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VPR Morning Edition Music Beds for the Week of 12/16/13

Monday, December 16th:

5:59am: Charlie Parker, with Buddy Rich, Curly Russell, Dizzy Gillespie, and Thelonius Monk: "Bloomdido", from "Jazz Icons."

6:20am: Genesis: "Los Endos", from "A Trick of the Tail."

6:49am: Electric Sorcery: "A Wild Ride", from "Book of Lies, Part 2."

6:58am: Timewarp, Inc.: "Dop Smoker (Basement Freaks Remix)", from "Dub My Funky Groove Remixes and Reworks."

7:20am: Jerry Douglas: "The Hymn of Ordinary Motion", from "Skip, Hop, and Wobble."

7:58am: Bruce Springsteen: "Santa Claus is Coming to Town", from "My Hometown."

8:20am: Steely Dan: "Do It Again", from "Can't Buy a Thrill."

8:39am: Penguin Cafe Orchestra: "Music for a Found Harmonium", from "Preludes, Airs, and Yodels."

8:50am: David Grisman: "Desert Dawg", from "Connections 2."

8:59am: Vince Guiraldi: "Linus and Lucy" , from "A Charlie Brown Christmas."

Tuesday, December 17th:

5:59am: Leo Kottke: "Even His Feet look Sad", from "One Guitar, No Vocals."

6:20am: Charlie Parker (featuring the Machito Orchestra): "No Noise", from "South of the Border."

6:49am: String Cheese Incident: "Minor Swing", Live from the Palace Theater, Louisville, KY., 7/13/13.

6:58am: Jerry Garcia Band: "Stop That Train", from "Garcia Live, Vol. 2: Greek Theater, Berkeley, CA., 8/5/90. "

7:20am: Bill Frisell: "Tea for Two", from "Beautiful Dreamers."

7:58am: David Byrne: "Don't Fence Me In", from the soundtrack to the film "The Bachelor."

8:20am: Smokey Bandits: "The Last Mile", from "Debut."

8:39am: Bad Plus: "You Are", from "Never Stop."

8:50am: Greyboy Allstars: "Pigeons Under Water", from "What Happened to Television?"

8:59am: Steve Blanco Trio: "Brother Song", from "Contact."

Wednesday, December 18th:

5:59am: The Meters: "Here Comes the Meter Man", from the album of the same name.

6:20am: Penguin Cafe Orchestra: "In the Back of a Taxi", from "Broadcasting From Home."

6:49am: Greyboy Allstars: "Left Coast Boogaloo", from "What Happened to Television?"

6:58am: Umphrey's McGee: "The Bottom Half", from the album of the same name.

7:20am: Thievery Corporation: "Holographic Universe", from "It Takes a Thief."

7:58am: The Johnny Smith Quintet: "Moonlight in Vermont", from the album of the same name.

8:20am: Adam Kolker: "Don't Let it Bring You Down", from "Flag Day."

8:39am: Grateful Dead: "Sugar Magnolia", Live from Winterland Arena, San Francisco, CA., 11/11/73.

8:50am: Electric Sorcery: "M'dano", from "Electric Sorcery."

8:59am: Oz Noy: "Whole Tone Blues", from "Twisted Blues, Vol. 1."

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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