Jazz At Daybreak 42: The Happy Blues

Leslie Keros is playing great sides this week by Jackie McLean & John Jenkins, Mary Stallings, Steven Kroon, McCoy Tyner, Gene Ammons, Big Joe Turner with Roomful of Blues, Count Basie, and Allison Miler.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THE HAPPY BLUES

JAZZ AT DAYBREAK 42

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, May 17, 2019 [19579]

Jackie McLean & John Jenkins: Alto Madness

Mary Stallings: While We’re Young

Steven Kroon: Mi Lindo Son

McCoy Tyner: Blues for Gwen

Gene Ammons: The Happy Blues

Big Joe Turner with Roomful of Blues: I Know You Love Me

Count Basie & His Orchestra: Contractor’s Blues

Allison Miler: Wichita Falls

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2019 Leslie KUsed with permission.

Jazz At Daybreak 41: This Is For Albert

Leslie Keros is playing great sides this week by Duke Ellington, Jerry Vivino, Dave Stryker, the Becoming Quintet, Mike Lee, Shelly Berg, Dianne Reeves, Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers, the Dick Conte Trio, and Warren Vache. 
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
THIS IS FOR ALBERT
JAZZ AT DAYBREAK 41
Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, May 17, 2019 [19565]
 
Duke Ellington: Black Beauty
Jerry Vivino: Coming Home Baby
Dave Stryker: Pretzel Logic
Becoming Quintet: I Owe It All To You
Mike Lee: It’s Easy To Remember
Shelly Berg: The Will
Dianne Reeves: We’ll Be Together Again
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers: This Is for Albert
Dick Conte Trio: Gentle Rain/Slow Hot Wind
Warren Vache: Nancy’s Fancy
Jackie McLean & John Jenkins: Alto Madness
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.
 

Crossroads 06: Cool Struttin’

Leslie Keros focuses on the blues side of jazz with recordings by Stevie Ray Vaughan, Ken Chaney’s Awakening, Taylor Eigsti, Planet D Nonet, Duke Robillard & Herb Ellis, Bill Charlap & Renee Rosnes, Coleman Hawkins, King Curtis, Shelley Mann’s Double Piano Jazz Quartet, Art Farmer, and Wes Montgomery.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
COOL STRUTTIN’
CROSSROADS 06
WHPK-FM, Chicago, February 22, 2012 [19557]
 
Ken Chaney’s Awakening: Bronzeville Blues
Taylor Eigsti: Love for Sale
Planet D Nonet: Bue Light Boogie
Duke Robillard & Herb Ellis: Stuffy
Bill Charlap & Renee Rosnes: Chorinho
Coleman Hawkins: El Salon de Gutbucket
King Curtis: Lazy Soul
Shelley Mann’s Double Piano Jazz Quartet: The Night Has a Thousand Eyes
Art Farmer: Cool Strutting
Wes Montgomery: Moving Along
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros at WHPK-FM, Chicago
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2012, 2019 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.
 
 

Jazz At Daybreak 40: Birdland

Leslie Keros is playing great sides this week by Charlie Parker, Abbey Lincoln, Ella Fitzgerald, Sonny Clark, the Al Foster Quintet, Conrad Herwig. Miles Davis, and Eric Dolphy. 
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BIRDLAND
JAZZ AT DAYBREAK 40
Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, July 19, 2019 [19551]
 
Charlie Parker: Anthropology
Charlie Parker: Blues for Alice
Abbey Lincoln: Bird Alone
Ella Fitzgerald: Too Darn Hot > Ella’s Twist > Too Darn Hot
Sonny Clark: Cool Strutting
Al Foster Quintet: Cantaloupe Island
Conrad Herwig: The Sorcerer
Miles Davis: So What
Eric Dolphy: Hat And Beard
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.

Jazz At Daybreak 39: Something You Got

Leslie Keros is playing great sides this week by McClenty Hunter Jr, Akiko Tsuruga-Jeff Hamilton-Graham Dechter, John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, Kandace Springs, Doug Webb, Peter Beets, Phil Upchurch, the Ramsey Lewis Trio, and David Kikoski.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SOMETHING YOU GOT
JAZZ AT DAYBREAK 39
Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, July 19, 2019 [19537]
 
McClenty Hunter Jr.: Sack Full of Dreams
Akiko Tsuruga-Jeff Hamilton-Graham Dechter: Moment’s Notice
John Coltrane: Lazy Bird
Charlie Parker: Un Poquito De Tu Amor
Kandace Springs: Live My Love for You (My Little Suede Shoes)
Doug Webb: Ah-Leu-Cha
Peter Beets: Embraceable You
Phil Upchurch: St. Louis Blues
Ramsey Lewis Trio: Something You Got
David Kikoski: If I Were a Bell
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.

Crossroads 04: Seven Come Eleven

Producer/host Leslie Keros focuses on the blues side of jazz on Crossroads from WHPK-FM in Chicago. Episode 4 for Radio Free Amsterdam features recordings by Stevie Ray Vaughan, Dinah Washington, Taylor Eigsti, John Coltrane, Karrin Allyson, Junior Mance, Gene Harris, Herb Ellis & Joe Pass, Zoot Sims, Sonny Clark, Cedar Walton, and Lee Morgan.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SEVEN COME ELEVEN
CROSSROADS 04
Leslie Keros, WHPK-FM, Chicago, February 8, 2012 [19529]
 
Stevie Ray Vaughn: Stang’s Swang
Dinah Washington: Walking and Talking
Taylor Eigsti: Avolation
John Coltrane: Blues to You
Karrin Allyson, And So It Goes
Junior Mance: Inside Out
Gene Harris: Uptown Sop
Herb Ellis & Joe Pass: Seven Come Eleven
Zoot Sims: Isn’t It a Pity
Sonny Clark: With a Song in My Heart
Cedar Walton: The Maybeck Blues
Lee Morgan: You Go to My Head
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros at WHPK-FM, Chicago
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2014, 2019 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.
 
 

Jazz At Daybreak 38: One By One

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
ONE BY ONE
JAZZ AT DAYBREAK 38
Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, July 19, 2019 [19523]
 
Mike Allen: Solitude
Johnny O’Neal: Tropical Breeze
Josh Lawrence: Wind
Bob DeVos: Mojave
Pete McGuinness: Old Roads
Stan Getz Quartet: Where Do You Go?
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers: One by One
Detroit Tenors: Legacy
Quiana Lynell: Trying Times
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.

Jazz At Daybreak 37: Straight Up And Down

Leslie Keros is playing jazz at daybreak today by the Duke Pearson Big Band, Francine Griffin, Gene Harris, Gene Ammons, Nat King Cole, Freddy Cole, Joey Dee Francesco, Jerry Welding, The Boogie Kings, Ella Fitzgerald & Duke Ellington, and a great but unidentified selection to close the show.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
STRAIGHT UP AND DOWN
JAZZ AT DAYBREAK 37
Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, July 5, 2019 [19509]
 
Duke Pearson Big Band: Straight Up and Down
Francine Griffin: Two Little Words
Gene Harris: You Don’t Know Me
Gene Ammons: Canadian Sunset
Nat King Cole: Jumping At Capitol
Freddy Cole: Jelly, Jelly
Joey Dee Francesco: The Champ
Jerry Welding: This Is Always
The Boogie Kings: Boogie Woogie
Ella Fitzgerald & Duke Ellington: Take The A Train
[Unidentified Artist]: [Unidentified Selection]
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.