Saturday, 18 February 2017

Series 9, Prog 5

IF LOOKS COULD THRILL

Intro: A Little White Ship - Todd Gordon: Love dot com (STEM)

Look at Me - Bobby Darin: Hello Dolly to Goodbye Charlie
Looks Like They’re In Love - Cleo Laine: single
The Look of Love - Diana Krall: The Look of Love
The Look of Love - Frank Sinatra: Softly, As I Leave You
Look to Your Heart - Sarah Vaughan: Snowbound
Looking for a Boy - Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book - Vol 2
The Way You Look Tonight - Mel Tormé & George Shearing : A Vintage Year
Look Out Up There - June Christy: This Is June Christy
Look at That Face - Carmen McRae: Woman Talk/Live At The Village Gate
When I Looked Again - Denise Donatelli: Soul Shadows
Hey, Look Me Over - Peggy Lee: Extra Special!
Hey Look, No Crying - Frank Sinatra: She Shot Me Down
I’m Beginning to See the Light - Nancy Wilson: The Nancy Wilson Show!
Close Your Eyes - Doris Day & André Previn: Duet
Oh! Look at Me Now - Dick Haymes: Oh! Look at Me Now
The More I See You - Dick Haymes: Rain or Shine
Them There Eyes - Anita O’Day: Anita Sings The Most

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com (STEM)

Saturday, 11 February 2017

Series 9, Prog 4

THE BANDLEADERS

Intro: A Little White Ship - Todd Gordon: Love dot com (STEM)

A-Tisket, A-Tasket - Ella Fitzgerald: Ella and Her Fellas
The Summer Knows - Rosemary Clooney & Woody Herman: My Buddy
Any Old Time - Artie Shaw & Billie Holiday: Any Old Time
I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good) - Duke Ellington & Ivie Anderson: 78rpm single
Come Sunday - Joe Williams: Joe Williams & Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra
Don’t Be That Way - Ann Richards & Stan Kenton: Two Much!
Sentimental Journey - Les Brown & Doris Day - 78rpm single
Blue Skies - Tommy Dorsey & Frank Sinatra: The Dorsey/Sinatra Sessions 1940-1942
It’s Been a Long, Long Time - Harry James & Helen Forrest: Harry James In Hi-Fi
Makin’ Whoopee! - Dinah Washington & Quincy Jones: The Swingin’ Miss “D”
Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me) - Glenn Miller & Tex Beneke, Marion Hutton & The Modernaires: The Unforgettable Glenn Miller
I Can’t Give You Anything But Love - Sarah Vaughan: The Explosive Side Of Sarah Vaughan (Benny Carter Sessions)
On the Sunny Side of the Street - Sy Oliver: For You
The Lonesome Road - Chris Connor & Maynard Ferguson: Double Exposure
We’ll Meet Again - Benny Goodman & Peggy Lee: 78rpm single
He May Be Your Man (But He Comes To See Me Sometimes) - Helen Humes & Count Basie: La Grande Parade Du Jazz 1978

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com (STEM)

Friday, 3 February 2017

LP Artwork: Sammy Davis Jr at The Cocoanut Grove

One of Sammy Davis Jr's best live albums and released on Reprise Records. It was recorded at the famous Los Angeles night club in late 1962, arranged and conducted by Davis' longtime MD, George Rhodes.

Series 9, Prog 3

PUTTING IT TOGETHER

Intro: A Little White Ship - Todd Gordon: Love dot com (STEM)

Gershwin Medley (But Not for Me/Love Is Here to Stay/Embraceable You/Someone to Watch Over Me) - Sarah Vaughan: Ronnie Scott's Presents Sarah Vaughan Live - Vol 2
West Side Story Medley (Jet Song/Something's Coming/Cool/Tonight/A-Me-Ri-Ca/Gee, Office Krupke/Maria) - Sammy Davis Jr: At The Cocoanut Grove
Ray Charles Tribute (Hallelujah! I Love Him So/I Got a Man/Just for a Thrill/Yes Indeed!) - Peggy Lee: Peggy at Basin Street East
Unthemed Medley (That Old Black Magic/Cheek to Cheek/Jersey Bounce/Sweet Georgia Brown/Lucky In Love/Hit The Road To Dreamland/For Me And My Gal) - Mark Murphy: This Could Be the Start of Something
Porgy & Bess Medley (Summertime/They Pass By Singin'/I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'/It Take A Long Pull To Get There/It Ain't Necessary So/Strawberry Women/Oh, Bess, Oh Bess, Where's My Bess/Bess, You Is My Woman) - Mel Tormé: Mel Tormé & Friends

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com (STEM)

Saturday, 28 January 2017

Series 9, Prog 2

TOGETHER

Intro: A Little White Ship - Todd Gordon: Love dot com (STEM)

Together (Wherever We Go) - Judy Garland & Liza Minnelli: Live at The London Palladium
Let’s Stay Together - James Tormé: Love for Sale
We’ll Be Together Again - Denise Donatelli: What Lies Within
Happy Together - Peter Grant: Traditional
Alone Together - Charlie Wood & Jacqui Dankworth: Lush Life
How’m I Gonna Keep Myself Together? - Dory Previn: Children of Coincidence
Come Together - Clare Teal: In Good Company
Together - Frank Sinatra: All Alone
The Little Thing You Do Together - Original Cast: Company
Someday We’ll Be Together - Diana Ross & The Supremes
Together Again - Ray Charles: Together Again
You and Me Together - Esther Phillips: Alone Again, Naturally
Sixty Seconds Together - The Mills Brothers: Golden Greats
We’re Together - Long John Baldry: Let the Heartaches Begin
We’re In This Love Together - Barbara Morrison: By Request (Vol 1)
Together Till the End of Time - Billy Eckstine: For the Love of Ivy

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com (STEM)

Monday, 23 January 2017

LP Artwork: Denise Donatelli/Soul Shadows

Included in this week's playlist is a track from the album by Denise Donatelli entitled Soul Shadows. Released in 2012, it features perfect accompaniment (arranged by pianist and musical director, Geoff Keezer) and top-notch sound engineering, and it is quite outstanding.

Saturday, 21 January 2017

Series 9, Prog 1

WHAT A DIFF’RENCE A DAY MAKES

Intro: A Little White Ship - Todd Gordon: Love dot com (STEM)

What a Diff’rence a Day Makes - Bobby Darin: Bobby Darin Winners
Ain’t This a Wonderful Day - Anita O’Day: The Lady Is a Tramp
The Day You Came Along - Mel Tormé: A Tribute to Bing Crosby
All the Livelong Day - Ella Fitzgerald: Jukebox Ella
Another Day - Denise Donatelli: Soul Shadows
Anytime, Any Day, Anywhere - Lee Wiley: Rarities/Thinking of You
Day By Day - Frank Sinatra: Come Swing with Me!
Day In - Day Out - Diana Krall: From This Moment On
Here’s That Rainy Day - Irene Kral: Just for Now
It’s Monday Every Day - Lou Rawls: Nobody But Lou
It’s a Most Unusual Day - June Christy: Gone for the Day
Night and Day - Elaine Delmar: Elaine Delmar Sings Cole Porter
The Night We Called It a Day - Bob Dylan: Shadows In the Night
On a Clear Day (You Can See Forever) - Carmen McRae: Live at Century Plaza
Our Day Will Come - Martha Reeves: Martha Reeves
A Foggy Day (In London Town) - Sammy Davis Jr: Here’s Lookin’ at You
Some of These Days - Sue Raney: All By Myself 

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com (STEM)