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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: January 1, 2014
On this week’s show, which was broadcast on the very first day of 2014, we celebrated the wailsome wildness of Winter along with all the annual newness stretching out before us, beckoning all of us to both be and become.
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1) “Auld Lang Syne,” the Scottish folk tune with lyrics by Robert Burns, by Pink Martini from their CD: Joy to the World, featuring China Forbes on Vocal in English, French & Arabic with the Pacific Youth Choir, and Luis Claudio Candido on the Cavaquinho, the Portuguese precursor to the Ukulele
2) “`Ikuä,” The Hawaiian song about the New Year composed by Robert Cazimero and Manu Boyd and performed by the Brothers Cazimero on their 2008 album: Destiny.
3) “Somewhere in the Hills (O Morro Nao Tem Vez)” composed by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes, recorded by Sergio Mendes and his amniotic album: Encanto, featuring Natalie Cole backed vocally by Gracinha Leporace and Sergio Mendes who also appears on Piano and Fender Rhodes, with Till Bronner on Flugelhorn and Toninho Horta on Guitars and Vitor on Cavaquinho.
4) “Fiesta a la King” the 1977 recording by Tito Puente that appears on his copious collection: El Rey.
5) “The Ice Hotel,” written by Jim Tomlinson and Kazuo Ishiguro and sung by Stacey Kent, who is married to Mr. Tomlinson, on her recording: Breakfast on the Morning Tram, featuring Graham Harvey on Piano and John Parricelli on Guitar.
6) “Begin the Beguine,” composed by Cole Porter for the 1935 Broadway musical: Jubilee, and performed in 1955 by Art Tatum on the two-CD set: 20th Century Piano Genius. Recorded at parties at the Beverly Hills home of Warner Brothers Studios musical director and multiple Academy Award nominee and three-time winner Ray Heindorf.
7) “New Opihi Moemoe #3” by the Slack-Key Guitar Master Leonard Kwan from the anthemic anthology: Rough Guide to the Music of Hawaii – Slide and Slack Key Surfing Sounds.
8) “I Found a New Way to Go to Town,” composed by Harvey Brooks, Gladys DuBois and Ben Ellison for the 1933 Mae West movie: I’m No Angel, which featured and very early screen appearance by a young Cary Grant, taken from the copacetic collection: Mae West – Come Up and See Me Sometime – 30 Original Mono Recordings 1933-1954.
9) “Baltimore Oriole” sung by the song’s composer Hoagy Carmichael, with words by Paul Francis Webster from the 1956 LP: Hoagy Sings Carmichael. Arranged and Conducted by Johnny Mandel, the band includes Harry “Sweets” Edison and Conrad Gozzo on Trumpet; Jimmy Zito on Bass Trumpet; Harry Klee and Art Pepper on Alto Sax; Marty Berman on Baritone Sax; Mort Friedman on Tenor Sax; Jimmy Rowles on Piano; Al Hendrickson on Guitar, Joe Mondragon on Bass; and Irv Cottler on Drums.
10) The Irving Berlin song “This Year's Kisses” performed by June Christy on her 1956 album: The Misty Miss Christy, Arranged and Conducted by Pete Rugolo.
11) “Guy Meets Freddie Meets Billy” imitating the arrangement styles of Guy Lombardo, Billy May and Freddie Martin, by the composer and arranger Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra on his 1961 LP: Ten Saxophones and Two Basses, featuring Jimmy Rowles on Piano; Ronnie Lang, Arthur “Skeets” Herfurt and Gus Bivona on Alto Saxes, Bill Hood and Chuck Gentry on Bass Saxes, Buddy Colette on Soprano and C-Melody Saxes; Bob Cooper, Plas Johnson, Gene Cipriano on Tenor Saxes; Bill Perkins on Tenor and Baritone Saxes; Red Mitchell and Joe Mondragon on String Basses; and Shelley Manne on Drums.
12) “Let's Begin” by Jerome Kern and Otto Harbach for the 1933 Broadway musical: Roberta, from the 1956 LP: Pick Yourself Up With Anita O’Day, with the singer accompanied by Bunny Bregman’s Orchestra, including the late Paul Smith on Piano and Al Hendrickson on Electric Guitar.
13) “What's New?” The 1939 song by Bob Haggart and Johnny Burke performed by the Baritone Sax master Serge Chaloff on his 1955 LP: Boston Blow-Up, with Boots Mussulli on Alto Sax; Herb Pomeroy on Trumpet; Ray Santisi on Piano; Everrett Evans on String Bass; and Jimmy Zitano on Drums.
14) “You Can't Rush Spring,” composed and sung by Ann Hampton Callaway on her 1994 CD: Bring Back Romance, featuring Lee Musiker on Piano and Lou Marini on Flute.
15) “I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm,” from the Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Irving Berlin Songbook, written for the 1937 movie: On the Avenue, and recorded in 1958 with Paul Weston and His Orchestra, including Paul Smith on Piano; Harry “Sweets” Edison, Pete Candoli, Don Fagerquist and Manny Klein on Trumpets; Barney Kessel on Electric Guitar; Juan Tizol on Valve Trombone; Eddie Kusby & Dick Noel on Trombones; Joe Mondragon on Bass; and Alvin Stoller on Drums.