Things Ain`t what they used to be Playlist for Thursday, August 31, 2000
hosted by Alan Mertens

Bill Evans-Nardis-Explorations-Riverside
Nicholas Payton-Fingerpainting-Fingerpainting-Verve
Sherman Irby-We`re gonna be alright-Big Mama`s biscuits-Blue Note
Steve Turre-Something for John-Spur of the Moment-Telarc
Roy Hargrove-Serenity-Tenors for our Time-Verve
Phil Woods-Johnny Hodges-For my Lady-Chesky
Tom Harrell & Joe Lovano-Upswing-Upswing-Chesky
Walter Norris & Joe Henderson-What`s New-Sunburst-Concord

CHARLIE PARKER  - 80th Birthday Celebration

          words from Al "Jazzbo" Collins (1960)

     Koko-Immortal Charlie Parker-Savoy
     Red Cross-At Home with the Bird-Savoy
     Hootie Blues-Charlie Parker with Jay McShann-Savoy
     My Heart tells me so-Early Bird-Musidisc
     I`ve found a new baby-Early Bird-Musidisc

          Charlie Parker interview (1950)

     Moose the Mooche-Charlie Parker on Dial-Spotlite
     Ornithology-Charlie Parker on Dial-Spotlite
     Loverman-Charlie Parker on Dial-Spotlite
     Relaxin` at Camarillo-Charlie Parker on Dial-Spotlite
     Stupendous-Charlie Parker on Dial-Spotlite
     Ballade-Charlie Parker & Coleman Hawkins-Complete Verve Recordings
     Just Friends-Charlie Parker and Strings-Complete Verve Recordings
     April in Paris-Charlie Parker and Strings-Complete Verve Recordings

          Charlie Parker interview (1951)

     KC Blues-Charlie Parker Quartet-Complete Verve Recordings
     Gypsy-Charlie Parker on Dial-Spotlite
     Shaw `nuff-Yardbird in Lotusland-Spotlite
     Star Eyes-Charlie Parker Quartet-Complete Verve Recordings

          NPR Tribute to Charlie Parker-Billy Taylor


John Coltrane-Come Rain or Come Shine-Last Trane-Prestige
Gary Smulyan-Canto Fiesta-Lure of Beauty-Criss Cross
Charlie Rouse & Sphere-Baiana-Four for All-Verve
Charles McPherson & Pat Martino-Lush Life-Horizons-Prestige
Nicholas Payton & Eddie Henderson-Nostalgia-Trumpet Summit-Verve