Friday, January 29, 2021

January 30, 2021: Hello, Goodbye

We finish out January by saying goodbye to 2020 and hello to 2021. I’m Jay Daniels, join us as we bring selections from Clifton Davis & the Beegie Adair Trio, La Tanya Hall, and George Benson. This week, our theme centers around that classic from the Beatles… “Hello, Goodbye” from Simply Timeless.

Playlist for January 30, 2021

Hello, GoodbyeJames MoodyThe Teachers.Perception197003:39
Hey, Jim!Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny GriffinBattle Stations.Fantasy196007:59
The Good LifeBetty CarterThe Music Never Stops.Blue Engine201905:47
I'm Just a Lucky So and SoTony BennettBennett Sings Ellington / Hot and Cool.Columbia199903:38
Hello, Dolly!Louis ArmstrongThe Sullivan Years.TVT199002:36
Hey, Good Lookin'Wendy Kirkland QuartetPiano Divas.Blue Quaver201703:36
Hey LauraGregory PorterOne Night Only.Decca201803:40
Love Walked InAngela VerbruggeThe Night We Couldn't Say Good Night.Ind.201904:38
Hello, My LovelyJerry Cook QuartetWalk in the Park.Cellar Live202006:36
Jelly, JellyEarl Hines & Billy EckstineClassic Earl Hines Sessions (1928 - 1945) Vols. 5 & 6.Mosaic201203:27
Passing StrangersBilly Eckstine & Sarah VaughanVerve Jazz Masters, Vol. 22.Verve199402:37
Hello, GoodbyeBud Shank & Chet BakerBlue Note Plays the Beatles.Blue Note200403:14
Goodbye Sadness (Tristeza)Astrud GilbertoAstrud Gilberto's Finest Hour.Verve200103:31
Goodbye Pork Pie HatCharles MingusMingus Ah Um.Columbia195905:42
We Just Couldn't Say GoodbyeDiana KrallGlad Rag Doll.Verve201203:02
Bye Bye BlackbirdGenerations QuartetInvitation.Ind.202108:29
Just for the Fun of ItNat King ColeJust One of Those Things.Capitol195702:34
Don't Let Me Be Lonely TonightGeorge BensonWeekend in London.Provogue202004:16
Ev'ry Time We Say GoodbyeLa Tanya HallSay Yes.Blue Canoe201904:49
Never Can Say GoodbyeClifton Davis & the Beegie Adair TrioNever Can Say Goodbye.Ind.202004:48
GoodbyeSinne EegDon't Be So Blue.Red Dot201005:10
All Through the NightDave BrubeckLullabies.Verve202003:06

In Studio: Tony DeSare

Shortly after the pandemic began in early 2020, pianist and vocalist Tony DeSare began recording daily video performances. When we spoke by Zoom last spring, he was just shy of 80 videos. As of this week, he has now recorded 200 of these videos. Along with those videos, Tony also took time to speak with us about his latest project with pianist Tedd Firth - a piano and vocal album called “Lush Life.” More at

Friday, January 22, 2021

January 23, 2021: Tomorrow

A new year offers us the chance to look ahead at what's to come, and on this week's show, we offer you songs about the days ahead. Join host Jay Daniels as we bring you music from Dena DeRose, David Finck, and Carole King. It's a show devoted to "Tomorrow" from Simply Timeless.

Playlist for January 23, 2021

Devil May CareKandace SpringsThe Women Who Raised Me.Blue Note202003:00
Mañana (Is Soon Enough for Me)Peggy LeeDancing and Romancing Through the '40s.Reader's Digest199602:54
South of the Border (Down Mexico Way)Patsy ClineThe Patsy Cline Collection.MCA199102:24
I Don't Want to See TomorrowNat King ColeI Don't Want to Be Hurt Anymore.Capitol196402:28
For TomorrowAnthony StancoYou Know the Feeling.Mack Avenue202007:30
DominoesDonald ByrdPlaces and Spaces.Blue Note197504:31
St. Louis BluesLouis ArmstrongThe Wonderful World of Louis Armstrong.Remember198808:50
The Blues I Got Comin' TomorrowLionel HamptonSoft Vibes - Soaring Strings.Columbia196103:18
Don't Be That Way (feat. Jane Monheit)Strangers on a Saturday NightStrangers on a Saturday Night.Ind.201803:33
Why Think About Tomorrow?Peter CampbellOld Flames Never Die.Ind.202004:08
Small Day Tomorrow (feat. Sheila Jordan)Dena DeRoseOde to the Road.HighNote202005:25
Love Me or Leave MeNew York VoicesLive with the WDR Big Band Cologne.Palmetto201307:42
Just When We're Falling in LoveElla FitzgeraldThings Ain't What They Used to Be.Reprise197002:29
There Are Such ThingsTommy Dorsey & Frank SinatraI'll Be Seeing You.RCA199402:41
Where Did Tomorrow Go?Betty BryantIteration +.Ind.201304:04
Tomorrow Is My TurnMark Christian MillerCrazy Moon.Ind.201505:25
Who Needs Forever?Astrud GilbertoAstrud Gilberto's Finest Hour.Verve200103:07
Confessin' the BluesJay McShannThe Last of the Blue Devils.Atlantic200504:43
Tomorrow Night (feat. Delbert McClinton)Beegie AdairGrover's Hat Project.Adair Music Group201904:03
Good Night, My Love (Layla Tov)Naama GheberDearly Beloved.Cellar Live202004:07
All My TomorrowsDavid FinckBassically Jazz.Burton Avenue201904:48
Will You Love Me Tomorrow?Carole KingTapestry.Ode / A&M197104:11
There's No Place Like HomeDave BrubeckLullabies.Verve202002:26

In Studio: Nicolas Bearde

In 2019, Nicolas Bearde released an album of standards made popular by Nat King Cole called “I Remember You.” During our interview, Nicolas not only remembers his love for the music of Nat Cole but also some of the influences he had along his musical journey. He’ll share the memories of his service in the Air Force while stationed in Japan as well as his years of working with artists like Bobby McFerrin. More at

Friday, January 15, 2021

January 16, 2021: Wishin' and Hopin'

With a new year well underway, we all have dreams and aspirations for the months ahead. Join host Jay Daniels as we bring you music from Frank Sinatra, Carolina Calvache, and Carmen McRae. To quote a line from Burt Bacharach and Hal David, we're "Wishin' and Hopin'" during Simply Timeless.

Playlist for January 16, 2021

I WishJoe Gilman TrioView So Tender: Wonder Revisited.Capri200608:15
My Cherie AmourEliane EliasLight My Fire.Concord201104:28
I Wish I Were in Love AgainMark Winkler & Cheryl BentyneJazz and Other Four Letter Words.Café Pacific Jazz201503:52
High HopesFrank SinatraThe Capitol Years.Capitol199002:40
Just One of Those ThingsAnn Hampton CallawayJazz Goes to the Movies.Shanachie201802:56
I Wished on the MoonBeegie AdairMy Jazz Piano: By Request.Green Hill201703:17
Hope (feat. Sara Serpa)Carolina CalvacheVida Profunda.Sunnyside202003:44
Song for the Hopeful (feat. Kim Burrell)Harry Connick, Jr.What a Night! A Christmas Album.Columbia200804:33
Someone to Watch Over MeElla FitzgeraldElla: The Lost Berlin Tapes.Verve202003:55
I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be FreeBilly TaylorMusic Keeps Us Young.Arkadia199606:23
I Hope You Find HerAshley PezzottiWe've Only Just Begun.Ind.201903:28
I Wish You LoveGeorge ShearingBy Request.PAIR200702:35
Wishin' and Hopin'Nicki ParrottClose to You - Burt Bacharach Song Book.Venus201702:59
I Believe in MusicLouis JordanI Believe In Music (The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions).Disques Black & Blue200704:20
I Hope She Makes You HappyVeronica SwiftConfessions.Mack Avenue201904:20
Look What They've Done to My Song, MaRay CharlesLook What They've Done to My Song, Ma (Single).ABC197203:39
Goody, GoodyJulie LondonThe Ultimate Collection.Not Now201401:54
Three Coins in the FountainFrank SinatraThe Capitol Years.Capitol199003:02
Memories of YouRosemary Clooney & Benny Goodman16 Biggest Hits.Columbia200003:35
Hope in the Face of DespairCarol RobbinsMoraga.Jazzcats201207:19
If the Moon Turns GreenCarmen McRaeThe Great American Songbook.Atlantic200404:17
I Wish I KnewAlan BroadbentYou and the Night and the Music.Artistry200308:51
A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart MakesDave BrubeckLullabies.Verve202002:38

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...