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VPR Morning Edition Music Beds For the Week of 1/5/15

Monday, January 5:

5:59am: Wycliffe Gordon: "Another Slow One", from "Boss Bones."

6:18am: Duke Reid: "Soul Style", from "Duke Reid's Treasure Chest."

6:30am: Clutchy Hopkins: "No Contact...Contact", from "The Story Teller."

6:41am: Galactic: "Black-Eyed Pea", from "Late For the Future."

6:59am: The Marsalis Family: "At the House, In Da Pocket", from "Family Redeems."

7:07am: Lloyd Miller and the Heliocentrics: "Fantasia, Part 1", from "OST."

7:18am: Mongo Santamaria: "Feelin' Alright", from the album of the same name.

7:30am: Addison Groove Project: "Groove In Green", from "Addison Groove Project."

7:41am: Electric Sorcery: "A Wild Ride", from "Book Of Lies."

7:50am: Umphrey's McGee: "Miss You", Live from the Wanee Music Festival, Live Oak, FL., 4/12/14.

7:59am: James Brown: "Funky Drummer", from "Foundations Of Funk: A Brand New Bag."

8:18am: New Mastersounds: "Six Underground", from "Be Yourself."

8:30am: Black Tie Brass: "Oscar the Grouch", from "Black Tie Brass."

8:41am: Omer Avital: "Good Morning", from "New Song."

8:59am: Brassroots: "Can't Get Blue Monday Outta My Head", from "Black-Eye Friday."

Tuesday, January 6:

5:59am: Adrian Legg: "My Blackbird Sings All Night", from "Inheritance."

6:18am: Animal Liberation Orchestra: "Wastin' Time", Live from Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael, CA., 11/1/13.

6:30am: Alvin "Red" Tyler: "The Peanut Vendor", from the soundtrack to the series "Breaking Bad."

6:41am: Jerry Douglas: "The Hymn of Ordinary Motion", from "Skip, Hop, and Wobble."

6:50am: Timewarp, Inc. "Dop Smoker", from "Dub My Funky Groove."

6:59am: Oteil and the Peacemakers: "Butter Biscuit", from "Love Of A Lifetime."

7:18am: Skeewiff: "Giggity", from "Private Funktion."

7:30am: Greyboy Allstars: "Pigeons Under Water", from "What Happened To Television."

7:41am: Smokey Bandits: "The Last Mile", from "Debut."

7:50am: Penguin Cafe Orchestra: "In the Back Of A Taxi", from "Broadcasting From Home."

7:59am: The Bad Plus: "Tom Sawyer", from "Prog."

8:07am: Jerry Garcia and Merl Saunders: "Lonely Avenue", from "Well Matched: The Best of Jerry Garcia and Merl Saunders."

8:18am: My Morning Jacket: "Brown Eyed Women", Live from Riviera Maya, Mexico, 1/26/14.

8:30am: Ahmad Jamal: “One”, from the album of the same name.

8:41am: The Reveille: "Tall Cedars", from "Instrumental Songs For Study and Reflection."

8:59am: Hot Tuna: "Mann's Fate", from "Hot Tuna."

Wednesday, January 7:

5:59am: Stephane Wrembel: "Voyager (For Carl Sagan)", from "Origins."

6:07am: Brad Mehldau: "Twiggy", from "Ode."

6:18am: Patricia Barber: "The Beat Goes On", from "Companion."

6:30am: RJD2: "All For U", from "Magnificent City Instrumentals."

6:41am: Black Tie Brass: "The Chicken", from "Black Tie Brass."

6:59am: David Ornette Cherry: "Garage", from "Organic Express."

7:18am: Pink Floyd: "Side 1, pt. 3: Ebb and Flow", from "The Endless River."

7:30am: Lettuce: "Dizzer", from "Rage!"

7:41am: Mongo Santamaria: "Cold Sweat", from "Greatest Hits."

7:50am: Brian Bromberg: "The Wind Cries Mary", from "Bromberg Plays Hendrix."

7:59am: Arturo O'Farrill (featuring Donald Harrison): "Iko Iko", from "The Offense Of the Drum."

8:18am: Buckethead and Travis Dickerson: "Let It Cool", from "Chicken Noodles II."

8:30am: Phish: "Lizards", Live from The Greek Theater, Berkeley, CA., 8/7/10.

8:41am: ELEW: “People Are Strange”, from “Rockjazz, Vol. 1.”

8:59am: Led Zeppelin: “Friends”, from “III (Deluxe Edition).”

Thursday, January 8:

5:59am: Sex Mob: "Dime Grind Palace", from the album of the same name.

6:18am: Danilo Perez: "Hot Bean Strut", from "Panamonk."

6:30am/6:31:30am: Dave Holland Quartet: "Color of Mind"/"Black Hole", from "Extensions."

6:59am: Maceo Parker: "Southwick", from "Mo' Roots."

7:07am: M. Ward: "Duet For Guitars", from "Transfiguration of Vincent."

7:18am: Electric Sorcery: "M'Dano", from "Electric Sorcery."

7:30am/7:31:30am: String Cheese Incident: "Kinky Reggae/Minor Swing", Live from the Palace Theater, Louisville, KY., 7/13/13.

7:41am: Omer Avital: "Theme For A Brighter Future", from "Live at Smalls."

7:50am: David Cullen: "I Know You Rider", from "Grateful Guitar."

7:59am: Grateful Dead: "Fire On the Mountain", Live from Giza, Egypt, 9/16/78.

8:18am: Arturo O'Farrill and the Latin Jazz Orchestra: "Mercado en Domingo", from "The Offense Of the Drum."

8:30am: Led Zeppelin: "Jennings Farm Blues", from "III (Deluxe Edition)."

8:41am: Pink Floyd: "Side 1, pt. 3: Ebb and Flow", from "The Endless River."

8:59am: Bill Frisell: "Imagine", from "...All We Are Saying."

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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