Hey Mister Jesse #012

Welcome to episode #012 of Hey Mister Jesse. December's show features news, the 8-Count Swing holiday edition, an interview with Little David of Stompy Jones, songs by The Solomon Douglas SwingtetStompy Jones and Alex Pangman & Her Alleycats, and listener comments. (65 minutes)

00:49 Song: "Swingmatism" by The Solomon Douglas Swingtet - Swingmatism
03:20 Welcome to episode #012 of Hey Mister Jesse.
05:21 News: Yehoodi Radio
- December Guest DJ is Jake Sprouse from Pittsburgh, PA.
06:37 News: Recent Finds
- Pottery Barn's "Christmas Trilogy" 3-CD compilation
* After recording the show, I discovered that Pottery Barn does not sell their CDs over the internet (!!!?!?), so you need to go into the store to purchase them. If you really must pick them up online, many copies are available on ebay.com.
12:57 News: More about electronic music
- "Cement Mixer" by G-Swing - Swing For Modern Clubbing
- Video of a team of "scratch" DJs mixing jazz and blues with dance beats (and more) during a DJ competition - very entertaining!
15:38 News: Recent Deaths
- Ruth Brown (age 78): November 18th, 2006
- Anita O'Day (age 87): November 23rd, 2006
17:20 News: LindyGroove's Holiday Party
- Barbara Morrison and Ernie Andrews live!
- Thursday December 14th, 2006
- Pasadena, CA
- For more information: www.lindygroove.com/holiday2006.htm
19:236 News: Other Swingin' Podcasts
- "Sweet and Hot" hosted by Charles Burnham on CITR Radio in Vancouver, Canada
- For more information: visit CITR's podcast listing.
20:57 8-Count Swing: The Swinging Holidays
8 of my favorite swinging holiday songs.

8. "Egg Nog" by Casey MacGill - Sleigh Me (also available on Amazon)
7. "Swingle Jingle" by Lionel Hampton - Yule B Swingin'
Also found on Lionel Hamptons' own CD You Better Know It! (available in iTunes)
6. "Boogie Woogie Santa Claus" by Angela Strehli - Hip Holidays Vol 3 (song, not album, available in iTunes)
5. "You're A Mean One Mr. Grinch" by The Blues Jumpers - Swingin' Holiday
4. "Cool Yule" by Kurt Elling - Yule Be Boppin'
3. "Winter Weather" by Joe Williams - Together (available in iTunes)
2. "Sleigh Ride" by Ella Fitzgerald - Ella wishes you a swinging Christmas (and the remastered version) (available in iTunes)
1. "Christmas Night In Harlem" by Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful Christmas (available in iTunes)

33:08 Song: "I Want You For Christmas" by Alex Pangman & Her Alleycats - Christmas Gift
35:53 Interview: Little David from Stompy Jones
- For more information about Little David and Stompy Jones, visit www.stompyjones.com
51:16 Song: "Out West" by Stompy Jones - The Swing Session
55:11 Audio Feedback

- Response to Bronwyn Bryant's question:
"I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate" by The Ditty Bops - Live (available in iTunes).
Phil Shapiro also reminded me to mention Madeleine Peyroux's sweet version from the Montreal Jazz Festival compilation.

- Another mention about Brian Rennehan's MLX6 podcasts
Check out the great interview with John Wanner from the Melbourne's own JW Swing Orchestra.

- David Jacoby fills us in on Earl May's CD releases.
David recommends Earl May Quintet Live At Shanghai Jazz (limited copies are available, and you will need to call to place an order)

Submit your questions and comments via email to jesse@yehoodi.com or by calling our comment line 201-984-SHOW(7469).

1:03:54 Thanks