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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: October 23, 2013
On this week’s show we celebrated the birthdays of just some of the fine musical artists whose souls descended onto this mortal coil in the oracular month of October.
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1) “Kaulana O Hilo Hanakahi,” composed by Lena Machado and recorded by our Birthday Boy Herb Ohta Jr. on Ukulele, featuring Greg Sardinha on Steel Guitar, taken from the copacetic collection: Legends of the Ukulele – Hawaiian Masters.
2) “Hi'ilawe” by Sam Li’a Kalainaina, Sr. and “Waterfall” by Jimi Hendrix, sung and performed on Steel Guitar, Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar by our Birthday Girl Owana Salazar on her 2002 CD: Wahine Slack ‘N Steel, with Ocean Kaowili on Bass.
3) “Punahele,” composed and performed by our Natal Numinary Ray Kane on his album: Punahele – Solo Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar.
4) “Anytime, Any Day, Anywhere,” written our October Birthday Girl, the vocalist Lee Wiley, Ned Washington and Victor Young, and sung here by Jackie Ryan on her CD: Listen Here, with Gerald Clayton on Piano, Rickey Woodard on Tenor Sax, Gilbert Castellanos on Trumpet, Obed Calvaire on Drums and producer and arranger John Clayton on Bass.
5) “52nd Street Theme,” composed by our Birthday Celebrant Thelonious Monk and recorded in 1946 by Kenny Clarke & His 52nd Street Boys, including Kenny Dorham and Fats Navarro on Trumpets, Sonny Stitt on Alto Sax, Ray Abrams on Tenor Sax, John Collins on Guitar, Eddie De Verteuil on Baritone Sax, Bud Powell on Piano, Al Hall on Bass and Kenny Clarke on Drums, found on the anthological Box Set: The Fats Navarro Story.
6) George and Ira Gershwin’s “Sweet and Lowdown,” from the 1925 Broadway musical: Tip-Toes, sung by Birthday Girl Lee Wiley on the album: Live on Stage, Town Hall, New York, recorded in 1944, featuring Jess Stacy on Piano, Ernie Caceres on Baritone Sax, Pee Wee Russell on Clarinet Eddie Condon on Guitar, Bobby Hackett on Cornet and Lou McGarity on Trombone.
7) “If I Should Lose You,” composed by Birthday Boy Ralph Rainger and Leo Robin for the 1936 movie: Rose of the Rancho, in a version that appears on the 1962 LP by jazz drummer Roy Haynes: Out of the Afternoon, with Roland Kirk on Sax, Tommy Flanagan on Piano and Henry Grimes on Bass.
8) “Skyliner,” composed by our Birthday Boy, the swing band leader Charlie Barnet, performed by Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra on the 1961 stereo demonstration LP: Ten Saxophones and Two Basses, with Birthday Celebrant Howard Roberts on Electric Guitar; Jimmy Rowles on Piano; Ronnie Lang, Arthur “Skeets” Herfurt and Bud Shank on Alto Saxes; Bob Cooper, Plas Johnson and Gene Cipriano on Tenor Saxes; Bill Hood and Chuck Gentry on Bass Saxes; Red Mitchell and Joe Mondragon on Basses; and Shelly Manne on Drums.
9) “Nice Girls Don’t Stay for Breakfast,” composed by our Birthday Boy Bobby Troup and Jerome Leshay, sung by the composer’s wife Julie London in 1966 and included on her personally anthemic anthology: Ultra-Lounge Wild, Cool and Swingin’.
10) The Benny Golson composition, “Whisper Not” performed on Piano by our Natal Numinary on his 1959 debut LP as a leader titled: Junior – Junior Mance and His Swinging Piano, with fellow October Birthday Baby Ray Brown on Bass and Lex Humphries on Drums.
11) “Centerpiece,” composed by our Birthday Celebrant Harry “Sweets Edison with Jon Hendricks and William J. Tennyson. Edison also appears on Trumpet on this cut taken from the 1959 Lambert, Hendricks & Ross LP: Everybody’s Boppin’ with Guido Mahones on Piano, Charles Isaacs on Bass and William Bolden & Jimmy Wormworth on Drums.
12) The Cole Porter song “Get Out of Town” from the 1938 Broadway musical: Leave it to Me! sung by our Birthday Girl Anita O’Day on her album: Live in Tokyo ’63, with a Japanese Big Band.
13) The George Shearing and George David Weiss classic, “Lullaby of Birdland” from the 1954 landmark LP: Sarah Vaughan With Clifford Brown, featuring our Birthday Celebrant Clifford Brown on Trumpet, Jimmy Jones on Piano, Herbie Mann on Flute, Paul Quinichette on Tenor Sax, Joe Benjamin on Bass and Roy Haynes on Drums.
14) “‘S Wonderful,” written by George and Ira Gershwin for the 1927 Broadway musical: Funny Face, performed by our October Birthday Boy Bill Charlap’s Trio from their CD also called ’S Wonderful, with Bill Charlap on Piano, Peter Washington on Bass and Kenny Washington on Drums.