out.Columbia195906:43
Blue and SentimentalMills Brothers & Count BasieMills Brothers: Anthology (1931 - 1968).MCA199503:31
Shakin' the Blues AwayDanny BacherStill Happy.Whaling City Sound201806:58
Munay BlueDick Conte TrioBlue in Green.Ind.201805:09
Endless BlueJennifer GammillHeart, Soul, & Fire.Ind.201803:09
Born to Be BlueNancy Wilson & George ShearingThe Swingin's Mutual.Capitol196102:13
Blue VelvetE. J. DeckerBluer than Velvet: The Prysock Project.Ind.201705:09
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue SeaElla FitzgeraldPriceless Jazz Sampler, Vol. 3.GRP199802:17
Blue BossaDexter GordonBiting the Apple.SteepleChase197708:45
Darkness on the DeltaBeegie Adair & Vince GillGrover's Hat Project.Adair Music Group201904:42
Blue (and Broken Hearted)Benny Goodman TrioThe Complete Trios.Capitol199902:57
Blue MoonLyn StanleyLondon Calling: A Toast to Julie London.Ind.201803:13
Afro BlueJohn Coltrane1963: New Directions.Impulse!201810:50
AfterglowKristen Lee SergeantSmolder.Plastic Sax201905:45
Blue LesterPeter DrewAnd What's More.Ind.201805:53
Once in a Blue MoonNat King ColePenthouse Serenade.Capitol195502:55
My Blue HeavenSundae & Mr. GoesslWhen You're Smiling.Ind.201803:34
Blue Turning Grey Over YouLouis ArmstrongSatch Plays Fat.Columbia195504:39
All BluesMiles DavisKind of Blue.Columbia195911:29
Am I Blue?Abigail RockwellAutumn Noir.Golden Egg201803:53
Blue JayGlenn Crytzer OrchestraAin't It Grand?.Ind.201803:19
Serenade in BlueBill A. JonesI've Heard That Song Before: Big Band Songbook.Ind.201203:31
Mood IndigoSimone KopmajerSpotlight on Jazz.Lucky Mojo201803:58
Blue in GreenDick Conte TrioBlue in Green.Ind.201804:07
Violets for Your FursBillie HolidayLady in Satin.Columbia195803:25
The Second Time AroundJackie GleasonHow Sweet It Is.Capitol196603:05

Saturday, February 16, 2019

February 16, 2019 - Roses Are Red

Life is filled with colors, whether it's the colors that you might find on a painting or the colors you might find in a musical composition. There are many colors to be discovered in this life. Join host Jay Daniels for "Simply Timeless" as we borrow a line from a very famous piece of poetry - "Roses Are Red."




Playlist for February 16, 2019

TitleArtistAlbumLabelYearLength
Red Roses for a Blue LadyColeman HawkinsWrapped Tight.Impulse!196502:25
Red CrossCharlie ParkerThe Complete Savoy & Dial Master Takes.Savoy200203:08
Honeysuckle RoseAnita O'DayThe Verve Story (1944 - 1994).Verve199403:12
The Lady in RedLouis PrimaThe Complete Louis Prima & Wingy Manone Brunswick & Vocation Recordings, Vol. 1.Sony200203:01
Gee Baby (Ain't I Good to You)Jeff GoldblumThe Capitol Studios Sessions.Decca201803:09
Cherry Pies Ought to Be YouFrank Sinatra & Rosemary ClooneyThe Columbia Years (1943 - 1952): The Complete Recordings, Vol. 11.Columbia199302:20
CherryMills Brothers & Louis ArmstrongMills Brothers: Anthology (1931 - 1968).MCA199502:48
Ride, Red, RideDuke Ellington & Django ReinhardtThe Great Chicago Concerts.MusicMasters Jazz199402:15
Just One of Those ThingsPam BrennanMoonglow.Ind.201902:43
Rose RoomAl Muirhead's Canadian QuintetUndertones.Chronograph201806:32
The Days of Wine and RosesHenry ManciniThe Best of Henry Mancini.RCA199402:06
YesterdaysDick Conte TrioBlue in Green.D.C. Jazz201805:05
Red Sails in the SunsetDinah WashingtonDinah '62.Roulette196202:31
Moonlight and RosesBing Crosby & Bob CrosbyAmong My Souvenirs (More Treasures from the Crosby Archive).UMG201703:12
Almost Like Being in LoveRed GarlandRed Garland's Piano.Prestige195504:50
Ramblin' RoseNat King ColeRamblin' Rose.Capitol196202:48
Roses and Roses (Das Roses)Sarah VaughanI Love Brazil!.Pablo197703:20
It's All Right with MeKristen Lee SergeantSmolder.Plastic Sax201904:34
Looking at the World Through Rose Colored GlassesFrank Sinatra & Count BasieSinatra-Basie.Reprise196202:28
Chovendo na RoseiraElis Regina & Antonio Carlos JobimWave: The Antonio Carlos Jobim Songbook.Verve199403:10
Dat DereRichie ColeCannonball.Ind.201804:25
I Grew a RoseChaise LoungeThe Lock & the Key.Modern Songbook201602:58
La vie en rose / A Kiss to Build a Dream OnCyrille Aimée & Danny BacherSwing That Music.Whaling City Sound201605:03
San Antonio RoseBeegie AdairGrover's Hat Project.Adair Music Group201904:01
18 Yellow RosesBobby DarinThe Legendary Bobby Darin.Capitol200402:16
Cherry RedElla FitzgeraldThese Are the Blues.Verve196304:10
Rose of the Rio GrandeSidney BechetThe Best of Sidney Bechet.Blue Note199404:10
RosalieArtie Shaw & Tony PastorThe Very Best of Artie Shaw.RCA200302:43
Roses of PicardyFrank SinatraSinatra Sings Great Songs from Great Britain.Reprise196202:59
I Can't Grow Peaches on a Cherry TreeNancy SinatraNancy in London.Reprise196602:37
I'm Beginning to See the LightKristen Lee SergeantSmolder.Plastic Sax201904:12
Red CrossDave YoungLotus Blossom.Modica201905:43
Hot House RoseBobby ShortBobby Short Loves Cole Porter.Atlantic197202:39
The Night We Called It a DayJames SuggsYou're Gonna Hear from Me.Arbors Jazz201906:12
The Last Rose of SummerNina SimoneBroadway-Blues-Ballads.Philips196403:03
The Single Petal of a RoseDuke EllingtonNew York Concert.MusicMasters Jazz199503:05
No One Is AloneCyrille AiméeMove On: A Sondheim Adventure.Mack Avenue201905:22
Roses for Your PillowScott WhitfieldDiamonds for Nat.Summit200605:58

May 25, 2019 - The Sounds of Vocalese

One of the cornerstones of jazz music is improvisation. When you think of songs like Body and Soul, you think of the solo performed by Colem...