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October Magic

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Tonight's program features excerpts from celebrated jazz suites such as Stan Getz's Focus, pianist Randy Weston's Little Niles, and Duke Ellington's Suite Thursday, plus music by Don Byron, Stacy Kent, Les Mc Cann and The Art Ensemble of Chicago, among others.

Playlist

Ellington-Strayhorn: Suite Thursday - Misfit Blues
Composer
Album Three Suites
Record Label Columbia

Lay-By
Composer
Album Three Suites
Record Label Columbia

Sad Beauty Blues
Composer
Album Volcano Blues
Record Label Antilles

Babe's Blues
Composer
Album Mosaic Select
Record Label Mosaic

Let's Climb a Hill
Composer
Album Mosaic Select
Record Label Mosaic

I'm Late, I'm Late
Composer
Album Focus
Record Label Verve

Buzzard Song [Master]
Composer
Album The Complete Columbia Studio Recordings (CD 2)
Record Label Columbia

Pannonica
Composer
Album Monk's Moods: The Music Of Thelonious Monk
Record Label Water Babies

Mendacity
Composer
Album Percussion Bitter Sweet
Record Label Impulse

Ellington-Strayhorn: Suite Thursday - Misfit Blues
Composer
Album Three Suites
Record Label Columbia

Cold Duck Time
Composer
Album Swiss Movement (Live)
Record Label Atlantic

Pastor "T"
Composer
Album Hard Groove
Record Label Verve

Dream of Monk
Composer
Album Alive at the Vanguard
Record Label Palmetto

Hat And Beard
Composer
Album Out To Lunch
Record Label Blue Note

In Love with Night
Composer
Album I Carry Your Heart
Record Label Motema

Painted From Memory
Composer
Album Painted From Memory
Record Label Mercury

Zamora
Composer
Album [with Paul McCandless/Art Lande/Jamey Haddad] Walking On The Tiger's Tail
Record Label Act

Breakfast on the Morning Tram
Composer
Album Dreamer in Concert
Record Label EMI

Highway
Composer
Album The Complete Muse Recordings
Record Label Muse

Peggy's Blue Skylight
Composer
Album Epitaph (disc 2)
Record Label Columbia

Prayer for Passive Resistance
Composer
Album Mingus Revisited
Record Label EmArcy

Sham Time
Composer
Album Love, Peace, and Soul
Record Label Savoy

Ballad for Two Musicians
Composer
Album Absolute Zawinul
Record Label Sunnyside

The Golden Bell
Composer
Album Petit Oiseau
Record Label AUM

Walking in the Moonlight
Composer
Album The Third Decade
Record Label ECM

Surfing With Michael
Composer
Album Remembering Weather Report
Record Label ECM

Heaven
Composer
Album Ascendent
Record Label Stash

The Bat
Composer
Album 80/81
Record Label ECM

Last Rites For The Promised Land
Composer
Album America The Beautiful, An Account Of Its Disappearance
Record Label DCC Jazz