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Friday, May 9, 2014

They Say It's Spring

A much-delayed spring has cautiously crept into Boston. The Duplex playlist of 5.8.14 celebrates that. Download it, put it on your MP3 player and enjoy a walk through the Arboretum.  

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Blossom Dearie "They Say It's Spring" from "Verve Jazz Masters 51" (1957), Verve 
Red Nichols & His Five Pennies "Rose Of Washington Square"  (1929), Brunswick 
Charles Lloyd "Forest Flower" from "Live at Monterey" (1967), Atlantic 
Howard McGhee "BLue Bell" from "Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out" (1962), Blue Note 
Nat King Cole "Blue Gardenia" from "Ballads of the Day" (Jazz, 1956), Capital 
Bird and Diz "Bloomdido" from "Bird and Diz" (1950), Verve 
Tom Harrell "Song Flower" from "Stories" (Jazz, 1988), Contemporary 
Ella Fitzgerald "Honeysuckle Rose" (1970), MGM 
Gary Burton "Fleurette Africain" from "Lofty Fake Anagram" (1967), RCA Victor 
Cannonball Adderly "Rose Room" from "Cannonball" (1955), Emarcy 
Zoot Sims "Passion Flower" from "Zoot Sims Plays Ellington" (1980), Pablo 

Bill Evans "Days of Wine and Roses" from "Affinity" (1979), Warner Bros. 

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