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VPR Morning Edition Music Beds For the Week of 11/24/14

Monday, November 24:

5:59am: Joe Sample: "Hippies On A Corner", from "Old Places, Old Faces."

6:18am:  RJD2: "All For U", from "Magnificent City Instrumentals."

6:30am/6:32:30am:  Pete Huttlinger: "Sir Duke", from "Fingerpicking Wonder."

6:41am: Laurence Juber: "Blue Guitar Blues", from "PCH."

6:50am: Charlie Hunter and Scott Amendola: "Let's Go", from "The Cars."

6:59am: Bob Marley: "Exodus", from "Dreams of Freedom: Ambient Translations of Bob Marley in Dub."

7:00am: Don Ross: "It's Fun Being Lucky", from "Robot Monster."

7:18am: Bill Frisell: "Rebel Rousing", from "Guitar in the Space Age."

7:30am/7:32:30am: Particle: "Below Radar", from "Launchpad."

7:41am: The Backyard Heavies: "Soul Junction", from "Expo 83."

7:50am: Cal Tjader: "Afro Blue", from "Latino Con Cal Tjader."

7:59am: Big Sam's Funky Nation: "The Way It Is", from "Peace, Love, and Understanding."

8:18am: Pink Martini: "Hang On Little Tomato", from the EP of the same name.

8:30am/8:31:30am: Maceo Parker: "Inner City Blues", from "Funk Overload."

8:41am: Led Zeppelin: "Black Mountain Side", from "Led Zeppelin."

8:59am: Lord Newborn and the Magic Skulls: "Rainy Day Dog", from "Lord Newborn and the Magic Skulls."

Tuesday, November 25:

5:59am: Leo Kottke and Mike Gordon: "Disco", from "Clone."

6:18am: Galactic: "Everybody Wants Some", from "Coolin' Off."

6:30am/6:32:30am:  Danilo Perez: "Hot Bean Strut", from "Panamonk."

6:41am: Funkateers: "Funkafied", from "Inner City Sounds."

6:59am: Black Tie Brass: "Oscar the Grouch", from "Black Tie Brass."

7:18am: Jason Marsalis: "Blues For Now", from "The 21st Century Trad Band."

7:30am: Adrian Belew: "Blackbird", from "Come Together: Guitar Tribute to the Beatles."

7:32:30am: Stanton Moore: "Maple Plank", from "III."

7:41am: Oz Noy: "Hey You", from "Ha!"

7:50am: Ryan Miller: "Hairy Arms", from the soundtrack to the film "Safety Not Guranteed."

7:59am: Phish: "Moma Dance", Live from Berkeley, CA., 8/6/10.

8:18am: Omer Avital: "Sabah El-Kheir", from "New Song."

8:30am/8:31:30am: Grateful Dead: "Dancin' In the Street>Franklin's Tower", Live from New Haven Coliseum, CT., 10/25/79.

8:41am: Genesis: "Duchess", from "Duke."

8:59am: Medeski, Martin, and Wood: "Riffin' Ed", from "Radiolarians II."

Wednesday, November 26:

5:59am: The Meters: "Pungee", from "Look-Ka Py Py."

6:18am: Justin Hurwitz: "Fletcher's Song In Club", from the soundtrack to the film "Whiplash."

6:30am/6:32:30am:  Perpetual Groove: "Sun Dog", from "Sweet Oblivious Antidote."

6:41am: Stephane Wrembel: "Swing De Bellevue", from "Gypsy Rumble."

6:59am: String Cheese Incident: "All Blues", from "On the Road: Live in Berkeley, CA., 10/26/02.

7:07am: Charlie Hunter and Scott Amendola: "Rockin' In Rhythm", from "Duke Ellington."

7:18am: Bill Frisell: "Cannonball Rag", from "Guitar in the Space Age."

7:30am/7:32:30am: Phish: "Tweezer Reprise", from "A Picture Of Nectar."

7:41am: Zane Carney: "Gambit", from "Amalgam."

7:50am: Arlen Roth: "Layla", from "Drive It Home."

7:59am: David Ornette Cherry: "Underground Funk Hit Me Again", from "It Could Be Different."

8:18am: Grateful Dead: "Crazy Fingers", Live from Boston Music Hall, 6/9/76.

8:30am/8:31:30am: Rebirth Brass Band: "Your Momma Don't Dance", from "Move Your Body."

8:41am: Benny Green: "Me and My Baby", from "That's Right!"

8:59am: Masa Sumide: "Addicted To Swing", from "The Collection."

Thursday, November 27: Happy Thanksgiving!

5:59am: McCoy Tyner: "We'll Be Together Again", from "Nights Of Ballads and Blues."

6:18am: George Benson: "Giblet Gravy", from the album of the same name.

6:30am:  Thelonius Monk: "Stuffy Turkey", from "It's Monk's Time."

6:41am: ELEW: "Thanksgiving", from "Rockjazz, Vol. 2."

6:59am: Zane Carney: "Gambit", from "Amalgam."

7:18am: Oscar Peterson and Ray Brown: "Gravy Waltz", from "The Essential Oscar Peterson."

7:30am: Vince Guaraldi: "Thanksgiving Theme", from "A Charlie Brown Christmas."

7:41am: Cab Calloway: "Everybody Eats When They Come To My House", from "Thirty Thru Forty."

7:59am: New York Philharmonic: "Simple Gifts", from "American Masterworks."

8:18am: McCoy Tyner and Bela Fleck: "My Favorite Things", from "Guitars."

8:30am: Yo Yo Ma and Allison Krause: "Simple Gifts", from "Classic Yo Yo."

8:41am: Michael Giacchino: "Special Order", from the soundtrack to the film "Ratatouille."

8:59am: Antonio Sanchez: "Anxious Battle For Sanity", from the soundtrack to the film "Birdman."

Friday, November 28:

5:59am: Happy Apple: "Very Small Rock", from "Happy Apple Back On Top."

6:18am: Nightmares On Wax: "You Wish", from "Inna Space Outta Sound."

6:30am/6:32:30am:  Brian Eno and John Cale: "Spinning Away", from "Wrong Way Up."

6:41am: RJD2: "Incorporate Anthem", from "In Rare Form: Unreleased Instrumentals."

6:59am: South Austin Jug Band: "Little Wing", from "South Austin Jug Band."

7:18am: Leftover Salmon: "Funky Mountain Fogdown", from "Euphoria."

7:30am/7:32:30am: Steely Dan: "Back Friday", from "Katy Lied."

7:41am: Black Tie Brass: "Oscar the Grouch", from "Black Tie Brass."

7:59am: Big Head Todd and the Monsters: "Bittersweet", from "Sister Sweetly."

8:18am: Musette Explosion: "Swing 39", from Introducing Musette Explosion."

8:30am/8:31:30am: Grateful Dead: "Here Comes Sunshine", Live from Winterland Arena, San Francisco, CA., 2/23/74.

8:41am: Skeewiff: "Giggity", from "Private Funktion."

8:59am: Adam Levy: West L.A. Fadeaway", from "Town and Country."

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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