Friday, November 11, 2011

Grammy - Nominees and Recipients
(Helen, November 10, 2011)

I selected my music from those who have been nominated and/or received Grammys for their recordings, with a special nod to those in the Native American (First Nations) category as it's Native American Heritage Month! If you want to listen to the show, visit the archives and look for this:

Thursday, November 10, 2011 12:00 pm1:59:31

I spoke to Maimouna Youssef about her Grammy nomination a few years ago and about what she's up to now. You can hear three cuts from her latest oevre, The Blooming!

Here's what I played:

Artist Song Title Album Label
Pam Parker Sophie's Theme Imagine Pam Parker
Joanne Shenandoah Help Us Be Peaceful Covenant Silver Wave
Dee Dee Bridgewater A Foggy Day Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie with love from Dee Dee Emarcy / Pgd
Maimouna Youseff Black Magic Woman The Blooming Maimouna Youssef
Esperanza Spalding Knowledge of Good and Evil Chamber Music Society Heads Up
Dawn Avery Onkwehon:we (First Peoples) Our Fire CDBY
Terri Lyne Carrington Transformation The Mosaic Project Concord Jazz
Madeleine Peyroux Standing on the Rooftop Standing on the Rooftop Decca
Patti Austin I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise Avant Gershwin Rendezvous
Mary Youngblood Dream With Me Beneath the Raven Moon Silver Wave
Shirley Horn My Funny Valentine I Remember Miles Verve
Joni Mitchell Chelsea Morning Hits Warner Bros / Wea
k.d. lang Hallelujah Hymns of the 49th Parallel Nonesuch
Angelique Kidjo Djin Djin Djin Djin Razor &Tie
Maimouna Youseff Thank you The Blooming Maimouna Youssef
Cassandra Wilson Gone with the Wind Loverly Blue Note Records
Maimouna Youseff Gypsy Woman The Blooming Maimouna Youssef
Dinah Washington What a Difference a Day Makes Compact Jazz: Dinah Washington Polygram Records 
I also played this at the end...


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