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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: August 29, 2012
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On this show we continued to celebrate the birthdays of some of the fine musical artists who slid onto this mortal coil in the auspicious month of August.
1) “Night Life” from our birthday boy’s copacetic collection: Don Ho’s Greatest Hits.
2) “Snowfall” by Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra from the 1956 LP: Adventures in Sound and composed by our birthday boy Claude Thornhill, featuring Don Fagerquist on Trumpet, Harry Kelee on Flute and a 26-Year-Old Howard Roberts on Guitar.
3) “You'll Have to Swing It (Mr. Paganini)”, the 1936 song by Sam Coslow sung by birthday girl Patti Austin from the recording: Voices of Concord Jazz – Live at Montreux from the 2003 Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland.
4) “Gone With the Wind”, the 1954 recording by birthday celebrant Art Farmer from the collection: Early Art, composed by Allie Wrubel & Herb Magidson it was inspired by the novel but is no relation to the movie version’s soundtrack. Also performing were Wynton Kelly on Piano; Art’s brother and also an August baby, Addison Farmer on Bass with Herbie Louvelle on Drums.
5) “How High the Moon” composed by Morgan Lewis and Nancy Hamilton for the 1940 Broadway revue: Two for the Show from the 1988 recording: I Remember by Dianne Reeves, featuring birthday boy Mulgrew Miller on Piano
6) “Klact-Oveeseds-Tene” by Charlie Parker from the CD: The Legendary Dial Masters, Vol. 1with Max Roach on Drums, Duke Jordan on Piano, Tommy Potter on Bass and a very young and green Miles Davis on Muted Trumpet. Title was supposedly Parker’s onomatopoetic way of saying: "Klatschen - Auf Wiedersehen!"
7) “In the Still of the Night” by birthday boy Buddy Greco from the anthology: Cole Porter – The Gold Collection.
8) “Mambo in Chimes” the 1961 recording by birthday boy George Shearing with Wes Montgomery on Guitar, Buddy Montgomery on Vibes and Monk Montgomery on Bass, taken from the righteous retrospective: Ritmo Afro-Cubano.
9) “Samba Saravah,” the composition by birthday boy Baden Powell, Vinicius de Moraes and Pierre Barouh for the 1966 movie: A Man and a Woman, sung by Stacey Kent on her album: Breakfast on the Morning Tram, including her Husband Jim Tomlinson on Tenor Sax, John Parricelli on Acoustic Guitar, Graham Harvey on Piano and Dave Chamberlin on Bass. (3:47) TRACK 6
10) “Obsession,” composed by birthday celebrant Dori Caymmi, Gilson Peranzetta and Tracy Mann, from the album: Toots Thielemans -- The Brasil Project, Volume 2, with Mr. Caymmi on Vocals and Acoustic Guitar, Mike Lang on Keyboards; Brian Bromberg on Bass and Steve Schaeffer on Drums.
11) “Pure Imagination,” composed by Leslie Bricusse & Anthony Newley/from the 1971 movie: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, and taken from the CD: Two for Brazil Goes to the Movies, featuring birthday boy Paulinho Garcia on Vocals & Acoustic Guitar and Greg Fishman on Tenor Sax & Flute.
12) “Xibaba,” the 1970 recording by birthday boy Airto Moreira on Vocal, Drums and Percussion, with wife Flora Purim on Vocal & Percussion, Hermeto Pascoal on Flute, Ron Carter on Bass and Sivuca on Acoustic Guitar, from the carioca collection: Bossa Jazz.
13) “Number Five,” composed and recorded by trumpeter Freddie Hubbard in 1961 when he was 23 years old, with birthday celebrant Duke Pearson on Piano, Willie Wilson on Trombone, Pepper Adams on Baritone Sax, Thomas Howard on Bass and Lex Humphries on Drums.
14) “Blue Rol” by The Roland Kirk Quartet from the 1967 LP: Now Please Don’t You Cry, Beautiful Edith, including Lonnie Liston Smith on Piano; Ronald Boykins on Bass; and Grady Tate on Drums. Our birthday boy Kirk holds one note on the Tenor Sax for incredibly long time using a circular breathing technique.