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VPR Morning Edition Music Beds for the Week of 9/2/13

Monday, September 2nd:  Happy Labor Day!

5:59am: Stanley Jordan: "Freddie Freeloader", from "Magic Touch."

6:20am: Traffic: "Glad", from "John Barleycorn Must Die."

6:49am: Booker T: "Get Behind the Mule", from "Potato Hole."

6:58am: John Scofield: "Lazy", from "Groove Elation."

7:20am: New Mastersounds: "This Aint Work", from "Be Yourself."

7:58am: Thelonius Monk: "Work", from "Thelonius Monk and Sonny Rollins."

8:20am: Grateful Dead: "Cumberland Blues", from Dick's Picks Vol. 30, Live from Academy of Music, NYC, 3/25/72.

8:39am: Wood Brothers: "Fixing a Hole", Live from Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, RI., 8/6/06.

8:50am: Dr. Lonnie Smith: "Mixed Buziness", from "Boogaloo to Beck."

8:59am: RJD2: "Incorporate Anthem", from "In Rare Form: Unreleased Instrumentals."

Tuesday, September 3rd:

5:59am: NY Ska Jazz Ensemble: "Lullaby of Skaland", from "Minor Moods."

6:20am: Ahmad Jamal: "Perugia", from "Crystal."

6:49am: Skeewiff: "Giggity", from "Private Funktion."

6:58am: Trio Subtonic: "Bombast", from "Cave Dweller."

7:20am: David Murray: "Estimated Prophet", from "Dark Star."

7:58am: Mickey Hart and Zakir Hussain: "Funky Zena", from "Global Drum Project."

8:20am: Radiators: "Feelin' Alright", Live from Jazzfest, New Orleans, LA., 2007.

8:39am: Phil and Friends: "My Favorite Things", Live from the Warfield Theater, SF, CA., 4/17/99.

8:50am: Rick Fielding: "Hesitation Rag", from "Six Strings North of the Border."

8:59am: Emile Norman Sextet: "Senor Blues", from "Ready or Not, Deep Jazz Grooves: From the CBC Radio Canada Archive 1967-1977."

Wednesday, September 4th:

5:59am: McCoy Tyner: "Trade Winds", from "Guitars."

6:20am: Medeski, Martin, and Wood: "Julia", from "Out Louder."

6:49am: Lord Newborn and the Magic Skulls: "That's Right (Time to Get Down)", from "Lord Newborn and the Magic Skulls."

6:58am: Grateful Dead: "Slipknot!>Franklin's Tower", from "One From the Vault: Live at the Great American Music Hall, SF, CA., 8/13/75."

7:20am: Rock Candy Funk Party: "Root Down", from "We Want O Groove."

7:58am: Jazz Jamaica All Stars: "Monkey Man", from "Double Barrel."

8:20am: Brad Mehldau: "Hey Joe", from "Where Do You Start."

8:39am: Jerry Garcia Band: "Bright Side of the Road", from "Pure Jerry: Live at the Coliseum, Hampton, VA., 11/9/91.

8:50am: Pink Floyd: "Wish You Were Here", from the album of the same name.

8:59am: Marc Ribot y Los Cubanos Positizos: "Aqui Como Alla", from "Marc Ribot y Los Cubanos Positizos."

A graduate of NYU with a Master's Degree in journalism, Mitch has more than 20 years experience in radio news. He got his start as news director at NYU's college station, and moved on to a news director (and part-time DJ position) for commercial radio station WMVY on Martha's Vineyard. But public radio was where Mitch wanted to be and he eventually moved on to Boston where he worked for six years in a number of different capacities at member station a Senior Producer, Editor, and fill-in co-host of the nationally distributed Here and Now. Mitch has been a guest host of the national NPR sports program "Only A Game". He's also worked as an editor and producer for international news coverage with Monitor Radio in Boston.
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