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IPR's Monthly Jazz Digest

Jazz by Request

Join host Larry Beck as he shares requests and dedications from IPR listeners. And, you may just hear the group that Larry’s mother loves (pictured.)


Hour One


Theme music Track 1: “Giant Steps” Lionel Hampton


“Bebop” Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra

“They Can’t Take That Away from Me” Diana Krall

“London Gets Ready” Oscar Peterson

“Heebie Jeebies” Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five

“East Bay” Boney James

“Summer Lovers” The Rippingtons

“Keys to the City” Ramsey Lewis

“Blossom’s Blues” Blossom Dearie

“Sophisticated Lady” Duke Ellington

“Blue in Green” Part 1 & 2 Al Jarreau

“Welcome Home” Dotsero


Hour Two


“Birdland” Weather Report

“Lullaby of the Leaves” Benny Goodman Sextet

“Company” Dianne Reeves

“The Lip” Maynard Ferguson

“Give, Baby, Give” Cab Calloway

“The Bucket’s Got a Hole in It” Preservation Hall Jazz Band

“Playful Flute” Yusef Lateef

“Stormy Blues” Billie Holiday

“Lipstick and Chrome” Davina and the Vagabonds

“Bounce Me Brother with a Solid Four” The Andrews Sisters

“Love and Liberte” Eric Marienthal

“It Could Happen to You” Todd Wright & Frank Kimbrough



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