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Cruising (2/6/16)

 

John & Jessica recently returned from The Jazz Cruise for 2016, and this week they put the radio spotlight of many of the artists who were cruising with them.

 

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Ann Hampton Callaway - The Glory of Love (Blues in the Night)

Jeff Hamilton - On and On (Red Sparkle)

Bobby Darin - Skylark (Love Swings)

Tommy Igoe & The Bridland Big Band - Armando's Rhumba (Eleven)

Dianne Reeves & Robert Glaspeer - Dreams (Beautiful Life)

Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelli - Dinah (The Very Best of Django Reinhardt)

John Fedchock New York Big Band - Just Squeeze Me (Like It Is)

Billy Taylor Trio - Naima (Thank You, John! - Our Tribute to John Coltrane)

Freddy Cole - You and Me Against the World (This and That)

Harry Nilsson - You Made Me Love You (A Little Touch of Schmilsson in the Night)

The Ray Kennedy Trio - Rhode Island Is Famous for You (The Ray Kennedy Trio

 

Plays the Music of Arthur Schwartz)

Ted Rosenthal - Have You Met Miss Jones (Out of This World)

Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orch. - Hat's Dance (L.A. Treasures Project)

Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orch. - I Be Serious 'Bout Dem Blues (Heart and Soul)

Madeleine Peyroux - Lonesome Road (Careless Love)

Paul Simon & Phoebe Snow - Gone at Last (Still Crazy After All These Years)

Dick Hyman & Ken Peplowski - The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise (Dick Hyman & Ken Peplowski …Live at the Kitano)

Wycliffe Gordon - On the Sunny Side of the Street (Standards Only)

Ramsey Lewis Trio - The In Crowd (The In Crowd)

Jessica Molaskey & John Pizzarelli - The Circle Game/Waters of March (Sitting in Limbo)

Red Garland - September in the Rain (A Garland of Red)

It’s All Here on Radio Deluxe

 

CHRISTOPHER LOUDON, JAZZ TIMES

 

"Among radio's greatest pleasures is each weekly installment of Radio Deluxe, two hours of great jazz and smart, sassy repartee from John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey, the hippest husband-and-wife team since Louis Prima and Keely Smith."

 

Radio Deluxe with John Pizzarelli has enjoyed visits by many memorable guests since its first show on December 3, 2005. Regis Philbin dropped by on Christmas weekend; Janis Siegel, of the Manhattan Transfer, brought biscotti; Margaret Whiting broke into a live song about her "Uncle Johnny" Mercer; Liza loved what John and Jessie had done with the apartment; Keely Smith told about being engaged to Frank Sinatra; and Stacey Kent revealed her favorite ski resorts and why none of them are in Holland. Other guests have been Tony Danza, Steve Tyrell, Kenny Rankin, Peter Cincotti, Ann Hampton Callaway, and of course, the members of the John Pizzarelli Quartet, along with daughter Madeline Pizzarelli and her grandfather, Bucky Pizzarelli.