JAZZ AT DAYBREAK 184 – TRANSITIONS

Leslie Keros is showcasing modern jazz at its best on Jazz at Daybreak, with music in Episode 184 by Dizzy Gillespie, Art Hirahara, Ernestine Anderson, Rhoda Scott, B.B. King, the Chicago Soul Jazz Collective, Pat Mallinger-Brent Griffin Jr.-Lenard Simpson, NYO Jazz, and Kenny Barron-Dave Holland-Daniel Humair.

The JOHN Sinclair Foundation Presents
TRANSITIONS
JAZZ AT DAYBREAK 184
Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, August 1, 2022 [22417]

Dizzy Gillespie; Wheatleigh Hall 
Art Hirahara; Had It Happened
Ernestine Anderson; It Could Happen to You
Rhoda Scott; Late Last Night
B.B. King; Three O’Clock Blues > Darlin’, You Know I Love You
Chicago Soul Jazz Collective; Nothing Good Ever Goes Away
Pat Mallinger-Brent Griffin Jr.-Lenard Simpson: Doggies Must Play
NYO Jazz: Transitions
Kenny Barron-Dave Holland-Daniel Humair; And Then Again

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

© 2022 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.

JAZZ AT DAYBREAK 181 – FREEDOM JAZZ DANCE

Leslie Keros is showcasing modern jazz at its best on Jazz at Daybreak, with music in Episode 181 by Bill O’Connell, Leon Lee Dorsey, Michele Thomas, Chicago Soul Jazz Collective, Stanley Turrentine, Catherine Russell, Larry Gales, Thelonious Monk, Warren Vache & Bill Charlap, Skip Walker, and John Coltrane.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
FREEDOM JAZZ DANCE
JAZZ AT DAYBREAK 181
Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, June 28, 2022 [22361]

Bill O’Connell: Moment’s Notice
Leon Lee Dorsey: Freedom Jazz Dance
Michele Thomas: No More
Chicago Soul Jazz Collective: Behind the Crusaders
Stanley Turrentine: And Satisfy
Catherine Russell: In the Night
Larry Gales: A Message from the High Priest
Thelonious Monk: Blue Monk
Warren Vache & Bill Charlap: St. Louis Blues
Skip Walker: Gypsy Blue
John Coltrane: Resolution

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

© 2022 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.

Chicago Bound 32 – Waterfalls


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
Chicago Bound 32 – Waterfalls
Leslie Keros, WDCB 90.9 FM, Glen Ellyn, IL
DCB Jazz 3.28.22 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

1. Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, “Waterfalls”

2. Sean Dobbins Organ Quartet, “Ooh Child”

3. Mike LeDonne, “The Way You Make Me Feel”

4. Dave Brubeck, “Blue Lake Tahoe”

5. Chucho Valdes, “Three Faces of Lecuona: La Comparsa No. 1”

6. Paquito d’Rivera, “Portraits of Cuba”

7. Thad Jones, “Let’s”

8. Tommy Flanagan, “Bird Song”

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam

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

Editing, post-production & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2022 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.

Chicago Bound 32 – Groove Merchant

Leslie Keros presents the finest sounds in another hour of music featuring Herbie Hancock, Horace Silver, Vince Guaraldi, Thad Jones, Ray Brown, Milt Jackson, Hazel Scot, Marquis Hill, Catherine Russel, Deanna Witkowski, Theo Hill,

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
Chicago Bound 32
Leslie Keros, WDCB FM, Chicago 2022.

1. Herbie Hancock, “Blind Man, “Blind Man”

2. Horace Silver with Andy Bey, “The Happy Medium”

3. Vince Guaraldi, “Blue Charlie Brown”

4. Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra, “Groove Merchant”

5. Ray Brown and Milt Jackson, “Lined with a Groove”

6. Marquis Hill, “Oracle/New Gospel”

7. Theo Hill, “Hey, It’s Me You’re Talking To”

8. Hazel Scott, “Mary Lou”

9. Catherine Russell, “At the Swing Cats Ball”

10. Deanna Witkowski, “Cancer/Act of Contrition”

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam

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

Editing, post-production & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2022 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.

Chicago Bound 31 – Straight Street

Leslie Keros is playing some fine cuts from Harold Mabern, Jimmy Heath, Peter Bernstein, Tony Monaco and Kenny Weaver. Buckle up and take a ride.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

Chicago Bound 31 – Straight Street

Leslie Keros WDCB 90.9 FM, Glen Ellyn, IL ’DCB Jazz 3.28.22 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

1. Harold Mabern, “Straight Street”

2. Jimmy Heath, “Vanity”

3. Jimmy Heath All Stars, “The Quota”

4. Peter Bernstein, “Little Green Men”

5. Tony Monaco, “Four Brothers Too!”

6. Kenny Werner, “A Child Is Born”

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam

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

Editing, post-production & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2022 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.

Jazz At Daybreak 169 – In Walked Bud

Leslie Keros – Jazz At Daybreak 108 – In Walked Bud

Leslie Keros is playing soothing music this week by masters of the craft, Lou Donaldson, Joey Calderazzo, Conrad Herwig, Matt Haviland, Bud Shank, Teodross Avery, and the Christian McBride Big Band. Tune in, turn on, drop out.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

IN WALKED BUD

JAZZ AT DAYBREAK 169 (108)

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, November 20, 2020 [21033]

Lou Donaldson: The Kid

Joey Calderazzo: One Way

Conrad Herwig: The Sorcerer

Matt Haviland: Driftin’

Bud Shank: In Walked Bud

Teodross Avery: Ruby, My Dear

Christian McBride Big Band: Down by the Riverside

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam

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

Post-production & editing by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2021 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.

CHICAGO BOUND 30 – NEW ORLEANS JUMP

Leslie Keros is playing music from Chicago in 2014 with tunes by Robert Lockwood Jr., Roosevelt Sykes, Eric Norden, Bumble Bee Slim, Mississippi Heat, The Claudettes, Lonnie Brooks, Willie Mabon, King Oliver, Erwin Helfer, Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson, Memphis Minnie, Lonnie Johnson, and Little Brother Montgomery.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
CHICAGO-NEW ORLEANS EXPLORATION
CHICAGO BOUND 30
Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, January 2014 [22176]

Robert Lockwood Jr.: Lockwood’s Boogie
Roosevelt Sykes: New Orleans Jump
Eric Norden: Gary Went to New Orleans
Bumble Bee Slim: New Orleans Stop Time
Mississippi Heat: New Orleans Man
The Claudettes: New Orleans Yard Sale
Lonnie Brooks: Zydeco
Willie Mabon: New Orleans Blues
King Oliver: New Orleans Shout
Erwin Helfer: Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans
Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson: Red Beans
Memphis Minnie; Down in New Orleans
Lonnie Johnson: Canal Street Blues
Little Brother Montgomery: Louisiana Blues

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros at WDCB-FM, Chicago
Editing, post-production & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2014, 2022 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.

JAZZ AT DAYBREAK 168 – STRUTTIN’ WITH SOME BARBECUE

Leslie Keros is playing music in Episode 168 by Mel Torme & George Shearing, Barbara Carroll, Wallace Roney, The Cookers, Steve Khan, Freddie Hubbard, Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto, the Chester Thompson Trio, Earl Hines, Etta James, the Wonderful World of Louis Armstrong All Stars, and Louis Armstrong & His Hot 5.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
STRUTTIN’ WITH SOME BARBECUE
JAZZ AT DAYBREAK 168
Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, January 25 , 2022 [22171]

Wallace Roney: L’s Bop
The Cookers: Cat’s Out the Bag
Steve Khan: Little Sunflower
Freddie Hubbard: First Light
Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto: O Grande Amor
Chester Thompson Trio: Desafinado
Earl Hines: A Sunday Kind of Love
Etta James: Tell Mama
Louis Armstrong All Stars: Struttin’ with Some Barbecue
Louis Armstrong & His Hot 5: Yes! I’m in the Barrel
Louis Armstrong & His Hot 5: Beau Koo Jack
Louis Armstrong & His Hot 5: Weather Bird

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Host: 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

© 2022 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.