Friday, February 14, 2020

February 15, 2020: I'll Take Romance

We invite you to a special Valentine’s weekend program. You’ll hear romantic recordings from Billy Taylor, Billie Holiday, Tony Bennett, and Ann Hampton Callaway. Join host Jay Daniels for “I’ll Take Romance” from Simply Timeless.

Playlist for February 15, 2020

I'll Take RomanceJune ChristySomething Cool.Capitol195502:20
Let's Get LostChet BakerComplete Pacific Jazz Studio Recordings.Mosaic198703:43
Let's Do It (Let's Fall in Love)Kelley JohnsonSomething Good.Origin201904:55
Stompin' at the SavoyJen Hodge All StarsAll's Fair in Love and Jazz.Ind.201804:36
You Go to My HeadTony BennettPerfectly Frank.Columbia199203:44
MoondanceAnn Hampton CallawaySlow.Shanachie200404:00
A Fine RomanceFrank SinatraA Voice on Air (1935 - 1955).Sony Legacy201503:07
Lover ManMichelle LordiBreak Up with the Sound.Ind.201908:04
YesterdaysJimmy CobbThis I Dig of You.Smoke Sessions201906:34
I Don't Believe in RomanceChris Stamey & the ModRec OrchestraNew Songs For The 20th Century.Omnivore201904:48
I'll Take RomanceGeorge ShearingWhite Satin.Capitol196002:42
It's De-LovelyRosemary ClooneyThe Songbook Collection.Concord200003:08
Just a Gigolo / I Ain't Got NobodyDanny BacherSwing that Music.Whaling City Sound201605:31
My RomanceBilly TaylorWhite Lights and Jazz in Leningrad.Taylor-Made198808:42
Softly, as in a Morning SunriseLa Tanya HallSay Yes.Blue Canoe201903:50
Let's Face the Music and DanceNat King ColeThe Very Best of Nat King Cole.Capitol200602:23
You Don't Know What Love IsBillie HolidayLady in Satin.Columbia195803:49
All of YouHarry Connick, Jr.True Love: A Celebration of Cole Porter.Verve201904:40
Do Nothin' Till You Hear from MeRodney WhitakerAll Too Soon: The Music of Duke Ellington.Origin201904:29
Isn't It Romantic?Alan PasquaSoliloquy.Ind.201804:54
Under a Blanket of BlueDoris DayDay by Night.Columbia195703:03
The Second Time AroundJackie GleasonHow Sweet It Is.Capitol196603:05

In Studio: Michelle Lordi

Vocalist Michelle Lordi sits down with host Jay Daniels for a discussion about the blending of jazz with other musical genres. She'll also share other stories behind her new album "Break Up with the Sound." Recorded on location at the Zen Den in Doylestown, PA. More information on the album and Michelle's performance schedule is available at

Friday, February 7, 2020

February 8, 2020: Too Marvelous for Words

It’s a week of words from Simply Timeless… as we learn our ABC’s. A is for Adorable, B is for Beautiful, and C is for Charming. Class is in session with host Jay Daniels and music from Frank Sinatra, Carole King, and Steve Tyrell. Join us for “Too Marvelous for Words” from Simply Timeless. 

Playlist for February 8, 2020

Too Marvelous for WordsFrank SinatraThe Capitol Years.Capitol199002:27
You Fascinate Me SoMonica Ramey & Beegie AdairMonica Ramey and the Beegie Adair Trio.Adair Music Group201204:43
My Baby Kinda SweetJames SuggsYou're Gonna Hear from Me.Arbors201804:32
You Are Too BeautifulJohn DokesTrue Love.Rondette201903:41
The Glory of LoveDiane Schuur & B.B. KingHeart to Heart.GRP199403:49
The Sweetest SoundsSarah VaughanCompact Jazz.Mercury198404:26
I Feel PrettyDave Brubeck QuartetMusic from West Side Story.Columbia196305:09
'S WonderfulDiana KrallThe Look of Love.Verve200104:28
MoreNat King ColeLove Songs.Capitol200302:06
A Lovely Way to Spend an EveningRachel CaswellWe're All in the Dance.Turtle Ridge201805:15
You Are So BeautifulSteve TyrellA Song for You.New Design/East West201803:46
I Should CareJune ChristySomething Cool.Capitol195502:10
Too Marvelous for WordsElla FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald Sings the Johnny Mercer Songbook.Verve196402:33
L-O-V-ENicolas BeardeI Remember You: The Music of Nat King Cole.Right Groove201904:18
They Say It's WonderfulBetty BryantProject 88.Bry-Mar201903:33
A - You're AdorablePerry ComoThe Essential Perry Como.Sony201002:23
Do Friends Fall in Love?Rachael & VilrayRachael & Vilray.Nonesuch201902:54
Sweet Love of MineJohn HicksBeyond Expectations.Reservoir199405:47
You Leave Me BreathlessNat King ColeAt the Sands.Capitol196002:32
Those Sweet WordsNorah JonesFeels Like Home.Blue Note200403:21
In Your Own Sweet Way (Take 2)Bill EvansThe Complete Riverside Recordings.Riverside199105:53
BeautifulCarole KingTapestry.A&M197102:39
What a Wonderful WorldLouis Armstrong20th Century Masters: The Best Of Louis Armstrong.Geffen199902:17
My Funny ValentineVoctaveSomewhere There's Music.Jamey Ray Music201903:37
Lovely to Look AtFred AstaireAll The Things You Are: The Jerome Kern Songbook.Verve199603:28
How Sweet It IsJackie GleasonHow Sweet It Is.Capitol196603:05

In Studio: Mark Winkler

Since the early 80s, West Coast jazz vocalist Mark Winkler has been an active songwriter and performer. He just released his second tribute album to composer Bobby Troup - “I’m with You.” This week, you’ll hear Mark’s story of how he discovered the music of Bobby Troup and other musical influences. “I’m with You” is available on compact disc or preferred streaming service. Check out his extensive tour schedule by visiting

Saturday, February 1, 2020

February 1, 2020: Alone Together

We offer you songs about those quiet moments of solitude. Join host Jay Daniels as we feature music from vocalist Catherine Russell, Houston Person, Blossom Dearie, and Duke Ellington. We’re calling this week’s program “Alone Together” from Simply Timeless.

Playlist for February 1, 2020

Alone TogetherCatherine RussellAlone Together.Dot Time201904:08
TogetherJoe Williams & Harry "Sweets" EdisonTogether.Roulette196102:29
At Least We're TogetherAlex Levin TrioA Sunday Kind of Love.Ind.201904:28
A Kiss to Build a Dream OnLouis ArmstrongLive in Europe.Dot Time201906:45
Just the Two of UsRebecca Dumaine & Dave MillerChez Nous.Summit201904:19
Come TogetherBobby BroomSoul Fingers.Jazzline201806:05
Blue MoonStephanie NakasianI Love You.Import200605:06
Live Alone and Like ItCyrille AiméeLet's Get Lost.Mack Avenue201602:35
Alone with Just My DreamsHouston PersonI'm Just a Lucky So and So.HighNote201904:54
Are We All Alone?John MinnockRight Around the Corner.Ind.201804:24
Alone TogetherChet BakerChet.Riverside195906:51
Together AgainRay CharlesTogether Again.ABC-Paramount196502:39
Runnin' WildCécile McLorin SalvantDreams and Daggers.Mack Avenue201701:37
Yours Is My Heart AloneDick Conte TrioBlue in Green.Ind.201805:12
SolitudeDuke Ellington & Coleman HawkinsStandards on Impulse!.Impulse!199605:51
We're TogetherBlossom DearieOnce Upon a Summertime.Verve195902:05
One AloneStan Getz & Dizzy GillespieDiz & Getz.Verve195503:03
Lonely WomanVeronica SwiftLonely Woman.Ind.201506:28
SolitaireRoy Haynes, Phineas Newborn, & Paul ChambersWe Three.New Jazz195808:53
We'll Be Together AgainSeth MacFarlaneOnce in a While.Verve201903:51
The Second Time AroundJackie GleasonHow Sweet It Is.Capitol196603:05

February 15, 2020: I'll Take Romance

We invite you to a special Valentine’s weekend program. You’ll hear romantic recordings from Billy Taylor, Billie Holiday, Tony Bennett, and...