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VPR Morning Edition Music Beds for the Week of 3/3/14

Monday, March 3rd:

5:59am: Marc Cary Focus Trio: "Indigenous", from "Four Directions."

6:20am: Hot Club of Las Vegas: "Made for Wesley", from "Hot Club of Las Vegas featuring Carol Linnea Johnson."

6:49am: Lord Newborn and the Magic Skulls: "Rainy Day Dog", from "Lord Newborn and the Magic Skulls."

6:58am: Floratone (featuring Bill Frisell): "Swamped", from "Floratone."

7:20am: Zane Carney: "Gambit", from "Amalgam."

7:58am: The String Cheese Incident: "State Jam", from "Trick or Treat."

8:20am: Bruce Hornsby: "Madman Across the Water", from "Two rooms: Celebrating the Songs of Elton John and Bernie Taupin."

8:39am: Adam Kolker: "Don't Let It Bring You Down", from "Flag Day."

8:50am: Jazz Is Dead: "Unbroken Chain", from "Blue Light Rain."

8:59am: John Zorn: "The Dream Machine", from "Dreamachines."

Tuesday, March 4th: Happy Town Meeting Day, and Happy Mardi Gras y'all!

5:59am: John Zorn: "The Nameless God", from "Psychomagia."

6:20am: The Radiators: "Suck Da Head (Squeeze the Tip)", Live from Tipitina's, New Orleans, LA., 8/24/07.

6:49am: Wicked Knee: "El Ritmo", from "Wicked Knee."

6:58am: Grateful Dead: "Aiko Aiko", Live from the Huntington Civic Center, Huntington, WV., 4/16/78.

7:20am: Bernard Purdie: "Long Live New Orleans", from "The Godfathers of Groove." 

7:58am: Jon Gailmor: "A Town Meeting Tune", from "Checking In."

8:20am: Snarky Puppy: "Tio Macaco", from "We Like It Here."

8:39am: Wynton Marsalis: "The Grand Marshall", from the soundtrack to the film "Tune in Tomorrow."

8:50am: Ben Flocks: "Boardwalk Boogaloo", from "Battle Mountain."

8:59am: Michael Giacchino: "Special Order", from the soundtrack to the film "Ratatouille."

Wednesday, March 5th:

5:59am: Scott Amendola and Charlie Hunter: "Leave On", from "Pucker."

6:20am: Takuya Kuroda: "Rising Son", from the album of the same name.

6:58am: John Zorn: "Sacred Embers", from "Psychomagia."

7:20am: Regina Carter: "See See Rider", from "Southern Comfort."

7:58am: NY Ska Jazz Ensemble: "Lullaby of Skaland", from "Minor Moods."

8:20am: Rock Candy Funk Party: "Heartbeat", from "Rock Candy Funk Party Takes New York: Live at the Iridium."

8:39am: Doug Perkins: "Loch Ness Jig", from "Music for Flat-Top Guitar."

8:50am: Thunderball: "To Catch a Vixen", from "12 Mile High."

8:59am: Soul Vendors: "Swing Easy", from "Downbeat the Ruler."

Thursday, March 6th:

5:59am: Eldar Djangirov: "Watermelon Island", from "Eldar."

6:20am: Leo Kottke and Mike Gordon: "Disco", from "Clone."

6:49am: Regina Carter: "I Moaned and I Moaned", from "Southern Comfort."

6:58am: Jerry Garcia Band: "And It Stoned Me", from "The Long Island Sound: Live at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY., 9/5/89."

7:20am: Cirkestra: "Cloud Swing", from "Alice."

7:58am: Nir Felder: "Before the Tsars", from "Golden Age."

8:20am: Bill Frisell: "Keep On the Sunny Side", from "Beautiful Dreamer."

8:39am: Rock Candy Funk Party: "New York Song", from "Rock Candy Funk Party Takes New York: Live at the Iridium."

8:50am: Perpetual Groove: "Sun Dog", from "Sweet Oblivious Antidote."

8:59am: Joe Jackson: "Steppin' Out", from "Joe Jackson Live: 1980-1986."

Friday, March 7th:

5:59am: David Wingo and Jeff McIlwain: "Fiber Density", from the soundtrack to the film "Snow Angels."

6:20am: Patrice Rushen: "Red Clay", from "Piano, Bass, and Drums."

6:49am: Snarky Puppy: "Shofukan", from "We Like It Here."

6:58am: The String Cheese Incident: "Skat", from "On the Road: Live in Columbia, MD., 7/18/02."

7:20am: Mongo Santamaria: "Feelin' Alright", from the album of the same name.

7:58am: Grateful Dead: "Sugar Magnolia", from "Dick's Picks, Vol. 31, Live at Philadelphia Civic Center, 8/4/74."

8:20am: Craig Handy: "Minor Chant", from "Craig Handy and 2nd Line Smith."

8:39am: Regina Carter: "Trampin'", from "Southern Comfort."

8:50am: moe.: "Recreational Chemistry", from "Headseed."

8:59am: Silverlake String Quartet: "Just the Way You Are", from "Tribute to Bruno Mars."

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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