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The Hot Box #083 - The Nostalgia Show

The Hot Box 83 “The Nostalgia Show” all started with a listener request to look at some of the music that ignited a whole new era for jazz audiences, the last of the 50s and the full post-bop era.

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Track Listing for The Hot Box #083

  1. Duke Ellington Orchestra: Kinda Dukish/Rockin’ in Rhythm from the album Piano in the Background.

  2. Count Basie Orchestra: The Kid from Red Bank from the album The Atomic Mr Basie.

  3. Count Basie Orchestra: L’il Darlin’ from the album The Atomic Mr Basie.

  4. John Coltrane Quartet: Summertime from the album My Favourite Things.

  5. Ornette Coleman Quartet: Ramblin’ from the album Change of the Century.

  6. John Wadham, Louis Stewart & Frank Hess: Footprints from the album Drums and Friends.

  7. Louis Stewart and Honor Heffernan: All My Tomorrows

  8. Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers: Moanin’ from the album Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers

  9. Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd: Desafinado from the album Jazz Samba

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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