Hey Mister Jesse #144


December's show features a tribute to Jon Hendricks, an interview with Morgan Day, a new release from The Mad Hat Hucksters and plenty of international audience feedback. (88 minutes)

00:47 Welcome to episode #144 of Hey Mister Jesse for December 2017.
02:31 News: Swing Rarities: Joy! At The Savoy
- Give a listen to "Joy! At The Savoy" here.
05:40 News: New Release: Ella Fitzgerald - Live At Zardi's
- "In A Mellow Tone" by Ella Fitzgerald - Live At Zardi's (available on AmazonMp3 and iTunes Plus).
- Read about this epic release here.
10:45 News: What's New from Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox?
- "Don't Stop Believing" by Postmodern Jukebox (available on iTunes Plus)
- Watch the epic video.
15:29 News: RIP Della Reese (1931-2017)
- Read more about Della Reese.
- "Goody Goody" by Della Reese - Della (available on AmazonMp3 and iTunes Plus).
18:29 News: RIP Jon Hendricks (1921-2017)
- Read more about Jon Hendricks.
- "Everyday" - Lambert, Hendricks & Ross - Sing A Song Of Basie (available on AmazonMp3, iTunes Plus and eMusic!!!).
30:26 News: RIP George Avakian (1919-2017)
- Read more about George Avakian.
34:21 Feature: Morgan Day of The Mad Hat Hucksters
- "Six or Eight Counts" and "Clap Your Hands on the Afterbeat" by The Mad Hat Hucksters - Swing and Jazz Music For Dancing (available on Bandcamp, AmazonMp3 and iTunes Plus)
1:00:17 Feedback
- Van Yadick (Stuttgart, Germany) recommends "Sunny Side Of The Street" by John Batiste - Jazz Is Now (available on AmazonMp3, iTunes Plus and eMusic!!!).
- Kent Soule (San Francisco, CA) writes in about "People Will Say We're In Love" being in the musical "Oklahoma". Jesse then recommends "People Will Say We're In Love" by Rosemary Clooney & Jack Sheldon - Rosemary Clooney Sings For Lovers (available on AmazonMp3 and iTunes Plus)
- Wil Reed (CT) recommends "Hey Ba-Ba-Re-Bop" by Lionel Hampton - Jubilee Sessions (available on AmazonMp3 and iTunes Plus)
- Annette (Heidelberg, Germany) recommends "Second Balcony Jump" by Earl "Fatha" Hines - The Ultimate Jazz Archive 20 (available on AmazonMp3 and iTunes Plus and eMusic!!!). A reminder by Annette & Yulai Liu about "Jive at Five" by The Carolina Swing Reapers - Unseasonably Hot (available on Bandcamp).
- Henrik Eriksson (Uppsala, Sweden) recommends "Hey Ba-Ba-Rebop" by The Squadronaires - Jump The Black Forest - Volume One (available on AmazonMp3, iTunes Plus and eMusic!!!). and "Let 'Em Roll" by Cootie Williams & His Orchestra - Legend Series Presents Golden Greats - Cootie Williams and His Orchestra (available on AmazonMp3, iTunes Plus and eMusic!!!). Don't forget to check out Henrik's great blog Swing, Jazz and Blues - Dance To The Music.
1:26:15 Thanks
Thanks to Johnny Nocturne for the great theme music!
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