Friday, November 20, 2020

November 21, 2020: Around the Table

We close out our Thanksgiving celebration with a hearty selection of timeless music just for you. You'll hear tasty tunes from artists like Ray Bryant, Diane Schuur, and Louis Armstrong. Join Jay Daniels as we gather "Around the Table" during Simply Timeless.

Playlist for November 21, 2020

The Frim Fram SauceElla Fitzgerald & Louis ArmstrongGolden Greats.Disky200203:10
You're the TopSammy Davis, Jr. & Carmen McRaeBoy Meets Girl: Sammy Davis, Jr. and Carmen McRae on Decca.Decca195703:01
I Was Doing All RightHolly Cole & Wycliffe GordonHolly.Shanachie201902:51
A Fine RomanceJohnny Mercer & Martha TiltonCapitol Sings Jerome Kern: The Song Is You.Capitol199202:43
Pie BluesChristian McBride Big BandFor Jimmy, Wes & Oliver.Mack Avenue202009:51
In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the EveningBette MidlerBette Midler Sings the Rosemary Clooney Songbook.Columbia200302:41
Where's the Food?DIVA Jazz OrhcestraSpecial Kay.Ind.201604:35
Sweet Potato PieAl JarreauWe Got By.Warner197503:05
Sinkin' SoonNorah JonesNot Too Late.Blue Note200704:32
ChickenDiane SchuurRunning on Faith.Jazzheads202006:11
Pork and BeansDick WellstoodA Night in Dublin.Arbors200103:15
Cabin in the SkyRosemary ClooneyRosies Solves the Swingin' Riddle.RCA Victor196102:33
Let's Call the Whole Thing OffElla Fitzgerald & Louis ArmstrongThe Gershwin Years.Reader's Digest200104:09
Give Me the Simple LifeBetty Bryant & Mark Christian MillerTogether.Bry-Mar201103:55
Aren't You Glad You're You?Steve Lawrence & Eydie GorméIt's Us Again.Mati-Mor196402:08
It's CrazyNatalie ColeAsk a Woman Who Knows.Verve200202:08
Cold TurkeyRay BryantHere's Ray Bryant.Pablo197605:07
Cheese CakeJimmy CobbThis I Dig of You.Smoke Sessions201907:06
Back at the Chicken Shack3D Jazz TrioI Love to See You Smile.Ind.202006:05
A Chicken Ain't Nothin' But a BirdCab CallowayAre You Hep to the Jive?.Legacy / Columbia199402:50
Shoo-Fly Pie and Apple Pan DowdyFleur SeuleStandards and Sweet Things.Ind.201903:13
Soul SauceCal TjaderThe Verve Story (1944 - 1994).Verve199402:23
Petootie PieElla Fitzgerald & Louis JordanGolden Greats.Disky200202:35
All That Meat and No PotatoesFats WallerThe Essential Fats Waller.Legacy / RCA201402:45
Thanks for the MemoryStan GetzStan Getz Plays.Verve198803:20

In Studio: Dick Hyman

Earlier this year, we had the great pleasure of visiting with jazz pianist Dick Hyman. A few weeks before our interview, Mr. Hyman had just celebrated his 93rd birthday. You’re going to hear a number of stories from him and his experiences with some of the greats in jazz like Charlie Parker and Benny Goodman. Mr. Hyman will also delve into his recordings at the Moog synthesizer. More at

Friday, November 13, 2020

November 14, 2020: A Word of Thanks

As we continue our month-long Thanksgiving celebration, we want to offer our gratitude to you. On the next program, we bring you songs of thankfulness and appreciation with music by Adrian Cunningham, Susannah McCorkle, and Mel Tormé. Join host Jay Daniels for “A Word of Thanks” from Simply Timeless.

Playlist for November 14, 2020

Thank Heaven for Little GirlsAdrian CunninghamAdrian Cunningham & His Friends Play Lerner & Loewe.Arbors201904:25
Thanks for the Boogie RideRenee OlsteadSkylark.Reprise200902:58
Thanks a MillionJimmy RushingPlanet Jazz.BMG Classics199904:35
SunnyMary StallingsFine and Mellow.Clarity199004:26
You're My EverythingSpike Wilner TrioOdalisque.Cellar Live201706:53
A Charlie Brown ThanksgivingVince Guaraldi TrioPeanuts Greatest Hits.Concord201501:58
Penthouse SerenadeTony BennettHometown, My Town.Columbia195906:11
There's a Small HotelJane MonheitHome.EmArcy201004:15
There Will Never Be Another YouChet BakerThe Complete Pacific Jazz Studio Recordings.Mosaic198702:57
Let It RainAl Jarreau & Patti AustinGivin' It Up.Concord200604:50
I Just Called to Say I Love YouDiane Schuur & Herbie HancockFriends for Schuur.Concord200004:18
Thank You (Dziekuje)Dave Brubeck QuartetBennett & Brubeck: The White House Sessions, Live 1962.Columbia201307:20
I Got the Sun in the MorningAllegra LevyLooking at the Moon.SteepleChase201804:05
You've Made Me So Very HappyRosemary ClooneyMy Buddy.Concord198304:37
Thanks for Ev'rythingArtie ShawEssential Masters.Stardust200903:16
Thank You for the MomentsGlenn CrytzerAin't It Grand?.Ind.201803:38
Dedicated to YouJohn Coltrane & Johnny HartmanJohn Coltrane and Johnny Hartman.Impulse!196305:29
You're a Lucky GuyBillie HolidayLady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia (1933 - 1944).Columbia200102:43
I'm Pulling ThroughBetty Carter'Round Midnight.Parlophone199104:27
I've Grown Accustomed to Her FaceChiara Izzi & Kevin HaysAcross the Sea.Jando201904:50
ThanksMel TorméA Tribute to Bing Crosby.Concord199403:18
Thanks for the MemorySusannah McCorkleMost Requested Songs.Concord200104:51
The Second Time AroundJackie GleasonHow Sweet It Is.Capitol196603:05

In Studio: Cory Weeds

Years down the road, jazz historians may very well write about the many contributions of saxophonist Cory Weeds. For several years, he was the owner of Cory Weeds Cellar Jazz Club in Vancouver. From that venture, the Cellar Live record label was born. Cory discusses the circumstances behind those efforts as well as those surrounding his own musical upbringing. More at

Friday, November 6, 2020

November 7, 2020: A Spirit of Giving

Each November, families across America come together to give thanks. Join host Jay Daniels for the first of three Thanksgiving-themed shows, "A Spirit of Giving." Music from Billy Taylor, the DIVA Jazz Orchestra, and others.

Playlist for November 7, 2020

I Can't Give You Anything But Love (feat. Rúben Blades)Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra & Wynton MarsalisUna noche con Rúben Blades.Blue Engine201806:39
Can't Buy Me LoveElla FitzgeraldFirst Lady of Song.Verve199402:37
L-O-V-EGregory PorterOne Night Only.Decca201802:07
All This and Heaven TooGreta MatassaAll This and Heaven Too: Live at Bake's Place.OriginArts200106:55
Give Him the Ooh-La-LaBlossom DearieGive Him the Ooh-La-La.Verve199802:37
I ApologizeBilly EckstineJazz Masters Vol. 22.Verve199402:51
I'd Give a Dollar for a DimeChampian Fulton & Cory WeedsDream a Little....Cellar Live201905:25
The Best Things in Life Are FreeMichael FeinsteinRomance on Film, Romance on Broadway.Concord Jazz200004:43
Come On-a My HouseBette MidlerBette Midler Sings the Rosemary Clooney Songbook.Columbia200301:48
Love Me or Leave MeNew York VoicesLive with the WDR Big Band Cologne.Palmetto201307:40
Give Me the Simple LifeBilly Taylor TrioBilly Taylor Trio.Prestige199502:50
True LovePatsy ClinePatsy Cline Collection.MCA199102:07
I Can't Give You Anything But LoveNaama GheberDearly Beloved.Cellar Live202004:56
In a Mellow ToneEyal Vilner Big BandSwing Out!.Ind.201904:40
Something's Gotta GiveElla FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald Sings the Johnny Mercer Song Book.Verve196402:30
If the Stars Were MineMelody GardotMy One and Only Thrill.Verve200902:45
The Girl from IpanemaAstrud GilbertoAstrud Gilberto's Finest Hour.Verve200105:18
The Two Lonely PeopleTony Bennett & Bill EvansTogether Again.DRG197704:21
Billie's BluesBillie HolidayThe Essential Billie Holiday: The Columbia Years.Columbia / Legacy201002:37
If I Could Turn Back TimeJohn MinnockHerring Cove.Dot Time202003:46
It's a Pity to Say GoodnightMarty ElkinsFat Daddy.Jazzheads202003:02
A Kiss to Build a Dream OnLouis Armstrong20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Louis Armstrong.MCA199902:59
You Don't Know MeFlying Horse Big BandFlorida Rays.Ind.202005:11
That's AllAudrey SilverDream Awhile.Ind.200904:34
When I Fall in LoveNat King ColeThe Very Best of Nat King Cole.Capitol200603:09
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...