Episode #1524

Am I Blue?

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Sunday, June 21, 2015

Who knew that when wind blew through an organ’s pipes the results would be, among other things, "the blues?"

Program playlist:

FRED FISHER:  Blue is the night –Jim Riggs (1928 Wurlitzer/Paramount Theater, Oakland, CA) Melody Masters 107.

W. C. HANDY:  St. Louis Blues –Reginald Foort (1927 Wurlitzer/Landmark Theater, Richmond, VA) POP 134.

TOOTS THIELMANS:  Blusette.  STEVE ALLEN:  Gravy Waltz–Dan Bellomy (1928 Wurlitzer/Paramount Theater, Brooklyn, NY)DBP 1993.

MARVIN FISHER:  When sunny gets blue –Jelani Eddington(Wurlitzer/Sanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington, IL) RJE Productions 1571.

JÜRGEN REHBERG:  Go Do Mo. JOHANN MATTHIAS MICHEL:  Lobe den Herren.  HANS-MARTIN KIEFER:  Die ganze Welt hast du uns überlassen. –Philip Scriven (1884 Hill-2000 Harrison/Litchfield Cathedral, England) Regent 304.

JULIAN WACHNER:  Blue –Stephen Burns, trumpet; Julian Wachner (2003 Marshall & Ogletree/Trinity Church, Wall Street, New York, NY) Musica Omnia 0604.

RICHARD RODGERS:  Blue Room –Bob Salisbury (1929 Page/Casino Theatre, Avalon, CA) SCI 62093.

GEORGE GERSHWIN:  Rhapsody in Blue –Jeremy Filsell, piano;Scott Dettra (Aeolian-Skinner/National Cathedral, Washington, DC) Pipedreams Archive (r. 7/4/2012).

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