Hey Mister Jesse #024


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
- Diana Krall - Christmas Songs (available from Amazonmp3 and iTunes)
- Charles Brown - Charles Brown's Cool Christmas Blues (Available from iTunes) (Read Lawrence's review on AustinLindy.com)
- Various Artists (Debbie Dabney) - Savoy Christmas Blues (available from Amazonmp3 and iTunes)

Bonus from eMusic:
- "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.

News: Ron Sunshine in American Gangster
- Listen to Ron Sunshine's harmonica playing on "Checkin' Up On My Baby" by Hank Shocklee - American Gangster Soundtrack (available from Amazonmp3 and iTunes)

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
- 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: "Oh Well Oh Well" by The Three Sounds - Black Orchid
- Song 2: "For Dancers Only" by Junior Mance - Happy Time
- Song 3: "Moten Swing" by The Oscar Peterson Trio - Night Train (available on Amazonmp3 and iTunes)
- Song 4: "Kumquat" by The Aaron Bell Trio - After the Party's Over

- Bonus: "Linus and Lucy" by The Vince Guaraldi Trio - A Charlie Brown Christmas (available on Amazonmp3 and iTunes)
43:15 Feedback
- 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.

Song: "Boogie Woogie Santa Claus" by The Boilermaker Jazz Band - Swingin' The Season (available from iTunes)

1:03:52 Thanks