Daybreak Express playlist for 05/31/2010

DJs: 
Mark Micchelli
Artist Title Album Label Link
Duke Ellington Perdido The Great London Concerts Jazz Heritage
Duke Ellington Caravan The Great London Concerts Jazz Heritage
Duke Ellington Isfahan The Great London Concerts Jazz Heritage
Duke Ellington The Opener The Great London Concerts Jazz Heritage
Duke Ellington Harlem The Great London Concerts Jazz Heritage
Duke Ellington Black Live at Carnegie Hall - January 23, 1943 Prestige
Duke Ellington Brown Live at Carnegie Hall - January 23, 1943 Prestige
Duke Ellington Beige Live at Carnegie Hall - January 23, 1943 Prestige
Count Basie Two Franks Carnegie Hall Concert - September 25, 1954 Mode
Count Basie Sure Thing Carnegie Hall Concert - September 25, 1954 Mode
Count Basie Polka Dots and Moonbeams Carnegie Hall Concert - September 25, 1954 Mode
Count Basie You for Me Carnegie Hall Concert - September 25, 1954 Mode
Count Basie The Teenager Carnegie Hall Concert - September 25, 1954 Mode
Dizzy Gillespie Good Bait Dizzy Gillespie and His Big Band in Concert GNP/Crescendo
Dizzy Gillespie One Bass Hit Dizzy Gillespie and His Big Band in Concert GNP/Crescendo
Dizzy Gillespie I Can't Get Started Dizzy Gillespie and His Big Band in Concert GNP/Crescendo
Dizzy Gillespie Manteca Dizzy Gillespie and His Big Band in Concert GNP/Crescendo
Miles Davis Springsville Miles Ahead Columbia
Miles Davis The Maids of Cadiz Miles Ahead Columbia
Miles Davis The Duke Miles Ahead Columbia
Miles Davis My Ship Miles Ahead Columbia
Miles Davis Miles Ahead Miles Ahead Columbia
Mingus Big Band Gunslinging Bird Gunslinging Birds Dreyfus Jazz
Mingus Big Band Reincarnation of a Lovebird Gunslinging Birds Dreyfus Jazz
Mingus Big Band O.P. Gunslinging Birds Dreyfus Jazz
Maria Schneider Wyrgly Evanescence Enja
Maria Schneider Evanescence Evanescence Enja

Following the annual Benny Goodman birthday broadcast, this Monday's Daybreak Express specifically traces the development of big band jazz. We began with the legends of the swing era - Duke Ellington and Count Basie - and then moved on to explore more contemporary uses of the big band.