Friday, May 28, 2021

May 29, 2021: What's New?

Join us for a journey of musical discovery as we uncover newly released jazz treasures from artists like Nnenna Freelon, John Pizzarelli, Dara Tucker, and Vincent Herring. Jay Daniels hosts "What's New" from Simply Timeless.

Playlist for May 29, 2021

Orange Colored SkyHailey BrinnelI'm Forever Blowing Bubbles.Next Level202106:18
Long Way HomePeter EldridgeMy Museum.Ind.202105:50
Fried PiesVincent HerringPreaching to the Choir.Smoke Sessions202107:33
I Say a Little PrayerNnenna FreelonTime Traveler.Origin202105:02
SmilesEvan ArntzenCountermelody.Dot Time202102:29
Song for EmilyRossano SportielloThat's It!.Arbors202104:34
DaybreakAlexa TarantinoFirefly.Posi-Tone202104:15
Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom WhiteCharlie SepúlvedaThis Is Latin Jazz.HighNote202108:10
Corazón no lloresLauren HendersonMusa.Brontosaurus202103:31
Nica's DreamSteven Feifke Big BandKinetic.Outside in Music202108:08
You Haven't Done NothingDara TuckerDreams of Waking.Green Hill202104:41
Your Smiling FaceJonathan Karrant & Joshua WhiteShadows Fall.Ind.202102:50
ForgivenessTed NashTransformation.Tiger Turn202108:38
Peace SongRodney WhitakerOutrospective.Origin202106:04
SingVerónica SwiftThis Bitter Earth.Mack Avenue202105:37
If You Were MineBruce HarrisSoundview.Cellar202103:46
Better Days AheadJohn PizzarelliBetter Days Ahead.Ghostlight202103:35
When a Woman Loves a ManJane MonheitCome What May.Club44202105:06
The Second Time AroundJackie GleasonHow Sweet It Is.Capitol196603:05

In Studio: Lorraine Feather

This week, we’re honored to talk with jazz vocalist and composer, Lorraine Feather. She comes from a family that is well known in the world of jazz. Her dad was Leonard Feather, the esteemed critic and composer, and her Mom was Jane Feather, a big band vocalist among other things. During this interview, Lorraine shares the story of how Leonard proposed to Jane on their first date. You’ll also hear about their family’s close relationship with Duke Ellington. More at

Friday, May 21, 2021

May 22, 2021 (All in the Family: Duets, Vol. 2)

Our "All in the Family" series continues this week as we present a special program featuring family duets. This week, you'll hear recordings from brothers and sisters like Amy & Ernesto Cervini, and family legacies like Luis Russell, Carline Ray, and Catherine Russell. 

Playlist for May 22, 2021

Walkin' My Baby Back HomeNatalie ColeStill Unforgettable.DMI200802:56
Satin DollDewey & Joshua RedmanJazz Dictionary S-1.Venus201708:18
Life Goes OnCarla BleyLife Goes On.ECM202006:00
A Voice from On HighCharlie, Petra, Tanya, & Rachel HadenCharlie Haden Family & Friends - Rambling Boy.Decca200804:13
Trampin'Regina CarterSouthern Comfort.Sony Masterworks201402:09
Soul EyesJohn ColtraneColtrane for Lovers.Verve200105:21
Blue NileAlice ColtranePtah, the El Daoud.Impulse!197006:56
B Is for ButterflyMarc Johnson & Eliane EliasSwept Away.ECM201207:54
Lonely HighwayAmy & Ernesto CerviniLovefool.Anzic200905:15
Bye Bye Blues (feat. John Pizzarelli)Jessica MolaskeyA Kiss to Build a Dream On.Arbors200804:47
The Mooch3 CohensFamily.Anzic201107:09
The Real Ambassador (-5)Louis ArmstrongThe Complete Louis Armstrong RCA Victor and Columbia Studio Sessions.Mosaic202103:50
Shiny StockingsJon HendricksBoppin' at the Blue Note.Telarc Jazz199505:00
SmileSvetlanaNight at the Movies.Ind.201903:39
Saratoga DragLuis RussellThe Luis Russell Story.Challenge200503:04
When I Grow Too Old to DreamCarline RayVocal Sides.Ind.201304:09
He's All I Need (feat. Carline Ray)Catherine RussellStrictly Romancin'.World Village201103:30
Never Can Say GoodbyeDezron Douglas & Brandee YoungerForce Majeure.International Anthem202002:22
What's New?E.J. & Marcus StricklandOf Song.Criss Cross200908:48
The Second Time AroundJackie GleasonHow Sweet It Is.Capitol196603:05

In Studio: Steve & Andromeda Turre

This week, we’re continuing our talks about family as we visit with trombonist Steve Turre and his daughter Andromeda. Steve has been well known for his work with Ray Charles, Art Blakey, and the Saturday Night Live Band. His daughter is continuing that musical legacy as a talented vocalist… she also spent time with Ray Charles as one of the Raelettes. Listen as they share their stories of family and shared musical experiences.

Friday, May 14, 2021

May 15, 2021: All in the Family (Duets, Vol. 1)

Our "All in the Family" series continues this week as we present a special program featuring family duets. This week, you'll hear recordings from fathers and sons like Bucky & John Pizzarelli, and couples like Dezron Douglas & Brandee Younger.

Playlist for May 15, 2021

It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)Ella FitzgeraldJazz at the Philharmonic (1957).Ancha201107:55
I Can't Give You Anything But LoveElla FitzgeraldJazz at the Philharmonic (1957).Ancha201103:51
A Day in the Life of a FoolBucky & John PizzarelliPassion Guitars.LRC200106:39
TristeBucky & John PizzarelliPassion Guitars.LRC200105:52
What Am I Doing with You? (feat. Hod O'Brien)Stephanie NakasianFrench Cookin'.V.S.O.P.199202:26
Hod House (feat. Hod O'Brien)Verónica SwiftLonely Woman.Ind.201503:41
Prisoner of LoveVerónica SwiftThis Bitter Earth.Mack Avenue202104:15
You Are My Sunshine (feat. Lydia Liebman)Dave LiebmanSongs for My Daughter.Kepach200801:15
Mood IndigoLawrence Brown & Johnny HodgesInspired Abandon.Impulse!196504:25
Poor ButterflyLa Tanya HallSay Yes.Blue Canoe201906:03
Straight, No ChaserCannonball AdderleyCannonball's Sharpshooters.Mercury195808:28
Let's BeginJackie CainAll the Things You Are: The Jerome Kern Songbook.Verve199603:10
Since Love Had Its Way (-2)Louis ArmstrongThe Complete Louis Armstrong RCA Victor and Columbia Studio Sessions (1946 - 1966).Mosaic202102:48
Struttin' with Some BarbecueMarsalis FamilyThe Marsalis Family: A Jazz Celebration.Marsalis200309:30
Gospel TraneDezron Douglas & Brandee YoungerForce Majeure.International Anthem202005:01
You Make Me Feel Brand NewDezron Douglas & Brandee YoungerForce Majeure.International Anthem202006:33
Alone Again (Naturally)Rebecca Dumaine & Dave MillerSomeday, Someday.Summit202104:00
I'm Glad There Is YouHeath BrothersAs We Were Saying....Concord199707:38
The Second Time AroundJackie GleasonHow Sweet It Is.Capitol196603:05

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 Va...