WEMU Playlists

89.1 Jazz with Linda Yohn Linda Yohn Apr 16, 2013
9:00AM - 12:30PM
At a time of a national tragedy such as the Boston Marathon bombing, this music host’s first inclination is to present a program of supportive music to soothe you. But – life and new music goes on! Thus, I proceeded with my plan to premiere From Here On Out by the excellent Detroit quintet co-led by saxophonist James Hughes and trumpeter Jimmy Smith. The strong front horn line is backed up by a tight trio: pianist Phil Kelly, bassist Takashi Ilo and drummer Nate Winn. April 16th is the official release date for the disc which is sure to remain on the 89.1 Jazz playlist for quite a while. I make this prediction because the disc contains original compositions reflecting the unique and special sound of Detroit jazz. Joy, tenderness, hope, boldness and youthful curiosity are some of the emotions that run through the tunes composed by both Jimmy Smith and James Hughes. As we reflect on the heartrending events in Boston, we strive to find things to give our life meaning. The integrity and depth of our Ann Arbor-Detroit music scene is a reason to be thankful. Jimmy Smith and James Hughes have added to our appreciation of local music with From Here On Out and will do so for years to come.

NameSong TitleName of CDTrack LabelOn-Air Time
Roger Davidson TrioWaltz For DebbyWe Remember HelenSoundbrush Records8:59:00AM
Horace SilverPeaceThe Best Of Horace Silver: The Blue Note YearsBlue Note Records9:07:00AM
Scott GwinnellPatienceCass Corridor StoryDetroit Music Factory9:13:00AM
John SteinDelilahBing Bang Boom!Whaling City Sound9:24:00AM
Kate McGarryWe Kiss In A ShadowGirl TalkPalmetto9:29:00AM
Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian SextetMoon RiverCiudad De Los ReyesSaponegro Records9:35:00AM
Keb' Mo'It Hurts Me TooThe DoorEpic9:42:00AM
Ben Harper With Charlie MusselwhiteWe Can't End This WayGet Up!Stax9:47:00AM
Mr. B's Joybox Express QuartetThe SaintsMr. B's Joybox Express Quartet Live!MEGAWAVE9:51:00AM
Nilson MattaSamba De OrfeuNilson Matta's Black OrpheusMotéma Music9:57:00AM
NPR NEWS10:01:00AM
Patrick ProutyEverybody Digs Phil KellyNew American DaydreamLeedle Records10:07:00AM
James Hughes/Jimmy Smith QuintetPremonitionFrom Here On OutJames Hughes/Jimmy Smith Quintet10:12:00AM
Rondi CharlestonDNASigns Of LifeMotéma Music10:20:00AM
McCoy TynerMy Favorite ThingsGuitarsHalf Note10:24:00AM
John ColtraneAlabamaA John Coltrane Retrospective: The Impulse! Years (Disc 2)Impulse!10:32:00AM
JJ Grey & MofroWrite A LetterThis RiverAlligator Records10:39:00AM
Peter Karp/Sue FoleyHold On BabyHe Said, She SaidBlind Pig Records10:44:00AM
The James Hunter SixHeartbreakMinute By MinuteFantasy10:47:00AM
Madeleine PeyrouxI Can't Stop Loving YouThe Blue RoomDecca Records10:51:00AM
Erroll GarnerMistyJazz 'Round MidnightVerve Records10:58:00AM
NPR NEWS11:01:00AM
Wolff & Clark ExpeditionMercy, Mercy, MercyWolff & Clark ExpeditionRandom Act Records11:07:00AM
Pops StaplesWhy Am I Treated So BadFather FatherPointblank11:12:00AM
Bobby McFerrinThe GardenVocabulariesEmarcy11:21:00AM
The Blind Boys Of Alabama With Allen ToussaintIf Could Help SomebodyDown In New OrleansTime Life11:41:00AM
Monty AlexanderYou Are My SunshineUplift 2Jazz Legacy Productions11:45:00AM
Mike WheelerJoin HandsSelf Made ManDelmark11:49:00AM
Howard TateGet It While You CanRediscoveredPrivate Music11:54:00AM
AguankóIn My DreamsElementalPKO Records11:58:00AM
NPR NEWS12:01:00PM
Lionel LouekeGriotMwalikoBlue Note Records12:07:00PM
Kevin EubanksResolutionThe MessengerMack Avenue Records12:13:00PM
Bea B And The AxxmannPeople Get ReadyBorn With The BluesMac Blue12:18:00PM
Wayne ShorterSpeak No EvilSpeak No EvilBlue Note Records12:23:00PM

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