Thursday, April 23, 2009

In Celebration of Jazz

  1. Mi Confidenta Eva Ayllon 2:16
  2. Moodys Mood for Love Amy Winehouse Frank 3:29
  3. Samba Em Preludio Esperanza Spalding 5:14
  4. Ketch A Vibe Julie Dexter 4:59
  5. Butterfly Natalie Williams Secret Garden 6:00
  6. The First Taste Fiona Apple Tidal 4:47
  7. Closer Floetry Flo'Ology 4:05
  8. Still A Friend Of Mine Incognito Positivity 5:37
  9. Mestizo Eyes Bobbi Humphrey Fancy Dancer 4:44
  10. I Decided Solange Sol-Angel and the Hadley St...
  11. Nabu Corfa Dorothy Ashby The Fantastic Jazz Harp Of Dorothy Ashby 3:48
  12. Hey Jude Ella Fitzgerald 3:53
  13. I'm In Love Nancy Wilson 3:42
  14. How Long Julie Dexter 7:08
  15. Au Natural Sweetback 4:15
  16. Essence Of A Sapphire Dorothy Ashby 3:13
  17. Mais Feliz Babel Gilberto 4:21
  18. In Living Color Carmen Lundy 14:50
  19. Cuerpo Y Alma Esperanza Spalding 8:04
  20. Embraceable You Tania Maria 5:55
  21. So Nice Bebel Gilberto 3:37 9 of 11
  22. Filhos De Tempo Dida Banda Feminina 5:31
  23. Ponta De Areia Esperanza Spalding 5:41

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Helen's Live versus Studio Show April 16

My special guest today is Patty Reese ( We’ll be talking about the differences between performing live and creating a studio recording. Patty will grace us with her own live stylings on the show, and we’ve selected some songs to share with you! (As many of the below as we’ll have time for!)

Patty’s Picks
Ella Fitzgerald Live in Berlin
1)Mack the Knife
2)How High the Moon

Bonnie Raitt
1) With the legendary Ruth Brown singing Never Make Your Move too Soon
2) Have a Heart

Etta James Live in San Francisco!
1) I Just Wanna Make Love to You by Willie Dixon
2) Take it to the Limit the Eagles
3) Baby What You Want Me to Do?

Aretha Franklin, Aretha Sings the Blues
1) Trouble in Mind
2) Drink Muddy Water

Helen’s Picks
1 Change the World Magdalen Hsu-Li Smashing the Ceiling
2 Go Limp [Live] Nina Simone Four Women: The Nina Simone Philips Recordings
3 Like Someone In Love Roseanna Vitro - Live At the Kennedy Center
4 Summertime (Live) Janis Joplin Cheap Thrills / I Got Dem 'Ol Kozmic Blues Again Mama! / Pearl
5 Water Falls Sara K. Are We There Yet?
6 Warm Valley Marian McPartland The Single Petal of a Rose: The Essence of Duke Ellington (Live)
7 It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Betty Carter & Carmen McRae Duets: Live at the Great American Music Hall
8 Twelve Tone Tune Roseanna Vitro - Live At the Kennedy Center

Here is a video of Patty performing live!

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Syncopation: A Taste of Jazz (April 2nd Show)

In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month, Sophie’s Parlor Diva of the Day, Andrea, will be producing “Syncopation”. This program airing on Thursday April 2nd will explore the strong and soft tempos of jazz music and more. This show will have interviews with NY based Stephanie Rooker, Vocalist, and feature in studio performance/interview by Afro-Blue, the Howard University Vocal Jazz Ensemble.

  • Vier Frauen Women's World Voices (Vol. 5) Joy Denalane Feat. Sara Tavares/Chiwoniso/Deborah 5:43
  • Breakthrough Healing Space Tia Fuller 6:13
  • Coming Home The Orchard Lizz Wright 4:46
  • Twice Little Dragon Little Dragon 3:06
  • Stolen Moments Freedom In Song Afro Blue 5:38
  • Trust In Me Spirit of India II 2/2 | New Vibes Roudoudou 5:13
  • Cherry Chocolate Wine The Road To Adam Nya Jade 4:03
  • The Rain Wants To Fall Tellin You Right Now Stephanie Rooker 6:10
  • The Olive Leaf And Dove Healing Space Tia Fuller 6:44
  • Oh, Freedom Freedom In Song Afro Blue 2:34 Jazz
  • Translinear Light Translinear Light Alice Coltrane 9:50 Jazz
  • 02. Adundance Alchemy - Music for Meditation Dawn Avery 4:17 N
  • Song For Mia The Orchard Lizz Wright 4:52

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