Saturday, September 25, 2021

September 25, 2021: A September Farewell

As the weather cools and the season turns to fall, we bid a fond farewell to summer and the month of September. You’ll hear September songs from John Pizzarelli, Renee Rosnes, and Frank Sinatra. Join host Jay Daniels for “A September Farewell” from Simply Timeless.

Playlist for September 25, 2021

SeptemberBrian BrombergYou Know That Feeling.Zebra200605:22
September in the RainCyrille Aimée & Airmen of NoteJazz Heritage Series 2019 (Highlights).United States Air Force Band201906:38
The Summer KnowsTom Keenlyside QuartetFortune Teller.Cellar202007:03
September RainLorraine FeatherSuch Sweet Thunder: Music of Duke Ellington.Sanctuary200405:15
The Things We Did Last SummerOrganik Vibe TrioThings We Did Last Summer.Cellar Live201605:27
SummertimeJae Sinnett TrioAltered Egos.Ind.202106:26
If Ever I Would Leave YouDave MederUnamuno Songs and Stories.Outside in Music202104:55
September SongWarren ChiassonGood Vibes for Kurt Weill.Audiophile199407:55
September (feat. Patti Austin)Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat BandAct Your Age.Immergent200804:27
The Things We Did Last SummerGeorge Shearing & Nancy WilsonThe Swingin's Mutual.Capitol196102:40
The Windmills of Your MindShirley CrabbeBridges.MaiSong201804:40
Moments to RememberLouis ArmstrongThe Decca Singles (1949 - 1958).Universal Classics201603:06
That Sunday, That SummerBetty CarterWhen I Fall in Love: The Women of Jazz.Universal200604:45
September FifteenthJohn PizzarelliBetter Days Ahead.Seven String202105:16
September in the RainSteve TurreThe Very Thought of You.Smoke Sessions201806:12
Blessings in a Year of ExileRenee RosnesKinds of Love.Smoke Sessions202105:22
Song from "The Oscar" (Maybe September)Tony BennettThe Movie Song Album.Columbia196603:57
Flying High / Wake Me Up When September EndsSwingle SingersFerris Wheels.Ind.200904:08
September of My YearsFrank SinatraSeptember of My Years.Reprise196503:12
The Second Time AroundJackie GleasonHow Sweet It Is.Capitol196603:05

In Studio: Jocelyn Gould

Earlier this year, many of us were still quarantining at home. That was the case for our friend and guitarist, Jocelyn Gould. In the months since, she has begun performing in public again, and just a few weeks ago, we had the pleasure of hearing Jocelyn perform live in New York City. Our interview centered around her most recent project, “Elegant Traveler,” which is currently available from Posi-Tone. We also looked at some of the highlights of her own personal journey beginning with her family in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. More at

Saturday, September 18, 2021

September 18, 2021: I'm Coming, Virginia

We continue our “Getting to Know” series with a trip to the South. Join your host, Jay Daniels, as we journey to Virginia - a place that Jay called home for nearly 30 years. You’ll hear selections from other Virginians including Veronica Swift, Tommy Newsom, and Ella Fitzgerald.

Playlist for September 18, 2021

I'm Coming, VirginiaBix Centennial All-StarsCelebrating Bix!.Arbors200304:00
The Feeling of JazzTommy Newsom & Ken PeplowskiThe Feeling of Jazz.Arbors199908:20
DesafinadoStan Getz & Charlie ByrdWave: The Antônio Carlos Jobim Songbook.Verve199405:47
If You Were MineRené MarieThe Sound of Red.Motéma201606:26
Cantaloupe IslandAl FosterInspirations & Dedications.Smoke Sessions201906:39
NaimaBilly TaylorMusic Keeps Us Young.Arkadia199705:35
The Beat Goes OnCapital BonesThe Beat Goes On.Summit202106:11
On the Sunny Side of the StreetKeely SmithPolitely!.Capitol195802:58
Don't Take Your Love from MeKeely SmithHey Boy! Hey Girl!.Capitol195903:02
I'm Coming, VirginiaBill OvertonOnly Love Can Do That.Ind.201803:56
The "In" CrowdJae Sinnett TrioAltered Egos.Ind.202107:12
BewitchedAl GreyCenterpiece: Live at the Blue Note.Telarc199505:33
My Kind of BoyElla FitzgeraldElla: The Lost Berlin Tapes.Verve202002:59
Angel EyesElla FitzgeraldElla: The Lost Berlin Tapes.Verve202003:51
I Forgot AugustErnie Watts QuartetHome Light.Flying Dolphin201808:20
A Garden of PeaceLonnie Liston SmithDreams of Tomorrow.Doctor Jazz197403:06
But Beautiful (feat. Hod O'Brien & Harry Allen)Stephanie NakasianI Love You.Spice of Life / Savvy200606:15
As Long As He Needs MeVerónica SwiftThis Bitter Earth.Mack Avenue202104:48
The Second Time AroundJackie GleasonHow Sweet It Is.Capitol196603:05

In Studio: Ted Nash (Transformation)

Composer and arranger Ted Nash has long been a fixture in the international jazz community, and we are honored to consider him a part of our radio family. Yet, it was some of his own family experiences that helped inspire his latest work, “Transformation,” a collaboration with the celebrated actress of stage and screen, Glenn Close. During the interview, we delve a little deeper into this transformative work as we hear the stories that have inspired the songs. More at

Saturday, September 11, 2021

September 11, 2021: Harlem Nocturne

Recently, we featured the show "Getting to Know You." On our next show, we've put together a program to help you to get to know us and our home in Harlem, New York. Join host Jay Daniels for songs from Ulysses Owens, Jr., Aretha Franklin, and Duke Ellington. It's "Harlem Nocturne" from Simply Timeless.

Playlist for September 11, 2021

Take the "A" TrainElla FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald Live.Verve198709:02
Stompin' at the SavoyRed GarlandRed Garland's Piano.Prestige195703:09
Harlem River DriveBobbi HumphreyBlacks and Blues.Blue Note197307:48
Echoes of HarlemRoy EldridgeThe Verve Story (1944 - 1994).Verve199404:00
Bojangles of HarlemBobby ShortHeebie Jeebies.Warner201602:50
There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New YorkNicki ParrottFrom New York to Paris.Arbors201904:25
Harlem NocturneIllinois JacquetSwing's the Thing.Verve195704:28
HarlemDuke EllingtonThe Great London Concerts.MusicMasters199413:15
Take the "A" TrainDuke EllingtonRadio Days (Original Film Soundtrack).Novus198702:52
Harlem, Harlem, HarlemUlysses Owens, Jr. Big BandSoul Conversations.Ind.202109:40
The Lady Is a TrampHailey BrinnelThe Lady Is a Tramp (Single).Ind.202103:45
Harlem on Parade (feat. Vince Giordano & His Nighthawks)Catherine RussellKill Your Darlings (Original Film Soundtrack).Relativity201302:45
Lulu's Back in TownFats WallerThe Essential Fats Waller.RCA201402:35
Deep HarlemBix Centennial All StarsCelebrating Bix!.Arbors200303:56
Drop Me Off in HarlemLouis Armstrong & Duke EllingtonThe Great Summit - The Complete Sessions.Roulette200003:45
Spanish HarlemAretha FranklinARETHA.Atlantic202104:09
Ritmo de mi genteSpanish Harlem OrchestraThe Latin Jazz Project.ArtistShare202004:25
Sugar Hill PenthouseWynton Marsalis & the Jazz at Lincoln Center OrchestraBlack, Brown and Beige.Blue Engine202004:20
That Afternoon in HarlemMark WinklerThe Company I Keep.Café Pacific201705:40
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...