It was a day of quieter music, reflecting the mood of the nation, and the dreariness outside. Played music from Ellington, Mulligan & Webster, Leon Thomas, Cannonball Adderley, Lynne Arriale, Bags & Trane, and more…. The 45 of the week was SAve Your Love for Me, by Johnny Griffin and Eddie Lockjaw Davis.
Holiday and seasonal music today, including songs by Jimmy McGriff, Tony Bennett, Connie Evingson, Carla Bley, Pony Poindexter, Ellis Marsalis, and more. A special segment for toy trains at Christmas, with a brief number from NRBQ, and songs by Dan Hicks, and Susan Arioli. Finally, the 45 of the week: If I were a Bell, by Miles Davis on Prestige.
Used the last show of the year to review a few CDs from area musicians, including Fuzzy Math, Parker Paisley, Chris Bates’ Red5, Jana Nyberg, Jeremy Siskind featuring Nancy Harms, and Larry McDonough. Also played music from Jeanne Arland Peterson, Christine Rosholt, Koplant No, and Pat Mallinger. The 45 of the week was Theme for an Electric Surfboard, by Jack McDuff.