Continuum - A Journey Through Jazz
Episode 25: Autumn Serenade
Hosted & Produced by J. Scott Fugate, "The Jazz Evangelist"
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Summer has certainly given way to autumn - at least in my neck of the woods - so I thought I'd try to capture the feeling in the air with an ‘Autumn Serenade' . . . the perfect soundtrack for fall romance or sitting in front of a wood fire on a crisp chilly evening.
James Carter establishes the mood with his bluesy orchestral rendition of Indian Summer, followed by Cannonball Adderley & Miles Davis interpreting the colorful Autumn Leaves, and John Coltrane also provides an Autumn Serenade on sax while Johnny Hartman sings.
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong can't stop talking about Autumn in New York, and neither can Bill Charlap . . . Joe Lovano establishes the atmosphere of Early Autumn which puts us in the mood to attend a Fall Festival with Ken & Harry Watters. After the festival we kick back and listen to the Latin flavored Lullaby of the Leaves from Evans & Coppola . . . and I leave you with a reflection of winter to come When October Goes sung by Diane Schuur.
I hope the cool, crisp sound and euphoric feeling of autumn fills your heart and soul and provides you with an extremely pleasant hour of listening enjoyment. Enjoy the ride!
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PLAYLIST: Continuum - A Journey Through Jazz
Episode 25 - "Autumn Serenade"
Artist - Track - Album - Year - (Label)
James Carter - Indian Summer - Gardenias For Lady Day - 2003 - (Sony)
Cannonball Adderley & Miles Davis - Autumn Leaves - Something Else - 1958 - (Blue Note)
John Coltrane - Autumn Serenade - Standards - 1963 - (Verve / Impulse)
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Autumn In New York - The Best of Ella & Louis on Verve - 1957 - (Verve)
Bill Charlap Trio - Autumn In New York - Live at the Village Vanguard - 2007 - (Blue Note)
Joe Lovano - Early Autumn - I'm All For You - 2004 - (Blue Note)
Ken & Harry Watters - Fall Festival - Brothers III - 2001 - (Summit)
Lucianne Evans & Tom Coppola - Lullaby of the Leaves - Hold Back the Rain - 2000 - (Evans & Coppola)
Diane Schuur - When October Goes - Midnight - 2003 - (Concord)
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