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Fascinatin' Rhythm

Every big band has had its illus­tri­ous side­men who went on to make albums of their own, either when they were expe­ri­enc­ing a brief lay-off or fin­ished with the band entire­ly. The musi­cians on reg­u­lar salary­were sel­dom per­mit­ted t o’en­joy’ skuch peri­ods entire­ly, to get rusty and dis­con­tent­ed, dis­con­nect­ed while relax­ing at home or some oth­er out­let for plea­sure and rest. Duke Elling­ton , arguably, had more great soloists or side­men who were wide­ly known than any oth­er band leader. In many jazz cir­cles around the world, artists such as Ben Web­ster, John­ny Hodges, Clark Ter­ry, Bar­ney Bigard, Bil­ly Stray­horn, Cat Ander­son, Cootie Williams, Mer­cer Elling­ton, Ray Nance, Louie Bell­son, Jim­my Hamil­ton, Har­ry Car­ney, Paul Gon­salves, Wild Bill Davis, Harold Ash­by, Taft Jor­dan, Rus­sel Pro­cope, Nor­ris Tur­ney, Lawrence Brown, Tyree Glenn, and singers Al Hib­bler, Bet­ty roche, and Herb Jef­fries, Ozzie Bai­ley were bor­der-line house­hold names in the jazz com­mu­ni­ty. On today’s show, we will cel­brate some ot their indi­vid­ual efforts away from the noto­ri­ous big band that was Duke Ellington…P.S> Elling­ton actu­al­ly wrote music with many of these indi­vid­u­als in mind.…

Set #1

Artist Song Album
Guido Basso and Peter Appleyard C Fascinating Rhythm Jazz Canadiana-Allstar Jazz In Conceret at the CNE
Michael Treni Big Band One For Duke Pop-Culture Blues
Paul Anka-at the very beginning of show! C Waiting for A Girl Like You Classic Songs-My Way-50
Peter Appleyard with Emilie-Claire Barlow C After You've Gone Sophisticated Ladies
Clark Terry & Co. Mood Indigo Duke With A Difference
Pete McGuinness Yesterdays Voice LIke A Horn

Set #2

Artist Song Album
Lambert, Hendricks & Ross I Don't Know What Kind of Blues I've Got L<H<&R Sing Ellington
Kenny Burrell Trio Satin Doll Lotus Blossom
Hank Jones Summertime/There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' For New York Swingin' Impressions of Porgy & Bess
Cory Weeds & The Nightcrawlers C Snap Back Jack Volume 3-Live At The Jazz Cellar Club
Herb Jeffries Street od Dreams I Remeber The Bing

Set #3

Artist Song Album
Betty Roche/Eddie Costa Quintet Go Away Blues Take The 'A' Train
Duke Ellington Qt, feat. Louie Bellson/Joe Pass/Ray Brown The Blues Duke's Big 4
Steve Tyrell It's Been A Long, Long Time The Songs of Sammy Cahn-It's Magic
Denise Donatelli A Sleepin' Bee In The Company Of Friends

Set #4

Artist Song Album
Lawrence Brown Allstars With Johnny Hodges Stompy Jones Inspired Abandon
Billy Strayhorn & Ozzie Bailey Something To Live For Lush Life
Barney Bigard Orchestra Memoir de Bayou Clarinet Gumbo
Eugenie Baird, featk. Mercer ELlington, Ben Webster I Let A Song Go OUt Of MY Heart E> Baird Sings-Duke's Boys Play Ellington
Al Hibbler/Gerald Wilson Orchestra, feat. Harold Land Dinner For One, Please James Monday Every Day
Clark Terry/Metropole Orchestra I'm An Old Cowhand C.Terry-Metropole Orchestra