Friday, December 31, 2021

January 1, 2022: A Big Band New Year's Celebration

In the early days of radio, listeners were often entreated to the sounds of the big bands from ballrooms across the country. Coming up on our next program, we invite you to "A Big Band New Year's Celebration" featuring the sounds of Benny Goodman, the DIVA Jazz Orchestra, Guy Lombardo, and Jill Townsend.


Playlist for January 1, 2022

TitleArtistAlbumLabelYearLength
Moonlight SerenadeGlenn MillerThe Unforgettable Glenn Miller & His Orchestra.RCA198503:22
Flying HomeLionel HamptonHamp: The Legendary Decca Recordings of Lionel Hampton.Decca199603:07
Air Mail SpecialBenny GoodmanBenny Goodman's Greatest Hits.Columbia/Legacy199706:08
April in ParisCount BasieCount Basie's Finest Hour.Verve200203:47
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm GoneElla FitzgeraldA Perfect Match.Pablo197902:02
It Was a Very Good YearFrank SinatraSinatra at the Sands.Reprise196603:55
There Will Never Be Another YouCount Basie OrchestraLive at Birdland.Candid202102:38
Night TrainChristian McBride Big BandFor Jimmy, Wes & Oliver.Mack Avenue202005:17
Giant StepsUlysses Owens, Jr. Big BandSoul Conversations.Ind.202106:30
Begin the Beguine (feat. Rubén Blades)Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton MarsalisUna Noche con Rubén Blades.Blue Engine201807:38
En la oscuridadArturo O'Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz OrchestraVirtual Birdland.Zoho202103:44
In the MoodGlenn MillerThe Unforgettable Glenn Miller & His Orchestra.RCA198503:36
Song of IndiaTommy DorseyThe Sentimental Gentleman of Swing - The Tommy Dorsey Centennial Collection.Sony Legacy200703:06
CiribiribinHarry JamesDancing and Romancing Through the '40s.Reader's Digest199602:28
Racing with the MoonVaughn MonroeDancing and Romancing Through the '40s.Reader's Digest199603:12
A FelicidadeDIVA Jazz OrchestraDIVA + the Boys.MCG Jazz201906:28
Don't Call Before 10Jill Townsend Big BandLegacy: The Music of Ross Taggart.Cellar Live201505:19
On the Street Where You Live (feat. Verónica Swift)Steven Feifke Big BandKinetic.Ind.202107:41
Early Blue EveningAndy FarberEarly Blue Evening.Ind.202105:02
GoodbyeBenny GoodmanBenny Goodman's Greatest Hits.Columbia/Legacy199703:18
What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?Norah JonesI Dream of Christmas.Blue Note202104:00
Auld Lang SyneGuy LombardoSing the Songs of Christmas.Capitol200702:07
The Second Time AroundJackie GleasonHow Sweet It Is.Capitol196603:05

Friday, December 17, 2021

December 25, 2021: Christmas from Simply Timeless

Since 2011, we've had the pleasure the bringing you a festive program filled with holiday favorites. That tradition continues with songs from Vince Guaraldi, Norah Jones, Tony Bennett, and Dara Tucker. Join host Jay Daniels for "Christmas from Simply Timeless."


Playlist for December 25, 2021

TitleArtistAlbumLabelYearLength
Joy to the WorldPercy FaithMusic of Christmas.Columbia195902:06
Christmas Don't Be LateKat EdmonsonHoliday Swingin! A Kat Edmonson Christmas Vol. 1.Spinnerette202103:43
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the YearJazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton MarsalisBig Band Holidays II.Blue Engine201905:38
Do You Hear What I Hear?Carla CookMaxJazz Holiday.MaxJazz200104:07
I Heard the Bells on Christmas DayFrank SinatraThe Christmas Collection.Reprise200402:35
My Favorite ThingsLauren HendersonClassic Christmas.Ind.202004:42
(There's No Place Like) Home for the HolidaysCarpentersChristmas Portrait.A&M197802:35
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!Richie ColeHave Yourself an Alto Madness Christmas.Ind.201604:16
SnowfallManhattan TransferThe Christmas Album.Columbia199205:30
Somewhere in My Memory (Vocal)John WilliamsHome Alone (Original Film Soundtrack).CBS199001:05
Christmas Time Is HereNorah JonesI Dream of Christmas.Blue Note202103:44
SkatingCyrus ChestnutA Charlie Brown Christmas.Atlantic200004:35
Linus and LucyVince Guaraldi TrioA Charlie Brown Christmas.Fantasy196503:03
O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles)Percy FaithMusic of Christmas.Columbia195904:05
Caroling, CarolingSingers UnlimitedChristmas.MPS197201:14
O Christmas TreeWarren WolfChristmas Vibes.Mack Avenue202003:26
Christmas Never Gets OldJamie CullumThe Pianoman at Christmas.Island202002:40
Happy Holiday / The Holiday SeasonVoctaveThe Spirit of the Season.Club44202103:03
I've Got My Love to Keep Me WarmKat EdmonsonHoliday Swingin! A Kat Edmonson Christmas Vol. 1.Spinnerette202103:37
White ChristmasTony BennettSnowfall.Columbia196802:04
Count Your Blessings (Instead of Sheep)Sonny RollinsSonny Rollins Plus 4.Prestige195602:27
Zat You, Santa Claus?Louis ArmstrongElla & Louis Christmas.Verve201602:38
In the Bleak Midwinter (feat. Tom Shilakes)Rodney WhitakerCranbrook Christmas Jazz.Origin202004:55
Still, Still, StillCelia BerkStill, Still, Still (Single).Gramercy Nightingale202104:04
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)Nat King ColeThe Christmas Song.Capitol196303:09
A Child Is BornDara TuckerA Child Is Born (Single).Green Hill202102:51
Silent NightDave BrubeckA Dave Brubeck Christmas.Telarc199604:50
Somewhere in My Memory (Finale)    John WilliamsHome Alone (Original Film Soundtrack)CBS199001:45

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

November 27, 2021: Home Cookin'

You're invited to a hearty feast of jazz music as we celebrate Thanksgiving. Joining us are special guests like Russell Malone, Sarah Vaughan, and Mark Winkler. Jay Daniels serves up "Home Cookin'" during the next Simply Timeless... where there's always a seat at the table for you.


Playlist for November 27, 2021

TitleArtistAlbumLabelYearLength
Home Cookin'Leon Lee DorseyFreedom Jazz Dance.Ind.202104:37
Ain't Nobody Here But Us ChickensNew York VoicesSing! Sing! Sing!.Concord200103:32
That Chick's Too Young to FryLouis JordanJack, You're Dead: The Essential Blue Archive.SPV Blue Label200702:22
Saturday Night Fish FryLouis JordanNo Moe! Louis Jordan's Greatest Hits.Verve199202:36
Cookin' at the ContinentalLambert, Hendricks & RossThe Hottest New Group in Jazz.Columbia199603:04
Back at the Chicken ShackJimmy SmithBack at the Chicken Shack.Blue Note196308:00
Hungry ManMark WinklerI'm with You: Mark Winkler Sings Bobby Troup.Café Pacific201903:09
Let's Call the Whole Thing OffElla Fitzgerald & Louis ArmstrongThe Gershwin Years.Reader's Digest200104:09
All That Meat and No PotatoesLouis ArmstrongThe Complete Louis Armstrong Columbia and RCA Victor Studio Sessions (1946 - 1966).Mosaic202105:14
Fried PiesVincent HerringPreaching to the Choir.Smoke Sessions202107:33
Pecan PieRussell MaloneTriple.MAXJazz201003:39
Home Cookin'Lambert, Hendricks & RossThe Hottest New Group in Jazz.Columbia199604:24
Puddin' TimeSean JonesRoots.Mack Avenue201405:00
Gravy WaltzSarah VaughanSarah Vaughan Sings Soulfully.Roulette196302:15
A Charlie Brown ThanksgivingVince Guaraldi TrioPeanuts Greatest Hits (Music from the TV Specials).Concord201501:58
Do You Remember This? (feat. Sullivan Fortner)Baylor ProjectGenerations.Ind.202106:29
Everybody Eats When They Come to My HouseCab CallowayAre You Hep to the Jive?.Columbia / Legacy199402:43
Greasy SpoonNight CrawlersDo You Know a Good Thing?.Cellar202104:02
Grapple with the Apple (Scrapple from the Apple)Roseanna VitroSing a Song of Bird.Skyline202105:20
Cabin in the SkyDinah WashingtonDinah Discovered.Mercury196703:17
Mo' Puddin'Adrienne FenemorMo' Puddin'.Independent201606:02
Sweet Kentucky HamMark Winkler & David BenoitOld Friends.Café Pacific202104:09
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...