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VPR Morning Edition Music Beds for the Week of 5/12/14

Monday, May 12:

5:59am: David Holmes: "Lifting the Building", from the soundtrack to the film "Ocean's 12."

6:20am: The Bad Plus: "Dirty Blonde", from "Give."

6:49am: Perpetual Groove: "Sun Dog", from "Sweet Oblivious Antidote."

6:58am: David Ornette Cherry: "Underground Funk Hit Me Again", from "It Could Be Different."

7:20am: Elew: "Sweet Home Alabama", from "Rockjazz, Vol. 1."

7:58am: King Curtis: "Take Me Out to the Ballgame", from the soundtrack to the film "Baseball", by Ken Burns.

8:20am: The North: "Blowin' In the Wind", from "Slow Down (This Isn't the Mainland)."

8:39am: Stephane Wrembel: "Voayger", from "Origins."

8:50am: John Zorn: "The Nameless God", from "Psychomagia."

8:59am: Penguin Cafe Orchestra: "Discover America", from "Union Cafe."

Tuesday, May 13:

5:59am: Patrice Rushen: "Red Clay", from "Piano, Bass, and Drums."

6:20am: Oz Noy: "Light Blue", from "Twisted Blues, Vol. 1."

6:49am: Tim Ries: "Ruby Tuesday", from "The Rolling Stones Project."

6:58am: RLWK, Karl Denson, Melvin Sparks: "Slinky", from "After Midnight Grooves."

7:20am: Laurence Juber: "Blue Guitar Blues", from "PCH."

7:58am: Brad Mehldau: "Old Man", from the soundtrack to the film "Space Cowboy."

8:20am: Claudio Ragazzi: "The Kiss", from the soundtrack to the film "Next Stop Wonderland."

8:39am: Jerry Garcia Band: "Stop That Train", from "The Long Island Sound: Live at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY., 9/5/89."

8:50am: RJD2: "All For U", from "Magnificent City Instrumentals."

8:59am: Hypnotic Brass Ensemble: "Rebel Rousing", from "Fly: The Customs Prelude."

Wednesday, May 14:

5:59am: Medeski, Martin, and Wood: "Buster Rides Again", from "Tonic."

6:20am: Yes: "Corkscrew", from "In the Present: Live from Lyon."

6:49am: Perpetual Groove: "Astro Monkey", from "Sweet Oblivious Antidote."

6:58am: Papa Grows Funk: "Yakiniku", from "Live at the Leaf."

7:20am: Regina Carter: "Trampin'", from "Southern Comfort."

7:59am: U2: "Where the Streets Have No Name", from "The Joshua Tree."

8:20am: The Apples: "Kings", from the album of the same name.

8:39am: Blake Aaron: "Will It Go 'Round in Circles?", from "Desire."

8:50am: Modern Groove Syndicate: "Back in the Kitchen (w/Terry)", from "Modern Groove Syndicate."

8:59am: Soul Rebels: "Sweet Dreams Are Made of This", from "Unlock Your Mind."

Thursday, May 15:

5:59am: Herbie Hancock: "Thieves in the Temple", from "The New Standard."

6:20am: Billy Childs Trio: "Aint No Sunshine", from "Bedtime Stories."

6:49am: Brian Bromberg: "The Wind Cries Mary", from "Bromberg Plays Hendrix."

6:58am: Marcus Roberts and Bela Fleck: "One Blue Truth", from "Across the Imaginary Divide."

7:20am: Galactic: "Karate" (featuring the Kipp Renaissance High School Marching Band), from "Carnivale Electricos."

7:58am: Ali Farka Toure and Toumani Diabate: "Ruby", from "Ali and Toumani."

8:20am: Jerry Garcia and David Grisman: "Russian Lullaby", from "Jerry Garcia and David Grisman."

8:39am: Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band: "Get Smart", from "Life in the Bubble."

8:50am: Bill Frisell: "Tea For Two", from "Beautiful Dreamers."

8:59am: Jazz Mandolin Project: "Nozani Na", from "Jazz Mandolin Project."

Friday, May 16:

5:59am: Ahmad Jamal: "Perugia", from "Crystal."

6:20am: Medeski, Martin, and Wood: "Queen Bee", from "End of the World Party."

6:49am: Penguin Cafe Orchestra: "In the Back of a Taxi", from "Broadcasting From Home."

6:58am: Omaha Diner: "Wishing Well", from "Omaha Diner."

7:20am: Timewarp, Inc.: "I Feel Lucky", from "Dub My Funky Groove."

7:58am: Grateful Dead: "Fire on the Mountain", Live from Giza, Egypt, 9/16/78.

8:20am: Beastie Boys: "Ricky's Theme", from "Ill Communication."

8:39am: Bob Dylan: "Final Theme", from "Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid."

8:50am: Electric Sorcery: "The Nubian", from "Electric Sorcery."

8:59am: 7 Walkers: "I Know You Rider", Live from the Fox Theater, Atlanta, GA., 6/5/10.

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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