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"Out There a Minute Jazz Program" with Micheal Akutagawa (archive)

Sunday, October 9, 2011 | 10:00 to 12:00 | Specialty

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Dinah Washington After I Say I'm Sorry Dinah Washington: The Jazz Biography United Audio Entertainment (2005)
Helen Merrill After You, Who? The Complete Cole Porter Songbook Verve (1990)
Yoko Noge After You've Gone Struttin' With Yoko Jazz ME Blues Music (2001)
Rahsaan Roland Kirk Ain't No Sunshine Blacknuss Atlantic (2005; originally released 1971)
Bill Evans Alice in Wonderland The Complete Village Vanguard Recordings 1961 Concord (2003)
King Pleasure All of Me Golden Days Essential Media Group (2003; originally released 1980) KIng Pleasure (born "Clarence Beeks") is probably better known for the monster hit "Moody's Mood For Love"--a vocalized transcription of James Moody's alto saxophone solo on "I'm In The Mood For Love", but the lyrics were by Eddie Jefferson, who claimed to have invented the practice of fitting lyrics to bop solos. Apparently, though, it was Pleasure who garnered the praise--and the cash. Jefferson also wrote lyrics for Coleman Hawkins's "Body and Soul" and did a vocalese version of Miles Davis's "Bitches Brew".
Glenn Spearman's G-Force Almost Shaft Let It Go Red Toucan (1997)
Jack Brewer & Bazooka Amerika, I'm Your Poet Elysian Intervals New Alliance Records (1997; recorded 1993)
Duke Ellington Anatomy of a Murder Anatomy of a Murder: Music from the Sound Track of the Motion Picture Columbia (1999; originally recorded and released 1959)
Benny Goodman & His Orchestra And the Angels Sing The Fabulous Big Band Collection BMG (1998)
John Scofield The Angel of Death Piety Street Sco Biz (2008) Tip of the cap to Tako Yoshioka for putting me on to this album.
The Glenious The Angel of the Odd The Glenious Inner Planet Blue Bamboo (2010)
Sun Ra Angels And Demons At Play Angels And Demons At Play / The Nubians Of Plutonia Evidence (1993)
McHouston Baker Animal Farm Mississippi Delta Dues Classics Jazz France (2004; originally released 1973)
Francine Griffin Anthropolgy Bop Lives Delmark (2003)
Artie Shaw Any Old Time The Centennial Collection BMG (2004) Billie Holiday, vocals
Nancy Wilson, Terence Blanchard Anyone Can Whistle Color and Light: Jazz Sketches On Sondheim Sony (2005)
Natalio Faingold & Friends Apache The Jazz Of Boogie Back Instinct (1995)
Mr. Ho's Orchestrotica Arab Dance Third River Rangoon CD Baby.com/Indys (2011)
Duke Ellington Arabesque Cookie (Arabian Dance) Three Suites Sony (1990)
Frank Lowe Trio Art Deco Bodies & Soul CIMP (Creative Improv Project) (1995) Don Cherry composition
Sex Mob Artie Shaw Dime Grind Palace Rope a Dope (2003)
Frank Zappa It Ain't Necessarily St. James Infirmary Guitar Rykdo Disc (1998)