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"Out There a Minute" with Micheal Akutagawa (archive)

Jazz Program
Sunday, July 29, 2012 | 10:00 to 12:00 | Specialty

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Earl "Fatha" Hines I Gotta Go Baby And the Duke's Men Delmark (1994)
Sonny Lester & His Orchestra A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody Striptease Classics Rhini (1997)
Jack Webb You've Changed Just the Tracks, M'am Rhino (2000) That's Jack Webb, of "Dragnet" radio and TV fame. He played Sergeant Joe Friday in the series.
Chet Atkins Mountain Melody (1951) Progressions: 100 Years of Jazz Guitar Sony (2005)
Frank Sinatra I Hear a Rhapsody The Best of the Columbia Years 1943 - 1952 Sony (1998)
Mike Young Rhapsody in Blue Banjo Favourites Century Records (2011)
Rahsaan Roland Kirk The Haunted Melody We Free Kings Polygram Records (1990)
Celia Cruz Melao De Cana (Moo La Lah) The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love OST Elektra/Wea (1992)
Ray Anthony Theme from "Dragnet" 50 Classic TV Themes Rhino (2002; 1959)
Jack Webb & Pete Kelly Magenta Just the Tracks, M'am Rhino (2000) "Pete Kelly" = Jack Webb
Duke Ellington Midnight Indigo Anatomy of a Murder OST Sony UK/Zoom (2011; 2009)
V/A The Big Sleep, Main title and dialogue excerpts Murder Is My Beat: Classic Film Noir Themes Rhino/Wea (1997)
David Occhipinti Femme Fatale Forty Revolutions CDBY (2007)
Quincy Jones Peter Gunn Crime Jazz: Music in the First Degree Rhino (n/d)
Enrico Rava and Ran Blake Nature Boy Duo En Noir Between the Lines (2009)
The Ventures Dick Tracy Walk Don't Run: The Best of The Ventures Capitol (1991)
V/A "The Simpsons" end credits ("Dragnet" homage version) The Simpsons: Songs in the Key of Springfield Rhino (2006; 1997)
John Zorn Spillane Spillane Elektra/Nonesuch (1987) Mickey Spillane (1918 - 2006) was a writer of crime fiction. Many of his stories and novels feartured hardboiled detective Mike Hammer.
Charles Mingus Nouroog A Modern Jazz Symposium of Music and Poetry Shout Factory (2005)
The Dave Brubeck Quartet Strange Meadow Lark Time Out Sony (1997; 1987)
Danny B. Harvey Bound and Gagged Bettie Page, Dark Angel OST Grammofon (2004)
Dr. John Life is a One Way Ticket N'awlinz: Dis, Dat or D'udda Blue Note (2011)
Allen Toussaint Cast Your Fate to the Wind Allen Toussaint Varese Fontana (2007; 1971)
Karsten Vogel St. James Infirmary Light When Dark TUTL (2000; 2001)