WEMU Playlists

89.1 Jazz with Linda Yohn Linda Yohn Mar 06, 2013
9:00AM - 12:30PM
Planning a morning program starts the afternoon before the show. I review new music in the office while working on other tasks and research the next day's musical choices. As I listen to a disc, I immediately think of other music to go with it. As I dug in to this morning's premiere "A Way With Words" by singer Karen Marguth, I tried to come up with music to complement this very distinctive session. "A Way With Words" is distinctive not only for Karen's lovely voice and innate phrasing sense, but also for the material. She covers songs by Carroll Coates, a composer and lyricist worthy of far greater recognition. Thus, not just any songwriter's work would stand up to this material. Throwing the topic out on Facebook, the suggestions poured in for Madeleine Peyroux, Blossom Dearie, Lady Sunshine, Billie Holiday and others. Pairing these great songwriters and singers up with my original inspiration to play Abbey Lincoln and Nina Simone, we came up with a great morning of original music for Women's History Month. To listeners whose requests I did not get in - worry not - we'll do another day of great singers next week doing cool covers and your suggestions will get in then. Thank you for listening today.

NameSong TitleName of CDTrack LabelOn-Air Time
Lonnie SmithJungle SoulJungle SoulPalmetto8:59:00AM
Andrea BrachfeldFour CornersLady of the IslandZoho Music9:06:00AM
AguankóElizabethElementalPKO Records9:13:00AM
Cyrille Aimée and the Surreal BandGood Morning CowboyCyrille Aimée and the Surreal Bandwww.cyrillemusic.com9:19:00AM
The Gene Harris QuartetI Told You SoBrotherhoodConcord9:22:00AM
Wes MontgomeryNaptown BluesImpressions: The Verve Jazz Sides (Disc One)Verve9:27:00AM
Killer Ray AppletonTwisted BluesNaptown LegacyHollistic Music9:30:00AM
Lil GreenRomance In the DarkI Got the BluesMagnum American9:37:00AM
Various (Maria Muldaur)Me and My Chauffeur Blues…First Came Memphis MinnieStony Plain9:40:00AM
Terrie Lynne CarringtonBackward Country Boy BluesMoney Jungle: Provocative In BlueConcord Jazz9:49:00AM
Christian McBride & Inside StraightBrother MisterKind of BrownMack Avenue9:49:00AM
Jana HerzenMy Latin LovePassion Of A Lonely HeartMotéma Music9:56:00AM
NPR NEWS10:01:00AM
Kevin Eubanks420The MessengerMack Avenue10:06:00AM
Walter White & Small Medium @ LargeLonnie's LamentBreaking GoodBrassjar Music10:07:00AM
Karen MarguthG is One Sharp KeyA Way With Words (Disc Two)Way Fae Music10:11:00AM
Blossom DearieBlossom's BluesBlossom Dearie: The Diva SeriesVerve10:20:00AM
Kenny BurrellMidnight BlueMidnight BlueBlue Note10:25:00AM
Lisa BialesPeachesJust Like Honeywww.lisabiales.com10:32:00AM
Esperanza SpauldingRadio SongRadio Music SocietyHeads Up10:38:00AM
Joe Lovano Us FiveBlessing In MayCross CultureBlue Note10:44:00AM
The Julie Monley QuartetDevil May CareStraight UpDazzle10:50:00AM
Billie HolidayBillie's BluesThe Very Best of Billie HolidayColumbia10:57:00AM
Billie HolidayEasy LivingThe Very Best of Billie HolidayColumbia11:00:00AM
NPR NEWS11:01:00AM
Madeleine PeyrouxI'm All RightHalf the Perfect WorldRounder11:07:00AM
Robben FordOn That MorningBringing It Back HomeProvogue11:10:00AM
Duke Ellington and his Orchestra with Mahalia JacksonCome SundayBlack, Brown, and BeigeColumbia/Legacy11:20:00AM
Roger Davidson TrioJoshua Fought The Battle of JerichoWe Remember HelenSoundbrush11:28:00AM
Monty Alexander`Battle HymnUplift 2Jazz Legacy11:31:00AM
Abbey LincolnThe Music Is the MagicAbbey Sings AbbeyVerve11:37:00AM
Teri RoigerHey Lordy, MamaDear Abbey: The Music of Abbey LincolnThe Music of Abbey Lincoln11:41:00AM
Nina SimoneIt Be's That WaySilk & SoulRCA/Legacy11:46:00AM
Lady Sunshine and the X-BandMan TroubleLive At LastLady Sunshine And The X-Band11:49:00AM
Joan ArmatradingStarlightStarlight429 Records11:57:00AM
NPR NEWS12:01:00PM
Karen MarguthA Miracle!A Way With Words (Disc One)Way Fae Music12:07:00PM
Reggie QuinerlyFensterMusic Inspired by Freedman TownRedefinition Music12:10:00PM
Elias HaslangerChurch on MondayChurch on MondayCherrywood Records12:16:00PM
Ted NashThe PartyThe Mancini ProjectPalmetto12:24:00PM

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