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Fascinatin' Rhythm

What’s s In A Name? — After love and dream songs I believe that name songs are very pre­v­e­lant in the cre­ative minds of com­posers and lyri­cists. Some of the finest songs ever writ­ten about some per­son will be offered on today’s show, includ­ing Alfie, Emi­ly, Lau­ra, Joe, Amy, Ray (believe it or not!), Alice, Din­di, Bess, Eleanor, Gigi, Maria, Stel­la„ and Abra­ham, Mar­tin & John to name a few. 

Set #1

Artist Song Album
Guido Basso/Peter Appleyard C Fascinating Rhythm Jazz Canadiana
Benny Carter Orchestra March WInd Aspects
Julie London/Pete King Melancholy March Calendar Girl
Nat King Cole/Stuff Smith When I Grow Too Old To Dream After Midnight
Doris Day All I Have To Do Is Dream Of You I Have Dreamed
Gerry Mulligan Tentet, feat. Mel Torme Darn That Dream Re-Birth Of The Cool

Set #2

Artist Song Album
Miles Black Trio, feat. Bill Coon/Jodie Proznik C Ray Time Trilogy
Tessa Souter Eleanor Rigby Obsession
Mark Murphy/Metropole Orchestra Laura The Dream
Bill Watrous Orchestra/Sammy Nestico Emily Plays The Music of Johnny Mandel
Frank Sinatra/Antonio Jobim Dindi Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim-The Complete Reprise Recordings

Set #3

Artist Song Album
Emmet Cohen Trio, feat. Ron Carter Joshua Maters Legacy Series-Vol.2
Sarah Vaughan Happiness Is A Thing Called Joe It's A Man's World
Quincy Jones, feat. Freddie Hubbard/Hubert Laws Killer Joe Walking In Space
Tony DeSare/Tedd Firth Stella By Starlight Lush Life

Set #4

Artist Song Album
Ken Peplowski/Dick Hyman Gigi Counterpoint-Lerner & Loewe
Mel Torme/Marty Paich Once In Love With Amy Swings Shubert Alley
Fred Fried Alfie Core Bacharach
Frank Sinatra/Nelson Riddle Nancy Sinatra's Sinatra
Dave Brubeck Qt. ALice In Wonderland Dave Digs Disney
Tony Bennett/Stan GetzQt., feat. Herbie Hancock Danny Boy Jazz