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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: October 11, 2017
On this week’s Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge radio show we are going to observe the artful advance of Autumn with an arboreal aggregation of audio offerings.
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1) “Lullaby of the Leaves,” the song composed by Bernice Petkere and Joe Young, was recorded in 1951 by Mel Torme and Pete Rugulo & His Orchestra, and taken from the copious compilation: The Essence of Jazz Vocals.
2) “When Summer Is Gone” was performed by Kalama’s Quartette in 1928 and was found the perambulatory album: From Honolulu to Hollywood – Jazz, Blues & Popular Specialties Performed Hawaiian Style.
3) “Gone with the Wind” was composed by Allie Wrubel and Herb Magidson and appears on the autumnal album: Chris Connor Sings Lullabys [CQ] of Birdland, with the Vinnie Burke Jazz String Quartet and Art Mardigan on Drums.
4) This version of “A Faded Summer Love,” written in 1931 by Phil Baxter, was recorded in 1947 and appears of the reliquarious retrospective: Songs by Kay Starr.
5) “Autumn Leaves” was inked by Jacques Prevert, Joseph Kosma and Johnny Mercer, and waxed in 1957 by Alto Sax Master Art Pepper and Trumpeter Conte Candoli on their joint project: Mucho Calor, with Bill Perkins on Tenor Sax, Russ Freeman on Piano, Ben Tucker on Bass, Chuck Flores on Drums, Mike Pacheco and Jack Costanzo on Bongos.
6) “A Summer Romance,” composed by Raymond Taylor and Lester Judson, came from the 1958 Labial LP: Beverly Kenney Sings for Playboys, featuring Ellis Larkins on Piano and Celeste, and Joe Benjamin on Bass.
7) “Moonlight in Vermont,” the classic 1943 song by John Blackburn and Karl Suessdorf was waxed by this jazz violinist on his one and only ambitious album released in 1957, titled: I Love John Frigo – He Swings, supported by Dick Marx on Piano.
8) “Autumn Serenade” was composed by Peter DeRose and Sammy Gallop and comes from the singer Kurt Elling’s 2009 serious CD, titled: Dedicated to You: Kurt Elling Sings the music of Coltrane and Hartman, including Ernie Watts on Tenor Sax and Laurence Hobgood on Piano, with the Ethel String Quartet.
9) “Autumn in New York” was written by Vernon Duke for the 1934 Broadway musical: Thumbs Up, and this version is from the famed jazz drummer Shelly Manne’s 1954 LP: The Swinging Sounds of Stereo, including Shorty Rogers on Trumpet and Jimmy Giuffre on Baritone Sax.
10) “The Best Is Yet to Come,” the 1959 song by Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh, was performed by the masterful songstress Jackie Ryan on her scinitallacious CD: You and the Night and the Music, with Tamir Handelman on Piano, Christoph Luty on Bass and Jeff Hamilton on Drums.
11) “Wildwood” composed by the jazz master Gigi Gryce, appeared on Trumpeter Art Farmer’s 1954 pedal production: Soft Shoe, spotlighting talents of Jimmy Cleveland on Trombone, Charlie Rouse on Tenor Sax, Danny Bank on Baritone Sax, Horace Silver on Piano, Percy Heath on Bass and Art Taylor on Drums.
12) “The Party's Over” was created by Jule Styne, Betty Comden and Adolph Green for the 1956 Broadway musical: Bells Are Ringing, and appears on the singer Carmen McRae’s analogous anthology: Setting Standards.
13) “I Love Paris” by Annie Ross from the CD collection: Skylark, featuring Tony Crombie on Piano, originally included in her 1956 recording: Annie by Candlelight, and was composed by Cole Porter for his 1953 Broadway musical: Can-Can.
14) “How High the Moon” by songwriters Morgan Lewis and Nancy Hamilton, for the 1940 Broadway revue: Two for the Show, was sung in 1945 by June Christy With the Kentones and the Stan Kenton Orchestra from the collection: June Time, recorded when she was 20 years old.
15) “There's No You,” composed in 1944 by Hal Hopper and Tom Adair, and sung by Stacey Kent on her 1997 sonambulatory CD: Close Your Eyes, backed by her husband Jim Tomlinson on Tenor Sax, Colin Oxley on Electric Guitar, David Newton on Piano, Andrew De Jong Cleyndert on Bass and Steve Brown on Drums.