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"Two Hours Around Playlist" with Micheal Akutagawa (archive)

Saturday, February 19, 2011 | 05:00 to 07:00 | Playlist

New Artist Song Album Label Comments
* Peter Scherr Willing Son of August 1 HR Music
* Graham Reynolds and the Golden Arm Trio Echoes of Harlem Duke! Three Portraits of Ellington Innova Remix by Justin Sherburn and Jeff Hoskins
George Shearing trio Don't Get Around Much Anymore Breakin' Out Concord Legendary, now late, jazz pianist George Shearing and a Duke Ellington composition
Duke Ellington Orch Mood Indigo/Hot and Bothered/Creole Love Call The Best of Duke Ellington RCA Victor Ellington compositions
George Shearing Trio In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning Breakin' Out Concord
George Shearing, vocals by Ernestine Anderson On the Sunny Side of the Street A Perfect Match Concord
* Roedelius Inselmoos Selbsportrait Sky Records/Bureau B
* Odean Pope Custody of the American Spirit Universal Sounds Porter Records
* Roxy Cross Wandering One Roxy Cross s/r
Anthony Wilson W-2 Blues Goat Hill Junket Mama
* Abigail Washburn City of Refuge City of Refuge Foreign Children
* Elvis Costello A Slow Drag with Josephine National Ransom Concord
Elvis Costello Mystery Dance My Aim Is True (reissue) Rykodisc
* Norridge Mayhams and His Barbecue Boys If I Had My Way Baby how can it be? songs of love, lust and contempt from 1920s and 1930s Dust-to-Digital
* J.C. Satan Odyssey of Love Sick of Love Slovenly
Charles Lloyd Quartet Prometheus Rabo de Nube ECM Records
James Chance That Old Black Magic Irresistible Impulse Tiger Style
* Alon Nechushtan Heartbreakthrough Words Beyond Bucky Ball
* Kurt Wagner and Cortney Tidwell Present...KORT Incredibly Lonely Invariable Heartache Capitol
* Kurt Wagner and Cortney Tidwell Present...KORT Penetration Invariable Heartache City Slang
Allen Toussaint St. James Infirmary The Bright Mississippi Nonesuch