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Saturday February 13 2016 - A Musical Valentine

Ella Fitzgerald, "My Funny Valentine," Rodgers & Hart Songbook, Vol. 2 (Verve)

Gerry Mulligan Quartet, "My Funny Valentine," Original Quartet with Chet Baker (Pacific Jazz)

Jimmy Forrest, "That's All," Out of the Forrest (Prestige/OJC)

Grant Green, "The Song Is You," Complete Quartets with Sonny Clark (Blue Note)

Frank Sinatra, "Our Love Is Here to Stay," Songs for Swingin' Lovers (Capitol)

Ben Webster, "Teach Me Tonight," Music for Loving (Verve)

Lee Morgan, "All the Way," Candy (Blue Note)

Gene Ammons, "You Go to My Head," Gentle Jug, Vol. 2 (Prestige)

Ruby Braff, "Fly Me to the Moon," Music for the Still of the Night (Arbors)

Carmen McRae, "My Funny Valentine," Sings Great American Songwriters (Decca)

Miles Davis, "My Funny Valentine," My Funny Valentine (Columbia)

Paul Desmond, "Body and Soul," Desmond Blue (RCA Victor)

Andy Bey, "You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To," Ballads, Blues & Bey (Evidence)

Warne Marsh, "The Nearness of You," A Ballad Album (Criss Cross)

John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman, "My One and Only Love," John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman (Impulse)

Louis Armstrong, "Let's Fall in Love," Meets Oscar Peterson (Verve)

Billie Holiday, "You're My Thrill," Lady's Decca Days, Vol. II (Decca)

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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