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Jazz After Dark March 13 2012

Coming up tonight -- Satchmo, Ella, some great organists, and more.
Louis Armstrong & Earl Hines *
Artie Shaw *
Erroll Garner *
Art Pepper *
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong *
Ella Fitzgerald *
Milt Jackson & Ray Charles *
Annie Ross & Gerry Mulligan *
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis *
Helen Merrill *
Jimmy Smith *
Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington *
Chico O'Farrill *
Heritage Hall Jazz Band *

Jazz After Dark March 06 2012, 8 - 9 pm

Coming up tonight -- seven decades of jazz:
Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton * Just A Closer Walk (drums solo)
Artie Shaw * Besame Mucho
Artie Shaw * Begin the Beguine
The Delta Rhythm Boys * Take The A Train
Tab Smith And Buddy Tate * On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Nat King Cole * Almost Like Being In Love
Milt Jackson & Ray Charles * The Genius After Hours
Cannonball Adderley & Bill Evans * Waltz for Debby
Toots Thielemans * Bluesette
Ella Fitzgerald at the Lincoln Center * Body and Soul
Gabor Szabo * Concerto de Aranjuez
Ray Barretto * Summertime
Charles Mingus * It Might As Well Be Spring
Abdullah Ibrahim * Mysterioso
Piano Connection & Marcs Boogie * Takeaway

Jazz After Dark February 21 2012, 8 - 9 pm

Jazz from seven decades tonight --
Frankie Trumbauer and His Orchestra (Beiderbecke) *
Django Reinhardt/Stéphane Grappelli, Beryl Davis *
Roland Kirk *
Billie Hoilday *
Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington *
Les McCann Ltd. & Lou Rawls *
The Jazz Crusaders *
Nina Simone *
Modern Jazz Quartet *
Maria Muldaur *
Claude Bolling *
Joe Pass with Ella Fitzgerald *
Jack DeJohnette *
Charlie Byrd And The Washington Guitar Quintet *
James Rivers *

Jazz After Dark February 14 2012, 8 - 9 pm

For all the romantics out there, this Valentine's show features songs about love! You can listen live 8 - 9 pm ... The Ella Fitzgerald Quartet * My Funny Valentine (1956) -- Jimmy Yancey * State Street Special (1939-41) -- Django Reinhardt & Stéphane Grappelli * I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm (1938-9) -- Lionel Hampton * Central Avenue Breakdown (1939-41) -- Nat King Cole * L-O-V-E [Multi-Lingual Version] (1950s) --

Davis Garden Show February 02 2012

Don and Lois will talk about drawing birds to the garden, which nut trees are easy to grow (and which aren't), what to do in the garden in February.
Here's a link for hummingbird plants: http://redwoodbarn.com/attract.html

What blooms now to attract our overwintering Anna's hummers? How about Ribes?
http://redwoodbarn.com/images/ribes3.jpg

Davis Garden Show rebroadcasts on Saturday mornings from 9 - 10 a.m., and is available at the archives -- and at http://davisgardenshow.com

Gardeners are welcome to call in with questions during the live broadcast Thursdays noon - 1 pm (PST), and submit questions by email at redwoodbarn@gmail.com

Tonight on Jazz After Dark, January 31 2012, 8 - 9 pm

Dizzy Gillespie, John Coltrane, Milt Jackson *
Tommy Dorsey *
Helen Merrill *
Jimmy Hamilton *
Roland Kirk *
Annie Ross & Gerry Mulligan *
Bobby Darin -- Mack the Knife *
Ella Fitzgerald & The Paul Smith Trio *
Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington *
George Shearing/The Montgomery Brothers *
Dave Brubeck *
Gerry Mulligan *
Paul Gonsalves & Earl Hines *
Charlie Byrd And The Washington Guitar Quintet *

Tonight on Jazz After Dark, January 24 2012, 8 - 9 pm

Jazz from 1935 - 2010 --
Fats Waller & His Rhythm *
Count Basie *
Django Reinhardt & Stéphane Grappelli with Beryl Davis *
Benny Goodman Sextet *
Dizzy Gillespie, John Coltrane *
Billie Holiday *
Chet Baker *
Ella Fitzgerald *
Louis Armstrong *
Astrud Gilberto, João Gilberto & Stan Getz *
Gerry Mulligan *
Rahsaan Roland Kirk *
Rosemary Clooney *
Piano Connection *
Etta James *