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Saturday July 4 2015 - Stripes and Stars

Al Cohn, "America the Beautiful," Barry Harris: With Al Cohn (Gambit)

Frankie Trumbauer & His Orch., "I'm Coming Virginia," Bix Beiderbe 1931-1932 (Classics)

Sidney Bechet's Circle Seven, "Maryland, My Maryland," 1949 (Classics)

Thomas "Fats" Waller, "Carolina Shout," Piano Solos: Turn On the Heat (Bluebird)

Gene Krupa & His Orch., "Just a Little Bit South of North Carolina," Anita O’Day: Young Anita (Proper)

Earl Hines & His Orch., "Jersey Bounce," v/a: Jazz Dance Music (Fremeaux)

Gene Krupa & His Orch., "Massachusetts," Anita O'Day: Let Me Off Uptown (Columbia)

Glenn Miller & His Orch., "Pennsylvania 6-5000," Greatest Hits (RCA)

Herbie Fields & His Orch., "Connecticut," His Orchestra and Quintet (Vintage Music Productions)

Lee Wiley w/ Bobby Hackett & Joe Bushkin & His Swinging Strings, "Manhattan," Night in Manhattan (Columbia)

"Papa" John DeFrancesco, "Delaware Fox," Walking Uptown (Savant)

Weslia Whitfield, "Rhode Island Is Famous for You," Lucky to Be Me (Landmark)

Jimmy Rowles, "Stars and Stripes Forever," We Could Make Such Beautiful Music Together (Xanadu)

Fletcher Henderson & His Orch., "Alabamy Bound," 1924-1925 (Classics)

Six Jolly Jesters, "Oklahoma Stomp," Duke Ellington: Early Ellington (Decca)

Jelly-Roll Morton, "Michigan Water Blues," Last Sessions (GRP)

Lester Young–Nat Cole–Red Callendar, "Indiana," Lester Young: Complete Aladdin Recordings (Blue Note)

Johnny Smith Quartet, "Moonlight in Vermont," Moonlight in Vermont (Roulette)

Jimmy Rushing, "Arkansas Blues," Jazz Odyssey of James Rushing, Esq./& the Smith Girls (Lonehill Jazz)

Thelonious Monk, "Bright Mississippi," Monk's Dream (Columbia)

Sonny Stitt, "Idaho," Endgame Brilliance: Tune-Up!/Constellation (32 Jazz)

Sonny Rollins, "Tennessee Waltz," Falling in Love with Jazz (Milestone)

Ruby Braff & Dick Hyman, "America the Beautiful," America, the Beautiful (Arbors)

Frank Sinatra & Fred Waring Singers, “You’re a Lucky Fellow, Mr. Smith,” America, I Hear You Singing (Universal)

Seth Markow has been playing piano since age 7, clarinet (now bass clarinet) since 9, and has been a dedicated jazz fan since he was 13. He has bachelor's and master's degrees in music composition, has played and studied African and Asian music, and is a longtime member of the Javanese orchestra Gamelan Kyai Gandrung. He has also played in jazz, blues, rock, reggae, and world beat bands, as well as various classical ensembles. A radio host since 1976 and a Hawaii resident since 1979, his jazz show The Real Deal began in 1983 and has been heard on HPR-2 since that stream went on the air in 1989.
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