Jazz Potpourri

About The Program

Join host Loren Schoenberg for a tour through over 100 years worth of recorded jazz. So much has been made of separates the various eras of jazz - JAZZ POTPOURRI mixes and matches music from several decades worth of classic recordings, along with commentary bringing a musician’s perspective to things. Some of the shows are focused on a specific theme and/or artist, while others will range far and wide, looking for the connections that link them together. You may hear things differently afterwards, and the one thing we can guarantee is that you’ll swinging jazz you’ve never heard before.

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Here are the 30 most recent tracks played on this show:

December 4th at 11 AM Hour
11:54 AM James P. Johnson “After You've Gone” — 1943-44 BUY
11:50 AM Albert Ammons “Jammin' The Boogie” — 1939-46 BUY
11:49 AM Benny Goodman “Ida” — Benny Goodman and Sid Catlett - Roll 'Em BUY
11:46 AM Albert Wynn “Parkway Stomp” — Get Easy Blues BUY
December 4th at 10 AM Hour
10:11 AM Barney Bigard/Sid Catlett “Tea For Two” — 1944 Esquire All Star Concert BUY
10:08 AM Lester Young “The Midnight Symphony ” — The Lester Young Story BUY
10:01 AM Louis Armstrong “Muskrat Ramble” — At Symphony Hall BUY
November 27th at 11 AM Hour
11:46 AM Duke Ellington “New World A Comin'” — The Treasury Shows. Vol. 6 BUY
11:32 AM Duke Ellington “Reminiscing In Tempo” — 1935-36 BUY
11:16 AM Duke Ellington “The Tattooed Bride” — 1950 BUY
11:02 AM Duke Ellington “The Queen's Suite Pt. 2” — Ellington Suites BUY
November 27th at 10 AM Hour
10:53 AM Duke Ellington “The Queen's Suite Pt. 1” — Ellington Suites BUY
10:30 AM Duke Ellington “The Deep South Suite” — 1946 BUY
10:16 AM Duke Ellington “Creole Rhapsody” — 1931-32 BUY
10:02 AM Duke Ellington “The Controversial Suite: Before My Time/Later” — 1951 BUY
November 20th at 11 AM Hour
11:59 AM Larry Murry “SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ” BUY
11:54 AM Cedar Walton “Wonder Why” — Blues For Myself BUY
11:52 AM Charles Mingus “Roland Kirk'S Message” — Mingus Plays Piano BUY
11:47 AM Donald Brown “Self Portrait” — Piano Short Stories BUY
11:44 AM Andre Previn “My Shining Hour” — Plays Harold Arlen BUY
11:38 AM Pine Top Smith “Jump Steady Blues” — Boogie Woogie & Barrelhouse Piano, vol. 1 BUY
11:34 AM Jelly Roll Morton “The Pearls” — 1923-24 BUY
11:32 AM Earl Hines “Panther Rag” — 1928-32 BUY
11:25 AM Bill Evans “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town” — The Complete Riverside Recordings BUY
11:22 AM Aaron Diehl “Christmas Star ” — It's Christmas On Mack Avenue BUY
11:19 AM Sullivan Fortner “When I'm Sixty-Four” — A Day In The Life: Impressions Of Pepper BUY
11:12 AM Tommy Flanagan “Parisian Thoroughfare” — Alone Too Long BUY
11:09 AM Hank Jones “Heart And Soul” — Solo Piano BUY
11:04 AM Thelonious Monk “Reflections” — Complete Riverside Recordings BUY
November 20th at 10 AM Hour
10:56 AM Art Tatum “Taboo” — Live 1951, Vol. 5 BUY

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