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September 16, 2011

Segment 1 - 26:01
Theme - Oliver Nelson Big Band - "Stolen Moments" (excerpt) (The Blues And The Abstract Truth) [Impulse]
Charles Tolliver Big Band - "Brilliant Circles" (Charles Tolliver Big Band - 4:51) [Mosaic]
Mose Allison - "Baby Please Don't Go" (Mose Alive! - 2:45) [Atlantic]
Branford Marsalis Quartet - "Jabberwocky" (Metamorphosen - 5:17) [Heads Up]
Tony Bennett and Bill Evans - "Lucky To Be Me" (Together Again - 3:44) [Fantasy]
Stanley Turrentine - "River's Invitation" (Joyride - 6:18) [Blue Note]

Segment 2 - 26:32
Carl Allen - "Pinocchio" (The Pursuer - 5:04) [Atlantic]
Randy Newman - "Kingfish" (The Randy Newman Songbook, Vol. 2 - 2:17) [Nonesuch]
Frank Sinatra and Count Basie - "Pennies From Heaven" (Complete Reprise Studio Recordings - 3:29) [Concord]
Pat Metheny Trio - "Let's Move" (Day Trip - 5:22) [Nonesuch]
Joe Lovano - "Emperor Jones" (Symphonica - 6:11) [Blue Note]

Segment 3 - 27:48

Claude Thornhill and his Orchestra - "Poor Little Rich Girl" (Play the Great Arrangements - 3:09) [Fresh Sounds]
June Garber - "Black Coffee" (Here's To You - 3:58) [Indpendent]
The New Gary Burton Quartet - "Late Night Sunrise" (Common Ground - 6:32) [Mack Avenue]
Louis Prima - "Sing, Sing, Sing" (Collector's Series - 4:09) [Capitol]
Cannonball Adderley - "Groovin' High" (Things Are Getting Better - 5:22) [Riverside]

Segment 4 - 26:28
Duke Pearson - "Scrap Iron" (The Right Touch - 5:25) [Blue Note]
Sarah Vaughan - "Ain't Misbehavin'" (Sarah Vaughan In Hi-Fi - 3:03) [Columbia]
Paul Desmond and Gerry Mulligan - "Stand Still" (Blues In Time - 3:30) [Verve]
Bill Charlap Trio - "Blue Skies" (Written In The Stars - 6:24) [Blue Note]
Sweets Edison - "Willow Weep For Me" (Sweets - 4:49) [Verve]

Segment 5 - 28:06
Phil Woods - "How's Your Mama?" (Real Life - 3:17) [Chesky]
Oscar Peterson Trio - "Every Time We Say Goodbye" (The Cole Porter Songbook - 2:22) [Verve]
Fiona Apple - "Waltz" (Extraordinary Machine - 4:00) [Columbia]
John Coltrane Sextet - "Straight Street" (Coltrane - 6:20) [Prestige]
Terence Blanchard - "Tenderly" (New York Scene - 11:20) [Concord]

Segment 6 - 28:56
Chick Corea and Gary Burton - "Senor Mouse" (Live in Zurich, 1979 - 10:17) [ECM]
Phineas Newborn, Jr. - "Blue Daniel" (The Newborn Touch - 3:26) [Contemporary]
Billie Holiday - "Crazy He Calls Me" (Complete Commodore Recordings - 3:05) [Verve]
Stan Getz - "Stars Fell On Alabama" (Quintets: The Clef and Norgran Recordings - 3:23) [Verve]
Theme - Oliver Nelson Big Band - "Stolen Moments" (excerpt) (The Blues And The Abstract Truth) [Impulse]
Michael Brecker - "The Meaning Of The Blues" (Now You See It … Now You Don't - 6:01) [GRP]





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