Friday, February 28, 2020

February 29, 2020: Dream a Little Dream

Perry Como used to feature the song “Dream Along with Me” during his radio and television specials. Well, we invite you to dream along with us as we bring you music from Kat Edmonson, Champian Fulton & Cory Weeds, and Frank Sinatra. Join host Jay Daniels for “Dream a Little Dream” from Simply Timeless.

Playlist for February 29, 2020

Dream a Little Dream of MeLouis Armstrong20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection.MCA199903:17
You Stepped Out of a DreamSarah VaughanThe Roulette Years.Roulette199102:18
All I Do Is Dream of YouMichael BubléCrazy Love.Reprise200902:31
Once Upon a DreamAlexis ColeSomeday My Prince Will Come.Venus201003:02
The Impossible DreamEliane EliasMusic from Man of La Mancha.Concord201805:47
Street of DreamsJohnny MathisWonderful! Wonderful!.Columbia195502:16
This Time the Dream's on MeMichelle LordiDream a Little Dream.Ind.201704:14
DreamerJoe HendersonWave: The Antonio Carlos Jobim Songbook.Verve199405:25
A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart MakesKat EdmonsonDreamers Do.Spinnerette202002:48
You Tell Me Your Dream, I'll Tell You MineMills BrothersMills Brothers: Anthology (1931 - 1968).MCA199503:08
California DreamingWes MontgomeryCompact Jazz.Verve198703:07
(You're a) Weaver of DreamsBrenda Earle StokesThe Solo Sessions, Volume 1.Ind.201904:44
I'll Dream of You AgainHarry Connick, Jr.We Are in Love.Columbia199003:31
Dream a Little Dream of MeChampian Fulton & Cory WeedsDream a Little Dream.Cellar Live201902:57
To Sit and DreamDave Brubeck QuartetLondon Flat, London Sharp.Telarc200505:06
Hit the Road to DreamlandJane MonheitCome Dream with Me.N-Coded200104:06
Darn That DreamNew York VoicesLive with the WDR Big Band Cologne.Palmetto201308:41
Too Late to DreamKat EdmonsonDreamers Do.Spinnerette202003:41
Viper's DreamJen Hodge All StarsAll's Fair in Love and Jazz.Ind.201804:26
When I Grow Too Old to DreamJackie RyanBest of Love Songs.Openart201003:40
Put Your Dreams Away (for Another Day)Frank SinatraClassic Sinatra: His Great Performances (1953 - 1960).Capitol200003:11
Day DreamElla FitzgeraldThe Best of the Song Books: The Ballads.Verve199404:00
When You Wish Upon a StarBilly JoelSimply Mad About the Mouse.Columbia199103:43
DreamsvilleEric AlexanderEric Alexander with Strings.HighNote202005:07
The Second Time AroundJackie GleasonHow Sweet It Is.Capitol196603:05

In Studio: Betty Bryant

This week, we have the honor speaking with pianist and vocalist, Betty Bryant. She just recently turned 90 years old, but she still keeps very busy with studio recordings and live performances in the Los Angeles area. Her most recent album is a collection of standards called “Project 88.” Join us now as Betty and Jay talk about her career and her beginnings as a musician on the Kansas City jazz scene. More at

Friday, February 21, 2020

February 22, 2020: Light the Fire

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. And where there’s fire, a flame burns brightly. Join host Jay Daniels for smoldering songs from Kristen Lee Sergeant, John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman, and Ann Hampton Callaway. Let’s “Light the Fire” from Simply Timeless.

Playlist for February 22, 2020

FeverJeanie BrysonSome Cats Know.Telarc Jazz200303:41
Wild Is LoveNat King ColeThe Nat King Cole Story.Capitol196102:47
You'd Be So Nice to Come Home ToJackie RyanBest of Love Songs.Openart201004:52
Yardbird SuiteAllan HarrisHere Comes Allan Harris and The Metropole Orchestra.Mons199603:19
There's a Lull in My LifeCécile McLorin SalvantWoman Child.Mack Avenue201305:14
What Now, My Love?Frank Sinatra & Aretha FranklinDuets.Capitol199303:14
Smoke Gets in Your EyesOscar PetersonJazz 'Round Midnight - Piano.Verve199003:07
Air, Earth, Fire, WaterJazz at Lincoln Center & Wynton MarsalisJazz and Art.Blue Engine201908:25
Keepin' Out of Mischief NowLouis ArmstrongSatch Plays Fats.Columbia195503:17
Is That All There Is?Ann Hampton CallawaySignature.Shanachie200504:15
Once in a WhileSeth MacFarlaneOnce in a While.Verve / Republic201904:16
Gone with the WindElla FitzgeraldElla in Berlin: Mack the Knife.Verve196002:25
That Old Black MagicDizzy GillespieHot Summer Swing.RCA199902:42
My Old FlameMarty ElkinsFat Daddy.Nagel Heyer201805:56
Please Send Me Someone to LoveLafayette Harris, Jr.You Can't Lose with the Blues.Savant202005:30
Falling in Love AgainLinda Ronstadt'Round Midnight.Elektra199002:39
I Don't Want to Set the World on FireInk SpotsDancing and Romancing Through the '40s.Reader's Digest199603:06
AfterglowKristen Lee SergentSmolder.Plastic Sax201905:49
FireflyTony Bennett & Lady GagaCheek to Cheek.Columbia201401:56
Serenade in BlueGlenn MillerThe Unforgettable Glenn Miller & His Orchestra.RCA198503:24
Something to Live ForJane MonheitCome Dream with Me.N-Coded200105:37
My One and Only LoveJohn Coltrane and Johnny HartmanJohn Coltrane and Johnny Hartman.Impulse!196304:54
I Wish You LoveDaniela SoledadeA Moment of You.Blue Line201902:20
The Second Time AroundJackie GleasonHow Sweet It Is.Capitol196603:05

In Studio: Allan Harris

Jay Daniels chats with vocalist and composer Allan Harris. His most recent album is a tribute to the vocalese works of lyricist Eddie Jefferson, "The Genius of Eddie Jefferson." During this one-on-one interview, Allan shares the stories of his childhood - from his early years in Harlem to summers spent at his grandfather's farm in Pennsylvania. More information on Allan's music and tour schedule is available at

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

January 22, 2022: Peace

Have the past few months left you a little tired and rundown? Maybe you could use a little peace and quiet. Join host Jay Daniels for peacef...