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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: November 28, 2012
On this week’s show we marked an early celebration of an auspicious upcoming commemoration of the ninth anniversary of the wedded bliss entered into by the good doctor and his canonical wife, the beauteous and talented Elinor.
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1) “I'll Remember You” composed by Kui Lee and sung by the Hawaiian Diva Emma Veary from the album: The Best of Emma, with the orchestra arranged and conducted by Jack De Mello.
2) “Pua Laha `Ole” performed by The Brothers Cazimero on their CD: Destiny, featuring Robert Cazimero on Bass and Vocals and Roland Cazimero on 12-String Acoustic Guitar and Vocals. The lyrics reference a lover’s beauty and speak of “where warmth resides in spite of the cold.”
3) “Says My Heart,” composed by Frank Loesser and Burton Lane for the 1938 Fred MacMurray Movie: Coconut Grove, taken from the collection: The Quintessential Billie Holiday, Volume 6: 1938, featuring Charlie Shavers on Trumpet; Billy Kyle on Piano; Buster Bailey on Clarinet; Babe Russin on Tenor Sax; John Kirby on Bass; and Cozy Cole on Drums.
4) The subject of a private joke that Elinor and the doctor share, “The Squirrel,” is the Tadd Dameron composition recorded in 1947 by Coleman Hawkins and His All-Stars, who were Fats Navarro on Trumpet; J.J. Johnson on Trombone; Budd Johnson on Alto Sax; Coleman Hawkins on Tenor Sax; Marion De Veta on Baritone Sax; Hank Jones on Piano; Chuck Wayne on Guitar; Jack Leberg on String Bass; and Max Roach on Drums, taken from the CD Box Set: The Fats Navarro Story.
5) “The Lamp Is Low,” The 1939 song by Peter de Rose & Bert Shefter, adapted from “Pavanne for a Dead Princess” by Maurice Ravel, with lyrics by Mitchell Parish, sung by Dorothy Lamour and taken from her collection: Queen of the Hollywood Islands.
6) “(You Dyed Your Hair) Chartreuse” the 1950 recording taken from the CD Box Set: Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five. That’s about the only color she hasn’t dyed it!
7) “What Is There to Say?” composed by Vernon Duke and Yip Harburg for the Broadway musical: Ziegfield Follies of 1934, taken from the 1957 version included on the CD: Rosemary Clooney -- Jazz Singer.
8) “All That Jazz,” composed by Al Stillman and Benny Carter for the 1966 movie: A Man Called Adam, included on the collection: Mel Torme -- At the Movies.
9) Some of our happiest times were spent in New Orleans and Cajun country. Sonny Landreth’s song “The Flame Will Never Die” by the Cajun band Beausoleil from their classic 1985 album: Bayou Boogie, featuring Landreth on Vocal, Electric Guitar and Dobro, Michael Doucet on Fiddle and Steve Conn on Piano; With Errol Verret on Accordion; David Doucet on Acoustic Guitar; Tommy Comeaux on Rhythm Guitar & Mandolin; Dave Ransom on Bass; Billy Ware on Percussion; and Tommy Alesi on Drums.
10) “Waltz for a Lovely Wife,” composed by Phil Woods and recorded by Stan Getz from the CD resissue of the 1964 LP: Nobody Else But Me featuring Getz on Tenor Sax; a 21-year-old Gary Burton on Vibes; Gene Cherico on String Bass; and Joe Hunt on Drums. This particular version of the song was originally issued as a 45 RPM single record.
11) “Manhattan,” composed By Rodgers & Hart for the 1925 Broadway Revue: Garrick Gaieties, from Blossom Dearie’s 1958 LP: Once Upon a Summertime, featuring Ms. Dearie on Vocals and Piano, Mundell Lowe on Electric Guitar, Ray Brown on Bass; and Ed Thigpen on Drums. When we met Elinor was living and working as a modern dancer/choreographer/teacher in a loft in New York’s Soho neighborhood.
12) “Capri,” which was originally named “Eleanor” for the composer Gigi Gryce’s wife, taken from the 1957 LP: Benny Golson’s New York Scene, featuring Golson on Tenor Sax Gryce on Alto Sax, Art Farmer on Trumpet, Wynton Kelly on Piano, Paul Chambers on Bass, Charles Persip on Drums, Julius Watkins on French Horn, James Cleveland on Trombone and Sahib Shihab on Baritone Sax.
13) “It's Always You” from the cool collection: The Best of Chet Baker Sings, written by Johnny Burke and Jimmy Van Heusen for the 1941 Bob Hope and Bing Crosby movie: Road to Zanzibar, featuring Mr. Baker on Trumpet with Jimmy Bond on Bass and Peter Littman on Drums, recorded live at the Forum Theater in Los Angeles in 1956.
14) “It Might as Well Be Spring,” which was composed by Rodgers & Hammerstein for the 1945 movie: State Fair, sung here by Karrin Allyson on her 1993 recording: I Didn't Know About You, featuring Danny Embrey on Guitars and Paul Smith on Piano, with Bob Bowman on Bass and Todd Strait on Drums.
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