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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: September 21, 2011
On this week’s show we marked the recent 90th birthday of the celebrated and celeritous jazz singer, composer, arranger and boulevardier Jon Hendricks, credited as the inventor of Vocalese, with some of the same as well as other close harmony vocalizations.
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1) “Everybody’s Boppin’” by Lambert, Hendricks & Ross from their 1959 recording: Everybody’s Boppin’, with Harry “Sweets Edison on Trumpet.
2) “Centerpiece” by Chicago jazz musician Judy Roberts from her CD: Circle of Friends, composed by Harry "Sweets" Edison, Jon Hendricks & Louisiana native William J. Tennyson. Featuring Judy Roberts on Vocals & Piano; Greg Fishman on Tenor Sax; Stewart Miller on Bass; and Greg Sergo on Drums.
3) “Maka Hilahla” from the 1966 LP: Don Ho Again! [CD: The Don Ho Show! & Don Ho Again!]
4) “Get Hep to Swing” by Na Leo from their 1984 debut recording: Local Boys, composed by Andy Cummings.
5) “Four Brothers” from the 1958 recording: Anita O’Day Sings the Winners Composed by Jimmy Giuffre & Jon Hendricks, with Ms. O’Day accompanied by Marty Paich & His Orchestra, featuring Bud Shank on Sax & Mel Lewis on Drums.
6) “Li'l Darlin'” by Mel Torme and the Mel-Tones from their 1959 LP: Back in Town, composed by Neil Hefti & Jon Hendricks, featuring Art Pepper on Alto Sax; Jack Sheldon on Trumpet; Barney Kessel, Tommy Tedesco, Bobby Gibbons, Tony Rizzi, and Bill Pittman on Electric Guitars; Victor Feldman on Vibes; Joe Mondargon on Bass; and Mel Lewis on Drums. [CD: The Art Pepper-Marty Paich Sessions]
7) “Don’t Get Scared” by King Pleasure from his recording: Moody’s Mood for Love, with Jon Hendricks sharing vocal duties.
8) “Good Ol' Lady” by Jon Hendricks and the All-Stars from the CD: Boppin’ at the Blue Note, recorded in 1993, featuring Wynton Marsalis on Trumpet; Al Grey on Trombone: Red Holloway on Alto Sax; Benny Golson on Tenor Sax; Ugonna Okegwa on Bass, Andy Watson on Drums; Renato Chico on Piano; Mark Elf on Guitar; with vocals by Jon Hendricks, Michele Hendricks, Judith Hendricks, Aria Hendricks, Kevin Burke and Wynton Marsalis.
9) “I’m in the Mood for Love” from the 1952 LP: King Pleasure Sings, composed by James Moody & Eddie Jefferson based on the Dorothy Fields & Jimmy McHugh original.
10) “So What,” the Miles Davis tune sung by Eddie Jefferson from the recording: Vocalease, with Richie Cole & Eric Kloss on Alto Sax, Mickey Tucker on Electric Piano, Rick Laird on Bass, and Eddie Gladden on Drums, recorded Live at the Tin Palace in New York City in 1976.
11) “How About You?” From the 1958 LP: Annie Ross Sings a Song With Mulligan, with Annie Ross on vocals, Gerry Mulligan on Baritone Sax, Chet Baker on Trumpet, Henry Grimes on Bass, and Dave Bailey on Drums.
12) “Desafinado (Off Key)” by Mark Murphy from the 1983 Recording: Brazil Song, by Antonio Carlos Jobim with lyrics by Jon Hendricks and Jessie Cavanaugh. [CD: Songbook]
13) “Social Call” by Diane Reeves from her CD: When You Know, composed by Gigi Gryce with lyrics by Jon Hendricks. Featuring Rumero Lubambo on Acoustic Guitar and Russell Malone on Electric Guitar.
14) “Everybody’s Boppin’” the Jon Hendricks composition performed by Karrin Allyson from her 2006 CD: Footprints, featuring Jon Hendricks and Nancy King on Vocals, Bruce Barth on Piano and Todd Strait on Drums.