WEMU Playlists

89.1 Jazz with Linda Yohn Linda Yohn Mar 14, 2013
9:00AM - 12:30PM
Bryan Ferry, leader of the 1980s musical art rock sensation, Roxy Music, is also a brilliant musical historian. With the new CD "The Jazz Age" he has merged his two passions. He took Roxy Music favorites such as "Love Is The Drug", "The Bogus Man" and "Slave To Love" and orchestrated them for a 1920s style acoustic big jazz band. The production values are reminiscent of Duke Ellington Cotton Club recordings and Paul Whiteman 78 RPM records. It isn't for everyone, but it's an effort worthy of investigation. Some will appreciate the authenticity of the approach while others may find it a little affected. Perhaps that is why Bob Edwards decided to make Bryan Ferry an interview subject this Saturday (Bob Edward Weekend airs Saturdays on 89.1 between 8 and 10AM). We wanted to give you a chance to hear this new/old music before Saturday so that is why we premiered it today. In keeping with our "Women's History Month" theme, we found two current singers who are investigating music of the 1920s and '30s and making it relevant today: Roberta Donnay and Diana Krall. Thank you for listening and we hope enjoyed the new/old walk down memory lane.

NameSong TitleName of CDTrack LabelOn-Air Time
Pat MethenySueño Con MexicoThe Orchestration Project (Dis Two)Nonesuch8:59:00AM
James MoodyThe Moody OneReturn From OverbrookChess9:06:00AM
Walter White & Small Medium @ LargeIn The Mood (Not!)Breaking GoodBrassjar Music9:10:00AM
Ray CharlesWhat'd I Say?Genius & Soul: The 50th Anniversary Collection (Disc One)Rhino9:15:00AM
Larry CoryellClear SkiesThe LiftWide Hive9:22:00AM
Christian HowesCubano ChantSouthern ExposureResonance Records9:26:00AM
Tiempo LibreGavotteBach In HavanaSony Classical9:33:00AM
The Caswell SistersI Sing For YouAlive In The Singing AirTurtle Ridge Records9:39:00AM
Karrin AllysonLife Is A Groove (Jordu)FootprintsConcord Jazz9:43:00AM
Clifford Brown And Max RoachBlues WalkAlone Together: The Best Of The Mercury Years (Disc One)Verve Records9:48:00AM
The Fabulous ThunderbirdsLonely HighwayOn The VergeSevern Records9:55:00AM
NPR NEWS10:01:00AM
Mel TorméCheek To CheekMel Tormé Sings Fred AstaireBethlehem10:07:00AM
The Bryan Ferry OrchestraLove Is The DrugThe Jazz AgeBMG10:10:00AM
Roberta Donnay With Her Prohibition Mob BandMama's Gone, GoodbyeA Little SugarMotéma Music10:13:00AM
Harvie S With Kenny BarronDeep NightWitchcraftSavant10:19:00AM
Regina CarterCook's BayRhythms Of The HeartVerve Records10:23:00AM
Charles Lloyd/Jason MoranGod Only KnowsHagar's SongECM10:30:00AM
Madeleine Eastman + Randy PorterThe Bad And The BeautifulA Quiet ThingMad-Kat Records10:33:00AM
Otis ReddingA Change Is Gonna ComeOtis! The Definitive Otis Redding Volume OneRhino/Atlantic10:38:00AM
Sam CookeMean Old WorldNight BeatRCA/Legacy10:42:00AM
Ben Harper With Charlie MusselwhiteWe Can't End This WayGet Up!Stax10:46:00AM
Kevin Harris ProjectYou Are My SunshineMuseum Vol. 1www.kevinharrisproject.com10:49:00AM
NomoNu TonesNewtonesUbiquity10:57:00AM
NPR NEWS11:01:00AM
The Bryan Ferry OrchestraAvalonThe Jazz AgeBMG11:07:00AM
Eric ClaptonMy Very Good Friend, The MilkmanClaptonReprise11:09:00AM
Diana KrallI'm A Little Mixed UpGlad Rag DollVerve Records11:12:00AM
Aaron DiehlMoonlight In VermontThe Bespoke Man's NarrativeMack Avenue Records11:19:00AM
Terry GibbsRing Dem BellsFrom Me To You: A Tribute To Lionel HamptonMack Avenue Records11:26:00AM
OrganissimoPatterson's PeopleDedicatedBig O Records11:30:00AM
Ron Oswanski80-80-8December's MoonPalmetto11:38:00AM
Anders OsborneMarmaladeThree Free AmigosAlligator11:45:00AM
Professor LonghairCherry PieHouse Party New Orleans StyleRounder11:49:00AM
Johnnie BassettSweet Potato PieBassett HoundFedora11:53:00AM
The Cash Box KingsOscar's JumpBlack Toppin'Blind Pig11:58:00AM
NPR NEWS12:01:00PM
Harold MabernThe People TreeMr. Lucky: A Tribute To Sammy Davis, Jr.High Note12:07:00PM
Dee DanielsInch WormLet's Talk BusinessCAPRI Records Ltd.12:12:00PM
Michigan State University Professors Of JazzBroadwayBetter Than AlrightMichigan State University College Of Music12:15:00PM
Jim RotondiOne Mint JulepBlues For Brother RayPosi-Tone12:23:00PM

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