Welcome to episode #019 of Hey Mister Jesse. July's show features new music from Australia, tons of news, a handclappin' 8-Count Swing, and listener feedback. (69 minutes)
|00:40||Welcome to episode #019 of Hey Mister Jesse.|
|01:49||News: Adam Hall & The Velvet Playboys
- Jump blues band from Perth, Australia
- New CD entitled "I've Got News For You"
- Features legendary saxophonist Big Jay McNeely
- For more information about the band and to purchase the CD: www.adamhall.com.au
|09:00||News: Yehoodi Radio
- Impending rate hikes (set to take effect on July 15th!!!) to royalty rates threaten internet radio, specifically Yehoodi Radio
- Please visit www.savenetradio.org to find out how to contact your representative in congress urging them to support the Internet Equality Act.
- July Guest DJ is Dan Parshall (Knoxville, TN)
|11:49||News: We All Love Ella (follow-up)
- Discussion of the PBS special
- User feedback about 13-year old Nikki Yanofsky's perfomance of "Airmail Special"
- Jesse's note: not sure why I couldn't find this before recording the podcast (user error with google apparently), but Nikki has an impressive website: www.nikkionline.ca
|17:49||News: Swing Mash-ups
- DJ Dabe Murphy in Washington DC has put together some swing mash-ups
- What is a mash-up?
- To download these swing mash-ups, visit: www.dabe.com/swing
|22:36||News: What's Swinging on eMusic?
- "Caledonia" by Curley Bridges - Mr. Rock and Soul
- "Blues On A Swring" by Chris Whiteley - Blues Party
- For more information about Chris Whiteley: www.chriswhiteley.com
- "Wings N Things" by Bob Wilber (alto sax) and Dick Hyman (organ) - A Perfect Match
|30:22||News: iTunes Plus
- Finally…iTunes is selling DRM-free music
- For increased cost of $1.29 per track
- "You Send Me" by Rachelle Ferrell (available in iTunes)
- "L-O-V-E (Italian Version)" by Nat "King" Cole (available in iTunes)
|24:27||News: Recent Finds
- Nat "King" Cole - Transcriptions
- Bob French - Marsalis Music Honors Bob French (available in iTunes)
- Ryan Shaw - This Is Ryan Shaw (available in iTunes)
- Thanks to Jim Wheatley posting about Ryan Shaw in the "Danceable Soul and R&B" thread on Yehoodi.com
- Check out Manu's event Swing And Soul happening December 7th - 9th in Atlanta, GA
|42:47||News: The Puppini Sisters CD Give-Away
- We have a winner…Alex.
|44:31||8-Count Swing: Hand Clappin' - Let's Get This Party Started
8 of my favorite swinging songs featuring some solid hand clapping.
This topic was recently brought up on swingdjs.com in the "Songs with hand-clapping on the backbeat" thread.
8. "Meet Me In Uptown" by The Mighty Blue Kings - Meet Me In Uptown (available in iTunes)
- Comment from Jonas Pettersson (Uppsala, Sweden) about the Lone Hill Jazz label. He recommends the Duke Ellington album Complete Gus Wildi Recordings and More on the European version eMusic.com.
- Correction from Kevin Tamura (Seattle, WA) regarding our mention of the Lone Hill Jazz label.
- Marc D'Olimpio (used to be from Prague, recently moved to France) suggests a new contest.