Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Sounds From the Global Village 2019


Segment One

Djon Si Sekote by Lassine Kouyate
CD: Dugu Wolo (Cowboy Angel)

Tamar Dedpal by Zedashe
Digital Album: Silver Sanctuary (Electric Cowbell)

Segment Two

Ashtamangal by Sanju Sahai
CD: Sacred Beats of the Tabla (ARC)

Segment Three

Hokkai Min'yo Cho by Hibiki Ichikawa
Digital Album: Japan Traditions (Asia Record Collective)

Hanzvadzi by Thomas Mapfumo
CD: Music From the Coffee Lands (Putumayo World Music)

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Jazz Progressions 2026


Segment One

Super Strut by Deodato
CD: Deodato 2 (CTI)

Fingers by Airto Moreira
CD: Fingers (CTI)

Manha by Azymuth
CD: Demos (Far Out)

Segment Two

All That's Left by Anders Malta and Benjamin Helweg Brask
Digital Album: Moment of Truth (self-released)

Ulrich, Ulrich der Wagen Bricht! by Irene Schweizer and Pierre Favre
CD: Ulrichsberg (Intakt)

Segment Three

Duettino Improvisando by Tom Collier
CD: Mallet Fantastique (Origin)

The Path by Chien Chien Lu
Digital Album: The Path (self-released)

Monday, December 28, 2020

Classics and Beyond 2022


Segment One

Johannes Brahms: Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8
Eugene Istomin: Piano
Isaac Stern: Violin
Leonard Rose: Cello
Digital Album: Brahms: Piano Trios 1-3 (Sony Classical)

Segment Two

Howard Levy: Harmonia Mundi: Suite for Harmonica and Chamber Ensemble
Howard Levy: Harmonica
The Rembrandt Chamber Players
CD: Concerto for Diatonic Harmonica and Orchestra (Balkan Samba)

Something Beautiful 2023


Segment One

Shadow of Love/The Enchanted Reef by Les Baxter
Without My Love by Geoff Love
Memories of You by Jackie Gleason
Quando, Quando, Quando by 101 Strings
Theme From "Lady Sings the Blues" by Andre Kostelanetz
I Fall in Love Too Easily by Billy May
Friendly Persuasion by 101 Strings
I'll Get By by Norrie Paramor
The Moon of Manakoora by Henry Mancini
You Make Me Feel So Young by Andre Previn and David Rose

Segment Two

Sicilian Lullaby by Monia Liter
Let's Take an Old Fashioned Walk by Warren Barker
Evergreen by The Living Strings
Green Eyes by Cyril Ornadel
Fascination by Franck Pourcel
But Beautiful by Glenn Osser
Meditation by Henry Mancini
Because by Percy Faith

Saturday, December 26, 2020

The Jazz Scene 2028


Segment One

Gentle by Chad McCullough
Digital Album: Forward (self-released)

I've Got a Feelin' You're Foolin by Sal Salvador
CD: Shades of Salvador (Bethlehem)

Rolling Hills by Denny Zeitlin
CD: Trio (Windham Hill)

Segment Two

Step Lightly by The George Gilliam Trio
Digital Album: Steppin' Lightly (self-released)

Then I'll Be Tired of You by Dwight Trible and John Beasley
CD: Duality (self-released)

Mean to Me by Arne Domnerus and Rune Gustaffson
CD: Sketches of Standards (Proprius)

Segment Three

The New Shim Sham Shimmy by The Barry Elmes Quintet
CD: The Five Minute Warning (Cornerstone)

Flashback by The Don Friedman Trio
CD: Flashback (Riverside/OJC)

Lake Air Deep Tracks 2019


Segment One

The Great White by Erik Wollo
CD: Solstice (Eurock)

My Life With You by Michele McLaughlin
Digital Album: Memoirs (self-released)

Theme From "Harry's Game" by Clannad
CD: Lore: Themes and Dreams (RCA)

The Embrace by Ryan Judd
CD: An Open Sky (self-released)

Phase by Phase by Peter Baumann
CD: Romance 76 (Virgin)

Segment Two

Fly Away by Cory Lavine
CD: Out of the Blue (self-released)

Rainforest by Emerald Web
CD: The Stargate Tapes (B-Music)

Dance to Your Shadow by Kim Robertson
CD: Dance to Your Shadow (Narada)

The Eastlander by Steve McDonald
CD: Spinfield (Hearts of Space)

Crusaders and Jesters by Bob Ardern
Digital Album: Eight Winds (self-released)

I Need to Say This by Kurt Reiman
Digital Album: North Maple Road (self-released)

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Lake Air 2029


Segment One

No More Goodbyes by Tommy Emmanuel
CD: Midnight Drive (Higher Octave)

Toro Canyon Suite by Richard Buxton
CD: Exotic Simplicity (Higher Octave)

Commitment by Scot Scheer
LP: Night Heat (Platinum Rainbow)

A Moment With You by Storm Warning
LP: Spirit Level (Zink)

Segment Two

Icarus by Althea Rene
CD: Chocolate Rush (self-released)

Reasons by David Rosenstein
LP: Hot Spots (UBM)

Distances by David Crosby
CD: Oh Yes I Can (A&M)

Smooth Talk by Neil Larsen
CD: Smooth Talk (MCA)

Segment Three

Like Dreaming by Seven
LP: Seven (P.M.)

Lunar Monsoon by Spencer Brewer
CD: The Piper's Rhythm (Narada)

Patterns in the Rain by Spyro Gyra
CD: Dreams Beyond Control (GRP)

Going Home by Kenny G
CD: Kenny G Live (Arista)

Monday, December 21, 2020

Jazz and More 12-20-20 (Holiday Special)

Listen Hour 1
Listen Hour 2
Listen Hour 3

Hour One Segment One

Skating by David Benoit
CD: Remembering Christmas (GRP)

Christmas Time is Here by The Vince Guaraldi Trio
CD: A Charlie Brown Christmas (Fantasy/OJC)

Let Us Break Bread Together by Geri Allen
CD: A Child is Born (Motema)

Hour One Segment Two

Santa Claus is Coming to Town by Jimmy Smith
CD: Christmas 64 (Verve)

Sleigh Ride by Ella Fitzgerald
CD: Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas (Verve)

Winter Wonderland by Thomas Marriott
CD: The Cool Season (Origin)

Hour One Segment Three

New England Morning by William Ackerman
Nolaig by Nightnoise
Greensleeves by Liz Story
Northumbrian Lullabye by Malcolm Dalglish
CD: A Winter's Solstice (Windham Hill)

Hour One Segment Four

Silver Bells by David Arkenstone
CD: Christmas Blessings (Narada)

Ukrainian Bell Carol by Taja Bell
CD: Cheery (Waveform)

Hour Two Segment One

Winter Waltz by Hans Teuber
CD: Winter (Origin)

Snowfall by Emily Remler
CD: East to Wes (Concord)

Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow by Wynton Marsalis
CD: Crescent City Christmas Carol (Columbia)

Hour Two Segment Two

The Little Drummer Boy by Daryl Stuermer
O Tannenbaum by Gary Burton
CD: A GRP Christmas Collection (GRP)

We Three Kings by Deborah Henson-Conant
CD: A GRP Christmas Collection II (GRP)

There's No Place Like Home for the Holidays by Sergio Salvatore
CD: A GRP Christmas Collection III (GRP)

Hour Two Segment Three

Do You Hear What I Hear? by Emile Pandolfi
CD: Winter Wonderland (Revere)

It Came Upon a Midnight Clear by Kurt Bestor
CD: A Kurt Bestor Christmas (Airus)

Angel in My Stocking by David Lanz
CD: Joy Noel (Moon Boy)

Hour Two Segment Four

Deck the Halls by Mannheim Steamroller
CD: Christmas (American Grmaphone)

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen by Michael Allen Harrison
CD: Cheery (Waveform)

Hour Three Segment One

The Christmas Song by Don Lanphere
CD: Year 'Round Christmas (Origin)

White Christmas by Les Demerle
CD: The Jazz Spirit of Christmas (Origin)

Two as One by Nathan Eklund
CD: Crafty Christmas (Origin)

Hour Three Segment Two

Christmas Waltz by Oscar Peterson
CD: An Oscar Peterson Christmas (Telarc)

O Little Town of Bethlehem by Dave Brubeck
CD: A Dave Brubeck Christmas (Telarc)

Happy Holiday Blues by Joe Pass
CD: Six String Santa (Laserlight)

Hour Three Segment Three

Sung to Sleep by Michael Manring
CD: A Winter's Solstice II (Windham Hill)

Sleepers, Awake by Andy Narell
CD: A Winter's Solstice III (Windham Hill)

Winter Bourne by Paul McCandless
CD: A Winter's Solstice IV (Windham Hill)

Hour Three Segment Four

Angels' Waltz by Wind Machine
CD: Sketches of Christmas (Blue Meteor)

Icicles by Scott Moulton
CD: Light on the Mountain (Revere)

Something Beautiful 2022


Segment One

Dolannes Melodie by Anthony Ventura
The Windmills of Your Mind by Michel Legrand
Hawaiian Wedding Song by 101 Strings
After the Lovin' by Frank Chacksfield    
Say it Isn't So by Jack Say
The Sound of Silence by 101 Strings
Deep Purple by Enoch Light
What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life by Michel Legrand

Segment Two

The Prayer by James Galway
Yesterday by Ronnie Aldrich
The Shadow of Your Smile by Nelson Riddle
La Mer by Cyril Ornadel
Lara's Theme by Brune Bertone
Why Do You Pass Me By by Stanley Black
I'm a Dreamer by Robert Farnon
In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning by The Boston Pops

Saturday, December 19, 2020

The Jazz Scene 2027


Segment One

Sakeena's Vision by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers
CD: The Big Beat (Blue Note)

I'm All Smiles by Lou Levy
CD: I'm Old Fashioned (Fresh Sound)

Until the Real Thing Comes Along by Noah Preminger
CD: Before the Rain (Palmetto)

Segment Two

Threshold by Mike Dirubbo
CD: Threshold (Ksanti)

Lady Stardust by Cinzia Bavelloni
Digital Album: David Bowie in Jazz (Wagram)

Many Words One Woman by Sasi Shalom and Torsten de Winkel
CD: Long Time Coming (EFA)

Segment Three

Chatterbox by Nat Adderley
CD: In the Bag (Jazzland/OJC)

Love and Marriage by Phineas Newborn Jr.
CD: I Love a Piano (Roulette)

The Gig by Howard Alden
CD: Take Your Pick (Concord)

Friday, December 18, 2020

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Classics and Beyond 2021


Segment One

John Carbon: Astro Dogs
Steven Graff: Piano
CD: Carbon: Astro Dogs and Other Piano Works (Convivium)

Segment Two

J.S. Bach: Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009
Tabea Zimmerman: Viola
CD: Solo II (Myrios Classics)

Jazz Progressions 2025


Segment One

Slow Awakening by Time Lapse
Digital Album: Taste of a Second Life (Dase)

Eyes That Can See in the Dark by Eberhard Weber
CD: Silent Feet (ECM)

Segment Two

Elementals by Mark Kelso and the Jazz Exiles
Digital Album: Elementals (Groovy Drum)

Telluride Falls by Expresso
CD: First Cup (Freight)

The Minority by Jun Fukamachi
CD: Sea of Dirac (Tower)

Segment Three

Can I Have My Paper-Back Back? by Ray Russell
CD: Dragon Hill (Columbia)

Binky's Dream by John McLaughlin
CD: Extrapolation (Polydor)

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Sounds From the Global Village 2018


Segment One

M'Bara Seri by Les Go de Koteba
CD: Les Go de Koteba (I.P.S.)

Chambe de Booti by Faiz Ali Faiz and Titi Robin
CD: Jaadu (Accords Croises)

Yakup Sunqun by Luzmila Carpio
CD: Le Chant de la Terre et des Etoiles (Accords Croises)

Segment Two

Madam Jil by Ti-Coca and Wanga Neges
CD: Haiti Colibri (Accords Croises)

Sidi Koumy by Hamid Kasri
CD: Gnawa Home Songs (Accords Croises)

Tes Gol by O. Otgonkhuu
Double CD: An Anthology of Mongolian Khoomii (Buda Musique)

Segment Three

Dokhtar E Bagh by Mahwash
CD: Ghazals Afghans (Accords Croises)

La Jicara by The Cubarama Orchestra
Double CD: Cuba: The Ultimate Salsa Collection (ARC)

Malaguena a Tres del Dos by Viguela
Double CD: A Tiempo Real (ARC)

Lake Air 2028


Segment One

Expression by Joyce Cooling
CD: This Girl's Got to Play (Narada)

A Kiss and a Sigh by Armen Chakmakian
CD: Ceremonies (Prudence)

Shadowplay by Amarna
CD: Shadowplay (Higher Octave)

Patience by Sam K. Lloyd
Digital Album: Don't Ask Me How (self-released)

Segment Two

Sweet Home Chicago by The Urban Knights
CD: Urban Knights III (Narada)

Reigen Seliger Geister by Budi Siebert
CD: Bridges (Biber)

Terra Do Sul by Batida
CD: Terra Do Sul (Timeless)

Kaleidoscope by Flight 108
CD: Flight 108 (Blue Wave)

Segment Three

Silver Lining by John Bolivar
CD: Bolivar (Optimism)

Sleeping Dove by David Lanz
CD: Painting the Sun (Shanachie)

Nothing Lasts Forever by Jon Lucien
CD: Listen Love (Mercury)

All My Children by Flim and the BB's
CD: This is a Recording (Warner Brothers)

Sunday, December 13, 2020

Jazz and More 12-13-20

Listen Hour 1
Listen Hour 2
Listen Hour 3

Hour One Segment One

All the Things You Are by Peter O'Mara
CD: Mirage (Pirouet)

9:20 Special by Jim Hall
CD: Jazz Guitar (Pacific)

Hour One Segment Two

Two Sighs, a Reply by Ben Thomas
CD: The Madman's Difference (Origin)

Miss Wiggins by Cal Tjader
CD: The Cal Tjader Quartet (Fantasy/OJC)

Hour One Segment Three

Night Rain by Amarna
CD: Shadowplay (Higher Octave)

That's the Way I Feel by Bill Wolfer
CD: And it Rained All Through the Night (Nouveau)

December Warmth by Hiltzik and Greenwald
CD: Views From a Distance (Sonic Atmospheres)

Hour One Segment Four

Moth-Like Lovers of the Night by Do'ah
CD: World Dance (Global Pacific)

All I Need by Randy Honea
LP: Still Life (Southern Living)

Hour Two Segment One

Someday My Prince Will Come by Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea
CD: An Evening With Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea (Columbia)

Buffalo Wings by The Applebaum Jazz Piano Duo
CD: The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From the Tree (Innova)

Hour Two Segment Two

Snow Song by Chuck Loeb
CD: Life Colors (DMP)

Snowbound by The Rippingtons
CD: Curves Ahead (GRP)

Snow Lion by Marcin Nowakowski
CD: Shine (NU Music)

Hour Two Segment Three

Sunday Morning by John Surman
CD: Such Winters of Memory (ECM)

Soul Travel by Paul Horn
CD: Traveler (Kuckuck)

Hour Two Segment Four

New Life by Amy Janelle
CD: A New Direction (self-released)

Storybook Love by Laura McMillan
CD: Storybook Love (self-released)

Hour Three Segment One

Black Circle by Bobby Hutcherson
CD: Stick Up (Blue Note)

The Wanderer by McCoy Tyner
CD: Extensions (Blue Note)

Hour Three Segment Two

Moody Shoes by Expresso
CD: First Cup (Freight)

Sophia by Francis Moze
LP: Naissance (Harps Productions)

Hour Three Segment Three

Tarka Suite by Anthony Phillips and Harry Williamson
CD: Gypsy Suite (Voiceprint)

Hour Three Segment Four

The Holly and the Ivy by Alex de Grassi
CD: A Winter Solstice V (Windham Hill)

Saturday, December 12, 2020

The Jazz Scene 2026


Segment One

Dinah Might and Nick at Night by Claus Raible
CD: Don't Blame Me (Pirouet)

An Interrupted Walk by Don Lanphere and Pete Christlieb
CD: Get Happy (Origin)

Another Avenue by Peter O'Mara
CD: Mirage (Pirouet)

Segment Two

Groovin' High by Cannonball Adderley and Milt Jackson
CD: Things Are Getting Better (Riverside/OJC)

Shiny Stockings by Jenny Evans
CD: Shiny Stockings (Enja)

Bebop by Joshua Breakstone
CD: This Just In (Double Time)

Segment Three

Out of the Dark by Andy Fusco
CD: Out of the Dark (Criss Cross)

Stella by Starlight by Barney Kessel
CD: Jellybeans (Concord)

Drifting by Walter Norris
CD: Drifting (Enja)

Monday, December 7, 2020

Lake Air 2027


Segment One

Magnolia Nights by Bill King
CD: Magnolia Nights (Gaia)

Away by Andy McKee
CD: Joyland (Razor & Tie)

Bye Bye Blackbird by Ben Sidran
CD: Cool Paradise (Go Jazz)

Set it Straight by Glenn Wisenbaker
LP: Ivory Fire (Performance Productions)

Segment Two

Departure Bay by Scott Allman
CD: Next Stop Home (self-released)

Paradise by Michael Deep
CD: Sea of Joy (Higher Octave)

If You Were Mine by George Howard
CD: A Home Far Away (GRP)

Wings of Freedom by Hawk on Flight
LP: Blue Eyed (Four Leaf Clover)

Segment Three

Nights on the Harbor by Oceans
CD: Second Chance (Breeze)

I'll Always Remember by Jim Bajor
CD: Somewhere in Time (Sugo)

Portal da Cor by Francesca Gramegna
CD: Nothing Else (Saifam)

Rain Dancer by John Klemmer
CD: Barefoot Ballet (MCA)

Friday, December 4, 2020

Jazz Progressions 2024


Segment One

Lucidness by The Hedvig Mollestad Trio
CD: Smells Funny (Rune Grammofon)

Ambiguity by Terje Rypdal
CD: Chaser (ECM)

Segment Two

Watch Your Back, Darwin I Mean... by Andy Emler
CD: Running Backwards (La Buissonne)

The Three Marias by Andy Summers
CD: The Last Dance of Mr. X (RCA)

Segment Three

It's All Becoming Clear Now by Mike Mainieri
LP: Journey Thru an Electric Tube (Solid State)

Beaux J. Poo Boo by Les McCann
CD: Invitation to Openness (Atlantic)

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Something Beautiful 2021


Segment One

Midnight Blue Theme by Caravelli
Moon River by Mantovani
I Will Wait for You by Itzhak Perlman
Sunrise Serenade by Roger Williams
Fool on the Hill by The Romantic Strings
It's so Peaceful in the Country by Nelson Riddle
The Song is You by Stanley Black
Over the Rainbow by Richard Clayderman
Cheek to Cheek by Michael Leighton

Segment Two

Ein Schiff Wird Kommen by Anthony Ventura
Fly Me to the Moon by Mantovani
Strange Interlude by Lew Davies
I Want to be Happy by Andre Kostelanetz
Laura by The BBC Orchestra
A Time for Love by Manuel
Moonlight Serenade by Manuel
Old Devil Moon by Morton Gould