WEMU Playlists

89.1 Jazz with Linda Yohn Linda Yohn Mar 22, 2013
9:00AM - 12:30PM
Sunday Wilde’s new CD “He Gave Me A Blue Nightgown” was just perfect for a Friday premiere on WEMU when we play it a little loose and fun getting ready for the weekend. There is a relaxed, loose, spontaneous and genuine mindset from blues pianist Sunday Wilde and her supporting musicians throughout “He Gave Me A Blue Nightgown”. The live recording was made at The Brangh’s Seine River Lodge in Atikokan, Ontario which is in the northern Canadian wilderness – Ms. Wilde’s native turf. Another reason this music sounds so natural is that Sunday Wilde is a self-taught pianist, singer and songwriter. Her songs draw from her life experiences: crazy love, human foibles, grief, barroom tussles and the wisdom that only comes from making multiple mistakes. However, there are no mistakes made with the musicians who accompany Ms. Wilde on “He Gave Me A Blue Nightgown”. Guitarist David West and bassist Rory Slater lay down an insistent rhythm track for Sunday’s percussive boogie-woogie laden piano and plaintive voice. This voice is not studied or forced. Her slides, slurs, moans and wails are as authentic as those of Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Buffy Sainte-Marie or June Carter Cash. Sunday Wilde is musical force of nature…and it’s not nice to mess with mother nature. Sunday Wilde is a woman of substance and depth that comes from reckoning with life.

NameSong TitleName of CDTrack LabelOn-Air Time
John SteinBing Bam BoomBing Bang Boom!Whaling City Sound8:59:00AM
The Claire Daly QuartetTwo TimerBaritone MonkNorth Coast Brewing Co.9:06:00AM
Gerry Mulligan/Thelonious MonkI Mean YouMulligan Meets MonkRiverside9:12:00AM
OrganissimoRandiculousDedicatedBig O Records9:21:00AM
Steve TurreThe Spirits Up AboveThe Spirits Up AboveHigh Note9:25:00AM
Rondi CharlestonSpirit VoicesSigns Of LifeMotéma Music9:30:00AM
Ballaké SissokoAsa BrancaAt PeaceSix Degrees9:33:00AM
Dakota StatonThe Late, Late ShowThe Late, Late ShowCollectables9:38:00AM
Rebecca Coupe FranksBlueTwo Oceanswww.rcoupefranks.com9:41:00AM
Jim RotondiWe Can Work It Out1000 RainbowsPosi-Tone9:44:00AM
AguankóChiquitaElementalPKO Records9:50:00AM
Larry Fuller TrioRay's IdeaEasy WalkerPony Boy Records9:56:00AM
NPR NEWS10:01:00AM
The BluescastersRead The Fine PrintLivewww.thebluescasters.com10:07:00AM
The Cash Box KingsGimme Some Of ThatBlack Toppin'Blind Pig10:11:00AM
Sunday WildeCaptured MeHe Gave Me A Blue NightgownMAPL10:14:00AM
Louis Smith QuintetAlgo BuenoLouisvilleSteepleChase10:21:00AM
Thad JonesApril In ParisThe Magnificent Thad JonesBlue Note Records10:28:00AM
Robert HurstPicked From NickBoB A PalindromeBebob Music10:34:00AM
John PizzarelliIn Memory Of Elizabeth ReedDouble ExposureTelarc10:41:00AM
Frank Vignola & Vinny RanioloWalking On The MoonMelody MagicAzica10:45:00AM
John SteinSugarBing Bang Boom!Whaling City Sound10:49:00AM
Hugh MasekelaMakotiJabulaniRazor & Tie10:56:00AM
NPR NEWS11:01:00AM
Jeremy PeltReimagine The WorldWater And EarthHigh Note11:07:00AM
Winard Harper And Jeli PosseCoexistCoexistJazz Legacy Productions11:11:00AM
Detroit Memphis ExperienceGreen LightDetroit Memphis ExperienceDimex Records11:19:00AM
Aretha FranklinRespectQueen Of Soul: The Atlantic Recordings (Disc One)Rhino/Atlantic11:23:00AM
Johnnie Bassett & The Blues InsurgentsI Love A Good Woman (But I Like The Bad One's Too)I Gave My Life To The BluesBlack Magic11:25:00AM
Willie BuckDoin' Good And Bad At The Same TimeCell Phone ManDelmark11:29:00AM
Bobby TimmonsMoanin'The Best Of Bobby TimmonsRiverside11:32:00AM
Hugh MasekelaWeatherPholaTime Square Records11:40:00AM
Caswell SistersI Sing For YouAlive In The Singing AirTurtle Ridge Records11:46:00AM
Regina CarterArtistiyaReverse ThreadE1 Entertainment11:51:00AM
Eden BrentLet's Boogie WoogieAin't Got No TroublesYellow Dog Records11:56:00AM
NPR NEWS12:01:00PM
The Pete Siers QuartetOur ThingOrganic RootsPKO Records12:07:00PM
Ron OswanskiUkrania PolkaDecember's MoonPalmetto12:12:00PM
Kenny GarrettHappy PeopleHappy PeopleWarner Brothers Jazz12:17:00PM
Planet D NonetA Call For All DemonsSwingin' The DDetroit Music Factory12:25:00PM

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