Welcome to episode #024 of Hey Mister Jesse. December's show features plenty of news, new music from The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn and The Boilermaker Jazz Band, the Swinging Trios edition of 2-Second Spins, lots of feedback from our European listeners and plenty of swinging holiday music! (61 minutes)
|00:00||Happy Holidays! from George Gee. Visit George's MySpace page for free mp3 downloads of his swinging holiday tracks.|
|00:59||Welcome to episode #024 of Hey Mister Jesse.|
|02:31||News: Swinging Street Musicians
- "Forty Days and Forty Nights" by Blue Vipers Of Brooklyn - Forty Days and Forty Nights
- "When I Get Low, I Get High" by Loose Marbles - Mash Face Killa
Read this interesting article about The Loose Marbles, and dance to their music at the Rhythmic Arts Festival.
|10:39||News: Yehoodi Radio
- December Guest DJs are Manu and Lolo (Toulouse, France)
- Great track from Jerry Warwick's set in November: "Sounds Like True Religion" by Arlington Jones - The Author and The Source
News: Recent Finds - The Holiday Edition
- "No Money, No Honey" by Maria Muldaur and Duke Robillard - Stony Plain's Christmas Blues
|23:39||News: Definitive Black and Blue Sessions Spotlight on eMusic
- Thanks to Jonas Pettersson (Uppsala, Sweden) for letting us know about this rare series becoming available through eMusic.
- "They Raided The Joint" by Helen Humes - Let The Good Times Roll
- "On The Sunny Side Of The Street" by Slam Stewart - Slam Bam
- "Yes Indeed" by Sy Oliver - Yes Indeed
- View a complete listing of albums available for download.
|34:13||News: Electronic Stocking Stuffer
- Various Artists - For Dancers Only (available as high-quality DRM-free mp3s from eMusic, Amazonmp3 and iTunes Plus)
2 Second Spins: Swinging Trios
ANSWERS (don't read if you haven't listened to the show already):
- Song 1: "Oh Well Oh Well" by The Three Sounds - Black Orchid
- Benedikte Ballund (Denmark) corrects the spelling of the band Swingstyrke 7
- Leif Bjerborg (Little Beat Records, Denmark) writes with some great stories about Danish swing legends
- Henrik Eriksson (Uppsala, Sweden) turns us onto the great Benny Goodman tribute band 4beat6. Visit their website to learn more about the band, download free tracks in mp3 format and purchase their CD. Henrik also shares this great video of Count Basie performing "Splanky" at the Montreaux Jazz Festival in 1977. Be sure to regularly read Henrik's blog.
- Jesse Miner (San Francisco, CA) writes about Triton's album Nation.