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Wednesday, August 29, 2018 Permalink

Excellence In Jazz Playlist, August 29, 2018

Charlie Parker was born on this day in 1920. He was one of the most original and influential improvising soloists in jazz. We'll celebrate tonight with some of Bird's best bop as we also feature his music played by today's contemporary artists!


7:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.
Charlie Parker: Just Friends BUY from Charlie Parker With Strings: The Master Takes
7:03 p.m.
Joe Williams: Just Friends BUY from In Good Company
7:06 p.m.
Charlie Parker: Summertime BUY from Charlie Parker With Strings: The Master Takes
7:09 p.m.
Charlie Parker: Star Eyes BUY from Bird's Best Bop On Verve
7:15 p.m.
Dinah Washington: Don't Say Nothing At All BUY from Back To The Blues
7:17 p.m.
Charlie Parker: If I Should Lose You BUY from Charlie Parker With Strings: The Master Takes
7:20 p.m.
Dena DeRose: If I Should Lose You BUY from I Can See Clearly Now
7:25 p.m.
Charlie Parker: Star Eyes BUY from Bird's Best Bop On Verve
7:30 p.m.
Kenny Barron & Dave Holland: Segment BUY from The Art Of Conversation
7:36 p.m.
Charlie Parker: Segment - Tune X BUY from Swedish Schnapps
7:39 p.m.
Gil Evans: Bird Feathers BUY from The Complete Pacific Jazz Recordings
7:46 p.m.
Tommy Flanagan: Bluebird BUY from Beyond The Bluebird
7:53 p.m.
Vivian Lee: Out Of Nowhere BUY from Let's Talk About Love
7:56 p.m.
Greg Fishman: These Things BUY from So You Say
8:00 p.m.
8:02 p.m.
Camille Bertault: Apres Vous (The Apotheosis Of Charlie Parker) (Vocal Version Of "Au Privave") BUY from The Passion Of Charlie Parker
8:05 p.m.
King Pleasure: Parker's Mood BUY from Golden Days
8:08 p.m.
Supersax: Star Eyes BUY from Supersax Plays Bird
8:11 p.m.
Charlie Parker: She Rote BUY from Bird's Best Bop On Verve
8:20 p.m.
Cory Weeds Little Big Band: Canadian Sunset BUY from Explosion
8:28 p.m.
Charlie Sepulveda: Nat's Blues BUY from Songs For Nat
8:35 p.m.
Bob Dorough: Yardbird Suite BUY from Devil May Care
8:40 p.m.
Warren Vache: Quasimodo BUY from Dream Dancing
8:45 p.m.
Steve Kuhn: Confirmation BUY from The Best Things
8:53 p.m.
Bruce Forman: Cheryl BUY from Bootleg, Vol.1: Dedication
9:00 p.m.
9:01 p.m.
Mike LeDonne: Rock With You BUY from The Groover
9:08 p.m.
Joey DeFrancesco: Billie Jean BUY from Never Can Say Goodbye
9:16 p.m.
Dinah Washington: Blue Gardenia BUY from For Those In Love
9:22 p.m.
Charlie Parker: Laird Baird BUY from Bird's Best Bop On Verve
9:24 p.m.
Dinah Washington: Duck Before You Drown BUY from Back To The Blues
9:27 p.m.
Charlie Parker: Cool Blues BUY from Legendary Dial Masters, Vol. 1
9:30 p.m.
Dinah Washington: I Don't Know You BUY from Drinking Again
9:33 p.m.
Charlie Parker: Mohawk BUY from Bird & Diz
9:37 p.m.
Maurice Frank: Yellow Days BUY from Mad Romance And Love
9:41 p.m.
Hendrik Meurkens: Miyako BUY from Cabin in the Sky
9:45 p.m.
Dee Bell: Evolution BUY from Lins, Lennox, & Life
9:50 p.m.
Ben Paterson: Edda BUY from Live At Van Gelder's
9:59 p.m.
Eddie Jefferson: Ornithology BUY from The Godfather Of Vocalese
10:00 p.m.
10:07 p.m.
Ray Vega & Thomas Marriott: Quasimodo BUY from Return Of The East-West Trumpet Summit
10:12 p.m.
Greg Abate & Phil Woods: Steeplechase BUY from Kindred Spirits: Live At Chan's
10:16 p.m.
Sonny Rollins: Now's The Time BUY from All The Things You Are
10:21 p.m.
Leo Sidran: Cool School BUY from Cool School: Music Of Michael Franks
10:26 p.m.
Miles Davis: 'Round Midnight BUY from The Essential Miles Davis
10:32 p.m.
Dave Brubeck: Somewhere BUY from West Side Story
10:36 p.m.
Dave Bennett: Blood Moon BUY from Blood Moon
10:42 p.m.
Pharoah Sanders: Moon Child BUY from Timeless Finest Jazz
10:50 p.m.
Duke Pearson: The Phantom BUY from The Phantom

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