Hey Mister Jesse #026

Welcome to episode #026 of Hey Mister Jesse. February's show features some great new releases, an 8-Count Swing highlighting more of my favorite classic swing music, an interview with Paul Tillotson and David Jacoby, a new song by Paul Tillotson and The Love Trio, and tons of audience feedback! (79 minutes)

00:58 Welcome to episode #026 of Hey Mister Jesse.
02:38 News: Yehoodi Radio
- February Guest DJ: Our Third Guest-DJ-A-Thon
- Tune in every weekday in February to hear a different past guest DJ show that has been featured on Yehoodi Radio over the past two years.
04:27 News: Be A Part Of Swing History
- The Solomon Douglas Swingtet will be performing in Vancouver, BC on Saturday, March 22nd. You can be a part of history: not only will the sounds of your dancing, applauding, hooting and hollering incite the musicians to play better, but those sounds will also be recorded and be part of the new CD! Book your flight now!
- For the details, visit solomondouglas.com.
05:37 News: Get Your Ron Sunshine Mousepad and Coffee Mug
- For all the details, visit: www.zazzle.com/goldenbug
07:05 News: New Releases
- Brooks Tegler Big Band - That's It!
- The Lost Wandering Blues + Jazz Band - The Best Of

News: Irene Reid and Earl May RIP
- Irene Reid (1930 - 2007)
- Six of her later albums are available for download on eMusic.com.
- Check out a video of Irene performing "Fever/My Baby Just Cares For Me" with the Mike Carr Trio
- And read this great NY Times article to learn more about her career.

- Earl May (1927 - 2007)
- "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free" by The Earl May Quintet - Live At Shanghai Jazz Introducing Catherine Russell
- Read Earl's bio.
- Read comments from dancers on Yehoodi.


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

8. "Madhouse" by Benny Goodman - All The Cats Join In (box set) (available from Amazonmp3 and eMusic)
7. "Afternoon Of A Moax" by Charlie Barnet - Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie (different album with many of the same songs available on eMusic)
6. "Mary's Idea" by Andy Kirk - Mary's Idea (song, not album, available from iTunes Plus)
5. "Rhythm Jam" by Gene Krupa - The Gene Krupa Story (box set) (song, not album, available from iTunes Plus)
4. "When The Lights Are Down Low" by Lionel Hampton - Hot Mallets, Volume 1
3. "Summit Ridge Drive" by Artie Shaw - The Complete Gramercy Five Sessions (song, not album, available from Amazonmp3 and iTunes)
2. "Panting In The Panther Room" by Fats Waller - Handful Of Keys
1. "Caribbean Clipper" by Glenn Miller - The Spirit Is Willing

- "Swingin' On The Famous Door" by The Delta Four (featuring Roy Eldridge) - 52nd Street Swing (song, not album, available from iTunes Plus)

Please let us know if YOU have an 8-Count Swing suggestion.


Interview: Paul Tillotson and Producer David Jacoby
- Discussing The Love Trio's new release - Lindy Hop Blues: Live At Jelly Roll
- For more information about Paul Tillotson and The Love Trio, visit www.paultillotson.com.


Song: "Blues For Stephanie" by Paul Tillotson & The Love Trio - Lindy Hop Blues: Live At Jelly Roll

58:58 Feedback
- Nick Akerhult (Zuerich, Switzerland) sends us a wonderful email about how much he loves the show
- Anonymous audio comment correcting our non-English language pronounciation
- Bernard Berkhout (Netherlands) writes about his passion for swing music and shares a link for Felix Peikli, a 17-year-old clarinetist from Norway.
- Alex lets us know about The Bratislava Hot Serenaders. Check out their video and buy their CDs.
- Henrik Eriksson (Uppsala, Sweden) writes about European jump blues: Joe Jackson's album "Jumpin' Jive" and the Polish band Shakin' Dudi Orchestra's album "Swing Revival".
- Vicky Chan (Los Angeles, CA) asks about where to buy European CDs online. Can anyone help her?
- Tomo Tanaka (Brooklyn, New York) lets us know about another swinging street band, the Baby Soda Jazz Band. Check out Rik's blog posting about their experience seeing the band performing in the NYC subway. And watch a video the group performing and another video of some great swing dancers tearing it up to the band in the subway!
1:18:28 Thanks