The Hot Box Xtra #3 – Uplifting Music

Over an hour of jazz music from Ireland, America, South Africa and Brazil, wide ranging in style and mood. You can hear tracks from The Duke Ellington OrchestraBasil CoatzeeDianne SchuurCount Basie OrchestrasChristine TobinScott Flanagan and more. 

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Track Listing for The Hot Box Xtra #3 - Uplifting Music

# Artist Track Title Time
01 Michel Camilo One More Once 00:00
02 Duke Ellington Orchestra Jeep’s Blues 01:58
03 Basil Coatzee Umlazi 07:26
04 Dianne Schuur & The Count Basie Orchestra Deedles Blues 15:04
05 Duke Ellington & Count Basie Orchestras Segue in C 19:06
06 Christine Tobin Everybody Knows 28:09
07 Scott Flanagan I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face 36:02
08 Morris Goldberg Pedal Pusher 41:39
09 Pat Metheny Cross the Heartland 49:16
10 Duke Ellington Orchestra Blood Count 56:45
11 Baden Powell The Girl from Ipanema 01:01:26
12 Duke Ellington Orchestra with Mahalia Jackson Come Sunday 01:05:34


Donald Helme
Author: Donald Helme
Donald presented Jazz Alley, Ireland’s number one jazz show, on RTE Lyric FM from the station’s first week on air until the end of 2015. “I am not a musician, and have never pretended to be anything other than a lifetime fan with loads of experience and hopefully, good ears.”
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