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Lullaby Of Birdland

Music 'til Midnight - the best in easy listening sounds and timeless standards performed by the greatest artists of the past 60 years including Diane Reeves and Maria Muldaur.

Music 'til Midnight - the best in easy listening sounds and timeless standards performed by the greatest artists from the past 60 years. Including singers Diane Reeves, Maria Muldaur, Mose Allison and Joe Williams plus instrumental classics from pianist George Shearing and trumpeter Clark Terry. This week's featured album is Nat 'King' Cole's 1957 release, After Midnight. After a decade of mainstream success, this album found Nat making a much welcomed return to his jazz roots. Not only was he playing piano and singing with his trio once again but he was also joined by a number of jazz greats including trombonist Juan Tizol, alto saxophonist Willie Smith and trumpeter Harry 'Sweets' Edison. The featured tracks include Sweet Lorraine, Blame It On My Youth and Get Your Kicks On Route 66.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Dianne Reeves

    Lullaby Of Birdland

    • The Calling - Celebrating Sarah Vaughan.
    • EMI Blue Note.
  • George Shearing

    Portrait Of Jennie

    • On Target.
    • MEMOIR.
  • Mose Allison

    Meet Me At No Special Place

    • The Complete Recordings 1957-1962.
    • Chrome Dreams.
  • Nat King Cole

    Sweet Lorraine

    • After Midnight: The Complete Session.
    • Capitol.
  • Nat King Cole

    Just You, Just Me

    • After Midnight: The Complete Session.
    • Capitol.
  • René Marie

    Sound Of Red

    • Sound Of Red.
    • Motema Music.
  • Joe Williams

    I'll Never Smile Again

    • A Man Ain't Supposed To Cry.
    • ROULETTE.
  • Joe Williams & Harry “Sweets” Edison

    Remember

    • Together.
    • ROULETTE.
  • Nat King Cole

    Blame It On My Youth

    • After Midnight: The Complete Session.
    • Capitol.
  • Nat King Cole

    (Get Your Kicks On) Route 66

    • After Midnight: The Complete Session.
    • Capitol.
  • Clark Terry

    Emily

    • Clark After Dark.
    • MPS.
  • Maria Muldaur

    Rockin' Chair

    • Sweet Harmony.
    • Reprise.

After Midnight

Sound Of Red

A Man Ain't Supposed To Cry

Clark After Dark

Sweet Harmony

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