Hey Mister Jesse #013

Episode #013 of Hey Mister Jesse is now available to download and enjoy. January's show features lots of news, a tribute to Jay McShann by The Senders, another episode of 2-Second Spins, an 8-Count Swing featuring more of Jesse's favorite classic swing songs, and listener comments. (59 minutes)

00:41 Welcome to episode #013 of Hey Mister Jesse.
02:10 News: Yehoodi Radio
- January Guest DJ is Dave Mortensen from Tacoma, WAS.
03:04 News: New Orleans Radio Steam
- Big Cash from New Orleans has helped nola.com launch a 24/7 streaming radio program of New Orleans music. Listen now!

Mention of Putumayo's New Orleans Christmas album.


News: Follow-up on LindyGroove's 2006 Holiday Party with Barbara Morrison and Ernie Andrews

18:19 News: Discussion on Yehoodi.com: Louis Effin' Prima
- Recommendation: Louis Prima - Louis Prima Keely Smith Live In Las Vegas (available in iTunes)
20:52 News: Recent Finds
- Louis Armstrong - The Wonderful World of Louis Armstrong
- Amy Hanaiali'i Gilliom - Generation Hawai'i (available in iTunes)
25:41 News: Swing Birth!
- Miss Monique Rose - born on November 8th, 2006
- Her parents are Steve Lucky and Carmen Getit
26:32 News: Happy Birthday Blues Eyes
- December 12th was Frank Sinatra's birthday.
28:03 News: Recent Death
- Jay McShann (age 97): December 7th, 2006
29:32 Song: "Play The Blues Like Jay McShann" by The Senders - Welcome To Swingland
- Tribute to Jay McShann!
34:29 2 Second Spins
- Jesse has to guess songs based on 2-second intros to swinging songs.
- Play along at home!

ANSWERS (don't read if you haven't listened to the show already):

- Song 1: "Darktown Strutters Ball" by Alberta Hunter - Amtrak Blues (available in iTunes)
- Song 2: "Strictly Instrumental" by Harry James - Trumpet Blues: The Best of Harry James
- Song 3: "It's Only A Paper Moon" by Nat King Cole - After Midnight (available in iTunes)
- Song 4: "Pride And Joy" by Marvin Gaye - The Master 1961-1984 (song, not album, available in iTunes)
* We also mentioned that the instrumental version of "Pride and Joy" is found on the deluxe edition of the Standing In The Shadows Of Motown soundtrack.

40:16 8-Count Swing: More Classic Swing
8 more of my favorite classic swing songs.

8. "Jubilee Swing" by Chick Webb Orchestra (post-Webb) - Strictly Jive (available in iTunes) (1940)
7. "He Ain't Got Rhythm" by Benny Goodman - Sing, Sing, Sing (1936)
6. "Darktown Strutters Ball" by Jimmy Dorsey - Contrasts (song, not album, available in iTunes) (1938)
5. "The Last Jump (A Jump To End All Jumps)" by Charlie Barnet - Cherokee: 1939-1940 (1939)
4. "Apollo Jump" by Lucky Millinder - Apollo Jump (song, not album, available in iTunes) (1941)
3. "Swingmatism" by Jay McShann - An Anthology of Big Band Swing (1930-1955) (available in iTunes) (1941)
2. "Man From Mars (live)" by Artie Shaw - Self Portrait (available in iTunes) (1939)
1. "The Minor Goes Muggin'" by Duke Ellington/Tommy Dorsey - Complete Mid-Forties Recordings (available in iTunes) or Yes Indeed (1945)


"Bugle Call Rag" by The Metronome All Stars - Summit Meetings (1941)

54:18 Audio Feedback

- Rich (TheRiz on Yehoodi) asks about the Anita O'Day/Gene Krupa album played as part of November's 2-Second Spins (listen to episode #011 for the clip). The album is called Drummer Man (available in iTunes). Rich also has a swinging Hanukkah suggestion: Kenny Ellis - Hanukkah Swings! (available in iTunes)

- Another comment from Dave Jacoby about the Earl May Quintet Live At Shanghai Jazz CD

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

58:10 Thanks